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
Nichol’s Landing

36 miles from San Antonio, This is a parking area just downstream of Specht’s crossing (Spring Branch Road and the Guadalupe River) that is a really g ...

Old Tunnel State Park

The abandoned railroad tunnel that gives Old Tunnel its name is home to up to 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasilienses mexicana) and ...

10619 Old San Antonio Road, Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624
Overlook Park Canyon Lake

Located on a hilltop, high above Canyon Lake, Overlook Park provides the perfect viewing area to see the lake and the Canyon Dam. The park features a ...

601 Coe Rd, Canyon Lake, Texas, 78133
Palmetto State Park - On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers in Palmetto State Park. Come and experience a day in the life of a frontier soldier and learn a few outdoor skills. Pvt. Carter is ...

Free: Yes
78 Park Road 11 South Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, 78629-5180
Paradise Canyon

Look at the clear, blue-green Medina River, Decide to jump in and swim, Picnic, Celebrate, Concerts, Private parties, Fish, Worship Services, Campouts ...

2220 County Road 2615, Rio Medina, Texas, 78066
Port Aransas

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 ...

Rancho Cortez

Whether you are an experienced equestrian or have never set foot near a horse, horseback riding is a great way to experience the true beauty of the Hi ...

Area: West of I-410
872 Hay Holler Rd, Bandera, Texas, 78003
Rockin' R River Rides

Rockin' R River Rides, the only river outfitter in New Braunfels to have locations on both the Guadalupe and Comal rivers, offers rafting, toobing, ca ...

Multiple Locations, New Braunfels, Texas
San Marcos Nature Center

To inform and educate the public about the San Marcos River Watershed ecosystem, in an effort to conserve and restore the watershed and its indigenous ...

430 Riverside Drive, San Marcos, Texas, 78666
San Marcos River

The San Marcos River provides a multitude of ways to have fun. Tube or kayak down the river with some friends for the day, or maybe make it an extende ...

210 N Cm Allen Pkwy, San Marcos, Texas, 78666
San Marcos, Texas

A stretch about 51 miles away from San Antonio, about an hour's drive north. San Marcos has a river too, so, bring the tubes, and/or the floaties, and ...

San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau 617 IH 35 N, San Marcos, Texas, 78666
Santa's Ranch

Santa's Ranch is a drive-thru Christmas light park with over 1.5 million lights. Bring your friends and family and enjoy one of the best holiday li ...

9561 I-35 North, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort

Come explore over seventy acres of shared family fun, thrilling adventure, and relaxation! Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels is nestled along the ...

400 N. Liberty Avenue, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
Schumacher Crossing

This portion of the Guadalupe River typically is very clean because there are no large cities or urban areas upstream. Excellent parking and pretty go ...

Seguin Aquatic Center

The Seguin Aquatic Center is located in Max Starcke Park East. The center features a 15,000 square foot wave pool with a zero-depth beach type entry, ...

1 Wave Pool Dr, Seguin, Texas, 78155
Son's Island at Lake Placid

Located near New Braunfels, Son’s Island on Lake Placid is a gorgeous, tropical feeling, three and a half acre island with 22 day use, open-air lakesi ...

110 Lee St, Seguin, Texas, 78155
South Texas Maize

The South Texas Maize in Hondo is a family experience — with food and fun for all! We’re open weekends in the Fall. Just a short country drive from ...

911 US Highway 90 E, Hondo, Texas, 78861
Texas Memorial Museum

The Texas Memorial Museum is one of the fun things to do in Austin with kids and family when visiting the University of Texas campus. Texas Memorial M ...

2400 Trinity St, Austin, Texas, 78712
Texas State Capitol

A visit to the Texas State Capitol has been free fun in Austin for kids and families for more than 100 years. Made of pink granite mined locally in th ...

Free: Yes
1100 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas, 78701
Texas Zoo, The

The Texas Zoo connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world, inspires caring for nature, and advances conservation through educat ...

110 Memorial Dr, Victoria, Texas, 77901
Thinkery Austin Children’s Museum

Thinkery is Austin’s home for “why” and “how.” A place where science and families play side by side. Where people connect with ideas by doing, making ...

1830 Simond Ave, Austin, Texas, 78723
TSR Texas Ski Ranch

The Texas Ski Ranch is a 70-acre action sports paradise that has something for everyone. Spend the day out on the cable lake wakeboarding, kneeboardin ...

6700 N Interstate 35, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130
Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls Hike

Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls Via Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Austin, Texas that ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
3918 S Mo-Pac Expy, Austin, Texas, 78746
Waterloo Adventures

Waterloo Adventures is a locally owned and operated business priding itself on Core Values of Safety First, Family First, while providing a unique and ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
Open Season: Summer
14529 Pocohontas Trail Suite A, Leander,, Texas, 78641
Wildseed Farm

Wildseed Farms, the nation’s largest working wildflower farm, opens its doors seven days a week for visitors to enjoy the seasonally-blooming fields, ...

100 Legacy Drive, Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624
Wimberley Zipline

Prepare for highflying fun as you harness up and glide through the air on this thrilling, action packed zipline adventure. Experience a rush as you so ...

300 Winn Valley Dr, Wimberley, Texas, 78676
Wonder World Cave & Park

Experience the Wonder Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring ...

Area: North of I-410
1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, Texas, 78666
ZDT's Amusement Park

ZDT's Amusement Park was designed with families in mind! Attractions are geared to entertain a wide age range. An Extreme wristband gets you UNLIMITE ...

Area: West of I-410
301 W Kingsbury St, Seguin, Texas, 78155
Zilker Park

Zilker Park sits just across Lady Bird Lake from Austin's skyline making it the perfect metropolitan park. Free, unless you have to pay a couple bu ...

2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, Texas, 78746