Don’t visit San Antonio as an outsider. Experience the city like a local. Be curious for adventure – we’ll tell you where to explore. Be hungry for new experiences – we’ll show you the way to our favorite places to eat, drink and hang out on the weekends. Discover what’s old and let us show you what’s new with our list of Must Sees.
Most people know about the Alamo, and though it is one of the top Instagram’d spots in the city, we encourage you to step outside of the Downtown Reach to snag your photo at one of the four Spanish colonial missions – Mission San Jose, Mission Espada, Mission San Juan and Mission Concepcion.
Artistic passion flows throughout the city of San Antonio, and it is no surprise to find a beautiful piece of art wherever you go. Experience murals around the city, with large concentrations of expression in the East and Westside neighborhoods. Get a taste of some of these works of art on our Instagram.
The 15-mile San Antonio River Walk gives tons of options for places to take ‘gram-worthy photos. Choose from the lush Museum Reach, bustling and colorful Downtown Reach, or the natural Mission Reach for completely different looks.
In addition to San Antonio’s unique murals, there are also plenty of opportunities to take photos of public art pieces including the Door of Equality (pictured to the left), the Star of Texas at the entrance of the San Antonio International airport (both pieces are by Mexican artist Sebastian, and “Bloom” by Leticia Huerta at the River Walk to name a few.