San Antonio Texas
San Antonio is the second largest Texan city and seventh largest in the United States. It is the gateway to the American Southwest. It is home to over 1.3 million people and attracts about 26 million visitors and tourists annually.
There are plenty of military installations here in the city. Lackland Air Force Base, Fort Sam Houston, Brooks City-Base, and the Randolph Air Force Base and the Kelly Air Force Base are just some of San Antonio's military outposts. These are however only part of San Antonio's fame. With its rich cultural heritage, obviously Hispanic, San Antonio is a fascinating place to visit.
Paseo del Rio or the River Walk, is a creative genius of the 1920's. This network of walkways runs along the San Antonio River and is one level down the main streets of downtown San Antonio. Built as an alternative to a paved over walkway over the San Antonio River, architect Robert Hugman designed a plan toward both commercial development and flood prevention. The result is an intricate pedestrian street a step below downtown San Antonio's vehicles street now lined with bars, cafes and shops, forming an important part of the city's urban life...read more »
Once a trading post in the 1800s, the things to see in Dallas are varied and interesting. Dallas is not just the oil center of Texas but is filled with many interesting cultural and historic places. It is a beautiful metropolis just waiting for you and your family to visit. A list of the Top Ten Sights to See will show the many interests in this remarkable city.
Dallas World Aquarium: Plan on a full day to take in all of the wonder of this world ecosystem exhibit. There are five main tank systems in all and the ones from British Columbia and the rain forest from South America are just two of them.
Dallas Zoo: This is one of the oldest zoos in the nation! It's been around since the 1800s and has a huge display of mammals and reptiles and over 300 species of birds. The 100+ acre preserve is set up to mimic the natural habitat of each species as much as is possible....read more »