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Things to Do in San Antonio

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Experience the Alamo City like a local during your upcoming trip to San Antonio! A truly singular American city, San Antonio's iconic Spanish architecture, vibrant dining scene, and bustling riverwalk create a unique atmosphere where the city's rich history harmoniously blends with its modern mindset. Where else other than San Antonio can you spend the morning at the Alamo, pop into the breathtaking San Fernando Cathedral, treat yourself to an artful fine dining tasting menu, and catch a world-class show at the magnificent Majestic Theatre?

Located within walking distance of some of San Antonio's most essential attractions, The Emily Morgan Hotel - a DoubleTree by Hilton puts your front and center an unforgettable trip to the Lone Star State. Whether you're embarking upon a history buff sightseeing adventure, attending a conference at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, or having fun along the Riverwalk, you'll always remember the San Antonio and the Emily Morgan hotel.

During your upcoming trip to the Lone Star State, don't miss the chance to embark upon an unforgettable San Antonio Adventure!

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Upcoming Events in San Antonio

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Diwali San Antonio Festival of Lights
When: November 2 - 3, 2019
Where: 630 E. Nueva Street
What: Come celebrate a rich cultural tradition during this free event on the San Antonio River Walk. This stunning event, organized by San Antonio’s vibrant Indian community, attracts national spotlight with a showcase of ethnic dance, Bollywood Zumba, henna tattooing, Indian food and more.

Holiday Night Market at the Pearl
When: December 5, 12, 19 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: San Antonio River Walk
Explore the seasonal wares and wonders during the wildly popular Holiday Night Market, featuring both artisan vendors and a Farmer’s Market, accompanied by festive live music. The market will also include traditional ethnic favorites like tamales, artisanal chocolates and other sweets. Each week will bring a new wave of vendors, so there’s always something new to explore.

Holiday Lights on the River Walk
When: November 29, 2019 - January 13, 2020
Where: Nelson Wolff Stadium
What: Meander through a festive and enchanting world of over 100,000 glittering holiday lights draped over the towering bald cypress trees that line the River Walk. This spectacular display will be showcased from the end of November through mid-January, 2020.

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Freddy from Blueperk

We recently received a visit from lifestyle and travel blogger Freddy Rogriguez from Blueperk! Learn more about his visit to San Antonio and his adventures around the city, filled with San Antonio's best tacos, a few gorgeous murals, and a tour of the iconic San Antonio Riverwalk!

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Caroline from yTravel

Caroline Makepeace from the yTravel Blog made the Emily Morgan hotel her home for her recent trip to San Antonio. She soaked up history with a visit to the Alamo, reflected beneath the courtyard's historic oak tree, and savored the amazing views from her Alamo view room at our boutique San Antonio hotel!

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The Alamo

Step back in time and experience American history as you explore the legendary grounds of the Alamo. Take a tour, learn about the battle, and always remember the Alamo.

Distance from the hotel: About a two-minute walk

Visit the Alamo

Visit the Alamo

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San Antonio Riverwalk

Eat, drink, and shop your way through historic San Antonio along the nationally-renowned Riverwalk. During your adventure, take a river tour, check out the Briscoe Western Art Museum, or grab some tacos at a waterfront patio!

Distance from the hotel: About a five-minute walk

Explore the Riverwalk

Explore the Riverwalk

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Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center

With over 1.6 million square feet of convention space, San Antonio's Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center hosts some of the biggest trade shows, conferences, and cultural events in all of Texas!

Distance from the hotel: About a three-minute drive or an 18-minute walk

HBG Convention Center

Visit the Convention Center

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San Antonio Zoo

See the pandas, giraffes, flamingos, and over 750 other majestic species from around the world in Brackenridge Park's San Antonio Zoo. The zoo is open daily and tickets cost $14.25 for adults and $11.25 for children.

Distance from the hotel: About a ten-minute drive

Get Wild in San Antonio

Get Wild in San Antonio

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The Alamodome

Whether you're cheering on the Spurs as the march towards another divisional title or attending on of San Antonio's biggest concerts, you'll find the city's most electric events at the iconic Alamodome.

Distance from the hotel: About a 5-minute drive or a 20-minute walk

Catch a Spurs Game

Catch a Spurs Game

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San Antonio Missions

Don't miss some of San Antonio's most beautiful and historic landmarks during your upcoming visit! Located throughout the city, sites like the Cathedral of San Fernando, the Mission San José, and the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, San Antonio feature some of the most photogenic architecture in the United States.

See the Missions

See the Missions

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