Ready to spend a fun-filled weekend in San Antonio, Texas? San Antonio might be most famous for Tex-Mex food, the River Walk, and the Alamo but wait until you see what else this awesome city has up its sleeve. Use this 2 days in San Antonio itinerary to guide you through this unique town!
Flight Arrives at San Antonio, Texas
Centrally located on the vibrant River Walk, with direct access to the world-famous Alamo, Hyatt Regency San Antonio puts you in the heart of all of the entertainment, culture and history that the city has to offer.
Location:123 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2688
These include the San Antonio Zoo, Botanical Gardens, and Japanese Tea Gardens to name just a few. If you want to just soak up the sun, there are plenty of places to throw down a blanket and catch some shut-eye or enjoy a book too.
Location:531 Brackenridge Way San Antonio, TX 78212
It was here in 1836 that the Mexican president staged a 13-day siege which was the beginning of Texas’ struggle for independence. As it’s a San Antonio must-see, it’s best to get there early in the morning or in the late evening, otherwise, you’ll be swamped with crowds!
Location:300 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205
Landrace is one of the top fine dining restaurants in San Antonio when it comes to cuisine, service, and ambiance. Make sure to leave room for Chef McHugh’s signature carrot cake topped with locally-sourced prickly pear icing. Divine!
Location:111 Lexington Ave San Antonio, TX 78205
After visiting the tower, you can enjoy more activities in HemisFair Park. It’s here that you’ll find the Texan Institute of Cultures and some pretty fountains. You’re in luck if you’re travelling with kids too, as there’s a playground!
Location:630 E. Nueva San Antonio, TX 78205
It has a lot going for it. Not only is it the oldest building in the Fort Sam Houston neighbourhood, but deer, peacock, and rabbits freely wander around. Legend has it that the animals were brought here in 1886 to make the Apache leader Geronimo more comfortable during his imprisonment.
Location:1400 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78208
Let’s end on the perfect place that’s fun for all the family! Six Flags Fiesta Texas is a safe bet no matter who you’re travelling with, as there are so many things to do here.
Location:17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257
This new restaurant succeeds on every level, from the cuisine to the service, environment and vibe. Let’s start with the food. You simply can’t go wrong.
Location:312 Pearl Pkwy Building 2 San Antonio, TX 78215
The missions are a symbol of the success of spreading Catholicism through the southwestern United States and into Mexico. Not only are there churches in the Missions National Park, but you’ll see remains of other buildings too. Think granaries, workshops, and watermills!
Location:6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
If you think about it, there’s no way the largest Mexican market in the United States couldn’t be awesome! Historic market square is set over 3 blocks in the centre of town and has everything you could possibly want to fill any extra space in your backpack!
Location:514 West Commerce San Antonio, Texas 78207
In a word, superb! This upscale American cuisine restaurant is a sure thing if you’re looking for a wonderful meal in an elegant atmosphere. They offer some of the freshest seafood, excellent steaks and regional/seasonal options as well.
Location:5011 Broadway St San Antonio, TX 78209
The original owner was a skilled furniture maker so it’s not only the animals on the wall that are unusual and interesting. It may be cool, but this is one to avoid if you’re a vegan!
Location:318 E. Houston Street San Antonio TX 78205
The bridge is suspended as a sinkhole collapsed beneath it, but don’t worry, it’s all stable now. The commercial cave system is made of two levels – one above ground and one below. Above the ground, you can enjoy shopping and dining, while below ground is where the real fun is!
Location:26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266
That doesn’t just make it the largest bat colony in the world, but one of the largest concentration of mammals to be found anywhere on earth! So, get down here at dusk at witness the incredible natural event of all these tiny mammals flying out to hunt. It’s a magical experience!
Location:26101 FM3009, San Antonio, TX 78266
It is one of the only dedicated seafood restaurants in town. If you love seafood and a fine dining atmosphere, this is the place!
Location:300 E. Travis St. San Antonio, TX 78205
Flanking the walk, you’ll find great restaurants and cafes to duck into if the weather gets too hot. Enjoy some traditional tex-mex food or a coffee under brightly coloured umbrellas! If you’re visiting in January, you’re in luck as you can enjoy the River Mud Walk Festival and Parade, where the river is drained, and the bed is used for celebrating!
Location:849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
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