If you’re a fan of fun, San Antonio is the place to be. We’ve got a festival for every season, including our 11-day citywide party Fiesta® San Antonio, now celebrating its 125th anniversary. We’re also home to the Valero Texas Open, the Texas Folklife Festival and countless other unforgettable celebrations. More on San Antonio Festivals
Explore the famous San Antonio River Walk, a 15-mile urban oasis that connects restaurants, hotels, museums, shops, theatres and more. Grab a seat on a riverboat tour and see the city from a new view, or simply meander the River Walk’s beautiful paths while your stress just melts away. More on San Antonio River Walk
San Antonio is a place for lovers of the arts, history and culture, and it’s evident throughout the city, from our public art installations to our many museums. For one great example, check out Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed, the largest-ever traveling U.S. exhibition about the Maya, at the Witte Museum. More on San Antonio Culture
For a day of enlightening history and art, enjoy some of our historic neighborhoods, outdoor markets and local art galleries. You’ll also find plenty of enchanting cafés, shops and cantinas to duck into along the way. More on San Antonio Neighborhoods
San Antonio sees 300 days of sunshine a year, and we’ve made sure they’re easy to enjoy. From beautiful spring blooms to later-season Bluebonnets, you’ll spy incredible scenery everywhere you look while enjoying our hike and bike trails. More on San Antonio Outdoor Activities
Run wild with some of the most amazing family-friendly attractions in the country. You’ll find perfect opportunities to laugh, play, learn and be amazed at museums, theme parks and other venues throughout San Antonio. More on San Antonio Family Fun
The trolley clangs by as you sip on a finely crafted cocktail before a gourmet dinner. A day full of shopping, gallery hopping and visiting farmers markets is winding down. And the night is heating up. This place is pretty cool. More on Central Arkansas
“Surf’s up” isn’t something you expect to hear in the Ozarks, but wake surfing on a clear mountain lake is just the start. There’s so much good times going on in north Central Arkansas, you just have to see for yourself. More on North Central Arkansas
This place is magic. And it transports you to a better place. We earned our nickname as “The Natural State,” but there’s plenty of man-made fun, too, from world-class dining to museums for every interest. More on Northwest Arkansas.
Think of Detroit Lakes as an anchor to fun on the water. More than 400 lakes are within 25 miles of this west-central Minnesota town. Some bustle with boats, others with wildlife. You’ll find espresso and Wi-Fi, but also old-school resorts where the calendar seems to have stayed in the ‘60s. And that’s a good thing.
Big things call little Hutch home. Namely the state fair (September 9–18, 2016)!
But whether you visit at fair time or not, be sure to see Cosmosphere, with the world’s largest collection of U.S. and Russian combined space artifacts, a planetarium and a dome theater showing blockbusters and documentaries.
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Visit the former Monroe Elementary School for exhibits and films on the context and effects of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to end segregation. Rangers lead free tours of the school building twice a day. nps.gov/brvb