South Texas Plains
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. The Rio Grande Valley is a popular destination for Winter Texans who escape the cold weather of the Northern states. 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. Discover the history of the South Texas Plains Region.
(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. It is held each April to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto, celebrating the diverse heritage, culture and spirit that make up the city of San Antonio.
(McAllen) - McAllen, in Texas Rio Grande Valley, is noted for its subtropical climate conducive to many outdoor activities. Thousands of Tourists visit each year especially “Winter Texans.” It’s a worldwide destination for birders, nature photographers, and other nature related visitors. McAllen is also a growing city with an increasing cosmopolitan ambiance.
(Balcones Heights) - Planning a trip to the Alamo City? Enjoy upscale comfort in the middle of it all at SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Central San Antonio and Balcones Heights.