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Hotels in Gonzales start at C$55 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Alamo may get top billing when it comes to the battle for Texas independence. But, you are more interested in role players and the events that led up to the final climax. The true story behind Texas’ sovereignty starts in the small town of Gonzales. With your mind set on piecing the events together, booking a room in one of the hotels near Gonzales will put you in the epicenter of the 19th century action. Make your way out to the spot along the Guadalupe River where 18 Gonzales freedom fighters stood their ground to the Mexican army—defiantly refusing to give up their small cannon, declaring to their combatants, “Come and take it,” (now the town’s motto).
Hotels in Gonzales, TX hold in great revere the spirit of the Republic of Texas and welcome any traveler wishing to experience its essence. After you’ve stared across the Guadalupe at long-passed enemies from the south, it’s time to turn to another chapter is the town’s role in Texas history. Hop in your choice of Gonzales rental cars and retrace the path of the 32 local men who would serve as the only reinforcements to arrive in time to fight and die alongside other defenders of the Alamo Mission. Don’t hesitate to spend a night in one of the many hotels in San Antonio before heading back to Gonzales. You’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to relive the Runaway Scrape where San Antonians fled Mexican forces. Upon your return to Gonzales, you can view the town through a new lens, knowing that General Sam Houston had the town burned rather than let the enemy claim it.
With Travelocity, you can book rooms in Gonzales hotels so you can immerse yourself in the lore of Texas’s independent past. Come and make your own history.