Alamo Heights and Brackenridge Park

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The area north of downtown (but south of the airport) is known as Alamo Heights. This affluent residential neighborhoods contains an abundance of cultural establishments, a top university, and the lush, locally loved (and much used) Brackenridge Park.


Kiddie Park

Established in 1925, this is America's original and oldest children's amusement park. The Herschell-Spillman Carousel's 36 jumping horses have been…

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Brackenridge Park

The 343-acre green space between U.S. 281 and Broadway Street (also known as State Spur 368) makes an excellent setting…

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Trinity University

Situated to the west of Brackenridge Park, this well-regarded institution of higher education spreads out over 117 acres, with sweeping…

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