Thinking about Texas will automatically bring San Antonio to your mind, all the activities, places and culture this city has makes it so unique and wanted. In this post you will discover specific characteristics that will only describe San Antonio city and will make you come to visit us.
Johnny Cash’s vandalism is in the Witte Museum
The story tells that the country music legend wrote “Johnny loves Vivian” in a bench at the River Walk. Vivian was his first wife and love; he immortalizes the moment in this bench. This bench was later to museum, it is located at the Witte Museum B. Naylor Morton Research and Collection Center.
The largest Mexican market outside of Mexico
El Mercado Shopping District has a combination of around 100 shops, restaurants, and stands. It it’s the largest Mexican market established in the U.S. hosting the best Hispanic festivals ever. You will discover authentic and handmade items that will get you really involved with culture and quality.
One of the Tallest Tower in USA
The Tower of the America was built for the 1968s World’s Fair, located at the HemisFair Park, which is 750-feet tall. It is the tallest building that San Antonio has, which means you can see the entire city if you wish to have some fun exploring and adventuring in it.
The most anticipated event of the year for everyone in the city and for many foreign as well, it is the city’s most attended festival. It all started to honor the memory of the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto. Now day millions of people attend to this the largest feast the city has, which host around 100 events during the 10 days. Do not miss it up in April!
Largest Zoo in San Antonio
San Antonio Zoo stretches over 34 acres, which houses more than 3,500 animals and has an amazing aquarium. It is visited by around 1,000,000 guests annually, in which kids get involved in educational programs, you can already imagine how much fun you’ll able to have.
Oldest Church in Texas
San Fernando Cathedral is located in the center of San Antonio, it was founded in the 1731s by 15 families at that time from the Canary Islands. It hosts numerous baptisms, weddings, funerals and more events during the year and around 5,000 attends to service weekly. So, you should know this would be a great spot for your event as well.
Second Oldest Park in the U.S.
Also considered one of the oldest municipal parks in the U.S., but for sure is the oldest in Texas. It is located north of downtown on North Flores Street.
The only UNESCO World Heritage of Texas
San Antonio hosts the only UNESCO World Heritage of Texas. In previous post I’ve spoken about a trip through it, check it out to have a better view of all the adventure you may have if you visit this marvelous place with so much history.
One of the largest marine life parks in the World
Sea World one of the best places for so many different activities is also known as one of the largest marine parks with about 416 acres. Fun is right in the corner; has the best coasters you will be able to experience.
Tallest Cowboy Boots Sculpture
The Guinness World Record to the Alamo city comes from the tallest cowboy sculpture you’ll ever seen. It is located at the North Star Mall, 35 feet boot that weigh more than 10,000 pounds.