Perfectly poised in downtown San Antonio overlooking The Alamo, our hotel—labeled a “Walker’s Paradise” by WalkScore.com—provides guests with easy access to historic sites, dining, shopping, and area attractions. Check out all of the exciting things to do in San Antonio when you stay at The Emily Morgan Hotel - a DoubleTree by Hilton!
This 4.2 acre complex features the old mission where a small band of Texians held out for 13 days against the Mexican army of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Although the Alamo fell in the early morning hours of March 6, 1836, the deaths of the Alamo defenders has come to symbolize courage and sacrifice for the cause of liberty.
Four historic missions founded between 1720-1731.
This incredible complex features shopping, dining, and entertainment including an IMAX theater, AMC Theater, and comedy club plus over 60 stores and 20 eateries.
San Antonio's internationally acclaimed shopping destination center featuring over 200 specialty stores and restaurants. Home to the largest cowboy boots in the world.
San Antonio's newest sophisticated, upscale, open air market place featuring over 100 stores including Tiffany's, Nordstrom, Apple Store and many more.
Ranked the third best place to shop in the world as seen on ABC's "The View". Features over 130 luxury and brand names.
San Antonio golf runs the gamut from resort courses to daily fee play and public courses. Many of these options are a short distance from the hotel and promise a wonderful day out on the links.
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4700 Pecan Valley Drive, San Antonio, TX 78223-1631
4226 Southeast Military Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78222
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24405 Wilderness Oak, San Antonio, Texas 78260
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The #1 entertainment destination in Texas featuring restaurants, bars, shops, river cruises, and much more. Emily is the perfect hotel near the River Walk in San Antonio!
The original downtown in San Antonio, La Villita means The Village. La Villita is a unique arts and crafts community with shops, working artists, restaurants, and a post office. The Old San Antonio Exhibit (located in Bolivar Hall) houses a collection of art objects, artifacts and symbols relevant to the history. This beautifully landscaped historic district offers leisurely shopping and dining. Shops open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. Closed holidays.
Browse through the 32 shops at "El Mercado" (The Market), an area patterned after an authentic Mexican mercado. In addition, there are 80 specialty shops in Farmers Market Plaza. Market Square is also the scene of many Hispanic festivals where food and beverage booths spring up alongside the Guadalajara lamps and the strains of mariachi music blend with the excitement of Mexican dances. Free admission. Hours: 10am-8pm, summer; 10am-6pm, winter. Stores closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter.
The first formal affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute, the museum tells the story of the Latino experience in America. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10am-6pm (8pm on Wednesday) and Sunday 12pm-6pm. Closed Monday. Admission fee.
The Plaza Wax Museum features a collection of wax figures displayed within themed sections of Hollywood, Children's Land of Make Believe, Freedom's Journey (contains a 66-foot wall mural dedicated to our country's history), Horror (optional section), History, and Religion (this section contains The Passion of Christ - the Last Supper, Crucifixion and Resurrection and much more). Ripley's Believe It Or Not! allows you to discover one-of-a-kind oddities, curiosities, and illusions gathered from all over the world by Robert Ripley. There are over 500 exhibits - one of the largest in the world! Open daily.
Billed as the place where children play to learn and adults learn to play, this fabulous center offers a wide variety of permanent and visiting exhibits including an imaginary flight, a cloud room for dreaming, a tooth booth, a kid-powered elevator, and an exhibit which shows how your skeleton moves when you ride a bike!
The Tower of the Americas, 750 ft. tall, offers a panoramic view of San Antonio and the surrounding Hill Country. Glass-walled elevators ascend over 500 feet to the restaurant and observation level. It was the theme structure for HemisFair in 1968, and symbolizes the progress made by the confluence of civilizations in the Western Hemisphere.
The first museum of modern art in Texas, it highlights works by Renoir, Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Georgia O'Keefe.
Offers unique exhibits and experiences in science, natural history and culture. Set in beautiful Brackenridge Park. The campus features historic buildings and the HEB Science Treehouse.
Collections span 5000 years of human inspiration and creativity. Housed in a historic structure, originally one of San Antonios brewery, along the banks of the San Antonio River.
A neighborhood rich in history and cultural diversity. San Antonio's original upscale neighborhood, now features bed and breakfasts, art galleries, restaurants and a thriving commercial corridor known as South Town.
Home to more than 3500 animals, representing over 750 different species on 56 acres in Brackenridge Park.
Home of our Zoo, Witte Museum, the city's Brackenridge Golf Course and the two-mile miniature zoo train. Areas for picnicking, hiking, jogging, biking and much more.
One of only three Seaworld parks in the US. Worlds largest marine-life adventure park with over 25 shows, animal attractions, rides and educational experiences for all ages.
Voted #1 show park in the Country featuring award winning shows, free waterpark, rides and Boardwalk.
San Antonio's family waterpark has something fun for every age. More than 50 rides and attractions.
Repeatedly voted nation’s best waterpark, over three miles of tubing adventures and unique water rides along the banks of a spring-fed river in a family friendly atmosphere.
San Antonio (also known as Military City USA) is home to a number of military bases, medical centers and training facilities.
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The newly expanded 1.3 million square foot convention center offers over 440,000 gross square feet of exhibit space.
A multi-use sports and entertainment facility, located adjacent to the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center. Home to numerous NCAA Final Four Tournaments, The Alamo Bowl, The US Army All American Bowl and many other events annually.
Named a State and National Historic Landmark, this is one of the few remaining vintage, atmospheric vaudeville movie palaces. The Majestic Theater has been renovated as a prime theater for the performing arts and is now home to the San Antonio Symphony and the AT&T Broadway Series. Individual concerts and events are also showcased.
The Aztec Theater is a showpiece of architecture that will have you step back in time when movies were shown in grand palaces. Built in 1926, it is the only surviving exotic-themed movie palace in Texas and home to special performing arts events.
Live horse racing featuring American Quarter Horses, and daily simulcasting of other races nationwide.
Home of the 4-time world champion San Antonio Spurs, and the San Antonio Silver Stars (WNBA), Rampage (AHL), and the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo (held each February).