Explore the sights and sounds that Crockett staffers consider among San Antonio's best. From music fests to city-wide celebrations to landmark attractions, these experiences just can't be beat.

  • The Natural Bridge Caverns: Adventures Fit for the Whole Family

    Oct 2017

    Located just outside the city of San Antonio, the Natural Bridge Caverns are the largest publicly accessible caverns in all of Texas, with a variety of tours to suit every visitor’s desires....

  • Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

    Sep 2017

    As thousands of people across Texas and Louisiana are still coming to terms with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, we at the Crockett Hotel have been very moved by the outpouring of support from across the country for victims of this disaster....

  • Mission San Jose: A Fortification Fit for a Queen

    Aug 2017

    We’re guessing you remember the Alamo, but have you heard of the Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo? Spanish missions, like Mission San Jose, were not simply churches, but rather entire communities centered on a church. ...

  • The Pearl Brewery: More than Just Beer

    Jul 2017

    The centerpiece of San Antonio’s burgeoning “southern Midtown,” the Pearl Brewery bears the namesake of Pearl Beer, a beloved Texas and Oklahoma brew that dates back to 1883....

  • Double-Decker Days

    Jun 2017

    For folks new to San Antonio, we highly recommend the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour as a handy and fun way to hit all the major sites without the hassle of navigating unfamiliar terrain. Bus drivers are very friendly and knowledgeable, and the tour starts just a short walk from the Crockett Hotel at Alamo Plaza. ...

  • The Alamo: Historical Battle and American Myth

    May 2017

    The quintessential Texas symbol of liberty, courage, and sacrifice, the Alamo is just a few minutes walk from our historic downtown hotel. Here are five things to consider doing when you visit the spot where a tiny group of determined Texans held fast against General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna for almost two full weeks in 1836....

  • An Artful Start to San Antonio Spring

    Apr 2017

    Find yourself immersed in this border city’s intercultural festivities....

  • Musing Alongside San Antonio's River

    Mar 2017

    Culture in San Antonio is as diverse as the city’s history....

  • Three Nights of Opera and Starry Skies

    Feb 2017

    This month brings lovely, thoughtful treats for the eyes and ears....

  • Sip, Brew Bar & Eatery

    Jan 2017

    First, you must stuff yourself with San Antonio's legendary BBQ and extraordinary Tex-Mex. Then, when you're looking a meal on the lighter side, head to the Sip, Brew Bar & Eatery, a cafe less than a five minute's walk from the Crockett Hotel. ...

  • A South Texas Holiday Tradition

    Dec 2016

    The Crockett Hotel wants to introduce you to a South Texas holiday tradition: hot tamales!...

  • San Antonio's Best Movie Houses

    Nov 2016

    Are you tired of the same old Hollywood films? Lucky for you, then, that San Antonio has an unusually large selection of theaters for independent films....

  • Oktoberfest in the Lone Star State

    Oct 2016

    Everyone knows that Texas culture has been deeply influenced by its neighbor to the south....

  • Are you brave enough to hand feed a shark?

    Sep 2016

    How about at a stingray? Or a crocodile? You can test your courage and more at the San Antonio Aquarium, located just 15 minutes away from the Crockett Hotel....

  • Authentic Mexican Markets

    Aug 2016

    This month we want to introduce you to Centro Cultural Aztlan and El Mercado, two markets serving up authentic Mexican flavor....

  • The Historic Pearl Brewery

    Jul 2016

    If you didn't grow up in Texas and Oklahoma, you probably haven't heard of Pearl Beer....

  • Hop-On Hop-Of

    Jun 2016

    London and New York aren't the only cities that offer sightseeing tours on double-decker buses. In San Antonio, the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour is a convenient and reliable way to...

  • They Just Don't Build 'Em Like This Anymore

    May 2016

    Stepping inside the majestic is like stepping into another world: a beautiful, ornate past where every detail matters. New buildings just aren't designed with same level of detail. The Majestic theatre...

  • Explore the Famous San Antonio Riverwalk

    Apr 2016

    Located in the middle of San Antonio and just steps away from the historic Crockett Hotel is the top visited spot in Texas: the San Antonio Riverwalk. It’s home to a variety of restaurants, shops and a selection of entertainment – from waterparks to museums – all bordering a winding river that runs through the city....

  • Remember The Alamo: Six Things to Do at The Alamo

    Mar 2016

    The Alamo is the shrine of Texas liberty. Less than a five minute walk from our historic hotel in San Antonio, you can see the place where a small group of Texans held The Alamo Mission for thirteen days against General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. The death of The Alamo defenders has come to symbolize courage and sacrifice for the cause of Texas liberty. Check out the top five things you can do when you travel back to historic Texas....

  • Rock out at the Maverick Music Festival

    Feb 2016

    Get ready for two days of live music in Antonio’s historic downtown. Entering it’s fourth year, the Maverick Music Festival has returned to the Alamo City for another reunion dedicated...

  • Your Mission? See the San Antonio Missions

    Jan 2016

    Last year, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee approved a list of just five cultural sites around the globe worthy of inscription on the prestigious World Heritage List. The only U.S. site to make it onto the list? The San Antonio Missions....