4 Fun Family Activities in San Antonio, Tx

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Fill your day with family fun with activities found throughout San Antonio. From a casual day at the zoo to flights of fancy, there’s plenty of excitement to experience while enjoying a memorable day.

  1. The DoSeum

At The DoSeum, kids learn, create, discover, and explore through a variety of programs and exhibits such as Big Outdoors with interactive challenges. At Spy Academy, kids use mathematics to solve missions, and at Innovation Station, kids imagine an idea then build it. At Explore, kids focus on strengthening their problem-solving abilities and critical thinking levels.


Stop by the DoSeum Cafe so everyone can satisfy their hunger pangs with a snack, light lunch, pastries, and a kid-friendly menu. The museum is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon until 5 p.m.

  1. San Antonio Zoo

What better way to spend the day learning about wildlife than a visit to the San Antonio Zoo? With experiences to participate in and numerous animals to see, your day will be non-stop fun. Start off with a behind the scene tour with tortoises and hippos, feed a giraffe, hop aboard the zoo train, get up-close to kangaroos, and watch the fluttering antics of the colorful lorikeets. Next, the animals are waiting to have their pictures taken at their habitats on the African Plains, in the Cat Grotto, Gibbon Forest, Big Cat Valley, Reptile House, Friedrich Aquarium, and on the Savanna. You’ll meet bears, leopards, rhinos, birds, monkeys, and amphibians.

When you’re ready for a break, enjoy a meal and beverages at the Beastro Restaurant, Riverview Restaurant, and Longnecks Bar and Grill. The zoo has on-going events throughout the year, such as Zoo Boo for Halloween, Zoo Lights during the Christmas holidays, Zoo La-La! for adults, Jungle Boogie Break in the spring, and Locals Day.

  1. The Witte Museum

With a visit to The Witte Museum, you’ll be transported to interesting times such as 110 million years ago when dinosaurs made their home in Texas. The museum has several other permanent exhibits such as the McLean Family Texas Wild Gallery, and People of the Pecos, plus a continuous schedule of rotating special exhibits. The Witte is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, and noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday.

  1. Texas Air Museum

“Up, up and away” is the atmosphere surrounding visitors to the Texas Air Museum. Established in 1999 at Stinson Field – the 2nd oldest airport in America – the museum is a hidden gem for history and airplane enthusiasts. What you’ll see on display is an impressive collection of vintage aircraft, specifically planes that served during World War II, along with aviation in its early years. There are exhibits, artifacts, aircraft models, and vintage uniforms. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For a well-rounded adventure, you can’t go wrong planning a day around one, or more, of these San Antonio activities.


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