The Alamo City is a rising star, thanks to its historic culture and vibe. Here’s what locals love to do, from nightlife to must-experience attractions.

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Amy Johnson

Craft blogger known as Maker Mama

“I’m an avid swing dancer and adore jazz music, so I was thrilled when Doc Watkins opened Jazz, TX, a place to dress to the nines, enjoy great food, music, and cocktails, and even get your shoes shined!”

what to do in San Antonio

Amanda Gentis

Owner of ARG Photography and Handmade Mood blogger

“An afternoon stroll on the San Antonio River’s banks, feeding the ducks and exploring the stately historic homes, is my idea of a perfect San Antonio experience.”

what to do in San Antonio

William Rudolph

Chief curator of the San Antonio Museum of Art

“I love to get away to Mission Espada, the oldest mission and the furthest from the center of town. It feels rural and peaceful and is a great place to connect with our history, to have a picnic, and relax.”

what to do in San Antonio

Lauri Revilla

Cofounder of Chamoy Creative

“A trail run at Eisenhower Park is a great break from the noise of the city without having to drive very far. There’s an observatory at the top with awesome views of the city.”

what to do in San Antonio

Samantha Najera

CEO of HeartFire Media

Taqueria Datapoint is the place to go for truly authentic Mexican tripas and lengua. Also, fresh menudo usually can’t be found at local restaurants, but they have it hot and ready every day.”

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