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Located in downtown San Antonio, the Alamodome employs the latest in dome architecture and engineering technology to maintain a state-of-the-art facility for sporting events, concerts and conventions. The facility is used for purposes as diverse as basketball, football and baseball while the expansive space can accommodate up to 65,000 spectators. The stadium also has ice rinks, in addition to the other sport facilities. Restaurants and luxury suites form a part of the sports complex. Various local and national level stature have also taken place at the Alamodome.
Head here for a tour of the fine brewery at Alamo Beer Company. This brewery produces good quality beers that are served in the adjoining tasting room. Alamo Pilsner, Holiday IPA and Alamo Golden Ale are some exciting brews that must be tried. There is a large patio where one can enjoy the sunshine. what's more, you can also bring your furry friends along.
A popular dining place, Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery has established a place for itself in the minds of diners due to its fabulous food and creative brews that are prepared onsite. Take a quick tour of the brewery and then sit back and enjoy the food put together by Chef Jeff Balfour. Each of the beers created by Les Locke has a distinct flavor that stands out from the others. A special favorite is the Smoke on the Water that is recommended to be enjoyed along with Boiled Shrimp and Pork Jowl. Plenty of outside-seating also allows diners to enjoy the fine weather.
Sam's Burger Joint at Texas, is one haven for junk food lovers. This burger joints offers some of the best and juiciest burgers in town, which can be coupled with side orders and salads. Or you could just pick up a sandwich or a hot dog and enjoy it at leisure. They have a couple of choices for tots too, making it an overall enjoyable experience for the entire family.
Replacing Downtown San Antonio's old Children's Museum, the DoSeum covers a sprawling 65,000 square feet with an additional 39,000 of outdoor space. This high tech children's museum is all about learning and exploring through hands on exhibits. Six main exhibits include the Sensation Studio, Explore, Innovation Station, Little Town, Spy Academy, and Imagine It!. The Spy Academy lets kids become 'recruits' where they face challenges in solving math-based missions, while the Imagine It! exhibit lets kids become authors as they write, record and illustrate their own stories that then come life. Check out the outdoor space which is organized by age levels where toddlers and youngsters will love to play along the Children's River, while the older kids can burn off some energy at the Water Works or Big Climb exhibit. The onsite cafe, and museum store ensure that snacks and souvenirs are readily available.
Take a trip down memory lane at Kiddie Park, one of the most well known amusement parks in the country. Established in 1925, it is a dream come true for children and adults with its innumerable rides. Hop onto the school bus or allow the children to pedal their way on the mini-train. Another famous ride is the old carousel that both children and parents can enjoy. The entry fees are modest and pocket-friendly, adding to the charm of the place. There is a small snack bar too where one can grab a few bites before heading to the next ride.