Tower of the Americas is at 739 E. César E. Chávez Blvd. in Hemisfair. The spire rises 750 feet, symbolizing the desire for achievement. A water park around the tower features calm water, fountains and waterfalls. Glass-fronted elevators speed passengers up the outside of the tower to the Flags Over Texas Observation Deck for views of the city and 100 miles of south Texas Hill Country. The Skies Over Texas: 4-D Theater Ride takes passengers on a trip through Texas. The tower also has a revolving restaurant.
Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.