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$19.99 for One 13th Floor Haunted House Fast Pass ($34.99 Value)

13th Floor Haunted House

San Antonio

$34.99 $19.99

Fast Passes let guests swiftly enter a 100 year-old historic building teeming with creepy animatronics and truly horrifying entertainment

Haunted Legends Tour for One, Two, or Four from SegCity (Up to 50% Off)

SegCity

Multiple Locations

$69 $39

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Haunted Legends tour includes accounts of historic crimes and stops at turn-of-the-century homes rumored to be haunted

Haunted Legends Segway Tour for One, Two, or Four from SegCity (Up to 50% Off)

SegCity

San Antonio

$69 $39

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Haunted Legends Tour includes accounts of historic crimes and stops at turn-of-the-century homes rumored to be haunted

Urban Adventure Race for One or Two on Saturday, November 15 from Social City Dash (Up to 51% Off)

Social City Dash

San Antonio

$59 $29

Teams of two use social media to solve clues and complete tasks in a race that takes them all over the city

Double-Decker Bus Tour for Two, Four, Six, Ten, or a Family of Five from City Sightseeing San Antonio (Up to 57% Off)

City Sightseeing San Antonio

Downtown

$44 $22

Aboard a double-decker tour bus, for 50-minutes recorded commentary enriches sights of the city's museums, markets, restaurants, & landmarks

Guided Ghost Tour for Two or Four from Silverghost Tours (Up to Half Off)

Silverghost Tours

Downtown

$36 $18

Guides sprinkle a 90-minute tour with stories of spooky apparitions from south Texas lore, culminating in a trip to an Alamo gravesite

One-Hour Narrated Trolley Tour for Two Adults or Two Adults and Two Kids from The Alamo Trolley (Up to 48% Off)

The Alamo Trolley

Downtown

$50.10 $30

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Trolley tour takes guests past San Antonio's most notable sights such as Market Square, San Fernando Cathedral, and the Alamo

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

San Antonio

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers San Antonio's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Hop-On, Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour from Grand Double Decker (Up to 58% Off). Four Options Available.

Grand Double Decker

Tour Ticket Office

$47.52 $22

Tour-goers can hop on and off double-decker buses as many times as they want on 50-minute excursions that visit 50-plus San Antonio locales

Ghost Walk or Haunted Pub Crawl for Two or Four from Bad Wolf Ghost Tours (Up to 47% Off)

Bad Wolf Ghost Tours

San Antonio

$30 $17

Explore San Antonio's spooky past during nightly ghost tours or pub crawls that pair paranormal activity with drink specials

Glass-Bottomed-Boat Tour for Two, Four, or Six at The Meadows Center (Up to 39% Off)

The Meadows Center

San Marcos

$18 $11

A glass-bottomed boat glides through the San Marcos Springs and affords views of songbirds above and turtles and fish below

Museum Visit for Up to Eight at Frontier Times Museum in Bandera (Up to 53% Off)

Frontier Times Museum

Bandera

$10 $6

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40,000 artifacts, including art & furniture, glimpse the cowboy & pioneer cultures of the Old West in a museum built in 1933

Couple or Family Admission at Enchanted Springs Ranch (Up to 50% Off)

Enchanted Springs Ranch

Boerne

$28 $14

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Amble along an authentic ranch that recreates the Old West with wildlife and performers such as pistol twirlers and trick ropers

Winery Tour for One or Two from Slowpokes Winery Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Slowpokes Winery Tours

Dripping Springs

$120 $60

Sample 3–4 wineries as you traverse the countryside in a Mercedes-Benz van

$22 for One House of Torment Haunted House Fast Pass ($38.99 Value)

House of Torment Haunted House

Highland

$38.99 $22

Fast Passes let guests swiftly enter a 20,000 square foot haunted house teeming with creepy animatronics and truly horrifying entertainment

Haunted Legends Segway Tour for One, Two, or Four from SegCity (Up to 50% Off)

