Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to San Antonio, with mid-July farescurrently starting at $375 round trip.
Home2 Suites by Hilton San Antonio Downtown
603 Navarro St.
New downtown hotel, close to the Riverwalk, with spacious rooms with full kitchen, complimentary continental breakfasts and excellent service. Rooms from $169.
200 E. Grayson St., Suite 117
Entrees at dinner include sauteed barramundi with black truffle foam and pan-seared diver sea scallops. Lunch from $8.50.
100 E. Grayson St.
Chef Johnny Hernandez takes pride in his long list of tequilas. Dishes from $3.
Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio
312 Pearl Pkwy., Building 2
Ask about the two-to-five-day boot camps, starting at $895 per person.
200 E. Grayson St., Suite 122
The eighth-generation Texan also carries leather totes, jewelry and clothing.
Twig Book Shop
200 E. Grayson St., Suite 124
Preschoolers will want to visit the store on Fridays at 10:30 a.m., when Miss Anastasia leads an entertaining storytime.