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Best things to do near San Antonio

San Antonio is a great place to visit if you're into history and Texan-Mexican restaurants. The city is one of the most visited cities in the United States and the most visited city in Texas. Looking to visit but don't know what to do? Check out our list down below of our top recommended places to visit in San Antonio.

Brackenridge Park 

Address: 3700 N St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX
Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

A big part of this park is the Japanese Tea Garden, which visitors love because of the garden's landscaping, unusual architecture and plenty of walkways. You'll be able to see waterfalls, a tea house and natural beauty while visiting Brackenridge Park. Additionally, visitors like Brackenridge Park because of the opportunities you'll have for stunning photographs and space for events.


Address: 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX
Hours: 5 a.m. to midnight

Hemisfair is a park that is famous for its tower, massive playground, events and relocated historic homes. A big part of the park is the Yanaguana Garden; participate in activities for all ages at this park's facilities and areas, such as: splash pads, sand pits, giant chess, cornhole, jungle gyms and benches. Have a great time eating at wonderful restaurants, too, while you enjoy the gorgeous views of San Antonio.

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La Villita Historic Arts Village

Address: 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Find unique treasures and artwork at the La Villita Village. Take home interesting soaps, jewelry, scents and other artwork to give to your friends or to keep as a souvenir. Go during a warm, clear day in San Antonio to enjoy the village at its best.

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San Antonio River Walk

Address: 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX
Hours: Open 24 hours

Get to know the history of San Antonio by walking along the San Antonio River. Take pictures in front of the historic, beautifully designed buildings with your friends, especially at night. The city is clean and well-maintained as well.

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Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours

Address: 204 Alamo Plaza Suite #T, San Antonio, TX
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: At least $40 (bus tour), $75 hotel dinner and ghost tour and $20 for ghost walk

Being the place where the Battle of the Alamo took place, San Antonio is full of rich history and possibilities for a haunting. Learn about the legends of San Antonio and other ghost stories by taking a tour of the historic places of the area. The tour guides for this attraction are knowledgeable and friendly, so you'll be sure to have a good time as you explore San Antonio's phenomena.

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Witte Museum

Address: 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX
Hours: 10 a.m. or noon to 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.
Cost: $14 for adults, $13 for seniors and military and $10 for children 4 to 11 years old. Children under 3 years old get in free.

The Witte Museum has lovely exhibits like "King of Beasts," "Naylor Family Dinosaur Gallery," "Laura and Sam Dawson Gallery" and more. Learn about the culture and history of Texas at this fun, family-friendly museum. The biggest things guests like to do at this museum is check out the dinosaurs and tree house. The museum even has animatronic dinosaurs!  

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Stay with Bandera Crossing Resort to take a day trip to San Antonio (we're only an hour to an hour-and-a-half drive away). Learn about Texas' history and culture while visiting this large city, or simply go to be part of the friendly community there. Book with us now!
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