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Things To Do With Kids in San Antonio

Nothing says Texas quite like San Antonio. Also known as the Alamo City, San Antonio is filled with historical buildings, missions, and memorials that transport visitors of all ages into the past. After the family takes a trip through San Antonio’s historical sagas, take the kids to one of the many big name and local theme parks and attractions. Check out all of the exceptional dining, shopping, and entertainment San Antonio has to offer by exploring the deals below.

Mission City is filled with educational and entertaining exhibits that are perfect for all ages. Whether you enjoy fine art or unusual oddities, San Antonio has a space for you to learn all about what interests the entire family. Grab the kids and head out to see all of the family-friendly activities in San Antonio, including:

  • Finding your muse at the San Antonio Museum of Art
  • Dining in the Tower of Americas
  • Having your mind blown at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium
  • Watching a performance of a lifetime at the Majestic Theater
  • Meeting celebrity lookalikes at Louis Tussaud's Waxworks

Ready to explore the city of San Antonio? Learn all about this Texas town as you and the kids spend the day checking out all of the major historical and natural attractions San Antonio has to offer, including:

  • Battle for Texas: The Experience, where the family can learn how about Texas history
  • Go Rio Cruise in River Walk takes riders on a guided tour down the San Antonio River
  • The Alamo, the most venerated symbol of independence in town
  • Natural Bridge Cavern, where visitors can take a Discovery Tour
  • Bracken Cave Preserve, home to the Bat Conservation International

The people of San Antonio take pride in educating the youth. From marine life to fine art, take the kids to some of the best interactive museums and exhibitions in the state, including the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Institute of Texan Cultures. Other educational activities for kids include:

  • Learning about planes at the Texas Air Museum
  • Feeding the fish at the San Antonio Aquarium
  • Interacting with education exhibits at The DoSeum
  • Seeing dinosaur skeletons at the Witte Museum
  • Becoming a STEM expert at the Science Mill

Is your youngster ready to become the the next big thing in the Lone Star State? Whether yous child loves to dance, sing, or create, make sure to sign them up to some of the top children’s classes San Antonio has to offer, such as:

  • The Cooking School at Central Market teaches children to become little chefs
  • Artemov Gymnastic can turn your child into a tumble master
  • Ballet Arts School creates dancers out of everyone
  • Performing Arts San Antonio offers classes in tv, theater, and vocal training
  • Whimsy Art Studio brings out every child’s inner Picasso

You don’t have to bring the kids outside to be active. Stop by one of the many indoor play areas in San Antonio, such as Hang Indoor Playground, ThinAir Extreme Air Sports, and Pump It Up. Some other top things for kids to do near San Antonio include:

  • Boogying like it's the 70’s at The Rollercade
  • Doing a backflip at Altitude Trampoline Park
  • Bouncing and playing at Just Add Children
  • Observing the mysteries of space at Scobee Planetarium
  • Battling it out in laser tag at The Amazing Mirror Maze