San Antonio

dịchtakes first place on the list of best historical cities to visit in the USA. San Antonio, founded in 1718 around the Alamo mission, is unrivaled as a learning destination for fascinating Texas state history, from Native American occupation to colonial conquests and the fight for independence. Locals are very proud of their city's history, and the old battle cry "Remember the Alamo" is still commonly heard and seen engraved on memorabilia. Aside from the Alamo, there are many other inspiring colonial Spanish missions scattered throughout the city that are well worth exploring. These are all part of the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2015 for its exquisitely preserved buildings.

Other historically significant sites to visit include the elegant San Fernando Cathedral, the Spanish Governor's Palace, a number of informative museums, and the highly coveted River Walk, which is filled with historic treasures and authentic architecture. The riverfront has undergone extensive renovations in recent years. And now, there's no better place to soak up the city's history than by strolling alongside the waterway, or unwinding after a day of sightseeing at one of the many enticing sidewalk cafes artfully shaded by colorful umbrellas.

Suggested holidays:

  • This big hitting motorhome itinerary includes San Antonio, historic Route 66, plus the spectacular national parks of Big Bend and Guadalupe Mountains Texas to Las Vegas via Big Bend & the Grand Canyon by Motorhome. Or for those who prefer the comfort of a hotel, this flydrive holiday includes the best of Texas - Self-Drive Talkin' Texas.

Location: Texas

Top 10 Best Historical Cities to Visit in the USA

  1. top 1 San Antonio
  2. top 2 New Orleans
  3. top 3 Philadelphia
  4. top 4 Santa Fe
  5. top 5 Washington D.C.
  6. top 6 Boston
  7. top 7 St Augustine
  8. top 8 Charleston
  9. top 9 Savannah
  10. top 10 Williamsburg

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