Summer Time in San Antonio

There are so many amazing places to visit and explore in San Antonio.  This is just a short list of some of our favorite spots. 

Parks:

Brackenridge Park is a one stop shop for so many outdoor activities. Within in the park you will find biking trials, hiking trails, bbq pits and picnic areas along the San Antonio River. Enjoy a train ride that takes you throughout the park. Within the park you can explore the Botanical Gardens, Japanese Tea Garden, the San Antonio Zoo, Brakenridge Park Golf Course, the Doseum, the Sunken Garden Theater, and the Witte Museum. For more info click here.

Hemisfair Park has been hard at work these past few years completely transforming their space.  With the first couple of phases of the project completed, it is already clear to see the great vision in place for this park. Today you can go visit the Yanaguana Gardens, run through the splash pad, climb the playground, eat at the restaurants surrounding the park, and walk the beautiful pathways day and night.  Check out our blog post a few posts back on the park! For more info click here.

The San Pedro Creek Culture park is a park unlike any other in the city. This 2 mile linear park lines the banks of the San Pedro Creek.  The park showcases the City of San Antonio's history, culture, & art! Phase one of the park was just completed in May.  It has murals, adorned benches, a beautiful water feature and more.  For more info click here.

 

 

Museums: 

It's the place to be this summer.  A museum completely designed for children of all ages.  The Doseum prides itself in being a place where children can come explore, discover, and learn. Free admission on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. For more info click here.  

Once the mansion of Marion Koogler McNay, she left her estate and collection of over 700 paintings to an endowment to transform her home into the first museum of modern art in Texas.  Besides their stunning permanent collection, the McNay brings in astounding temporary exhibitions several times a year. Free admission on the first Sunday on each month and on Thursday nights from 4-9pm. Children under 12 and under are free. For more info click here. 

If you haven't been by the Wittie Museum in a few years, it is time to stop on in. There has been some incredible changes and growth at the Museum recnetly Take advantage of your trip and check out the limited time Predator vs Prey: Dinosaurs on the Land Before Texas Exhibit ending Sept. 3, 2018. For more info click here. 

SAMA opened its doors in its newly renovated space of what once was Lone Star Brewery Complex in 1981.   The Museum began with a strong emphasis on pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial, and Latin American arts. It grew to house eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth century, and contemporary American & European painting, photography, sculpture and decorative arts.. Come by and see it all! For more info click here.