This is the latest in our twice-a-month series on underrated destinations, It’s Still a Big World. Every city is known for something. When you think of Chicago, you might imagine Chicago-style pizza or The Bean. If you think of New York, Broadway might come to mind. And D.C.? I’m going to say, gridlock.But which city is both a UNESCO World Heritage site and UNESCO creative city of gastronomy? Which city has its own Mardi Gras-esque two week party? Which city also has a massive cave system?
Mission San Jose is one of five Spanish Colonial missions in San Antonio that make up the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Texas.
Bexar’s Eye: Legends of Love and Longing Surround Mission San José; Roseanna Garza; The Rivard Report
Behind the intricate detail and repeating arches that cast elegant shadows along its walkways, a legend of love and longing is at the heart of the mission’s beauty.
Had Enough Of The Alamo? Discover These Four Historic San Antonio Missions; Fred Mays; Texas Standard
The National Park Service Mission Trail is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and includes the Alamo and Missions Concepción, San Juan, San Jose and Espada.
Texas is famous for its many natural wonders, from the Rio Grande to the Guadalupe Mountains National Park. But scattered around the shrub-covered, dry plains just outside San Antonio lies one of…
On Caz’s USA road trip from Dallas to Boston, she visited San Antonio to fulfil her Dad’s dream of seeing the Alamo. Remember the Alamo and the Yellow Rose of Texas, which the Emily Morgan Hotel, an official Alamo hotel is named after.
The Alamo is located in San Antonio, Texas.
Source: Where Is the Alamo?