EVENTS IN SAN ANTONIO:
Counties: Bexar, Medina
Population (2010): 1,327,408
Climate: Humid subtropical with long, hot summers that average in the mid 90s (F) and short, mild winters with average lows around 40° (F).
Time Zone: Central / Central Daylight
San Antonio's Top Venues: Alamodome, AT&T Center, Freeman Coliseum, Lila Cockrell Theatre, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (Selma), Majestic Theatre, Municipal Auditorium
Teams in San Antonio: San Antonio Spurs
Featured Events in San Antonio: Alamo Bowl, San Antonio Rodeo
As home of the legendary Battle of the Alamo, San Antonio is one of the most historic cities in the United States. With Texan culture fully ingrained in every inch of the second-largest city in The Lone Star State, there is certainly no destination quite like this southern gem. With a number of attractions that will appeal to almost everyone, stopping by San Antonio is simply a must.
Though not the sports capital of Texas, San Antonio has definitely seen its fair share of athletic success in the last several years, most notably in the way of the Spurs. Led by Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobli and Tony Parker (and formerly David Robinson), the Spurs have been one of the most consistent teams in the NBA in recent memory.
The Spurs play their homes games at the AT&T Center, which, aside from being host to numerous sporting events, is one of the best place to catch a concert. The arena has played host to everyone from Santana and Josh Groban to Aerosmith and Nickelback. With a 19,000 seat capacity, it offers plenty of room while still maintaining a sense of intimacy.
San Antonio has also hosted the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome since 1993, which often pits some of the best teams in college football against each other including Michigan State, Oklahoma State and Arizona.
Of course, there are numerous other things to do and see in San Antonio. The city is home to Six Flags Fiesta Texas, which offers plenty in the way of thrills thanks to its numerous roller coasters, especially the legendary Poltergeist.
For those looking to take in some of the cultural offerings that San Antonio posses, look no further than the Majestic Theater. Built in 1929, this venue has one of the most recognizable marquees in the country, and taking in a show there is an experience in itself. The Aztec Theater is also a sight worth seeing, as it sits right on the San Antonio River.
Before anybody leaves the city, they should take a stroll down the iconic San Antonio River Walk. With beautiful scenery and shops aplenty, this stretch of road will have something to make everyone happy.
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