Kids and Families Have Fun in the Sun in San Antonio!
San Antonio has no shortage of fun, exciting and educational things for kids. The question is where to start? If you're waffling between Fiesta Texas and SeaWorld, hands down SeaWorld has Fiesta Texas beat for entertainment and shows. Where else can you pet a live stingray or commune with the dolphins? For an activity that's purely San Antonio, take the kids to the Mercado, where they can enjoy the rich culture, food, music and activities that San Antonio has to offer. You can spend the whole day here shopping, playing and having fun or walk to a variety of other attractions nearby. Other amazing San Antonio activities the... Read more »
The San Antonio Zoo is a must-see attraction for kids and even for adults.
Local Expert Tip: "Before arriving go to the San Antonio Zoo website for coupons or you can use your smart phone as well. "
- Neighborhood: Downtown
It's a great place to take the kids to experience the breadth of culture of San Antonio.
Local Expert Tip: "Make sure to take the kids to the nearby Mi Tierra Restaurant and Bakery for some enchiladas or handmade pan dulce and Mexican hot chocolate!"
- Type: Adventure, Aquariums, Attractions, Family Friendly, Outdoor Activities, Parks
- Neighborhood: San Antonio
SeaWorld is one of the most popular family travel destinations in the U.S.
Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to join the 'behind the scenes' tour!"
Witte gives parents a chance to do something both fun and educational with their kids.
Local Expert Tip: "The kids will love the giant-sized tree house!"
Retama Park offers friends and family a unique experience.
Local Expert Tip: "Retama Park offers "50 Cent Saturday" every Saturday, including the entrance fee and a variety of snacks!"
- Type: Adventure, Attractions, Family Friendly, Parks, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions
- Neighborhood: Natural Bridge Caverns
This is one of the most unique and popular attractions in all of Texas.
Local Expert Tip: "For adventurers, they offer a zipline tour that can't be beat!"
- Type: Active, Attractions, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer
- Neighborhood: San Antonio
Professional sports games are a fun way to spend the day with the family.
Local Expert Tip: "Check the website for special deals, such as 4 tickets, hot dogs, chips and soda for only $65 bucks. Where else can you take the whole family out for that price?!"
- Type: Active, Adventure, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer
- Neighborhood: Southtown
For active families, there's no better way to spend the day than biking through San Antonio.
Local Expert Tip: "Take time to explore all of the shops, art galleries and assorted restaurants and opportunities at the Blue Star Complex. "
The Tower of the Americas offers the best view in all of San Antonio and is a must-see attraction as well as Hemisphere park.
Local Expert Tip: "Let the Tower know that you're planning on eating at the Chart House and you won't have to buy a ticket to the observation deck!"
For a day with the kids or a place to let the kids roam free, this is it!
Local Expert Tip: "The good news for parents is this children's dreamland comes complete with a full-service bar!"
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