Hidden Treasures
in San Antonio, TX (showing 1 - 12 out of 23)

If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.

Aldaco's Tortilla 101

20079 Stone Oak Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78258   Directions

(210) 494-0561

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If you give someone an enchilada, you feed that person one meal. But, if you teach them how to cook authentic Mexican Cuisine and to pour the perfect margarita, you've given them the recipe for endless meals and fun.

That is what Aldaco's Tortilla 101 will do for you. Hosted by Blanca Aldaco, this unique experience will teach you to make the perfect enchilada and pour the perfect margarita. 

Bring fifteen of your friends over for a dinner that includes Enchilada Verde, Guacamole Salsa, two margaritas and our outstanding Tres Leches cake. Spend time having fun while learning from Blanca Aldaco herself.

Bad Wolf Ghost Tours

San Antonio, TX

(805) 757-0512

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Hear the tales of San Antonio that you won't find in a history book or a museum! Bad Wolf Ghost Tours, led by expert story-tellers and historians.

Discover the mystery as we expose the secret societies of San Antonio. Enjoy a pint with a new friend on our Haunted Pub Crawl. Don't just listen to ghost stories, see them for yourself with Bad Wolf Ghost Tours.

Battle For Texas - The Experience

Battle for Texas 849 E Commerce St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 592-6825

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Witness for yourself the Battle for Texas Independence through Battle for Texas - The Experience.

This immersive exhibition of never-before-seen artifacts gives you a unique look at a turning point in history. Only 90 paces from the Alamo itself, Battle for Texas - The Experience shows you what it was like for these braves heroes as they decided to go up against the Spanish Empire and fight for all Texans. Before your visit, make sure to download our exclusive app to connect with history right from your phone. Learn about the people and places that have helped define the great state of Texas.

Bowl & Barrel - San Antonio

17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 102
San Antonio, TX 78257   Directions

(210) 920-1102

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Ready? Set. Roll! Create memorable fun bowling times at Bowl & Barrel of San Antonio, a great place to go with friends, family and colleagues to bowl and strike it rich with fun times rolling your way. Whether it is a large or small event, their event coordinator can help you plan a celebration that you'll talk about for years to come.

This premier bowling experience specializes in Adult Parties, Couples Showers, Kid's Birthday Parties, Fundraisers and Corporate Events. You will be amazed at the menu selections, lavish spreads and drink specials to make for an extravaganza you can't spare to miss. Check out their event specials, custom-fitting bowling balls, and bumpers and ramps to ensure fun for everyone, all just waiting for your walk down memory bowling lanes.

 

Cave Without A Name

325 Kreutzberg Rd
Boerne, TX 78006   Directions

(830) 537-4212

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Journey to the heart of the Texas Hill Country, and find a cave so majestic that it has no name.

Cave Without a Name is a fun and exciting destination to escape the Texas heat. Filled with awe-inspiring natural formations, you'll keep coming back to Cave Without a Name.

With sweet acoustics and a natural backdrop, our Throne Room offers a music venue you will not find anywhere else. Check our calendar for shows, as well as tour times and prices.

ComedySportz San Antonio

11950 Starcrest Dr Ste 210
San Antonio, TX 78247   Directions

(210) 338-0279

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ComedySportz is a marvelously ultimate fusion of comedy and sports that is hilariously stand up and improvisational comedy played as a sport.

Two teams of professional improvisers compete for laughs and points during the funny and whimsical comedy competition that is complete with a referee, uniforms, fouls, flags, coaches, and team captains. This place is perfect for business groups, special parties and family gatherings of all ages.

Completely interactive, this experience is suitable for everyone, with a family-friendly and an adult-only segment. Come, compete and laugh the night away. 
 

Hotel Havana

1015 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 222-2008

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The authentic and amazing layers of San Antonio's past which has assuredly created the mystique and lure of the city today is yours to discover at Hotel Havana. This is your portal into the convergence of Native American, Mexican and Spanish cultures with the rich history of Texas and the American West to create a hotel experience like no other.

Opened in 1914 by local grocer Edward Franz Melcher, Hotel Havana has recreated the tropical allure of its Caribbean namesake in the Mediterranean Revival style with many of the surrounding and original cypress, palm and magnolia trees still thriving. 

King William Historic District

122 Madison St
San Antonio, TX 78204   Directions

(210) 227-8786

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Once home to the wealthiest merchants in San Antonio, the King William District is where you will find gorgeous Victorian Era homes. Sitting right next to the River Walk, take a stroll or a leisure drive through the neighborhood. Most of the homes are still residences while a few have been converted into shops and cafes, offering a stylish experience you won't want to miss. Before you leave, be sure to stop by the Guenther House and the Pioneer Flour Mill.

 

Menger Hotel

204 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 223-4361

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More than 150 years of history resides at the Menger Hotel. Just down the street from the famed Alamo, the Menger Hotel offers classic decor and modern amenities.

Walk the halls that President Theodore Roosevelt walked himself. Legend has it his ghost remains at the hotel!

Old Time Wooden Nickel Company

345 Old Austin Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209   Directions

(210) 822-0552

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Looking for something to top off your memorable visit to San Antonio? Thinking about a clever souvenir, business card or family give-away?

Make plans to visit the largest wooden nickel factory and the Texas-size, world's largest wooden nickel on display. The Old Time Wooden Nickel Company has been producing these charming bits of fun for 70 years. Let your imagination and hidden genius run wild in time for any holiday, birthday or special occasion to create your own personalized token of life.

Paintball Knights

13289 La Vernia Rd
St Hedwig, TX 78152   Directions

(210) 649-3147

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Have a blast when the sun goes down at Paintball Knights, San Antonio's only nighttime paintball park. The fields and obstacles are rotated weekly, so you'll never play the same game twice. Paintball is a fun activity to enjoy with family and friends, celebrate birtdays, hold corporate activities to devleop teamwork, or get a team ready for the next tournament.

Planetarium - The Scobee Education Center at San Antonio College

Entrance:1 Block East of San Pedro & West Park St Parking Lot 21-SAC Campus
San Antonio, TX 78212

SAC:1819 N Main Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212   Directions

(210) 486-0100

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Stargaze every Friday night when the Scobee Planetarium at San Antonio College opens to the public. Digitally-created images of stars, planets and galaxies fill the night sky. Take part in a dynamic experience as you will learn about stars, planets, black holes and distant galaxies.

With the extensive renovation completed in 2014, the Planetarium now has 100 individual reclined seats, a new light and sound system, along with the most advanced digital projection system.

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