Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade

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9821 Colonnade Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78230
Phone: (210) 691-8888, Fax: (210) 691-1128

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Fun Things To Do In San Antonio

History, music, delicious Tex-Mex or a day at Sea World or Six Flags Fiesta Texas - There are so many amazing and fun things to do in San Antonio.  And to help you decide, here are 25 popular attractions to visit when staying at the Omni San Antonio Hotel.

  1. Remember The Alamo! Visit the most famous spot in all of Texas.

  2. Escape the streets of downtown and retreat to HemisFair Park, site of the 1968 HemisFair.

  3. Journey into the world of IMAX 3D images as you watch the battle of the Alamo unfold right before your eyes at the IMAX Theatre.

  4. Capture the charm of the past as you visit San Antonio’s first neighborhood, La Villita. Now a historic arts village, it features 26 shops (some with working artists), three restaurants and a post office.

  5. Indulge your sweet tooth with authentic Mexican candies while you explore the shops of Market Square – a unique area patterned after an authentic Mexican Market.

  6. Picasso. Gauguin. Van Gogh. Oh my! View an impressive collection of 19th- and 20th-Century European and American art at the McNay Art Museum.

  7. Step back into the 18th-Century with a tour of the Missions of San Antonio – a chain of missions established along the San Antonio River. The Missions are: Mission Concepcion, Mission San Jose, Mission San Juan, Mission Espada and Mission San Antonio De Valero – The Alamo.

  8. Discover The Shops at Cantera, a tranquil environment of lush greenery and soothing water that brings new vitality and sophistication to shopping in San Antonio.  The Shops at La Cantera is home to many luxury retailers and signature restaurants which are unique to the San Antonio market.

  9. Mingle with celebrities and discover one-of-a kind oddities all in one location. No it’s not Hollywood, it’s the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and Plaza Theatre of Wax Museum.

  10. Get spooked at a state-of-the-art haunted house. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is a three story ride featuring special effects and live actors.

  11. Take a romantic stroll or river cruise on El Paseo del Rio (The Riverwalk). Cobblestone walkways will lead you to a variety of restaurants and shops.

  12. Stop and smell the roses at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.

  13.  Release your inner art critic as you wander the corridors of the San Antonio Museum of Art.

  14. Go wild at the San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium, ranked as one of the best zoos in the nation.

  15. Cheer on the WNBA’s Silver Stars or catch a live performance at the SBC Center.

  16. Share a meal with orca whales when you “Dine with Shamu” at Sea World of Texas, the world’s largest marine life adventure.

  17.  It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No. It’s the Superman Krypton Coaster at Six Flags Fiesta Texas Theme Park!

  18. Kindle your creative spirit at the Southwest School of Art & Craft. View free contemporary art exhibitions and stroll the picturesque grounds of the historic Ursuline Campus – once a girls’ school and convent.

  19. Visit the home of early Spanish leaders. The Spanish Governor’s Palace, a national historic landmark, is labeled “the most beautiful building in San Antonio” by the National Geographic Society.

  20. Get soaked at Splashtown San Antonio and enjoy 18 acres of cool, clean water excitement.

  21. Take a tour of a three-story mansion built in 1876. The Steves Homestead Museum, designated a National Register of historic places and a Texas Historic Landmark, reflects the elegance of the gracious King Williams neighborhood of San Antonio.

  22. Take flight at the Texas Air Museum.

  23. Experience San Antonio from 500 feet when you take a glass elevator ride up to the observation level of the Tower of the Americas.

  24. Discover the roots of Texas history and folk culture at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures.

  25. Launch a tennis ball two-stories high, explore a two-level tree house or play music with laser beams at the Witte Museum, San Antonio’s premier museum of history and science.


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