Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Downtown San Antonio

Take a vacation to Downtown San Antonio and enjoy the area's entertainment, history and museums. Travelers to this walkable city praise the riverfront, theaters and festivals. River Walk and Alamo are just a couple of the must-sees. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown San Antonio

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Downtown San Antonio has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Antonio SeaWorld (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Ripley's Haunted Adventure (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Historic Brackenridge Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Kiddie Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown San Antonio

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown San Antonio is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • River Walk (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • San Antonio Botanical Gardens (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • San Antonio Missions National Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Travis Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Hemisfair Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Gardens (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Downtown San Antonio

Fly into San Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.7 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is San Antonio Station.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 271 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 89 Houses to 146 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Northeast Side: 55 holiday homes
  • Far North Central: 737 holiday homes
  • Southside: 61 holiday homes
  • North Central: 821 holiday homes
  • Uptown: 159 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • San Antonio Majestic Theater: 934 holiday lettings
  • Blue Star Contemporary Art Center: 923 holiday lettings
  • San Antonio Station: 931 holiday lettings
  • Travis Park: 931 holiday lettings
  • Arneson River Theatre: 962 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 89 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 146 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 94 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 101 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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