San Antonio, one of the nation’s largest cities, offers rich cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities. The famous River Walk, museums, galleries, state-of-the-art library, a renowned zoo, the Alamo and other historical sites, a symphony orchestra, theatrical productions, military bases, and professional and collegiate sports are part of this cosmopolitan city’s appeal.
Annual celebrations such as Fiesta San Antonio and the Texas Folklife Festival are major events for citizens and visitors. Sporting events, conventions, and concerts draw large crowds to the downtown Alamodome as well as the AT&T Center, home to San Antonio's professional basketball team the San Antonio Spurs and annual Stock Show and Rodeo.
In addition, Six Flags® Fiesta Texas® and Sea World San Antonio® are major entertainment attractions. Local and area parks, lakes, and rivers provide settings for fishing, boating, picnics, competitive sports, hiking, swimming, and tubing. Several colleges and universities are located in San Antonio, which is known for its temperate climate and friendly bicultural population. To learn more about San Antonio please visit The San Antonio Vacation and Visitor Information website.