Why San Antonio
San Antonio is a great city to visit and even better city to call home. That is what has made San Antonio one of the fastest growing cities in Texas. San Antonio was founded in 1718 when a Spanish expedition of missionaries and explorers established the Mission San Antonio de Valero, later known as The Alamo. The convention center is located at one end of the
San Antonio River Walk which is a city park and network of walkways along the banks of the
San Antonio River
, one story beneath the streets of
. Lined by bars, shops, restaurants, nature, public artwork, and the five historic missions, the River Walk is an important part of the city's urban fabric and a tourist attraction in its own right.