Making new friends is a big part of travelling, and with 1,300,000 residents calling this place home, you're bound to have lots of opportunities.
This destination can be found 75 miles from the state capital, Austin, and 15 miles from Adkins.
If you've heard about San Antonio, you'll know about the River Walk and Alamo. Why not seize the chance to see them with your own eyes?
Every family member is sure to have a blast at Six Flags Fiesta Texas and San Antonio SeaWorld. Are the kids still not worn out? Keep the excitement going with a visit to Splashtown and Kiddie Park.
Take the plunge into an underwater world that's teeming with sea creatures at Dolphin Cove-Seaworld. Come to think of it, you might be safer to stay on land. Some of these slippery critters shouldn't be messed with!
Treat yourself to the many different sights, sounds and smells of the awe-inspiring animal kingdom with an excursion to the San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium and the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch. With a focus on both education and fun, it's guaranteed to be a great day out for everyone!
Do you fancy a glass of local wine? Enjoy a leisurely day sampling blends expertly crafted by local producers at the Sister Creek Vineyards and the Fall Creek Vineyards.
San Antonio has some vibrant, green spaces where you can go to see a wide range of flowers and plants. The San Antonio Botanical Gardens and the Japanese Tea Gardens are where you want to head.
If you want a breather from the fast pace of the city, venture to one of the city's green spots like San Antonio Missions National Park or Natural Bridge Caverns. Alternatively, get some exercise and keep the kids active by exploring Landa Park or McAllister Park.
Whether you're on the hunt for maps, brochures or inspiration on what to see and do, you’ll find it at Boerne Visitors Centre. Lackland Air Force Base Visitor Centre is an additional great source of information.
Watch birds soar above or simply enjoy staring at the mirror-like water at Braunig Lake and Calaveras Lake. If you're on a mission to see all of the natural waterways in the region, Braunig Lake is another you should add to the list.
San Antonio has a variety of nature reserves, such as Brackenridge Park and Friedrich Wilderness Park. For those who haven't quite had their fix, Cascade Caverns and Cave without a Name are a couple more worth visiting.
The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum and the Witte Museum are ideal places to hide away from a rainy day. Take a look at the absorbing displays and ask the friendly staff about group tours and other educational opportunities! The San Antonio Museum of Art and Guenther House are also worthwhile institutions.
In a destination brimming with highly regarded art collections, the Artpace and the Blue Star Contemporary Art Centre stand out from the bunch. If you've still got an itch to scratch, also feast your eyes on the displays at the San Antonio Art League Museum and the Parchman Stremmel Galleries.
One of the best ways to understand today is to step back into the past. Find out what's made this city the destination it is today at the Institute of Texan Cultures and the Casa Navarro State Historical Park.
Exploring historical sights is a fantastic way to get a better sense of bygone times. Get a taste of San Antonio's past at the Pearl Brewery and Tower Life Building. If you're still hungry for more, the University of Texas Health and Science Centre at San Antonio and the St. Mary's University should be next on the list.
Those with an interest in military history should visit Alamo Mission in San Antonio and Quadrangle. Imagine the mighty sieges that occurred there and see the defensive mechanisms that made them so difficult to attack.
If you've ever had the challenge of decorating a house, you'll be stunned by the effort that has gone into the opulent spaces in Spanish Governor's Palace.
Hoping to add some spirituality to your escape? Pay a visit to Cathedral of San Fernando and St. Louis Catholic Church. If you're eager to see even more, continue your sightseeing at Bandera Road Community Church and Mission Concepción.
Don't take off just yet, San Antonio still has a few surprises in store! Have you spent some time at the Fort Sam Houston and the La Villita yet? Don't forget to swing by Northridge Park and the San Antonio Central Library either.
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