Pay a visit to San Antonio, a city rich in history, culture, and modern attractions, welcomes travelers to discover the old while also exploring the new. From our beautiful parks and green areas to exciting seasonal events, local shopping, dining, and drinking, there’s something for everyone. We’ve got it all. And we’re excited to welcome you.
In 1691, Spanish explorers came to the location, which was then a Payaya Indian camp. San Antonio was founded on May 1, 1718, when the Mission San Antonio de Valero was constructed by a Spanish expedition from Mexico.
Relax by going for a walk and taking in the scenery. People who spend time in parks are less likely to become ill, which means less time away from school and work, cheaper healthcare costs, and improved general health.
Education in the U.S. city of San Antonio, Texas hosts over 100,000 students across its 31 higher-education facilities which include the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, and the Alamo Community College District’s five colleges.
Methodist Hospital was the first hospital established in the South Texas Medical Center, opening in 1955. The Five Oaks, a group of businessmen, donated 40 acres for the creation of a world-class medical facility.
A San Antonio man has sued Kendall County Sheriff Al Auxier, alleging that the lawman's deputies beat him so badly during an active-shooter simulation that he suffered a torn right shoulder that required several surgeries. Mathew Dietz, a nurse practitioner, volunteered to participate in a training drill hosted by the Kendall County Sheriff's Office on […]
Some on social media are likening former president Donald Trump's weekend rally in Waco to a cult after a choir made-up of people arrested over the Jan. 6 insurrection sang a retooled version of the national anthem. The song consisted of lines from the "Star Spangled Banner" sung in a melancholy tone with Trump chiming […]
The Texas Observer, the storied progressive publication known for its feisty, combative and often humorous investigative journalism, is shutting down and will lay off its 17-person staff, including 13 journalists, several members of its board said Sunday. The decision marks an end to 68 years of publication, starting with its founding in 1954 by Ronnie […]