IF YOU GO
GETTING THERE

Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to San Antonio, with mid-July farescurrently starting at $375 round trip.

WHERE TO STAY

Home2 Suites by Hilton San Antonio Downtown

603 Navarro St.

210-354-4366

home2suites1.hilton.com

New downtown hotel, close to the Riverwalk, with spacious rooms with full kitchen, complimentary continental breakfasts and excellent service. Rooms from $169.

WHERE TO EAT

The Sandbar

200 E. Grayson St., Suite 117

210-212-2221

www.sandbarsa.com

Entrees at dinner include sauteed barramundi with black truffle foam and pan-seared diver sea scallops. Lunch from $8.50.

La Gloria

100 E. Grayson St.

210-267-9040

www.lagloriaicehouse.com

Chef Johnny Hernandez takes pride in his long list of tequilas. Dishes from $3.

WHAT TO DO

Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio

312 Pearl Pkwy., Building 2

Suite 2102

210-554-6400

www.ciachef.edu/texas

Ask about the two-to-five-day boot camps, starting at $895 per person.

Melissa Guerra

200 E. Grayson St., Suite 122

210-293-3983

www.melissaguerra.com

The eighth-generation Texan also carries leather totes, jewelry and clothing.

Twig Book Shop

200 E. Grayson St., Suite 124

210-826-6411

thetwig.indiebound.com

Preschoolers will want to visit the store on Fridays at 10:30 a.m., when Miss Anastasia leads an entertaining storytime.

INFORMATION

www.visitsanantonio.com