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Top Things to Do With Kids in San Antonio

San Antonio is arguably one of the most family-friendly cities in Texas. Full of attractions like amusement parks and zoos, plus historical landmarks surrounded by museums, entertainment, restaurants and retail outlets, it's easy to find things to do and places to go—from new museum exhibits to holiday events to interactivities—with kids. 

Classic Things to Do With Kids in San Antonio

Get to know the heart of San Antonio with a leisurely ride on the San Antonio Zoo Eagle Miniature Train, an inexpensive way to get a scenic tour of Brackenridge Park and the San Antonio Zoo. Nearby is Museum Reach, which features the newly relocated DoSeum, the city's most expansive children's museum.

Action-Packed Places to Go With Kids in San Antonio

Theme parks like SeaWorld, Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Morgan's Wonderland make for endless entertainment, family fun and attractions to suit all ages, needs and interests. 

Outdoor Things to Do With Kids in San Antonio

For outdoor adventures, try a taste of the real Old West at Enchanted Springs Ranch in Boerne, or marvel at exotic mammals and feed them from the palm of your hand at the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, which also has a petting zoo for littler animals and smaller-sized little ones. 

SeaWorld San Antonio

A must for any family trip to San Antonio, SeaWorld combines all of the pleasures of a marine life exhibit with that of a thrill park to create something that will appeal to anyone with a pulse. Discover Journey to Atlantis.

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

This African safari tour offers families the experience of a lifetime, right from their own car. More than 500 animals from 40 different species roam among the 450-acre expanse of land.

The DoSeum

With its new LEED-certified digs on Broadway and expansion of interactive exhibits and educational entertainment, San Antonio's beloved children's museum has grown up just enough to be called The DoSeum, a three-story wonderland in a park-like setting of hands-on programs and events just for curious kiddos (and their chaperon

Morgan's Wonderland

This ultra-accessible amusement park welcomes kids and adults of all stages of ability, and gives everyone a fun place to play. Hop on the Wonderland Express, check out Pirate Island Playground, get wet in the Water Works play area or unleash your imagination in the Sensory Village.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

San Antonio’s Six Flags outpost offers a decidedly Texas take on family fun. Test your limits on the latest Batman ride or check out seasonal events and special concerts and performances. 

Enchanted Springs Ranch

Strap on your six-shooter and take a trip back in time to this 86-acre working ranch that treats visitors to an authentic Old West experience. The beautifully maintained town is home to wild longhorns, horses and other animals and houses over 30 buildings. The site is also available for corporate events and weddings.