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Proudly wearing her prestigious nickname "The Official Hotel of the Alamo", The Emily Morgan Hotel - a DoubleTree by Hilton provides a historically unique and luxurious San Antonio experience.  Our hotel is perfectly poised in downtown San Antonio overlooking The Alamo, minutes from The Riverwalk, and only a short walk or an easy drive from historical and cultural sites, theatre, museums, family-friendly attractions, and entertainment!

Things to do in San Antonio, TX

Historic Landmarks in San Antonio

The Alamo - This 4.2 acre complex features the old mission where a small band of Texans 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.

  • Distance from hotel: Adjacent to hotel
  • Address: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas

Hemisfair/Tower of the Americas – Standing 750 feet tall, this famous tower 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.

  • Distance from hotel: Less than .5 mile
  • Address: 434 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas

Local Arts, Theatre, & Culture

San Antonio River Walk - A top entertainment destination in Texas featuring restaurants, bars, shops, river boat cruises, and much more. The Emily Morgan is an ideal hotel near the River Walk in San Antonio!

  • Distance from hotel: Less than .3 mile
  • Address: San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go:  The San Antonio Riverwalk has a water taxi service (Rio Taxi) that provides you with an alternative to walking down the river. With over 39 stops, you’ll be sure to see all the beauty the Riverwalk has to offer while passing through the crowds!

Majestic Theatre - 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.

  • Distance from hotel: Less than .3 mile
  • Address: 224 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Our hotel is only a 5 minute walk to the Majestic Theatre, so stop by ORO Restaurant to enjoy dinner and drinks before the show!

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts - Built in September 2014, the Tobin Center is a state-of-the art performing arts facility featuring a large performance hall, studio theater, and outdoor performance plaza. The center is home to Ballet San Antonio, OPERA San Antonio, Children's Chorus of San Antonio, and many more organizations.

  • Distance from hotel: .5 mile
  • Address: 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX
  • Know before you go: Park at the Emily Morgan and enjoy a delicious pre-show dinner at ORO Restaurant.

Historic Market Square (El Mercado) - 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.

  • Distance from hotel: Less than .9 mile
  • Address: 514 West Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Every first Saturday of the month the Historic Market Square celebrates Primer Sabado, a one day event featuring local entertainment, arts and crafts, children’s activities, food and much more!

San Antonio Museum of Art - Collections span 5000 years of human inspiration and creativity. Housed in a historic structure, originally one of San Antonio’s brewery, along the banks of the San Antonio River. Admission fee.  Complimentary parking.

  • Distance from hotel: 1.1 miles
  • Address: 200 W. Jones Avenue, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: The San Antonio Museum of Art is closed on Mondays.

Family-Friendly Attractions & Amusement Parks

SeaWorld San Antonio - One of only three SeaWorld parks in the US. World’s largest marine-life adventure park with over 25 shows, animal attractions, rides and educational experiences for all ages.

  • Distance from hotel: 18.3 miles
  • Address: 10500 Sea World Drive, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Active Military receives one complimentary admission per year.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas - Voted #1 show park in the country featuring award-winning shows, free waterpark, rides and Boardwalk.

  • Distance from hotel: 16.5 miles
  • Address: 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Buy your tickets online to receive special discounts!

San Antonio Children's Museum - 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!

  • Distance from hotel: Less than .2 mile
  • Address: 305 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: H-E-B Free Family Night is every third Tuesday of the month! Adults and children are FREE!

San Antonio Zoo - Home to more than 3500 animals, representing over 750 different species on 56 acres in Brackenridge Park. Open 365 days a year, rain or shine!

  • Distance from hotel: 3.5 miles
  • Address: 3903 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Kids 2 and under are free! Free parking.

Entertainment Complexes & Sporting Venues

Alamodome - 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 annual events and special concerts.

  • Distance from hotel: Less than .8 mile
  • Address: 100 Montana Street, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Bus transportation provides an easy and reliable service to and from the Astrodome. Check the bus schedule for details.

AT&T Center - Home of the NBA team, San Antonio Spurs, the WNBA team, San Antonio Silver Stars, and the AHL team, Rampage. Also featuring the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo (held annually in February).

  • Distance from hotel: 3.2 miles
  • Address: 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Arena Tours available for those interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the AT&T Center.

Premier Shopping Centers

Rivercenter Mall - This incredible complex features shopping, dining, and entertainment including an IMAX theater, AMC Theater, and comedy club plus over 60 stores and 20 eateries.

  • Distance from hotel: Less than .2 mile
  • Address: 849 E. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas
  • Know before you go: Rivercenter Mall offers Valet Parking for $15.

Military Bases

Fort Sam Houston - US Army - Home of Military Medicine

  • Distance from hotel: 3.4 miles
  • Address: 2340 Stanley Road, For Sam Houston, Texas (Museum Address)

Brooke Army Medical Center – BAMC

  • Distance from hotel: 6.6 miles
  • Address: 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Port San Antonio  - formerly Kelly Air Force Base

  • Distance from hotel: 8.6 miles
  • Address: 907 Billy Mitchell Boulevard, San Antonio, Texas

Randolph Air Force Base – USAF

  • Distance from hotel: 20.3 miles
  • Address: 1 Washington circle #6, Randolph AFB, Texas

Camp Bullis Training Center

  • Distance from hotel: 20.3 miles
  • Address: Camp Bullis, San Antonio, Texas
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