San Antonio

Day Trips

This page lists popular kids day trips within 100 miles from San Antonio, Texas.
Kids San Antonio: Day Trips - Fun 4 Alamo Kids
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Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo

Through education and entertainment, Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo’s mission is to foster an appreciation and respect for our world and its inhabitant ...

5640 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, New Braunfels, Texas, 78132
Aquarena Center

Since 1946 the glass bottom boat tours at Aquarena Center in San Marcos have given folks of all ages an "in-depth" look at the timeless beauty of the ...

167 Spring Lake, San Marcos, Texas, 78666
Austin Aquarium

Looking for things to do in Austin? Want a fun activity to do with your family? This is a really fun place to bring your kids. But we have activities ...

13530 N HWY 183 #101, Austin, Texas, 78757
Austin Nature & Science Center

The ANSC provides hands-on educational exhibits and recreational activities that increase awareness and appreciation of the natural environment. Locat ...

301 Nature Center Drive, Austin, Texas, 78746
Austin Steam Train Association

For families with kids that like trains, the Austin Steam Train offers the opportunity in Austin for kids to ride a real vintage passenger train. The ...

401 East Whitestone Boulevard, Austin, Texas, 78613
Austin Zoo

It may not be the biggest zoo in Texas, but there is a fun zoo in Austin for kids. The Austin Zoo is a small non-profit zoo and animal sanctuary with ...

10807 Rawhide Trail, Austin, Texas, 78736
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife

Refuge Headquarters: Open from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday excluding Federal Holidays. Here, refuge staff and volunteers are available t ...

24518 FM 1431, Marble Falls, Texas, 78654
Bandera City Park

54 miles from San Antonio, located in downtown Bandera, this is a sweet 77-acre city park with an impoundment located on the magnificent Medina River ...

100 Maple Street, Bandera, Texas, 78003
Bandera Natural History Museum

The Mission of the Museum is to inspire an awareness and appreciation of the world’s amazing wildlife, their habitats and habits. We provide an educat ...

267 Old San Antonio Highway, Bandera, Texas, 78003
Barton Springs

82 miles from San Antonio, located in Austin, this fabulous spring-fed pool provides endangered species habitat and year round swimming opportunities ...

2101 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas, 78704
Bat Viewing at The Congress Avenue Bridge

One of the “must do” free fun in Austin things to do is to watch the bats fly out from under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. A mil ...

Free: Yes
10 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 78701
Beachside Billy's at Volente Beach Restaurant & Bar

Beachside Billy's at Volente Beach is located on the shores of Lake Travis and is the perfect getaway for children and adults alike on a hot summer da ...

16107 FM 2769, Volente, Texas, 78641
Blanco State Park

Blanco State Park is a quick trip out of San Antonio, just an hour north of the city. Fishing and swimming are permitted but there are daily entrance ...

Area: North of I-410
101 Park Road 23, Blanco, Texas, 78606
Restrooms: Yes
Blue Hole Regional Park

The park includes approximately 3.5 miles of trails, picnic areas, a community pavilion, playscape, basketball court, sand volleyball court, amphithea ...

12111 Ranch Road, Wimberley, Texas, 78676
Boggy Creek Farm

Boggy Creek Farm is a charming little produce farm in Austin, Texas, where kids can learn ALL about fresh fruits and vegetables, and where they come f ...

3414 Lyons Road, Austin, Texas, 78702
Canyon Lake Gorge

The Canyon Lake Gorge is open to the public for guided tours only. Each tour is lead by a volunteer certified Gorge Preservation Society Guide with as ...

16029 South Access Rd, Canyon Lake, Texas, 78133
Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park - A Calibre Resort

We are a full-service nature park and resort on a 940-acre nature preserve located in the Texas Hill Country's Upper Highland Lakes Region. Property ...

Area: North of I-410
16942 Ranch Road 2341, Burnet, Texas, 78611
Castroville Poppy House

Come visit, photograph and experience the past amongst the spectacular field of poppies and other wildflowers nestled around our historic 1850's - 194 ...

606 Florence Street, Castroville, Texas, 78009
Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Ch ...

Free: Yes
Choke Canyon SP, Calliham, Texas, 78007
Comal Tubes

Enjoy the Crystal Clear Spring Waters of The Comal River, floating downstream on your personal flotation device (tube) soaking in the sun. It's a Fun ...

1880 Business S. 35, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
Cross G Ranch

For horseback trail rides near San Antonio, Texas, you cannot beat Cross-G-Ranch Trail Rides. No rides are too small. We gear our schedule around you. ...

Area: West of I-410
1673 New Northrup Rd, Pipe Creek, Texas, 78063
Cypress Valley Canopy Tours

Join us at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours for a thrilling eco-adventure, where you fly through the canopy of old-growth cypress trees, some up to 100 fee ...

1223 Paleface Ranch Rd S, Spicewood, Texas, 78669
Devine Acres Farm

We’re a family-owned agri-tourism destination in Devine, Texas. Open Spring, Fall and Christmas for wholesome family entertainment … but we are a rea ...

944 FM 2200 W, Devine, Texas, 78016
Dinosaur Park, The

Dinosaur Park features realistic life-size dinosaur replicas in an outdoor setting. The gravel trail winding through Dinosaur Park is about a half ...

893 Union Chapel Road, Cedar Creek, Texas, 78612
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, The

Enjoy backpacking, camping, technical rock climbing, picnicking, geological study, bird watching, & star gazing. Park fees are $7.00 per person for ...

