San Antonio, Texas Family Vacation
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- At a Glance
Like many cities whose history has attracted booming tourist industries, San Antonio is a place with a split personality. Submerged in history, most notably for its fabled Alamo, it's also a thriving commercial center, where the aforementioned mission sits across the street from a Ripley's Believe it or Not. The balance of fact and kitsch makes it a perfect destination for families, where you can meet thrills on a roller coaster one day and enjoy history a la Davy Crockett the next.
On paper, the Alamo reads like a garden-variety relic. In the flesh, it's got personality. The mission-turned-battleground is a living piece of history. Kids standing in the...
Burning flames, blasting special effects, flashing lights. Nope, not the movie -- the pre-show. After being lovingly restored back to its ornate and over-the-top self (think Grauman's Chinese...
The major draw of this bustling open-stall Mexican marketplace is the merchandise: the colorful items call to kids from every direction, from pinatas dangling overhead to the vast collection...
This ornate Victorian-era hotel built in 1909 and designated a National Historic Landmark is 3 blocks from the Alamo and 1 block from the...
Restaurant(s) in hotel
Room service (limited hours)
There's one kind of San Antonio vacation that's made of history and culture, and another of the sunshine and escapist variety. The latter's on the menu at Hyatt Regency Hill...
Hotel / Motel
This hotel is 3 miles from Six Flags and 9 miles from the Riverwalk. The airport is 8 miles away and the hotel provides complimentary airport...
Swimming pool - indoor
Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
Pet fee charged at hotel/condo
Small pets only
Kids can't seem to get enough of the enormous ribs served by the Texas-based chain. At the River Walk location, the fun extends far...
The food here is the main draw, but the atmosphere -- mariachis and perpetual Christmas -- is what makes it fun. Indulge in the tasty Tex-Mex or try out some of...
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Remember the AlamoA Family Vacation in San Antonio, TX with Babies
1.The AlamoThe Alamo
300 Alamo Plz
San Antonio, TX 78205+2606
2.El MercadoEl Mercado
West Commerce to Dolorosa
San Antonio, TX 78207
3.SeaWorld San AntonioSeaWorld San Antonio
10500 Sea World Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251+3002
4.The Aztec TheaterThe Aztec Theater
201 E Commerce St # 350
San Antonio, TX 78205+2951
5.River WalkRiver Walk
W Market St and S St Marys St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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