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Just south of downtown San Antonio, the King William Historic District is just one part of this art-heavy community, packed with galleries, cafes, bars, antique and thrift stores and artist lofts. At the Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, next door to the Blue Star Brewing Company, mixed use residential and business housing is the norm. A showcase of locally made products and art called Second Saturday takes over South Flores Street once and month and an annual art fair, S.M.A.R.T. also supports area artists.

The area is also home to Palo Alto College and Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Shopping venues include South Park Mall, with its major national chain stores, and the McCreless Mall, an open-air shopping center that includes a Cinemark Theaters venue. For outdoor recreation, the Medina River Recreation area beckons with trails and picnic spots.

[Photo courtesy of King William Fair]

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Boots & Hats Outlet

1922 SW Military Dr, San Antonio, TX 78221

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Days Inn San Antonio / Near Lackland Afb

6815 Highway 90 West, San Antonio, TX 78227

Located near Lackland Air Force Base, Days Inn San Antonio is also near Wilford Hall Medical Center and Wolff Municipal Stadium. This hotel is within the vicinity of San Antonio SeaWorld and Baptist University of the Americas.

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La Quinta Inn San Antonio Brooks City Base

3180 Goliad Rd, San Antonio, TX 78223

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Cool Arrows

1025 Nogalitos St, San Antonio, TX 78204

Live tejano music and DJs draw mostly locals to Cool Arrows in San Antonio. Drink specials are offered every night of the week which makes the bar attractive to people who don't want to break the bank to drink.

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Travel Inn San Antonio

6543 W Old Us Hwy 90, San Antonio, TX 78227

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Bosmans

672 Elks Dr, San Antonio, TX 78211

CONJUNTO MUSIC AT ITS BEST!

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Super 8 San Antonio - Alamodome Area

723 Hot Wells Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78223

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Holiday Inn San Antonio Lackland Seaworld Area

6502 W Old Us Hwy 90, San Antonio, TX 78227

The Holiday Inn San Antonio Lackland SeaWorld is a comfortable, reasonably priced hotel offering pleasant accommodations across the street from Lackland Air Force Base and within easy reach of Sea World and Boeing USA.

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