San Antonio, Texas—
**Home of the Alamo! And also one of Texas’ former capitals. San Antonio has transformed from a mission to a full metropolis.
**As the seventh largest city in the United States, San Antonio is home to more than 1.4 million people, making it the second most populous city in Texas. As diverse as it may seem, the Hispanic population makes up more than half of its population.
**San Antonio has one of the biggest military presence in the United States.
**San Antonio Spurs (NBA) and San Antonio Silverstars (WNBA) are the only major sports teams in the city, but also home to the San Antonio Missions (minor league baseball) and San Antonio Rampage (minor league hockey).
**Major attractions include: Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld, The Alamo, The Riverwalk and the Missions
**San Antonio was home to the 1968 World’s Fair, celebrating its bicentennial. The “Towers of the Americas” was erected for this event and is the tallest standing structure in the city.