150 Things To Do In San Antonio

We’ve got a great list of fun things to do in San Antonio. It’s a city with a rich historical background that can be seen today at The Alamo, it’s most well known landmark. Sitting in south central Texas, you can enjoy warm weather along with a plethora of beautiful sights, extravagant restaurants & cafes, and shopping. Check out over 150 of our top rated attractions!

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San Antonio River Walk

Experience the sights and sounds of San Antonio River Walk

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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Travel back to the Spanish colonial period at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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Majestic Theatre

Watch an amazing performance at the Majestic Theatre

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Alamo Battlefield Tour

Relive one of the most iconic battles in American history at the Alamo Battlefield Tour

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Rio Taxi

Explore the San Antonio River aboard the Rio Taxi

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ArtFULL Wednesdays

Visit McNay Art Museum for ArtFULL Wednesdays

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Natural Bridge Caverns

Enter the spectacular Natural Bridge Caverns

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Mission Trail

Hike and bike on Mission Trail

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San Antonio Botanical Garden

Enjoy the beauty of nature at the San Antonio Botanical Garden

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Japanese Tea Garden

Meditate at the Japanese Tea Garden

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Morgan’s Wonderland

Ride all you can at Morgan’s Wonderland

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Antonio Museum of Art

Take a look at artworks from all over the world at the San Antonio Museum of Art

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Briscoe Western Art Museum

View the collection of art and artifacts of the American West at the Briscoe Western Art Museum

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King William Historic District

See the lovely homes while walking around King William Historic District

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Alamo

Take a picture of the historic Alamo

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Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Go on an African Safari Texas style at the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

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Texan Cultures

Get a glimpse of the state’s rich history at the Institute of Texan Cultures

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San Antonio Zoo

Feed the lories and lorikeets at the San Antonio Zoo

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SeaWorld San Antonio

Watch the majestic killer whales at the SeaWorld San Antonio

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Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Scream as loud as you can while riding the Iron Rattler at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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at La Cantera

Find your OOTD at the Shops at La Cantera

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Tower of the Americas

Get a breathtaking view of the city and beyond at the Tower of the Americas

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San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Have a blast at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

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AT&T Center

Watch the San Antonio Rampage on ice at the AT&T Center

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San Antonio Spurs

Show your support for the San Antonio Spurs

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Guenther House Patio

Have breakfast at the Guenther House patio

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Texas Ranger Museum

Check out a replica of Bonnie and Clyde’s famous getaway car at the Texas Ranger Museum

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DoSeum

Be a kid again at the DoSeum

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Twig Book Shop

Go book hunting at the Twig Book Shop

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El Mercado

Get your souvenirs from El Mercado

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San Antonio Riverwalk

Take a tour of the world famous San Antonio Riverwalk

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Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Find out what’s happening next at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

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San Antonio Zoo Eagle Train

Hop aboard the San Antonio Zoo Eagle Train

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Main Plaza

Hang out at the Main Plaza

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La Villita Historic Arts Village

Take a stroll at La Villita Historic Arts Village

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Witte Museum

See an interesting exhibit at the Witte Museum

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Aquatica San Antonio Waterpark

Make a splash at Aquatica San Antonio Waterpark

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Brackenridge Park

Have a picnic at Brackenridge Park

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City Segway Ride

Ride the Segway and go sightseeing in the city

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium

Discover the weird and wonderful at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium

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Alamo Trolley

Explore San Antonio aboard the Alamo Trolley

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North Star Mall

Spot a pair of giant boots in front of North Star Mall

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Friedrich Wilderness Park

Go hiking at Friedrich Wilderness Park

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Menger Bar

Unwind after a long day at the historic Menger Bar

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Waxy O’Connor’s

Experience an authentic Irish pub at Waxy O’Connor’s

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Pat O’Brien’s

Order the Hurricane at Pat O’Brien’s

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MadDogs Pub

Have a taste of British grub at MadDogs Pub

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502 Bar

Watch a rockin’ show at the 502 Bar

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County Line

Savor Texas style bar-b-q at the County Line

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Bombay Bicycle Club

Grab a bite at the Bombay Bicycle Club

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La Cantera Golf Club

Play a round of golf at the La Cantera Golf Club

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Rivercenter Mall

Shop til you drop at Rivercenter Mall

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Pearl Brewery

Hang out at Pearl Brewery for live music and more on First Thursdays of the month