SegCity

Austin

$69 $39

Haunted Legends Tour includes accounts of historic crimes and stops at turn-of-the-century homes rumored to be haunted

$25 for Entry to Austin Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race on Saturday, October 18 ($55 Value)

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Banger's Beer Garden

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

Scavenger Hunt Entry for Two or Four from Club Mojo (Up to 50% Off)

Club Mojo

Zilker Park

$50 $25

Teams use clues and riddles to find special locations during a two- to three-hour photo hunt

Sightseeing or Moonlight Riverboat Cruise for Two or Four from Lone Star Riverboat (Up to 50% Off)

Lone Star Riverboat

Bouldin

$20 $11

Eco-friendly electric boats sail across Lady Bird Lake, giving passengers a daytime view or beautiful moonlit view of Austin

Duck Tour for Two or Four from Austin Duck Adventures (50% Off)

Austin Duck Adventures

Austin Visitor's Center

$55.90 $28

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Guest splash into Lake Austin aboard an amphibious vehicle while guides narrate land-and-water tours of the city.

Admission, House Society Membership, or Museum Society Membership at Neill-Cochran House Museum (Up to 56% Off)

Neill-Cochran House Museum

West University

$20 $10

Learn the history and shifting identities of this residence built in 1856 during tours given by staff or trained docent

Admission for Two or Four to Blanton Museum of Art (Up to 53% Off)

Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art The University

$18 $9

The university's museum houses more than 17,000 artworks, including pieces by Andy Warhol and Henri Matisse

Admission for Two, Four, or Six Adults with Walking Tours of Austin (50% Off)

Walking Tours of Austin

Zilker

$30 $15

Take a stroll around Austin while a tour guide tells the city's history and leads you to scenic Zilker Park and Barton Springs

City Tour for One, Two, or Four from Austin Detours (Up to 62% Off)

Austin Detours

Austin Visitors Center

$125 $49

Themed outings showcase the best Austin has to offer from coffee and BBQ to architecture and organic gardening

Full-Day Winery Bus Tour for One, Two, or Four with Meal from Texas Winos (Up to 62% Off)

Texas Winos

Downtown

$106 $44

Take a luxury chartered bus on a themed tour to three or more Hill Country vineyards, stopping for brunch, Italian food, or barbecue

Visit for Two or Four to Austin Zoo (Up to 50% Off)

Austin Zoo

Southwest Travis

$18 $9

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Nonprofit rescue zoo and sanctuary provides a home for more than 300 animals and 100 species

Visit for Two to The Dinosaur Park (43% Off)

The Dinosaur Park

Cedar Creek

$14 $8

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Outdoor museum with more than 20 life-size dinosaur replicas and exhibits of species indigenous to Texas and the southwestern US

Picnic in the Vines for Two or Four with, Snacks, and Wineglasses at Pilot Knob Vineyard (54% Off)

Pilot Knob Vineyard

Briggs

$98 $45

Vineyard spanning 112 acres of Texas hill country hosts picnics complete with fine cheeses, meats and chocolates ideal for wine pairings

Summer Camp, Cemetery Tour, or Membership to The Williamson Museum (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

The Williamson Museum

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Kids' summer camp and cemetery tours take curious guests on fun history jaunts and family memberships get you and loved ones special perks

$75 for Primate Encounter for Two Adults and Two Children at The Texas Zoo ($150 Value)

The Texas Zoo

Victoria

$150 $75

Along with general admission, families enjoy a hands-on encounter with the zoo's primates, which includes feeding the lemurs

Select Local Merchants

For three days in November, the Weihnachtsmarkt Christmas Market brings Olde World Christmas spirit to New Braunfels. Vendors set up cheery red and green booths in the German-style holiday market, where they sell homemade wares such as aromatic roasted nuts, unique toys, vintage cameos, and homemade toffee. Nearby, authors sit ready to discuss their novels or sing their favorite Christmas carols at the on-site book fair and a jolly Santa eats breakfast with kids of all ages. To keep guests warm during the event, Sophie's Cafe serves up warm mugs of soup paired with sandwiches or tempting desserts.

