San Antonio Things to Do

San Antonio Things to Do

When you visit San Antonio, you’ll discover a variety of things to do for all ages and interests. The city’s rich past comes alive at sites like The Alamo while modern entertainment options are on full display at River Walk. Families will want to spend time at SeaWorld, featuring exhilarating rides, upbeat shows, animal encounters, and interactive exhibits. Other highlights include the San Antonio Zoo, Mission San Jose, Natural Bridge Caverns, and San Antonio Botanical Gardens.

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SeaWorld San Antonio

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SeaWorld® San Antonio is a family-friendly marine animal theme park featuring exhilarating rides, upbeat shows, animal encounters, and interactive exhibits for all ages. At SeaWorld San Antonio, guests can experience the rush of Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster, meet a penguin or tour the Animal Conservation Center, watch shows dedicated to educating visitors about the world of marine life in our oceans, and so much more. Select from various ticket options such as 1-day tickets, SeaWorld tickets with all day dining, 2 or 3-day/2-park Flex tickets and season passes that include Aquatica water park admission. Details
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Natural Bridge Caverns is the most extensive cavern within the San Antonio area and one of the largest caverns within the state of Texas, making it one of the top attractions in Texas. Discover one of the world's premier show caverns. Details
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With 19 stops and unlimited on and off privileges for up to 4 days, you can see San Antonio at your own pace! These double-decker buses are perfect for taking in the sights and sounds of the city, and professional drivers provide commentary as you make your way to each stop. Passengers will also receive complimentary snacks and drinks! There is no better way to explore Alamo City! Details
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The Grand Historic City Tour is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, its 300-year history, culture and architecture. Play Texas Trivia along the way with your guide!

  • Detailed history of the Downtown Reach of San Antonio

  • Listen to exciting sound effects and narratives about historical sites and significant events
  • Play Texas Trivia with your tour guide

This tour offers half day and full day options.

Half Day AM Tour
The morning tour begins downtown starting at 9 am and lasts approximately 4 hours.

Itinerary includes: Hemisfair Park; original La Villita; downtown architecture; Briscoe Western Art Museum, Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon and Hall of Horns; Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Geekdom, JFK Parade Route on the day before his assassination; Gunter Hotel - and the history of bluesman Robert Johnson's rare recordings in San Antonio; San Fernando Cathedral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; Southwest School of Art; Red Enchilada - Central Library; Lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market. The tour ends at the guest’s choice of the Alamo or El Mercado.

Half Day PM Tour
The afternoon tour begins at 1pm and lasts approximately 4 hours.

Your experience starts downtown with a stop at the San Antonio River locks followed by Pearl Brewery Redevelopment; Butterkrust Bakery; Doseum; Witte Museum; San Antonio Botanical Center; McNay Art Museum; Major Universities; Brackenridge Park, San Antonio Zoo & stop at Japanese Tea Garden; History of the Great Texas Cattle Trail Drives; Union Stockyards; UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mission Concepcion; Southtown; King William area. Tour ends at the Alamo or a selected downtown hotel (guest's choice).

Full Day Tour
This full day tour offers a grand overview of San Antonio and lasts approximately 8 hours. It is the perfect way to experience San Antonio’s rich history and the confluence of cultures. Tour includes stops at: La Villita Historic Arts Village, El Mercado- Historic Market Square, San Antonio River lock and dams, Japanese Tea Garden, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site- Mission Concepcion. Guests will have time on their own at El Mercado for lunch at their own expense.

After your reservation is complete please follow voucher instructions to call Gray Line directly 48 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm your reservation. Details

SEA LIFE San Antonio

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With over 10 interactive exhibits to explore, the SEA LIFE San Antonio Aquarium is fun for the entire family. Watch one of the scheduled feeding times, learn more about marine life, and discover more about the aquarium’s rescue and conservation efforts. From seahorses to a Giant Pacific Octopus, you’ll come face-to-face with some of the most interesting animals under the sea! Details

San Antonio Zoo

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There's plenty of fun for the entire family at the San Antonio Zoo. Open year-round, this 56-acre facility is home to more than 750 species, some of which are endangered or extinct in the wild. Visitors to the zoo will see amazing animals such as lions, tigers, amphibians, other aquatic life, birds, and more. The San Antonio Zoo is family-friendly, and budget-friendly as well. Parking is free, and children 2 and under are admitted free. If you're visiting with kids, plan to spend around three hours or more. Details
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The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center San Antonio has been described as a smaller version of the LEGOLAND theme park. Everywhere you look, you will find something made of LEGO! The center features incredible models constructed with millions of LEGO bricks, has hands-on play areas, a 4D mind-blowing cinema, LEGO-themed rides, and more! This indoor attraction is a magical experience the whole family will love. Details
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San Antonio Aquarium

