- TripBuzz found 31 things to do with kids in or near San Antonio, Texas, including 7 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boerne, Schertz, New Braunfels and Alpine.
- From AT&T Center to Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, the San Antonio area offers 61 different types of family activities, including: Amusement Parks (All Ages), Specialty Museums, Zoos and Historic Sites.
- Family-friendly thrills and distinctive culture can be found in San Antonio, Texas. Visitors can take in the historically famous Alamo and enjoy world-class dining along the river banks of the River Walk. Tourists can also enjoy a diverse selection of theme parks such as Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Schlitterbahn Waterpark resort, or Sea World San Antonio.
Blue Hole is a popular local swimming hole and park commonly visited by residents and visitors throughout the year. In addition to swimming, visitors enjoy playing basketball on the courts provided or walking through the nature trails.
Visitors swim, snorkel, scuba dive, tube, canoe, and kayak on the clear water of the San Marcos River, and along its banks are many popular campgrounds. The river is home to several endangered species including the Fountain Darter, San Marcos Gambusia, San Marcos Salamander, and Texas Wild Rice.
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Environmental education, research, and outdoor learning is the focus of The Meadows Center for Water & the Environment. Visitors can enjoy viewing a variety of exhbits and taking a glass bottom boat ride.
Visitors can take a ride on Spring Lake with the Meadows Center Glass-Bottom Boat Tours, formerly known as the Aquarena. The water in Spring Lake bubbles up from underground, because of the Edwards Aquifer, and is home to eight threatened species, and numerous migatory birds.
Jacob's Well Natural Area is a deep well and swimming hole fed by an artesian spring 140 feet below the surface. Local vegetation and wildlife surrounds the well, which also features an attached creek. Saturday tours and parking are available.
Created for adventurous young girls and teens, Rocky River Ranch offers a rustic outdoor experience. The summer camp hosts girls ages 7-14 in a comfortable and safe setting that offers horseback riding, swimming and kayaking.