Proceeds from the event benefit The Sophienburg Museum and Archives, which serves as the hub for immigration ship logs, photos, and documents of the first German Americans who found their way to Texas.

401 W Coll St
New Braunfels,
TX
US

Named San Antonio's Best Museum in the 2010 Nickelodeon Parents' Choice Awards, San Antonio Children's Museum has ushered more than two million guests through its educational wonderland since opening in 1995. Tykes can explore permanent exhibits such as Science City, with hands-on exhibits covering physics, engineering, and how to extract highlighter ink from lightning bugs. In PowerBall Hall, children man simple machines to send orbs up to a lofty cage until the chamber fills and unleashes a spherical torrent down upon the delighted little ones. Other exhibits impart lessons of financial responsibility and proper nutrition in a make-believe bank and market. Membership is calibrated for any permutation of the family unit, and grants amenities including unlimited visits for a year, a subscription to the museum newsletter “Spark!,” and access to more than 40 classes where kids can submit theses on baking-soda volcanoes for peer review.

305 E Houston St
San Antonio,
TX
US

When horror movies like the Paranormal Activity franchise need a supernatural adviser and The Atlantic Paranormal Society needs a recruiter, they turn to Robert. A former cast member on SyFy's Ghost Hunters International, he draws on his extensive paranormal know-how to lead 90-minute nighttime treks with Ghost Hunts of San Antonio Texas Tour.

Exploring the dusky streets of downtown San Antonio, the tour stops at more than 10 locations with verified ghost activity, including the Flannery House, the Crockett Hotel, and the Casino Club building, where apparitions can be spotted mulling over the same poker hand they've been holding for more than 100 years. Rob showcases modern ghost-hunting equipment while helping guests detect spirits by seeking out cold spots and snapping photographs. When he's not commanding the hunt, he regales visitors with factual accounts of the deaths of famous San Antonio spirits including Mae West, Davie Crockett, and Roy Rogers.

Alamo Plaza
San Antonio,
TX
US

The Witte Museum was born from many minds seeking a singular goal: to create a public forum that promoted lifelong learning. From a $65,000 gift bequeathed to the city of San Antonio after Alfred Witte's death in 1921, this museum of science, natural history, and South Texas heritage was built along the San Antonio River and named after the late Witte's parents.

Today, the Witte Museum still pursues this wide range of knowledge with hands-on scientific and historical exhibits. The museum's long-term features portray the natural wonders of southern Texas, including ancient rock art from the lower Pecos, examples of local ecology, and dinosaur fossils found locally while trying to uncover lost time capsules.

3801 Broadway St
San Antonio,
TX
US

“It’s the rare visitor who won't discover here that his or her ethnic group has contributed to the history of Texas,” noted the New York Times in its description of the Institute of Texan Cultures. The 26 different ethnic and cultural groups represented at the educational center incline one to agree with the Times. The article went on to list the institute as a top San Antonio attraction due to its “imaginative, hands-on displays” and kid-friendly features, including an adobe home and one-room schoolhouse. Along with heritage festivals and other events, the institute features both long-term and rotating exhibits, as well as a photo archive with more than three million images.

801 E Cesar E Chavez Blvd
San Antonio,
TX
US

History books chronicle the happenings of politicians and leaders, but a folklorist shares the stories and lives of the regular people who made a community what it is. During his new History & Heroes of San Antonio tour, guide Randy Felts introduces guests to an eclectic cast of characters, from the Alamo's David Crockett to residents of the 300-year-old village of La Villita. As tours progress along the roughly mile-long path, his words weave together true facts and tall tales, cluing visitors into the fanciful history that has come to define South Texas.

204 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio,
TX
US