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Alamo River RV Ranch & Campground

Alamo River RV Ranch & Campground

12430 Trawalter Ln
Von Ormy, TX 78073   Directions

(210) 622-5022

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Mosey on over to Alamo River RV Ranch & Campground in Von Ormy, TX conveniently located on the Medina River, just minutes south of Downtown San Antonio. Family-owned and operated, they are dedicated to making your stay enjoyable and memorable. Savor the beautiful Texas Hill Country with the best exploration park in the San Antonio area. 

The ranch and campground has a friendly staff always ready to help you plan your next adventure. You will find a camp store, pool table, fitness equipment, full kitchen, lounge area, private restroom with showers, laundry room, a large fenced-in dog and miles of beautiful trails for hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. Let them help you imagine your next unforgettable memory.

Bandera, The Cowboy Capital of the World

Bandera, The Cowboy Capital of the World

126 State Highway-16 S
Bandera, TX 78003   Directions

(800) 364-3833

(830) 796-3045

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Hitch your wagon and saddle up your hankering for all things Texan, Cattle Ranch and Old West and make it over to Bandera TX, The Cowboy Capital of the World where you will find everything from bicycling, golf, horseback riding, hunting, museums, music and nightlife, scenic drives, rodeos, shopping, and wineries and craft beer tours nestled in the picturesque Hill Country. 

You will find good eats and entertainment galore in Bandera lassoed in a mishmash of facts, folklore and half-forgotten fables, held together by little more than rope and baling wire. It'll be crystal clear why the cowboy mystique draws many who want to return to the early days where they still say 'howdy' and ride real horses. Giddyup!

Brackenridge Park

Brackenridge Park

3700 N St Mary's St
San Antonio, TX 78209   Directions

(210) 826-1412

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Make every human effort to realize why every memorable visit to San Antonio must certainly include a step into its soul and center known as Brackenridge Park, a deep and essential soul of the city since 1899. There you will discover a world within a world immersed in green space with a river running through it and a charming passenger train encircling the lush grounds.

Keep in mind that this jewel of a park will help create new memories and relive old ones at your own pace and leisure. Whether you stop at the San Antonio Zoo, the Japanese Tea Gardens or the Wilderness Trails, wonder and fun await you as it has for literally millions of locals and tourists alike. Your park is calling out your name.

Comal Tubes

Comal Tubes

1880 S Business Interstate Hwy-35
New Braunfels, TX 78130   Directions

(830) 387-4408

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Float with the friendly and helpful staff at Comal Tubes in New Braunfels where their shuttle will drop you off at Prince Solms Park, the main entrance of the river. There you will enter the water just upstream of the world famous Tube Chute for a float which is about two hours of pure fun. One view of their video and you will definitely be hooked.

Comal River Tubing has all you need to have a fantastic tubing experience including koozies, towels, sunscreen and snacks. They even have a Party Bus that will pick you up anywhere in Texas and get you back home safe, sound and dry. The river maintains a 72-degree temperature all year long because the water comes from underground springs. What are you waiting for? It's time to get wet.

 

Government Canyon State Natural Area

Government Canyon State Natural Area

12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254   Directions

(210) 688-9055

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Strap on your favorite hiking boots and get ready to be amazed at the Government Canyon State Natural Area, a tranquil park in northwestern Bexar County featuring multi-use trails perfect for the experienced to the beginner hiker. Also provided are guided canyon hikes for all ages into rugged areas so typical of the Texas Hill Country.

The GCSNA preserves, which cover more than 19 square miles, have been designated a Natural Area rather than a State Park because the primary focus is on maintaining and protecting the natural state of the area. Accordingly, access and recreational activities may be restricted to protect the environment, including many and diverse species of plants & wildlife.

Hemisfair Park

Hemisfair Park

434 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 709-4750

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From any point in San Antonio you can easily spot the location of Hemisfair Park, home of the landmark 750-foot Tower of the Americas, The Institute of Texan Cultures and the thrilling 4D Theater Ride. While there you may board the elevators to witness the most spectacular view of the Alamo City from the Tower’s revolving Chart House Restaurant or the Observation Deck.

You may also choose to cool down at the Splash Pad, treat the kids to the Sand Play Area, the climbing and swinging structures at Yanaguana Garden, play larger-than-life chess and/or checkers on gigantic boards or just sit down to an old fashioned picnic at tables lined with chairs provided free of charge. Dogs on leashes are always welcome.

Japanese Tea Garden

Japanese Tea Garden

3853 N Saint Mary's St
San Antonio, TX 78212   Directions

(210) 559-3148


Take a deep and healing breath and make plans to visit the Japanese Tea Garden nestled within Brackenridge Park, a scenic enclosure with stone bridges, a pagoda and the Jingu House Cafe. The restored garden features a lush year-round garden and floral displays with shaded walkways, a 60-foot waterfall and ponds filled with Koi, large ornamental fish originally bred in Japan. 

