Fun Things to Do in San Antonio

June 20, 2018    By: kkoval


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River Walk

Discussing San Antonio and not mentioning the river walk is a crime. This Scenic three mile walk is a great way to explore the city and get a health bit of air. Along the river are many local shops, bars, and restaurants for tourists to stumble on.

The river’s history is not as beautiful as it is. It came to be due to a flood – taking the lives of 50 people. Although the dark history the river now is a tourist hotspot attracting many visitors each year.

One of the best times to visit is during springtime festivals. This is because of the vibrantly colored boats that get painted and shown off. Regardless, whether it’s your first time or one-hundredth, the River Walk is a good time.

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Safari in Texas? Sound unrealistic? Well it’s not, it actually exists. The Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch is a 400 acres animal haven. Here you can observe 500 animals roam, over 40 different species including zebras, Wildebeest, Emu, Ostriches, and more.

With your entrance, you’ll get animal feed to give out. Don’t be afraid if a zebre pokes his head in your car. There are no predators and you can drive through the 3 pastusas many times as you want.

San Antonio Botanical Garden

For a more laid back, peaceful location to visit, the San Antonio Botanical Garden is the place. Here you’ll find 38 acres of gardens. For all the wanna-be gardeners out there, bring notes so you can jot down cool ideas.

The Botanical Garden is open all year round, each season featuring new plants and exhibits. You can expect to see rose gardens, tropical selections, natural grasses of the desert. Along with the gardening, make sure not to miss the on-site cafe and gift shop.

Natural Bridge Caverns

The Natural Bridge Caverns is the largest natural cave in the U.S. The name of this wonder comes from the 60 ft. natural limestone bridge that spans out near the entrance.

This is a great place to bring the family, kids can enjoy panning for gold and other gems or playing in the cavern maze.

San Antonio Museum of Art

Founded in 1981, the San Antonio Museum of Art is a popular local and tourist attraction. Here you’ll find over 30,000 objects, spanning 5,000 years of culture and mystery.

The principle works include Greek, Roman, and Egyptian antiquities. These span Latin American, Pre-Columbian, Asian, and Contemporary art. In the museum, there’s also a gift shop and cafe.

San Antonio Market Square

Looking for a taste of Mexican Culture? The San Antonio Market Square is the perfect place to get an authentic taste of Mexico. The Market Square is the largest Mexican Market in North America. If you’re lucky, you might stumble upon one of the many festivals which include authentic local food and Mariachi Music.</p