You’ve decided you’re going to head to San Antonio for your vacation. This part of Texas is well-known for its friendly people and great restaurants but what can visitors to the area do while they’re in town? This article will show you 5 things that you really should do when you’re in San Antonio as they can make your time here even more special:
Visit the San Antonio Museum of Art
The San Antonio Museum of Art is free to visit on Tuesdays and Sundays (Correct at the time of writing), and is home to some incredible Egyptian, Roman, and Greek art. There’s also some amazing Latin American art which can be found at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Latin American Art Wing. Also home to some contemporary art, you can find the Museum at 200 West Jones Avenue.
Take a Trip to the River Walk
Leave your OYOrooms or any of the hotels in San Antonio and take a trip to the San Antonio River Walk. Also known as the “Paseo del Rio”, the walk is 15 miles long and is home to many shops, restaurants, museums and so much more. You’ll also find Mariachi bands and the wonderful river taxis that you simply have to hop on. You can spend all day on the River Walk if you wish as there is much to see and do, no matter what the weather is up to.
Spend Time at the Pearl Farmers Market
The Pearl Farmers Market is home to more than 40 vendors and full to the brim with delicious food and drink. Open at the weekend, the market sells produce on Saturdays and prepared and artisanal foods on Sundays. Located at 213 Pearl Parkway, the market is the ideal location if you wish to enjoy some locally produced food and support the local economy.
Explore the Natural Bridge Caverns
The Natural Bridge Caverns are known to be the largest commercial caverns in the whole of Texas. 180 feet below ground and complete with tours and above ground attractions, the caverns will add something special to your time in San Antonio. Located at 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road, this is the ideal destination if you wish to see something quite spectacular.
Visit the DoSeum
The DoSeum is thought to be one of the most innovative museums for children in the whole of the country. Home to an outdoor park, a rotating exhibition, in addition to hands-on exhibits, the DoSeum helps to teach children about art, sound, and science. Found at 2800 Broadway, the admission fee is $14 per person (Correct at the time of writing).
San Antonio is full to the brim of great things to do, however, the above 5 activities are some of the best. Make your way to the River Walk, spend time at the San Antonio Museum of art. Sample something delicious at the Pearl Farmers Market before exploring the Natural Bridge Caverns. Lastly, visit the DoSeum and enjoy all of the wondrous exhibits.