16710 Ranch Road 965, Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624
Exotic Resort Zoo & Safari Cabins, The

Upon arrival, you'll begin your adventure through 137 sprawling wooded acres, where 700+ exotic animals from 80 different species will invite you into ...

235 Zoo Trl, Johnson City, Texas, 78636
Fischer Park Sprayground, New Braunfels

This amazing spray ground at Fischer Park in New Braunfels is getting rave reviews from kids and parents. It has an eco-friendly aspect of this splas ...

Free: Yes
1820 McQueeney Rd, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
Flying L Hill Country Resort - Lone Star Lagoon Water Park

The “Coolest” Place in The Hill Country. Over 3 Acres, the Lone Star Lagoon features a Wave Pool, Lazy River, 3 Slides, & a Lily Pad Obstacle Cours ...

566 Flying L Dr, Bandera, Texas, 78003
Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum

The Fort Croghan Museum and Grounds are open April through mid October, Thursday through Saturday, from 10 AM until 5 PM. Group tours can be schedul ...

Free: Yes
703 Buchanan Drive (Hwy 29 West), Burnet, Texas, 78611
Fredericksburg, Texas

Distance from San Antonio: 70 miles north; one-hour drive Fredericksburg has antiques and German food, but if you drive about 20 miles north, you’ll ...

Frontier Times Museum

The Frontier Times Museum was founded in 1933 by J. Marvin Hunter, author, newspaper man, printer, and an authority on the early history of Texas and ...

510 13th St, Bander, Texas, 78003
Garner State Park

Garner is the most popular state park in Texas and is often at capacity early in the day during peak season, which is Memorial Day through mid August. ...

234 RR 1050, Concan, Texas, 78838
Hamilton Pool Preserve

Hamilton Pool reserve is a favorite swimming hole for locals. Check the website for swimming times. Overcrowding is not allowed at Hamilton pool so ge ...

24300 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Spgs, Texas, 78620
Hill Country State Natural Area

Tucked away in the rugged terrain southwest of Bandera is Hill Country State Natural Area, an undeveloped and secluded retreat. Approximately 40 miles ...

Area: West of I-410
10600 Bandera Creek Road, Bandera, Texas, 78003
Honey Creek State Natural Area

Things to Do Entry into Honey Creek is by guided tours only. The diverse geology, flora and fauna make Honey Creek a special place for all visitors ...

Park Road 31, Spring Branch, Texas, 78070
Inks Lake State Park

Inks Lake State Park is 1,201 acres of recreational facilities adjacent to Inks Lake on the Colorado River in Burnet County. This park has over sev ...

Area: North of I-410
3630 Park Road 4 W, Burnet, Texas, 78611
Jacob's Well Natural Area

...the first Hays County - owned preserve includes 81.5 acres surrounding the Jacob's Well artesian spring. This ecological resource is the most signi ...

1699 Mt. Sharp Road, Wimberley, Texas, 78676
James Kiehl Park

Just 49 miles from San Antonio, a serene 25-acre natural area with grassland, woodland, and riparian habitats. 1,634 feet of Guadalupe River frontage ...

118 River Bend Road, Comfort, Texas, 78013
Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms

Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms is a living history museum. Seeing this working farm showing what life was like in the 1800s is one of the fun things to ...

10621 Pioneer Farms Dr, Austin, Texas, 78754
Kerrville-Schreiner Park

Aprox 65 miles from San Antonio, this 517-acre park is located along the fabulous Guadalupe River just southeast of Kerrville and is a really good pla ...

2385 Bandera Highway, Kerrville, Texas, 78028
Krause Springs

Is a well-known camping & swimming site located in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. It is located in Spicewood, Texas approximately 91 miles west ...

404 Krause Springs Rd, Spicewood, Texas, 78669
Landa Park New Braunfels

New Braunfels is also known for Landa Park. After you tube around the river you can play volleyball, miniature golf, or look at the beautiful scenery ...

350 Aquatic Cir, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
Longhorn Cavern State Park

Developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s, Longhorn Cavern State Park is a Texas Hill Country wonder rich in human and geologica ...

Free: Yes
6211 Park Road 4 S, Burnet, Texas, 78611
Lost Maples State Natural Area

Lost Maples State Natural Area covers 2174.2 scenic acres in Bandera and Real Counties, north of Vanderpool on the Sabinal River. Visitors enjoy picni ...

Area: West of I-410
37221 FM 187, Vanderpool, Texas, 78885
Love Creek Orchards and The Apple Store

Love Creek Orchards and The Apple Store are open year round to bring you some the best food and gifts in the hill country! We arrive early, every mor ...

14024 State Highway 16 N, Blanco, Texas, 78055
McKenna Children's Museum

A Learning Environment That's Bursting With Fun! Discover a world of art and creativity, science and technology, culture, health and history. Welco ...

801 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park is filled with waterfalls, great swimming spots and places for camping. Listen to Onion Creek flowing over limestone ledges ...

5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, Texas, 78744
Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture

Located on a beautifully wooded 11 acres in historic New Braunfels, the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture houses a stunning collection of structural ...

1370 Church Hill Dr, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
Mustang Island State Park

Whether you go to the beach to fish, swim or lounge around in the sand, there's a beach within driving distance for you. Check out some of Texas best ...

9393 TX 361, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78418
National Museum of the Pacific War

The museum is dedicated to telling the complete story of WWII in the Pacific Theater. From the seeds of conflict to Pearl Harbor to the end of the war ...

340 E Main St, Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624