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San Antonio Welcomes FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX Fans

September 2, 2013 Destination North America No Comments Email Email

The second annual FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX comes to Texas November 15 – 17 at the Circuit of The Americas™ complex, located 83 miles from San Antonio – the seventh-largest city in the United States.

In its first year, the Grand Prix drew a remarkable crowd of 265,000 fans from across the world. This year’s event, which is the second event in a 10-year contract Formula 1 has with Circuit of the Americas, will continue on this success.

An easy drive to Circuit of The Americas, San Antonio is a one-of-a-kind city with its cultural and vibrant offerings including the world famous River Walk, which will expand to 15 miles in length this fall, and the Alamo and four additional Spanish Colonial Missions, which combine to make the largest concentration of Spanish Colonial architecture in North America. The city also boasts more than 50 golf courses and world-class shopping (tax-free for international visitors), and, from Tex-Mex to BBQ to fine dining to the third campus of the Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio’s cuisine offers a culinary experience for all tastes.

San Antonio has more than 40,000 hotel rooms citywide, with 14,000 of those in the downtown area. Grand Prix fans in particular can enjoy custom vacation packages that provide hotel stays at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk and a various views of the track. For more information on Grand Prix vacation packages, Grand Prix tips and San Antonio, please visit www.visitsanantonio.com/cota.

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