11 ways a trip to San Antonio will surprise you; Tanner Saunders; Matador Network

USA – San Antonio Missions

San Antonio is 300 years old, but it’s still hot.

There’s something different about San Antonio — a city exactly 300 years in the making. It’s complex, vibrant, and constantly reimagining itself as a bigger, better, bolder version of itself.

Yet the “Alamo City” also embraces its past, its history, and the cultures that have combined to make it one truly dynamic melting pot. Now, with a tricentennial celebration nearly underway, there’s never been a better time to experience what’s deep in the heart of Texas — and to figure out for yourself how San Antonio will surprise you.

1. The Alamo is just the beginning.

The Alamo is a crucial part of the story and identity of San Antonio, definitely, but you might not know that the Alamo actually has four “sister” missions that also call the city home.

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