"You'll visit the Alamo - the most famous spot in Texas where David Crockett Colonel William Barrett Travis Jim Bowie and 186 others died fighting for independence on March 6 1836. You'll pass the Spanish Governor's Palace which has been labeled ""the most beautiful building in San Antonio"" by the National Geographic Society. The palace is furnished with antique pieces and artifacts from the early 1700's. Take shaded by towering cypresses oaks and willows
"The Alamo - The most famous spot in Texas. Where Davy Crockett Colonel William Barrett Travis Jim Bowie and 186 other died fighting for independence on March 6 1836 after repeated attacks from Mexican General Santa Anna. Originally established in 1718 as San Antonio's first mission The Alamo is located in the heart of the city inside beautifully landscaped grounds.Mission San Jose - Founded in 1720
San Antonio 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley and Double-Decker Bus Pass
"Make the most of your time in San Antonio with this 2-day pass to both an old-fashioned trolley and double-decker bus with an open-air upper deck. For two days enjoy unlimited access to both the bus and trolley hopping on and off at any of their stops (see Itinerary for a full list of stops on each tour) to visit attractions at your leisure. Trolleys depart every hour from 9am to 3:30pm and double-decker buses run every 30 minutes to an hour from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Enjoy live narration about San Antonio's rich history and top sights on both the bus and trolley tours. Visit the Alamo San Antonio's most famous landmark where Texas colonists fought valiantly against Santa Anna's Mexican troops. See where some of the heroes of that historic battle are laid to rest at San Fernando Cathedral. Explore the interactive exhibits at the Institute of Texan Cultures which tells the story of various ethnic and cultural groups that call Texas home. Stop into missions including Mission San José and Mission Concepcion
Found at the end of the mission trail but well worth a visit is the Mission Espada. The church is well preserved along with a few buildings along the courtyard.it was founded in 1690 and is the oldest...
As we admired the mansions on King William Street, we came across the Guenther House. Carl Hilmar Guenther built his home in 1859, which sits quietly off the main street beneath a shady bower.