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Ranked #31 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
San Antonio's family professional theater that offers live performances of famous fairy tales.
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Ranked #32 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
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Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Aquariums; Amusement Parks

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Ranked #33 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Science Museums; Museums
The Witte Museum has the gorgeous Fiesta gowns, but also a special science treehouse just for kids.
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Ranked #34 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #35 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Golf Courses; Parks; Zoos; Outdoors
Owner description: You'll never lack for something to do in San Antonio's largest park. Its grounds contain the San Antonio Zoo, a carousel,... more » Owner description: You'll never lack for something to do in San Antonio's largest park. Its grounds contain the San Antonio Zoo, a carousel, skyride, the Japanese Tea Gardens, a golf course, and playground. « less
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Ranked #36 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: With more than 8,500 animals on 56 acres, there's plenty of fun for the whole family. The San Antonio Zoo was first... more » Owner description: With more than 8,500 animals on 56 acres, there's plenty of fun for the whole family. The San Antonio Zoo was first established with a donation from George W. Brackenridg in the 1800s. Two of the first cageless exhibits in the U.S. opened here in 1929 and the bird collection is one of the world's largest. « less
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Ranked #37 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Architectural Buildings; Civic Centers; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic views, especially if you're in the tower's... more » Owner description: This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic views, especially if you're in the tower's revolving restaurant. « less
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Ranked #38 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #39 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Open-air theater featuring live drama and music performances.
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Ranked #40 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Museums
Owner description: For over 130 years, The Buckhorn Saloon has been known as a gathering place for good conversation, great food and spectacular... more » Owner description: For over 130 years, The Buckhorn Saloon has been known as a gathering place for good conversation, great food and spectacular wildlife exhibits. Explore the newly remodeled animal halls and prepare yourself for a truly immersive adventure. Practice your sharp shooting skills in our Toepperwein Shooting Gallery and explore over 500 different animals from around the world. The Texas Ranger Museum houses Texas Ranger artifacts including antique revolvers, automatic handguns, shotguns, badges, photographs and much more. Sip a refreshing drink as you stroll through the 33,000 square feet of artifacts from Texas history. Don't forget to grab a bite of delicious Texas BBQ in our Cafe and pick up some souvenirs in our gift shop! The Cafe is open daily for lunch from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Both museums open daily at 10:00 AM and close at 5:00 PM with extended hours during Spring Break, throughout summer and during the holidays. Call for exact closing times. Located two blocks from the Alamo and one block from the Riverwalk, The Buckhorn Saloon and Museum and Texas Ranger Museum have something for everyone! « less
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Ranked #41 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Take the docent-led tour of this Victorian mansion for a reconstructed take on the lifestyle of rich and famous San Antonio... more » Owner description: Take the docent-led tour of this Victorian mansion for a reconstructed take on the lifestyle of rich and famous San Antonio personalities in the late 1800s. « less
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Ranked #42 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
An 865-acre park with hiking trails, camping sites and a lake for fishing.
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Ranked #43 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #44 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Informational brochures on everything you ever wanted to know about San Antonio's outdoor activities, from fishing to hiking.
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Ranked #45 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
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Ranked #46 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Owner description: Welcome to Mitchell Lake Audubon Center. From hiking our seven miles of trails to relaxing on our porch watching hummingbirds... more » Owner description: Welcome to Mitchell Lake Audubon Center. From hiking our seven miles of trails to relaxing on our porch watching hummingbirds and pollinators in our native gardens to world class birding in our various habitats, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center has something to help everyone experience our amazing natural home. Discover classes, events, free family programs, & citizen science projects on our website. « less
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Ranked #47 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Owner description: Located on the south bank of the San Antonio River, La Villita was one of San Antonio’s first neighborhoods. In 1939, as... more » Owner description: Located on the south bank of the San Antonio River, La Villita was one of San Antonio’s first neighborhoods. In 1939, as ground broke on the San Antonio River Walk development, city official led by Mayor Maury Maverick acted to preserve this colorful part of San Antonio’s history. Today La Villita is a thriving arts community that stands as a monument to San Antonio’s past. La Villita is on the National Registry of Historic Districts. A historic arts village since 1939, the galleries and shops found in just one square block offer unique art by local and regional artists featuring oil paintings, sculptures, watercolors, metal art, rock art, textiles, copper wares, pottery, jewelry, stained glass and regional folk art.Please check out the many Shops at La Villita, which are open 10 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday, many on Sundays. In addition to the shops, restaurants and cafe, La Villita also has a number of beautiful outdoor venues, including the Arneson River Theatre, available for rent for weddings, receptions, birthday parties, concerts, dance performances, and much more.For a complete list of events at La Villita, please find us on Facebook. « less
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Ranked #48 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
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Ranked #49 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum is designed for children ages 10 and younger, but with their parents in mind. So don't worry, there will be... more » Owner description: This museum is designed for children ages 10 and younger, but with their parents in mind. So don't worry, there will be something interesting for you, too. « less
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Ranked #50 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: History Museums; Museums
Museum adjacent to The Alamo.
Ranked #51 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
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Ranked #52 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #53 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #54 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
This museum houses a collection of motor vehicles ranging from fire engines to chuck wagons.
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Ranked #55 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Libraries; Cultural
Owner description: You may not want to read a book, but a visit to the library is worth just to see the Chihuly blown glass sculpture in San... more » Owner description: You may not want to read a book, but a visit to the library is worth just to see the Chihuly blown glass sculpture in San Antonio's downtown library. Just walk in the main door and look up. It reminds me of the confetti flying out of a cascarón (a eggshell stuffed with confetti and cracked over someone's head during Fiesta). « less
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Ranked #56 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
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Ranked #57 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Playgrounds; Parks; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Built for the 1968 HemisFair in honor of the city's 250th anniversary, this delightful park is a local favorite, particularly... more » Owner description: Built for the 1968 HemisFair in honor of the city's 250th anniversary, this delightful park is a local favorite, particularly the water gardens and the kid-designed wood and sand playground, which includes a castle and space tunnel. The highlight is the looming 750-foot tall Tower of the Americas, offering a terrific view of the city. « less
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Ranked #58 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: State Parks; Outdoors
This park just outside San Antonio is a little more than 8,600 acres.
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Ranked #59 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Military Bases/ Facilities; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #60 of 135 attractions in San Antonio
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Bronze monument honoring the veterans of the Vietnam War.
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