Nevada's east shore is not known for it's sandy beaches. except for Sand Harbor. While most Nevada side beaches have coarse sand that is tough on the feet, Tahoe's prevailing breezes deposit a fine grained white sand here that is the harbor's namesake.
San Antonio, Texas is a beautiful and historic old city. The River Walk in San Antonio is probably the most beautiful part of that city, and is easily one of the most beautiful places to visit in ANY American city.
Mission San Antonio de Valero or The Alamo, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park or Mission Trail, San Antonio, Texas. Established in this church was the site of the Battle of the Alamo in and is now a museum.