This Is San Antonio

Weather As Warm As Its People

With 300 days of sunshine annually and an average temperature of 70 degrees, the only ice you’ll find in San Antonio is in the bottom of your margarita.

Walk This Way

San Antonio boasts one of the nation’s most desirable and compact downtowns with hotels, restaurants and major attractions all walkable from the Alamodome. In 2013, Valero Alamo Bowl Champion Oregon walked twice from their hotel to the Alamodome on game day.

Family Fun

SeaWorld San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas combine exhilarating rides with award-winning shows. Morgan’s Wonderland is the only ultra-accessible park in the world.

One of the Most Celebrated Dining Destinations

San Antonio boasts acclaimed chefs who studied around the globe bringing their world-class training back to our culinary landscape as well as talented new chefs who honed their skills at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America—San Antonio. From the old favorites along the River Walk to the dozens of new restaurants in Southtown and the Historic Pearl, there is something for everyone.

A River Runs Through It

The newly expanded River Walk has grown from 3 to 15 miles. The Museum Reach section heads north to the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Historic Pearl. To the south, the Mission Reach has recreational trails and portals to four Spanish colonial missions—Concepción, San José, San Juan and Espada.

The Shrine of Texas Liberty

Founded in 1718 as the first mission in San Antonio, the Alamo is the #1 most visited tourist attraction in Texas.

Fan Travel

Official travel packages from PrimeSport include hotel accommodations, game tickets, access to Club PrimeSport in-stadium hospitality, exclusive pre-game field access plus much more!
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Air

American Airlines is the official carrier of the Valero Alamo Bowl. For schedule information, please visit www.aa.com or call 800-433-1790. Austin is 65 miles north of San Antonio and is an option to consider for West Coast travelers as American Airlines has three daily non-stops from LAX to Austin in addition to their non-stop LAX to San Antonio.

 

Rental Car

To take advantage of a free upgrade at their participating Texas locations, call Enterprise at 210-222-0819 or visit enterprise.com. Reference customer #52A4351 and PIN # ALA.

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Hotel

Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk

Pac-12 Team Host Hotel

With a spectacular location directly on the River Walk that overlooks the historic Alamo mission, Hyatt Regency San Antonio offers luxurious accommodations and a full range of modern services and amenities for your comfort and convenience.

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San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

Big 12 Team Host Hotel

Welcome to the magnificent 38-story River Walk hotel. The San Antonio Rivercenter connects to the city’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, Rivercenter Mall.

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La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk

Pac-12 Band Host Hotel

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, the La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk is in the middle of all that San Antonio has to offer – the World-famous River Walk and historic Alamo, the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, the Alamodome, Hemisfair Park, Market Square, SeaWorld, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and the San Antonio Zoo/Brackenridge Park to name a few.

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San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk

Media Host Hotel

Our San Antonio, Texas hotel charmingly captures the vibrant culture and style of San Antonio, welcoming you and ensuring an enchanting stay.

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Grand Hyatt San Antonio

Featured Hotel

Discover the distinctly diverse personality of the Alamo City in grand style. Set along the spectacular River Walk, Grand Hyatt San Antonio is steps from trendy downtown bars, hot clubs, Zagat-rated restaurants and all the sites and attractions that make San Antonio one of the most culturally rich cities in the country.

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Menger Hotel

Featured Hotel

Built in 1859 on the site of the Texas first brewery the Menger ushered in a new era of sophistication and the Teas frontier and more than 150 years of refinements have created a masterpiece of traditional elegance and modern comforts.

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DoItLikeALocal

Do It Like A Local

Want to know where to eat, drink and play while you are in San Antonio? The Valero Alamo Bowl staff has your “Do It Like A Local” list of must “do” and “sees” in San Antonio. See some suggestions for must see area attractions, fun nightlife, quirky hangouts and, of course, the best Tex-Mex food in the world.

The Alamo

Derrick: Located in the heart of downtown, the Alamo is the “must see” attraction while visiting San Antonio. Perfect family holiday card photo.

Hemisfair Park

Hemisfair Park was built to host the 1968 World’s Fair. The 15 acre park features cascading waterfalls and fountains, lushly landscaped areas, historic buildings, children’s playground, and the world Famous San Antonio landmark “The Tower of the Americas”.

La Villita Historic Arts Village

Julie: Take a walking tour to discover its rich history, then discover one-of-a-kind local art to remember your visit.

Main Plaza

Lara: This outdoor cultural space in the Heart of the City is brought to life with the new San Antonio The Saga video art installation. A must see of Texas history.

Market Square

Market Square is a traditional and historic shopping district in Downtown San Antonio. The district is the largest Mexican shopping center in the city.

San Antonio River Walk

Bryan: For tourists and locals alike, the River Walk is a unique and friendly way to discover downtown San Antonio.

San Fernando Cathedral

Gil: One of the oldest catholic cathedrals in the United States that holds a special place in San Antonio and Texas history.

Spanish Governor’s Palace

Kelly: The Spanish Governor’s Palace is perfect for history buffs. See original rooms from the 1800s and enjoy the beautiful courtyard garden.

Atomar Bar at Acenar

Gil: A laid back atmosphere where you can enjoy great Latin specialty cocktails with a small or large group.

Dick’s Last Resort

Seth: It’s a guaranteed good time filled with tasty food and light-hearted sarcastic humor from the waitstaff. Fans receive 15% off food.

Hard Rock Café

Kelly: Great food. Fast service and fun atmosphere. Can’t wait to have another Rockin’ good time at the Hard Rock Cafe. Fans receive 20% off food, non-alcoholic drinks and retail items.

Q Kitchen I Bar

Julie: Relaxed atmosphere. Great Bar-B-Q. 100 beers on tap. 50 types of whiskey. Locally inspired.

Rio Rio Cantina and Naked Iguana Tequila Lounge

Lara: Experience bold, fresh Tex-Mex on the River Walk. My favorite stop for chips & salsa and refreshing Rio Rita.

Acenar HotMex CoolBar

Sonya: Gulf Fish Tacos with cabbage slaw combined with a Melon Mojito makes for the perfect evening on the River Walk.

Bar Rojo

Bryan: Very cool vibe with huge windows, outside patio area and the coolest X shaped bar tables you have every seen. Great go to for a classic handmade cocktail.

Dick’s Last Resort

Seth: It’s a guaranteed good time filled with tasty food and light-hearted sarcastic humor from the waitstaff. Fans receive 15% off food.

Hard Rock Café

Kelly: Great food. Fast service and fun atmosphere. Can’t wait to have another Rockin’ good time at the Hard Rock Cafe. Fans receive 20% off food, non-alcoholic drinks and retail items.

Q Kitchen I Bar

Julie: Relaxed atmosphere. Great Bar-B-Q. 100 beers on tap. 50 types of whiskey. Locally inspired.

Rio Rio Cantina and Naked Iguana Tequila Lounge

Lara: Experience bold, fresh Tex-Mex on the River Walk. My favorite stop for chips & salsa and refreshing Rio Rita.

Sazo’s at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel

Seth: My favorite is their tasty breakfast buffet with warm bacon and chef prepared omelets. Perfect place to start the day.

Whataburger

Lara: You haven’t experienced Texas until you’ve had Whataburger. It’s a Texas tradition.

La Villita Historic Arts Village

Julie: Take a walking tour to discover its rich history, then discover one-of-a-kind local art to remember your visit.

Market Square

Market Square is a traditional and historic shopping district in Downtown San Antonio. The district is the largest Mexican shopping center in the city.