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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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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

Upcoming Events in San Antonio

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Maverick Music Festival
When: April 7 - 8, 2017
Where: La Villita Maverick Plaza | 10 Minute Walk
What: Live, outdoor performances in the heart of San Antonio from De La Soul, Young the Giant, Bastille, and more.

Fiesta San Antonio
When: April 20 - 30, 2017
Where: Throughout San Antonio
What: Eleven days of revelry, run, and excitement at San Antonio's biggest annual event, featuring parades, the Taste of Texas, tons of live music, art fairs, the Fiesta Carnival, and more!

Ford Mariachi Festival
When: April 25 - 27, 2017
Where: San Antonio River Walk | 10 Minute Walk
What: Enjoy a free Fiesta featuring entertainment from local schools and college Mariachi Bands and Folkloric dancers from 6pm-9pm each night.

When: May 11, 2017
Where: San Antonio Zoo | 12 Minute Drive
What: Enjoy samplings from over 50 San Antonio restaurants while walking through the zoo, all for a good cause! Must be 21 and older to attend.

When: May 20, 2017
Where: San Antonio River Walk | 10 Minute Walk
What to Expect: Celebrate our Armed Forces in one of the largest parades held on the River Walk.

When: May 26 - 29, 2017
Where: River Walk near Rivercenter Mall | 10 Minute Walk
What: Handmade merchandise by local artisans offering poetry, jewelry and fine art.

Texas Folklife Festival
When: June 9 - 11, 2017
Where: UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures | 7 Minute Drive
What: A three-day celebration of Texan culture showcasing great food, music, arts and dancing!

Reptile Adventure Show
When: June 17 - 25, 2017
Where: Splashtown San Antonio | 10 Minute Drive
What: Enjoy Reptile Adventures with Dan Connors and choose from one of three shows daily featuring pythons, boas, anacondas, lizards and more.

Fourth Of July Artisan River Walk Show
When: June 30 - July 4, 2017
Where: San Antonio River Walk | 10 Minute Drive
What: Check out over 30 local and out of state vendors artisans display handmade art, pottery, clothing, jewelry and more!

"Pride Bigger Than Texas" Pride Parade And Festival
When: July 1, 2017
Where: Crockett Park | 7 Minute Drive
What: Come together and celebrate with the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender community in the San Antonio metropolitan area at the Pride Parade and Festival!

When: July 16, 2017
Where: Alamodome | 7 Minute Drive
What:The CONCACAF Gold Cup is a continental championship that takes place every two years. This year's doubleheader schedule features appearances by Jamaica, El Salvador, Curacao and Mexico!

Drum Corps International Southwestern Championships
When: July 22, 2017
Where: Alamodome | 7 Minute Drive
What: Enjoy the rumble of the stadium at the DCI Southwestern Championship presented by Fred J. Miller, INC.

Ford Canoe Challenge
When: August 5, 2017
Where: San Antonio River Walk | 10 Minute Walk
What: Since 1969 this high-spirited canoe competition aims to help Sounts understand teamwork. Participation is open to the public!

San Antonio Restaurant Week
When: August 12 - 26, 2017
Where: Various Restaurants
What: Restaurants will provide three course prix-fixe menus for both lunch and dinner. There are three price tiers to choose from, reservations strongly encouraged!

Ed Sheeran
When: August 22, 2017
Where: AT&T Center | 10 Minute Drive
What: The tour celebrates Sheeran’s landmark third studio album, Divide.

Labor Day Artisan River Walk Show
When: September 1 - 4, 2017
Where: San Antonio River Walk | 12 Minute Drive
What: Walk along the River Walk and find handmade items from local artisans that will enhance your home!

Bud Light Presents The Taste
When: September 12 - 14, 2017
Where: San Antonio River Walk | 10 Minute Walk
What to Expect: Enjoy three days of delicious food and drink along the San Antonio River Walk and choose from over 30 of the finest local area restaurants!

A Salute To Texas Quilt Show
When: September 22 - 23, 2017
Where: San Antonio Event Center | 20 Minute Drive
What: View over 300 quilts from 40 different vendors, a variety of live demonstrations and hourly door prizes!

Bud Light Halloween Fest
When: October 27, 2017
Where: Arnerson River Theatre | 10 Minute Walk
What: Travel over two miles on the Downtown River Walk area with adult beverages and professionally decorated floats for a ghoulish good time!

Mala Luna Music Festival 2017
When: October 28 - 29, 2017
Where: Lone Star Brewery | 10 Minute Drive
What: This music festival combines national headlining performers and homegrown musicians for the best of both!

Dia de los Muertos
When: October 28 - 29, 2017
Where: La Villita Historic Arts Village | 10 Minute Walk
What: Check out the annual celebration that brings together culture and traditional art. Enjoy a variety of activities including the largest open altar exhibition in the city!

When: November 3 - 12, 2017
Where: Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas | 30 Minute Drive
What: Come together for the annual German culture festival full of Texas sized fun!

When: November 10 - 11, 2017
Where: Various Venues Downtown
What: This contemporary arts festival celebrates music, dance, film, literary arts, theater and visual arts. Enjoy beautiful performances, magical streetscapes, and dazzling light installations!

Ford Holiday River Parade
When: November 24, 2017
Where: Arnerson River Theatre | 10 Minute Walk
What: Celebrate the 35th annual Holiday River Parade with over 26 illuminated floats all decorated for the 2017 theme.

Ford Fiesta De Las Luminarias
When: December 2 - 18, 2017
Where: San Antonio River Walk | 10 Minute Walk
What: Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 3,000 luminarias.

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
When: December 2 - 3, 2017
Where: Various Locations
What: 2017 marks the 10th year running in San Antonio. Run the landmark lined course and see famous historical sites in San Antonio.

Tamales Holiday Festival
When: December 2017
Where: Pearl | 8 Minute Drive
What: Enjoy live music and performances, children's activities and delicious tamales from over 40+ tamale makers!

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