(San Antonio) - Face your fears at Ripley's Haunted Adventure in San Antonio, a haunted house in the Alamo Plaza where garish ghouls and things that go bump in the night lurk. Ver clausuras temporales y cambios en operaciones. Learn about the wildlife and history of South Texas. The Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda first named the river the Rio de las Palmas, "River of Palms," in 1519. This map was created by a user. See temporary closures and business changes, | (San Antonio) - View hundreds of rare animal exhibits, have a drink, eat Texan fare, and browse authentic Texas Ranger pieces at the Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum. (Balcones Heights) - Looking for an affordable and comfortable hotel in the heart of San Antonio? (San Antonio) - With almost 3.5 million people attending Fiesta®, it is one of the biggest festivals in the United States, a top three in Texas and the largest in San Antonio. Spanish architecture (or a reasonable facsimile thereof) is everywhere, and most yards have miniature botanical gardens -- rooted specimens of cacti, succulents and tropical plants each in their own number 10 can. Palms, subtropical woodlands and even citrus trees grow here. Other Travel Brochures you may be interested in that are nearby your selection: Due to suggested National and State restrictions over the spread of Coronavirus, most events have been cancelled, attractions, Home of the Alamo, San Antonio has become one of the top 5 tourism destinations in America with first-class accommodations and attractions for couples, seniors and families alike. Get your copy of the Texas State Travel Guide, the comprehensive guide to all that the Lone Star State has to offer. Discover the history of the South Texas Plains Region. Much of the area is dry and covered with grasses and thorny brush such as mesquite and prickly pear cacti. (Balcones Heights) - Visit Balcones Heights in Central San Antonio and choose from two hotels close to Dave & Buster’s, Wonderland of the Americas, and Bijou Cinema Bistro. The South Texas plains and brush country stretches from the edges of the Hill Country into the subtropical regions of the Lower Rio Grande valley. (San Antonio) - Embark on a remarkable wildlife safari in Texas at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, set on 400 acres of rolling hills and creek beds just north of San Antonio. (San Antonio) - Experience these spring and summer events on the San Antonio River Walk, including the Mardi Gras Festival & Parade, St. Patrick's Day Festival, and more. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Here's a region with a flavor of its own. (San Antonio) - Feed a giraffe by hand and create one-of-a-kind family memories while enjoying amazing animals at San Antonio Zoo, open year round. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. (Balcones Heights) - Planning a trip to the Alamo City? (San Antonio) - Discover the breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and captivating history of the American West at the Briscoe Western Art Museum in San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio. Learn how to create your own. Among the new intruders were the Tonkawa, the Lipan and Mescalero Apache—groups which themselves had been displaced from their home territories far to the north and northwest. (San Antonio) - Explore the Guinness World Records Museum in San Antonio, an amazing attraction full of fantastic feats and outright outlandish oddities from around the world. Many tropical birds from South America can be found here. (Austin) - Discover a few of the Texas state parks near San Antonio, including Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area and Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site. Enjoy upscale comfort in the middle of it all at SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Central San Antonio and Balcones Heights. Summer temperatures are high, with very high evaporation rates. Of all the state's regions, the South Texas Plains stands out as one of the most colorful and richly documented during early Historic times. (McAllen) - McAllen, in Texas Rio Grande Valley, is noted for its subtropical climate conducive to many outdoor activities. The South Texas Plains region provides a taste of the rich south-of-the-border heritage shared with neighboring Mexico just across the Rio Grande River. South Plains from Mapcarta, the free map. The Rio Grande is a very long river. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. A resaca is a former channel of the Rio Grande River that has been cut off, like an oxbow. (San Antonio) - Experience the wonder of Texas' largest underground attraction, Natural Bridge Caverns, offering guided tours, zip lining, gem mining, and more. Spanish explorers, officials, missionaries, soldiers, and others traveled across the grassy plains and brush country in the early 1500s and 1600s. (San Antonio) - Evade a horde of zombies, defeat the Master of Illusion, and use your mental and physical abilities to beat the clock at Extreme Escape in San Antonio. (San Antonio) - Market Square in San Antonio is the largest Mexican market in the U.S., with over 100 shops, world-famous Mexican restaurants, and fantastic annual events. (Floods along the Rio Grande River can change the way the river flows so that some of those twists and turns are cut off from the rest of the river, forming an "oxbow.") South Texas Plains. SugarberryBrasilAnaquaFresnoGreat leadtreeRetamaTexas ebony, Southern live oakSaffron plumTexas kidneywoodHoney mesquiteTexas wild oliveDesert yauponFiddlewood, DuckweedSaltmarsh spikerushCommon cattailSmartweedLive oakWax myrtlePlantainSilverleaf sunflowerPanic grass, Ashy dogweed: Mesquite grassland openings of thorny shrublands on deep, sandy soilsBlack lace cactus: Grassy openings on rangelandRunyon's cory cactusJohnston's frankenia: Rocky hillsides or saline clay loam flats within openings of thorny shrublandsStar cactus: Openings of thorny shrublands on rocky clay loam soilsTexas ayenia: Subtropical woodlands on alluvial deposits on flood plains and terraces of the Rio GrandeWalkers manioc: Openings of thorny shrublands on sandy loam soils, ChachalacaCaracaraRoad runnerFerruginous pygmy-owlGreen jayElf owlTexas tortoiseIndigo snakeTexas longnose snake, Mexican Burrowing toadGrooved-billed AnisRedwing blackbirdSwallowtail butterflyLeopard frogIndigo snakeCatfishSunfish, Jaguarundi, Ocelot: Dense, thorny, low brushWhite-nosed coati: Woodlands. There are some lakes dotting the region, as well as short-lived "resacas." Book a room at Howard Johnson Suites in Central San Antonio and Balcones Heights. The Rio Grande Valley is a popular destination for Winter Texans who escape the cold weather of the Northern states. (Oakville) - Invited Texas writers/authors and storytellers read from or tell stories from the works of J. Frank Dobie. Thousands of Tourists visit each year especially “Winter Texans.” It’s a worldwide destination for birders, nature photographers, and other nature related visitors. (San Antonio) - A stunning history, fascinating culture, and some of the most unique sites in Texas can be found in the dynamic and vibrant city of San Antonio. (San Antonio) - Discover San Antonio's vibrant culture and rich history and take in all the fascinating sites of the San Antonio River Walk on a tour with GO RIO River Cruises. (San Antonio) - Visit the Witte Museum in San Antonio, where Texas heritage, natural history and science come to life through thousands of artifacts and dozens of exhibits.