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San Antonio Scene

San Antonio captures the spirit of Texas and has retained its sense of history and tradition, while carefully blending in cosmopolitan progress.

www.sanantoniocvb.com – is a good place to start to see how our city has always been a crossroads and a meeting place. Sounds and flavors of Native Americans, Old Mexico, Germans, the Wild West, African-Americans and the Deep South mingle and merge.

sanantonioattractions.com – is a wonderful site for those looking for some great deals and coupons for our exciting attractions.

www.thealamo.org – more than 2.5 million people a year visit the 4.2 acre complex known worldwide as "The Alamo.” Most see the old mission where a small band of Texans held out for thirteen days against the centralist army of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. The memories of James Bowie, David Crockett, and William B. Travis are as powerful today as when the Texan Army under Sam Houston shouted "Remember the Alamo!” as it routed Santa Anna at the battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836.

www.nps.gov/saan – the chain of missions established along the San Antonio River in the 18th century are reminders of one of Spain’s most successful attempts to extend its New World dominion from Mexico. Representing both church and state, these missions were charged with converting the local Native Americans, collectively called Coahuiltecans, into devout Catholics and productive members of Spanish society.

www.seaworld.com – as you enter the world’s largest marine life adventure park, meet the majestic Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale horses in their spacious new home near SeaWorld’s main entrance. Inside, you’ll quickly discover SeaWorld San Antonio actually offers you four-parks-in-one, a world-class marine animal park, a spectacular show park, an exciting rides park and splashy water park-with more than 25 major attractions that put smiles on every member of your family.

www.sixflags.com – Offering the most explosive package of family entertainment, thrills and chills. Fiesta Texas is making an awesome return with a full time line-up of award winning shows, heart-pounding rides, and festive, Texas sized extravaganzas!

Hotels with Negotiated Rates - View a complete list of hotels that offer negotiated rates for families of patients.


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