The Emily Morgan San Antonio - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
With Southern history abounding in San Antonio, there are historical landmarks at every turn, brimming with significance and wondrous tradition.
- The Alamo
The Alamo's significance dates back to its famed battle in 1836 during the Texas Revolution, and was originally constructed in 1744. As individuals battled surrounding the Alamo's historic walls, "Remember the Alamo!" has remained in the memories of visitors over time, and it was named a National Historic Landmark in 1960.
- HemisFair Park
Enjoy a visit to HemisFair Park, the original site of the 1968 World's Fair, which corresponded with San Antonio's 250th anniversary as an established city. Delight in a visit to the top of The Tower of the Americas, created for the Fair and offering travelers a panoramic view of the city's exquisite scenery.
- Mission Trail
Missions brimming with history and culture dot the Mission Trail, which was walked by individuals fleeing natural disasters and enemy raids with the goal of relocating to a safe haven. Travelers are able to visit these spiritual missions, featuring classic architecture and stories of their former inhabitants.
Though featuring a myriad of historical sites, San Antonio also boasts many locales to enjoy the arts, from theatre, to film, and more.
- Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Recently constructed in 2014, the Tobin Center for the Performing arts is San Antonio's premier place to witness spetacular arts performances, from ballet, to choral and operatic performances.
- Aztec Theatre
Just a short distance from The Emily Morgan San Antonio, the Aztec Theatre allows travelers to marvel at its classic 1926 construction and the unconventional films it chooses to show, along with a variety of performing arts shows.
Art is everywhere in San Antonio, with abounding shops, museums, and galleries in the surrounding area.
- La Villita Historic Arts District
La Villita, or "The Village", showcases numerous arts and crafts vendors in an art-infused habitat. A refuge for area artists, this historic community features shops, restaurants, and The Old San Antonio Exhibit, a collection of historical artifacts central to San Antonio's identity.
- San Antonio Museum of Art
Housed in a space that was originally the Lone Star Brewery, the San Antonio Museum of Art features an array of artwork from all around the world, and specializes in collections of Latin American art.