Top 10 Things to Do in San Antonio
Visit the River Walk
Downtown San Antonio, TX
The San Antonio River Walk is a public park open 365 days a year, lined with individual businesses composed of restaurants, hotels, attractions, shopping and more.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257
Six Flags Fiesta Texas is a theme park located on approximately 200 acres of land in San Antonio, Texas. Featuring hundreds of roller coasters, thrill rides and family attractions, Six Flags is the biggest regional theme park company in the world!
3700 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78209
The 343.7-acre Brackenridge Park is a focal point for outdoor family activities. Recreational opportunities include picnicking, pedal boating, fishing, birding and nature study. Facilities include athletic fields, playground, concessions and a 3.5-mile miniature railway. Brackenridge Golf Course is also located within the park.
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas
The Alamo Mission in San Antonio, “The Alamo”, was originally known as the Mission San Antonio de Valero. It is a former Roman Catholic mission and fortress compound and the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. Located on Alamo Plaza in downtown San Antonio, the Alamo houses exhibits on the Texas Revolution and Texas History.
San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX 78214
The park preserves four of the five Spanish frontier missions and their churches in San Antonio. Also features the grist mill at Mission San José, and the 270-year old Espada acequia (irrigation system) with its dam and aqueduct. Free guided tours, movies, and demonstrations are scheduled throughout the week.
San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium
3903 North Saint Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX 78212
The 35-acre zoo, which is open year round, has a collection of over 3,500 animals representing 750 species. Attractions include the Zoo Train, Butterflies, Lory Landing, and The Nature Spot-a children’s hands on encounter with real, wild, life!
San Antonio Museum of Art
200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215
The Museum houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman, as well as Asian, art in the southern United States. The Museum also has a significant collection of Latin American art, from Pre-Columbian times to the present. Programs include lectures, concerts, films, children’s workshops, scholarly symposia, family art activities and special exhibitions.
Tower of the Americas
739 East Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78205
The Tower of the Americas is a 750-foot observation tower/restaurant located at Hemis Fair Park on the southeastern portion of Downtown San Antonio. The Tower features an observation deck, a lounge and revolving restaurant at the top of the tower that provides panoramic views of the city.
3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
The Witte Museum is San Antonio’s premiere museum of South Texas history, culture, and natural science. The museum promotes lifelong learning through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections in natural history, science and South Texas heritage.
San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston, San Antonio, TX 78209
The San Antonio Botanical Garden’s mission is to inspire people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in their lives. Located just outside of downtown, it’s an absolute must if you are looking for an option other than dinner and a movie.