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Alamodome

Catch the Texas Rangers at the Alamodome

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Spanish Governor’s Palace

Step back in time at the Spanish Governor’s Palace

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Eisenhower Park

Explore the great outdoors at Eisenhower Park

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Hemisfair Park

Go people watching at Hemisfair Park

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Pearl Farmers Market

Find the freshest produce at Pearl Farmers Market

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McAllister Park

Walk, run or bike at McAllister Park

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Steves Homestead

Enter the Steves Homestead and see what’s inside this lovely Victorian home

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Ranger Creek Brewstillery Tour

Take the Ranger Creek Brewstillery Tour and sample their beers and whiskey

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Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

Watch an opera or a musical at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

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Playhouse

Get tickets to seen an amazing performance by the Playhouse

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Arneson River Theater

Enjoy a musical performance at the Arneson River Theater

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Penner’s

Shop for Guayaberas at Penner’s

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Spa d’ Sante

Pamper yourself at Spa d’ Sante

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Government Canyon State Natural Area

Go camping at Government Canyon State Natural Area

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Bexar County Courthouse

Take a snap of the Bexar County Courthouse

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Woodlawn Theatre

Watch a Broadway show at the Woodlawn Theatre

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San Antonio Central Library

Catch up on your reading at the San Antonio Central Library

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Alamo Beer Company

Hang out at the Alamo Beer Company for beer, bingo and live music on Thursdays

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Tower Life Building

See the Tower Life Building light up the San Antonio skyline at night

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O. P. Schnabel Park

Go nature watching at O. P. Schnabel Park

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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Bring your binoculars and go bird watching at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

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Culinary Institute of America

Attend a cooking demo at the Culinary Institute of America

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Villa Finale

Take a guided tour of the Villa Finale

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Indulge in yummy goodness at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

