The Alamo

Top  Reasons to Meet in San Antonio

  • Seventh-largest and third-fastest growing city in the U.S. 
  • Host to more than 34 million visitors a year.
  • Top industries include aerospace, manufacturing, IT, tourism and health care and bioscience.
  • Offers eight universities as well as the Alamo Community College System.
  • Home to the River Walk--a network of stone paths along the San Antonio River that connect hotels, shops, restaurants, theaters and more.
  • Has the largest collection of Spanish colonial architecture in North America, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that includes five 18th century missions. The city also has the oldest cathedral sanctuary in the U.S.
  • Known for the Alamo, the number one tourist attraction in Texas and one of the city's Spanish colonial missions.
  • Entertains with top theme parks: Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Morgan's Wonderland--the world's only ultra-accessible theme park for those with special needs.
  • Offers nationally acclaimed museums including two Smithsonian affiliates and the national center for Latino arts.
  • Recognized for events like Fiesta San Antonio, Luminaria: Arts Night in San Antonio, Culinaria and the Conjunto Music Festival.
  • Birthplace of Tex-Mex--experience it in the city's culture, art, music and cuisine.
  • Destination for professional sports teams: the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), Silver Stars (WNBA), Rampage (AHL), Roadrunners (NCAA), and Missions (MiLB).
  • Leading golf destination with more than 50 golf courses, many noted among the nation's best.


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