Tower of the Americas

Type: Attractions, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Gardens, Great Views, Parks, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here

Map / Directions 10Best Says

For the best view in San Antonio, go directly to the Tower of the Americas, which was built for the World's Fair back in 1968. Located downtown, this 750-foot-tall structure in the middle of...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Flags Over Texas Observation Deck: Sun-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri-Sat 10am-11pm
  • Skies Over Texas 4D Theater: Sun-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri-Sat 10am-11pm
  • Chart House Restaurant: Sun-Thu 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Tower Ticket Adult $10.95; Senior $9.95; Military $9.95; Child $8.95;
    $8 - $11

  • Romantic Things to Do, Historic Sites, Attractions near AT&T Center: "Let the Tower know that you're planning on eating at the Chart House and you won't have to buy a ticket to the observation deck!"
  • Holiday Attractions: "Head up to Chart house first for a hot cup of cocoa or a cocktail and take in the lights and sights before heading up to the observation deck. This way you bypass having to buy a ticket!"
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The Tower of the Americas offers lovers the best place for a special kiss!
  • Best for Holiday Attractions Because: From this bird's eye view, you can see the city of San Antonio in all its holiday glory.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: See the city of San Antonio the way they did 100 years ago!
  • Best for Attractions near AT&T Center Because: For the best view of the city, the Tower of the Americas is a must-see!

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