Hey y'all, we're Owen and Chelsea from @GoTexplore, located in San Antonio, Texas! We're excited to share some of our favorite local scenes with you! If you want to visit SA, we highly recommend coming for Fiesta, which happens every Spring and lasts for about 2 weeks. It's literally a city-wide party!
1. FUN FOR EVERYONE
Pearl Park Water Fountains
The Pearl is an historic brewery complex near downtown San Antonio, offering unique dining options, shopping and residency. There's always something fun going on, whether it's the weekend farmer's market, or live music in the park. Just try not to get wet!
2. STAY CLASSY
Hotel Emma Bar
If you're looking for a place to stay, we highly recommend the new Hotel Emma, which sits along the San Antonio River in the Pearl. Not only are the views amazing, but the architecture and refurbished brewery machinery are amazing!
3. SACKS O FUN
Jazz, TX
Follow the sound of live music coming from Jazz, TX, located in the basement of the Bottling Department building. Be sure to get your shoes shined before you watch the show!
4. NO CONE SEQUENCES
Alamode Gelato
Treat yourself to some yummy gelato flavors at South Alamode in Blue Star! Take it for a stroll around the area to look at local art, or walk on the San Antonio River trail.
5. TAXI HIKE
Rio Taxi
Hop on the Rio Taxi and head towards downtown! Listen to a river guide to hear some San Antonio history- a must for any new visitor!
6. BE FRIENDLY
Friendly Spot Burger
Enjoy some good company and fresh air at the Friendly Spot in Southtown. Try one of the 250+ brews and grab a juicy cheese burger! If it's NBA season, be sure to watch the Spurs game on their giant inflatable viewing screen!
7. FLOWER POWER BOWL
Rise Up Acai
Looking for a healthy snack alternative? Try Rise Up in Alamo Heights for a delicious acai bowl! They have some great flavors, like this Tropical bowl with edible flowers! Yum!
8. SWEET TOOTH
Bird Bakery Cupcakes
Bird Bakery in Alamo Heights is a crowd favorite! Get there early for lunch to find a seat, and make sure to leave room for their mouth-watering desserts!
9. BUENAS VISTAS
Hotel Havana Coffee
Enjoy a nice cup of joe and have brunch on the patio of Hotel Havana. The view above the San Antonio River is so calming and peaceful! It's the perfect start to your busy day.
10. LOCAL FAVORITE
Topo Chico
Grab an ice cold Topo Chico during the hot summer days and unwind! These sparkling mineral waters are very popular in San Antonio! Go try one with some fresh lime!
11. TACO TUES EVERYDAY
Viva Tacoland
This sign says it all! Find a shady spot on the patio with a local brew and try some delicious tacos! Listen to live music and keep an eye on anything floating by the San Antonio River.
12. FIESTA FIESTA
Fiesta Market
Wander around the historic El Mercado at Market Square and shop until you drop! Make sure to take a pit stop and eat at the famous Mi Tierra cafe for some authentic Tex-Mex!
13. REMEMBER
The Alamo
Thanks for letting us take over for the week! We hope you enjoyed a small tour of our favorite spots in San Antonio! Remember to see the Alamo! It's an important landmark with a rich history!