Fun Adventures in San Antonio With the Kiddos



You can't visit this number one tourist destination, San Antonio, without a day excursion to one of the most amazing amusement parks in the U.S., especially with the kids in tow. Six Flags Fiesta Texas, however, is an exciting ride (literally) for all ages. With thrill rides, family rides, kids rides, live entertainment, theme park goodies and even fireworks, Fiesta Texas lives up to its name. 

For the adventuring kids in your family who like to explore nature and all its wonders, take them to The Cave Without a Name, a  limestone solutional cave. Not far outside the city limits, this underground beauty is filled with ancient rock formations you've never seen before. 

If you're looking for a relaxing morning or afternoon, pack a picnic or pick up some food to-go to enjoy at the thoughtfully-landscaped Phil Hardberger Park. The little ones can play on the playscapes, while the older kids can explore the park. For the best family fun, rent some bikes and ride the trails together. 

 




There were five missions established in the early 1700's. These Spanish missions were more than churches. They became towns with a focus on encouraging the natives to become Catholic in order to be citizens. The Spanish king was able to extend...  Read More




If you only visit one museum in San Antonio, make sure it's the McNay. Not only do they have a superb art collection, the museum itself is a work of art. This 24-room, Spanish colonial revival-style mansion and its own sizable collection was...  Read More




To fully experience the wide range of diversity that San Antonio has to offer, San Antonio's El Mercado (a.k.a. Market Square) is the best place to take the kids for a unique, fun day. It was once home to a bustling produce market. Today, it's a...  Read More




SeaWorld should be on everyone's list when visiting San Antonio, no matter what your age. Although they have some great rides, such as the Steel Eel and Great White rollercoasters, the best reason to go to SeaWorld is for the animals and the...  Read More


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New Braunfels
Greune

If you want to find the oldest dance hall in the Lone Star State, you'll have to make the trip back in time to this tiny community right outside New Braunfels. Gruene Hall has been in continuous operation since 1878, and over the years folks...  Read More


Alamo City Ghost Tours
Photo courtesy of Menger Hotel


The Alamo City Ghost Tour includes ghost stories about San Antonio Texas. They are San Antonio's #1 Ghost Tour, and for good reason. They are the only ghost tour that takes you inside the Menger Bar for a drink. They offer two of the most...  Read More


The DoSeum
Photo courtesy of Open Travel


The new DoSeum Children's Museum sits on 5.5 acres of property and includes 26,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space and an additional 39,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit play space. It offers unique exhibits unlike any other children's...  Read More


Phil Hardberger Park


Phil Hardberger Park is the amazing creation of San Antonio's Mayor Hardberger, who has an eye for beauty, art and community projects. This classy park, if there is such a thing, is a relatively new 311-acre park located on either side of...  Read More




The Cave Without a Name is a natural, living cavern with over two miles of interconnecting cave systems. Filled with amazing Stalactites and Stalagmites, it is 66 degrees year-round. Visitors enjoy a tour of the six main rooms and the walkways...  Read More




If you're a thrill seeker, you cannot visit San Antonio without stopping off at Fiesta Texas, one of the best entertainment parks in the country. Located on 200 acres of what used to be a rock quarry, this theme park features teeth-chattering...  Read More


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