- The list below includes 29 free or cheap things to do in or near San Antonio, Texas, including 60 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Shopping Districts, Art Museum and Historic Sites.
- From San Antonio River to River Walk, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Antonio and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boerne, Schertz, Alpine and South Padre Island.
Cosmic Mayhem Blacklight Mini Golf 903 East Bitters Road, San Antonio, TX MoreLess Info
This complete 18-hole mini golf course is fashioned in the style of ’50s alien-invasion movies
The San Antonio River Walk is the most visited tourist attraction in Texas. Running along the San Antonio River, the area is lined with businesses and upscale hotels that are located one story lower than the streets that run near the river.
The 343.7-acre Breckenridge Park contains the Japanese Tea Garden, San Antonio Zoo, Playscape, Lambert Beach, softball fields, and hiking paths. The park also contains three pavilions that can be rented for special occasions.
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2202 Roosevelt Ave., San Antonio, TX 78210 MoreLess Info
The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park contains four of the original missions. These churches are still active, and visitors can tour the buildings and attend mass with the congregations.
The San Antonio Botanical Garden provides visitors with a large, curated collection of plants, trees, and flowers in a single organized setting. The garden comprises a conservatory and large open area with paved trails through the various themed areas.
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26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road, San Antonio, TX 78266 MoreLess Info
At the Natural Bridge Caverns, visitors can pan for gemstones, go on one of three different cave tours 180 feet below the ground, and climb the canopy tower before ziplining to the bottom. Visitors entering the cave see soda straw' stalactites, cave ribbon, and welt and turnip shields.