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Trip Ideas


Within a short drive from downtown San Antonio, you’ll uncover quaint cities that offer educational and cultural experiences from fine arts to the rustic outdoors. Take advantage of San Antonio’s close proximity to many towns and festivities that capture the diverse Texas spirit. Here are a few ideas.

  • Wine Tours

    Wine Tours

    Sip your way through the picturesque Texas Hill Country, which begins on San Antonio's doorstep just north of the city. Dozens... See Ideas

  • History Buffs

    History Buffs

    One of America's oldest cities, San Antonio was colonized by the Spanish Empire in the early 1700s. Rich layers of this and... See Ideas

  • Romantic SA

    Romantic SA

    Stroll the cobblestone paths of the River Walk one level below the busy city above. Dine al fresco at the bistros and cafes... See Ideas

  • Family Fun

    Family Fun

    Have an adventure at any of San Antonio's five area theme parks (check seasonal park hours). Explore subterranean caves and... See Ideas

  • Nature Lovers

    Nature Lovers

    The city has an extensive urban park system — over 11,000 acres and 68 miles of trails. The Hill Country, which starts on San... See Ideas

  • Sports Fans

    Sports Fans

    A sports lover’s paradise, San Antonio has 50 golf courses and a full roster of professional teams. The city hosts an array of... See Ideas

  • Be a Local

    Be a Local

    Get advice from locals from many walks of life — from culinary artist to golf pro. They live, work and play here, some for... See Ideas

  • Day Trips

    Day Trips

    Take advantage of San Antonio's close proximity to dozens of historic small towns with personalities all their own. The Texas... See Ideas