History comes to life in San Antonio communities. The communities rich culture offers an authentic glimpse of early Spanish colonial life in the Southwest. As the first civilian settlement in Texas, San Antonio de Béxar was founded in 1718. Today, many of the city’s early architectural and cultural elements remain, allowing visitors to see into the city’s storied past first-hand. Our brave old world is your next, new adventure. Join us as pair historical sites and landmarks with modern-day events, celebrations and fun.
We love our communities here in San Antonio. A city rich in history, bursting with culture, and booming with modern attractions, San Antonio invites visitors to discover what’s old and explore what’s new. From our spectacular parks and green spaces, to festive seasonal events, to local shopping, dining and drinking. We have it all. Feel free to explore our tips, news and spotlights on the latest restaurants, stores, etc in our wonderful city.