The Japanese Tea Garden features areas available for rent and ideal for small weddings, memorial services, as well as an area for large corporate gatherings. It is open to the public daily from dawn to dusk and is wheelchair accessible. Visit one of San Antonio’s historical jewels centrally located just a short distance from Downtown. Youkoso. Welcome.

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

10750 Pleasanton Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221   Directions

(210) 628-1639

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Connect with nature in a most profound way at Mitchell Lake Audobon Center just twenty minues from Downtown San Antonio to a veritable center of conservation and education focused on birds and their habitats. There you will be welcomed to participate in engaging nature education programs steeped in place-based learning and exploration.

Enter an amazingly different world of nature in the midst of pristine earth views with a variety of projects and activities for the whole family. Their goal is that you come take a breath of fresh air and enjoy your time at Mitchell Lake while you learn a little, play a little, and spend quality time at a world-class birding and reclaimed natural habitat environment.

Natural Bridge Caverns

Natural Bridge Caverns

26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd
San Antonio, TX 78266   Directions

(210) 651-6101

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Make time and come out to explore the Natural Bridge Caverns, the largest known commercial caverns in the state of Texas nestled in the beautiful Hill Country next to the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch outside of San Antonio. Their name is derived from the 60 ft natural limestone slab bridge that spans the amphitheater setting of the cavern's entrance.

Sign up for the Discovery Tour where you’ll see massive, otherworldly formations formed by single drops of water over the slow passage of time. Explore the astounding Hidden Passages Tour where shadows dance in delicate formations and mystery awaits in every shadow. Everyone must visit the Natural Bridge Caverns at least once in their lifetime and now it's your turn.

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

26515 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd
San Antonio, TX 78266   Directions

(830) 438-7400

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Create a full exciting day of memories including a breath-taking tour of the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch adjacent to the Natural Bridge Caverns outside of San Antonio. The Wildlife Ranch has provided educational, entertaining and adventurous experiences for visitors from all over the world since 1984 and is home to more than 500 animals, representing over 40 species. 

The Ranch is comprised of approximately six miles of a Safari Drive-thru on 450 acres where animals are free to roam and visitors explore from the comfort of their own vehicle. A Walk-A-Bout area with Giraffe Barns and Petting Barnyard round out your intrepid visit to NBWR including a stop at the Safari Camp Grill and Safari Trading Post for lunch and shopping.

Paradise Canyon

Paradise Canyon

2220 County Road 2615
Rio Medina, TX 78066   Directions

(830) 751-9911

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"Come water your soul" at Paradise Canyon on the Medina River with an abundant array of fishing, boating, camping and a rustic lodge in a scenic canyon featuring a close walk with nature teeming with abundant wildlife. This amazing canyon offers a little place of heaven in a place some have referred to as "God's Swimmin' Hole."   

Lean back in your floating inner tube, close your eyes against the blue sky as the brilliant sun warms your face, and let your back and legs be refreshed in the cool revitalizing waters. With just one visit to Paradise Canyon you'll find it quite easy to see how it got its name. 

Phil Hardberger Park

Phil Hardberger Park

East:13203 Blanco Rd
San Antonio, TX 78216   Directions

West:8400 NW Military Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78230   Directions

(210) 207-3284

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Seize the opportunity to enjoy quality time with family and friends in the great outdoors by making your way to Phil Hardberger Park off of Wurzbach Parkway, a former dairy farm with historic buildings, nature walks, picnic and play areas containing three unique ecosystems. This is the perfect place to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy fresh air and good ol' Texas sunshine. 

This newly opened area is a 311-acre park with amenities that include trails, dog parks, picnic facilities, basketball courts, an outdoor classroom and the Salado Creek overlook. Hardberger Park is classified as a natural area to help preserve the land with its wonderful environmental treasures. Observing trail etiquette makes hiking and biking more enjoyable for everyone. 

Predator Paintball Park

Predator Paintball Park

20594 Bandera Rd
Helotes, TX 78023   Directions

(210) 695-4030

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Unleash your inner party soldier and suit up for an awesome battle of fun at Predator Paintball Park located in Helotes, TX where they feature a variety of fighting fields and an on-site pro shop to create the best paintball experience in San Antonio. They truly care about your time playing paintball, whether it’s a birthday, group outing, or if you are a consistent weekend warrior.

Reserve your combat time to employ their upgraded paintball equipment for every party group starting at age 10. A personal party coordinator stays with your group the whole time to keep everyone organized, safe and properly suited for a safe and terrific time. They provide a covered area for spectators and two hours of paintball followed by party and chill time. Load 'em up!