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City Murals

Spot colorful murals in the city

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River Theatre

Watch your favorite band perform at the Aztec on the River Theatre

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Monte Vista

Drive around Monte Vista and view beautiful homes from a bygone era

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Landa Library Gardens

Find a quiet spot to read a book at the Landa Library Gardens

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Overtime Theater

Get to see an original production at the Overtime Theater

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Paper Tiger

Watch local bands perform at the Paper Tiger

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Calaveras Lake

Go fishing at Calaveras Lake

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Horse Ride Sightseeing

Ride a horse drawn carriage and go sightseeing in style

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Hays Street Bridge

Get a great view of downtown San Antonio at Hays Street Bridge

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San Antonio Aquarium

Discover life under the sea at the San Antonio Aquarium

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Milam Park

Relax at Milam Park

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Cowboys Dancehall

Learn how to Two Step at the Cowboys Dancehall on Wednesdays

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Landing

Listen to some jazz music at the Landing

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Bracken Cave

Witness millions of bats emerge from Bracken Cave to go hunting at night

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Henry House Museum

Visit the O. Henry House Museum

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San Antonio River

Go kayaking on San Antonio River

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Denman Estate Park

Have a romantic stroll at Denman Estate Park

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Fiesta San Antonio

Join the festivities at Fiesta San Antonio

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Texas Sandfest

View amazing sand sculptures at Texas Sandfest

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Texas Folklife Festival

Watch traditional performances at the Texas Folklife Festival

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Gardens by Moonlight

Have a romantic evening with the stars at Gardens by Moonlight

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Wurstfest

Taste all types of sausages at the Wurstfest

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El Dia De Los Muertos

Come out and celebrate El Dia De Los Muertos

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Luminaria

Join in San Antonio’s celebration of the arts at the Luminaria

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Diwali Festival of Lights

Celebrate the colorful Diwali Festival of Lights

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Valero Alamo Bowl

Cheer on your favorite college football team at the Valero Alamo Bowl

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Poteet Strawberry Festival

Taste the sweetest strawberries at the Poteet Strawberry Festival

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Ghost Tour

Hear spooky stories at the Ghost Tour

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BiblioTech

Hang out at BiblioTech, the country’s first and only virtual public library

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BCycle

Get around the city on the BCycle

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Lady Bird Johnson Park

Practice your skateboard tricks at Lady Bird Johnson Park

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Enchanted Rock

Climb the massive Enchanted Rock

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Texas Wine Trail

Discover 46 wineries at the Texas Wine Trail

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A night out

Drink Big Red and eat Barbacoa

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Marriage Island

Attend a wedding at Marriage Island

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Guadalupe River

Rent a tube and float on the Guadalupe River

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Aquatica

Swim with the stingrays at Aquatica

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Festival de Cascarones

Prepare confetti-filled eggs for the Festival de Cascarones

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Big Lou’s 42 inch pizza

Find out if you and your friends can finish Big Lou’s 42 inch pizza

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Tamales Holiday Festival

Learn how to make tamales at the Tamales Holiday Festival

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River Walk

Watch a floating parade at River Walk

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Food Truck Scouting

Follow your favorite food truck

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Cool Crest Miniature Golf

Play with your buddies at Cool Crest Miniature Golf

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Bohanan’s

Order Bohanan’s legendary steaks

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Gruene

Hang out at Gruene, Texas’ oldest dance hall

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Floore’s Country Store

Listen to good ol’ country music at Floore’s Country Store

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PechaKucha

Experience PechaKucha

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Toilet Seat Museum

Check out the cool designs at the Toilet Seat Museum

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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Relax and watch movie at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

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Schilo’s

Have a savory German deli sandwich at Schilo’s

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Chris Madrid’s

Bite into a Macho Burger at Chris Madrid’s

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La Fonda on Main

Taste Tex-Mex fare at La Fonda on Main

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Guenther House

Take a tour of the Guenther House

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Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

Order the freshest seafood at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

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Cured

Make a dinner reservation at the Cured

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Boudro’s

Enjoy a prickly pear margarita at Boudro’s on the Riverwalk

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Pork Love

Taste Dough Pizzeria Napoletana’s Signature “Pork Love”

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Esquire Tavern

Have drinks with friends at the Esquire Tavern

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Cove

Play ping pong while drinking beer at the Cove

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Rudy’s

Have the “worst BBQ in Texas” at Rudy’s

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Cibolo Moon

Savor Texas Hill Country cooking at the Cibolo Moon

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Saltgrass Steak House

Dine at the legendary Saltgrass Steak House

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Palm

Eat a scrumptious lunch at the Palm

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Little Italy

Order the Mini Dessert Sampler at Maggiano’s Little Italy

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Casa Rio

Enjoy San Antonio-style Mexican food at Casa Rio

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Local Coffee

Get your caffeine fix at Local Coffee

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Sip

Have a cuppa joe at Sip

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Mi Tierra Cafe

Be serenaded by a Mariachi band at Mi Tierra Cafe

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Steak ‘n Shake

Bite into a Steakburger at Steak ‘n Shake

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La Antorcha de la Amistad

Take a picture of the iconic La Antorcha de la Amistad

It feels like there’s no end to the awesome amount of things to do and see in San Antonio. Unfortunately, we had to end this list somewhere. Did we miss your favorite place? Don’t be shy and let us know! And while you’re still on your way across Texas, make sure you see all of the things to do in Austin and epic places to go in Dallas!