- The list below includes 82 free or cheap things to do in or near Schertz, Texas, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, National & State Parks and Tubing.
- From Pickrell Park to Crescent Bend Nature Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Schertz and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Antonio, New Braunfels, Canyon Lake and Seguin.
Crescent Bend Nature Park is a 190 acre natural setting complete with open-air picnic tables, fishing access, wildlife and plant observation and over 8000 feet of hiking surface. Also planned for the future are a canoe site, pavilions and guided tours.
91% 2482 votes
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.
91% 2372 votes
26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road, Natural Bridge Caverns, South Padre Island, TX 78266 MoreLess Info
The Natural Bridge Caverns of South Padre Island are a unique and awe-inspiring way to see some of Texas' natural beauty. The company offers various tours of caverns, located 108 feet below ground.
50% 8 votes
1645 Gardenia Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78132 MoreLess Info
Sitting on the Guadalupe River, Whitewater Sports Campground Canoe Raft & Tube offers a variety of tubing excursions. Each floating trip includes a cloth covered tube for comfort along with optional life jackets for safety.
A 30,000-square-foot bowling center, Fiesta Lanes features 36 synthetic lanes along with a sports lounge and a grill. The center also offers a pro shop, party hosting, arcade games, adult beverages and pool tables.
92% 166 votes
801 West San Antonio Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130 MoreLess Info
The McKenna Children's Museum is designed to help children use all their senses. Some popular areas of the museum include the Grocery Store, Hill country campgrounds, Lend-a-Hand ranch, New BraunFit, The Great Outdoors, Town Square, Kid's Clinic, Art Studio and Aquarium.
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.
Offering a wealth of information about the establishment of New Braunfels and its surrounding area, The Sophienburg contains numerous historical artifacts and memorabilia. The museum is also home to a gift shop where souvenirs are sold.