In addition to these attractions, the City of San Antonio offers its guests the opportunity to discover the traditional food and culture by visiting the HemisFair Park (The Tower of the Americas), La Villita, and El Mercado. Other places to go to are the Wineries in Texas Hill Country, Sea World, The Shops at La Cantera, The Western Art Museum, and Six Flags.
The city has a diversified economy with about a $96.8 billion metropolitan Gross Domestic Product. The city’s growth industries include: Aerospace, Healthcare & Biosciences, Information Technology and Cybersecurity, Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics, and Hospitality and Entertainment.
The City of San Antonio is home to six Fortune 500 companies: Valero Energy Corp, Tesoro Corp, USAA, CTS Brands Inc., iHeartMedia, Inc., and NuStar Energy. The 14th largest private company in the United States, H.E.B. is also headquartered in San Antonio.
San Antonio offers 31 higher education facilities including the University Of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Texas A&M University.