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Snorkel with stingrays or feed the sharks during your animal encounters at the San Antonio Aquarium. There's plenty of fun for everyone including a bounce house area for kids. This aquarium is home to thousands of species including reptiles and exotic birds. No matter what the occasion, come visit the many cool creatures. Details
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Tejas Rodeo

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A hidden gem in the corner of Bulverde Texas, just north of San Antonio, the Tejas Rodeo Company features a live open pro-rodeo every Saturday, nine months out of the year. Additionally, Tejas Rodeo showcases an award-winning steakhouse, a pavilion and stage for live music, several horse clinics for lessons and boarding, and special events throughout the year. Details
Take a trip to view the best sights in Texas on the Best of San Antonio Tour. See famous landmarks in the River City, including the Alamo and many others. Become immersed in the culture, history, and architecture as you take a cruise along the river. For the thrill-seekers, make sure to take the elevator to the tallest observation point in San Antonio at the Tower of the Americas. Bring a camera to capture moments that you won’t want to forget. Details
Make the most of your Texas trip with the San Antonio Explorer Pass! For one low price, you’ll have the opportunity to visit multiple San Antonio attractions including SeaWorld San Antonio, Six Flags Fiesta, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, the San Antonio Zoo, and more. Choose the pass that meets your travel itinerary and go straight to the attraction gate or entrance. You’ll skip all of the ticket lines! Details
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Hopscotch San Antonio

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Hopscotch is an experience that you truly get to indulge and become involved with. Take as long as you would like to see the exhibit featuring artists of all different shapes and styles. Come create a story with each of the unique art displays. Take time to build a relationship with the art and community that aim to cultivate a memorable experience. Visit the spacious lounge for all your food, drink, and gift needs. Details
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Explore San Antonio's most popular attractions at your own pace with unlimited on and off privileges for two days on a double-decker sightseeing bus! Professional drivers will provide commentary as you take in the views. Passengers will also receive free admission to the Official River Walk Cruise and delicious free samples at numerous local restaurants! Details
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San Antonio is a pretty spooky place! Hauntings, paranormal activity, and manifestations have been documented time and time again. Your guide will discuss numerous ghost stories and show you some of the most haunted locations in the city. You will also learn the different types of hauntings and manifestations that can occur. Gather your courage and bring a camera. You might see paranormal activity firsthand! Details
Find out what makes San Antonio an important part of American history while taking in San Antonio’s Spanish influences! Explore the grounds at Mission Concepción, San José, San Juan, and Espada. View original frescos at Mission Concepcion- the oldest unrestored stone church in the nation. Learn about life at the missions at Mission San Jose, the Queen of the Missions. Watch the birds and wildlife along the new Mission Reach Hike & Bike Trail. Enjoy mission silhouettes, with Spanish and Moorish influenced architecture, against the South Texas Sky. Visit the old irrigation system, with its dam and aqueduct, which is still in use today. Listen to exciting sounds and narratives as we learn the story of the Battle of the Alamo at Mission San Antonio de Valero. This truly is a gem of a tour.

After reservation is complete please follow voucher instructions to call Gray Line directly 48 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm your reservation. Details
Experience San Antonio at night! See the beautiful skyline and the Tower of the Americas all lit up. Take a nighttime cruise along the river that you won’t get anywhere else. See some of the most famous historical sights in San Antonio including Old Mill Crossing and La Villiata, the very first neighborhood in the city. Your tour guide will give you narration throughout your tour including facts about the city and helping you fully engage with the city’s history and culture. Make sure to bring your camera along to capture moments throughout your tour that you won’t want to forget. Details
Take a scenic, insightful and leisurely trip around the Texas Hill country with this amazing ride and an expert local guide! This tour will be going through historic and modern landmarks that are appreciated by all ages. It’s a must-do experience to learn about and see the Texan countryside, the effect of the era of cowboys, and the impact of German migrants that shaped the state’s landscape. Details
The Buckhorn Museum features unique natural exhibits, with over 520 species of wildlife and oddities from around the globe. Further, the Texas Ranger Museum showcases hundreds of Texas Ranger artifacts as well as a recreation of San Antonio in the early 20th century. Adjacent to both museums, The Buckhorn Saloon encompasses a cafe, gift shop, and shooting gallery. Details