San Antonio Botanical Garden

San Antonio Botanical Garden

555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209   Directions

(210) 536-1400

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Revive your soul and aerate your spirit with a visit to the wonderfully scenic San Antonio Botanical Garden replete with a 38-acre area with trails, a pond, roses and native plants, a glass conservatory and a restful, quaint cafe. The Garden strives to connect people to the plant world through experience, education, and research and literally keeps expanding. 

Lift your heart with the most soothing and natural images and backgrounds that transplant you to another world where inspiring ideas and pleasant thoughts grow and are cultivated. Visit the landscaped lake, old cabin, modern observation point and playground for young children along with small birds, ducks, fish and turtles to greet and welcome your peaceful stroll.

 

San Antonio Dog Parks

San Antonio Dog Parks

(210) 207-8480


Fetch your best friend and get ready for a barking great time at anyone of the many off-leash dog parks in San Antonio. Most dogs go absolutely bonkers once they realize they're heading to the dog park. Where else can they run around without their owners tugging them by a leash? These canine frolic locations offer plenty of space to play catch, chase and make new friends. Some of these parks are small and packed with agility features and tennis balls while others boast water features and separate areas for small and large dogs. Your pet will be fur-ever grateful for this pawsome oppawtunity!  

 

San Pedro Springs Park

San Pedro Springs Park

1315 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212   Directions

(210) 207-7275


Jump into a whole lot of fun at San Pedro Springs Park located across from San Antonio College and the oldest park in Texas, second in the US, which has a long-standing claim to fame of a spring-fed swimming pool, a playground, gardens & an event gazebo. The park gives people an opportunity to spend time enjoying the outdoors, with fresh air, sunshine and exercise. Take a walk, enjoy the scenery, and de-stress while investing in better overall health while having fun all the while.

San Pedro Springs Park is located on land reserved for public use by the Spanish government in the 18th century. Only one other public park in America is older— Boston Common, which dates to 1630.

Son's Island at Lake Placid

Son's Island at Lake Placid

110 Lee St
Seguin, TX 78155   Directions

(888) 993-6772

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You will have to see this to believe it. An Island in the middle of Texas! Drive on out to Son's Island at Lake Placid located near New Braunfels, a gorgeous, tropical-inspired, three and a half acre island with 22 day-use, open-air lakeside Hawaiian cabanas. It's perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming and wading, fishing, barbecuing, water sliding, and beach volleyball. 

Your breathtaking entry includes a drive across a wooden bridge to enwrap you with large cypress and pecan trees outlining the perimeter of 4,000 feet of lakefront property. Son’s Island also offers glamping (glamour camping) where you can spend a night under the stars in a luxurious tent that’s furnished with two queen sized beds, fans and lanterns. It's all set and waiting for you. 

Texas Ski Ranch

Texas Ski Ranch

6700 Interstate Hwy-35 N
New Braunfels, TX 78130   Directions

(830) 627-2843

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Pack your fins, bring your PFDs and get ready to hook up the pylon at the Texas Ski Ranch, a 70-acre action sports paradise located in New Braunfels, TX. where you will find a wakeboarding and cable park consistently ranked as one of the top facilities in the world. With three cable systems and a boat lake there is truly something for all levels of water sports enthusiasts. 

What makes this ski ranch unique is the culture and facilities surrounding the lakes. Riders can indulge in just about every board sport under the sun including snowboarding, skateboarding and even stand up paddleboarding. You can lounge on the beach, drink at the bar or burn energy at Spring Loaded Trampoline Park. There is truly fun for the whole family and it is all dog friendly. 

Travis Park

Travis Park

301 East Travis St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 207-7819

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Trek on over to Travis Park, once a part of the original Alamo Mission in San Antonio now located across the street from the iconic mission scene that defines San Antonio memories. Events to experience and enjoy include Jazz SA'live, Food Trucks in Travis Park and Fitness in the Park Boot Camp. 

Upon your casual stroll into Travis Park, you will immediately notice the many improvements which have been made over the years through the generous donations of time and money from public entities and private individuals. You will encounter history, bucolic scenery and the smell of tasty bites from vendors all wrapped into one memorable package. 

Westcreek Trail Rides

Westcreek Trail Rides

12230 Westcreek Oaks
San Antonio, TX 78253   Directions

(210) 616-6585

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Saddle up and get ready to spend a beautiful day on horseback riding in the great outdoors with Westcreek Trail Rides throughout the San Antonio wilderness. With the wind in your hair, the reins in your hand, the indescribable connection you feel with your horse, you will realize a most unique and wonderful experience that is both entertaining and relaxing.

Westcreek offers guided horseback trail rides for riders of all ages and experience levels including special opportunities for kids and groups. After your memorable excursion, stop by their petting zoo that features some friendly furry and feathered friends. Life is too short and your next ride with Westcreek Trail Rides is just a phone call away.

 

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