3 Fun Places for Weekend or Day Trips in North San Antonio

April 15, 2016    By: mramirez

Plan Your North San Antonio Weekend Getaway at One of these 3 Fun Places

San Antonio is a favorite tourist destination for good reason, but there is more to visit than downtown and the River Walk. For families living in Stately Oaks or those looking for San Antonio new homes for sale in the community, there is plenty to explore right here in North San Antonio. We’ve share three fun places you’ll want to add to your list of excursions this year.

Natural Bridge Caverns and Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch 

A short 30 minute drive from Stately Oaks, these two sister attractions are perfect for a day trip for the whole family. Natural Bridge Caverns offers a number of different tours, including the discovery tour, hidden passages tour, lantern tour and the canopy tour. Then before you head home, take a drive through the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch to see the amazing animals roaming this 450-acre protected environment. The kids will love the zebras, ostriches, rhinos, lemurs and don’t miss the rare twin giraffes! There is even a petting area and a grill and sweet shop to satisfy the little bellies.


JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

What better way to explore the North San Antonio area than a weekend getaway to this gorgeous high-end resort that features a 6-acre water park, adults-only pool, spa and fitness center and a 3-minute walk to the TPC San Antonio Golf Course, home to the Valero Texas Open. While there are a number of great dining options minutes from the resort, the resort has seven onsite restaurants including, a Southwestern restaurant, a steakhouse, a casual bar and a Starbucks. The resort offers the perfect home base to see area attractions or simply relax and soak in the Hill Country views.


Six Flags Fiesta Texas 

San Antonio’s biggest and most popular theme park covering 200 acres of land offers countless thrill rides, a water park, family rides and kid’s rides. And for those that want to relax after all that excitement there are a number of live entertainment shows and dining spots to fuel up and enjoy some more fun. Spend the day or stay in a nearby hotel and spend the weekend, so you’re sure to see and do it all at the park.

Don’t just visit. Live here year round! Sitterle Homes offers elegant new North San Antonio homes for sale in the prestigious Stately Oaks at the Heights at Stone Oak community