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Lackland AFB is a United States Air Force Base located in San Antonio, Texas. The base is under the jurisdiction of the Mission Support Group, Air Education and Training Command. Lackland AFB is part of the Joint Base San Antonio. Lackland AFB is named after Brigadier General Frank Lackland and it is only entry processing station for Air Force enlisted Basic Military Training. Lackland AFB hosts a collection of vintage military aircraft on static display on its parade grounds. As of the 2000 census, there are 7123 people residing in Lackland AFB.
Top Attractions Within Lackland AFB
Sea World San Antonio is located near Lackland AFB and it is a fun filled place, that provides tourists with fun rides and opportunities to see exotic animals. Challenge yourself to 360 degree flips by hopping on the Great White Ride. Or take a journey to Atlantis in a part water slide, part roller coaster ride. Spend some time feeding the seals and the walruses from Rocky Point Reserve or meet more than 100 penguins. You can even take your children and go for a swim with the dolphins and the belugas. It is a great way to spend the afternoon with your family and friends. There are activities for thrill seekers, for kids and for animal lovers.
Brackenridge Park and Zoo is located close to Lackland AFB and it is a focal point for outdoor activities. The picturesque San Antonio River makes its way by the paved, tree-lined paths suitable for bicycling and walking. Additional recreational opportunities include picnicking, pedal boating, fishing, birding and nature study. The facilities here include athletic fields, playgrounds, concessions and a 3.5 mile miniature railway.
The Riverwalk. From the waters of the San Antonio River springs forth a vibrant rich city in over three centuries of tradition. The Riverwalk is a wonderful place where you can take a walk on the bank of the river, or enjoy a cold or hot beverage at one of the many terraces, or hop in on a boat and take a tour of the city by boat.
United States, Texas, United States