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Travel on a Budget Top 10 Things To Do In San Antonio With KidsThe following travel review featuring the top 10 things to do in San Antonio with kids is brought to you through a partnership. I received passes, discounts, or complementary visits in exchange for my coverage. Regardless, I only share the very best with my readers. These opinions are honest and true experiences. We loved these attractions and know that you will too.

We spent 5 days in San Antonio, Texas a few weeks back and had a blast. There are so many ways to travel on a budget while enjoying FUN things to do in San Antonio Texas. Here are my  top 10 things to do in San Antonio with kids along with coupons!  Below the top 10 list you will find out how to save BIG enjoying these attractions.

top 10 things - San Antonio with kids- Natural Bridge Wildlife

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch is your dream come true. From the comfort of your own vehicle, travel through hundreds of acres of Texas ranch land that are a safe home away from home to species from all over the world. We had such a blast. The tropical storm rolled in while we were there. I discovered that the rain brings out their energy! The pics in the rain were not great, but trust me, the animals were very active in the rain! Get your coupon here.

Things to do in San Antonio with kidsTomb Rider 3D

Tomb Rider 3D is a multimillion dollar special effects, 3D interactive adventure ride and arcade. Try to defeat the curse of Anubis! It was fun! You sit 2 to a car and wear 3D glasses. Each person has a laser gun, and as you ride through the course you shoot at dots and earn points.  Enjoy the FREE PLAY arcade on the way out.

Guinness World Records Museum 

Guinness World Records Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive museum that brings the world-famous book to life via 14 fun, themed galleries. We saw so many fun and interesting. Imagine a giant Light Bright screen that looks like Justin Beiber! Get a $3 Coupon here.

Travel on a Budget: Top 10 Things To Do In San Antonio With Kids Wax museum Louis Tussaud’s Wax Works 200 life-like wax figures in themed settings. We saw everything from the president to Batman! I saw Oprah and Ellen! WOOHOO! Travel on a Budget: Top 10 Things To Do In San Antonio With Kids

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is one of the largest and most interactive in the United States–explore three floors with over 500 unusual and fascinating exhibits. $3 off coupon here.

Ripley’s Moving Theater 4D–our newest attraction is a motion simulator special effects theater! Get seated and prepare to ride with the characters on the screen. You feel the cool breeze, feel the crashes, and smell the scents. This was an experience like none other. $3 off coupon here.

 Travel on a Budget: Top 10 Things To Do In San Antonio With Kids The Alamo

AMC Rivercenter 11 With Alamo IMAX

Before you see the Alamo, see “Alamo…The Price of Freedom.” The giant crystal clear images and wrap around sound of IMAX thrills in a way no ordinary theatre can, and we have the biggest screen in Texas!  This was a great learning experience for the kids and for me!Travel on a Budget: Top 10 Things To Do In San Antonio With Kids


When visiting San Antonio with kids, you must visit this piece of Texas history! Located on Alamo Plaza in downtown San Antonio, Texas, the Alamo houses exhibits on the Texas Revolution and Texas History. Visitors are welcome to stroll through the beautiful Alamo Gardens. It is like being transported back to this special time in history. Very humbling and emotional! This is FREE.

Top 10 Things To Do In San Antonio With Kids Tower Of The Americas

Get a view of San Antonio from high in the sky! Ride the elevator up and see the entire town. Located in downtown San Antonio, the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas provides guests the most spectacular view of the Alamo City. Enjoy the gorgeous panorama from the Tower’s revolving Chart House Restaurant, take in the scenery from the Observation Deck or experience the thrilling 4D Theater Ride. For a taste of the best dining and fun that San Antonio Riverwalk restaurants have to offer, come take a flight with the Tower of the Americas. Get your $2 off coupon here.Travel on a Budget: Top 10 Things To Do In San Antonio With Kids Tower of Americas

The Riverwalk

Take a stroll down the San Antonio Riverwalk. You will see the beauty of the river, the ducks, the restaurants. You can take a boat ride and you may even see a wedding. Consider staying on the San Antontio Riverwalk and enjoy it the entire stay! Family Friendly Hotels in Texas: Hotel Contessa on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Are you ready to SAVE big?

When visiting San Antonio with kids, you’ll want to use all the saving that you can. SAVE stands for the San Antonio Vacation Experience and with it you can SAVE over $1,800. Only SAVE has the BEST DEALS on SeaWorld San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Plus, with SAVE you will get at least 15% off rates at hotels around town and discounts on all of our can’t-miss attractions, restaurants, tours, shops and more.

To get all the SAVE coupons and discounts right in your pocket, download the SAVE in San Antonio app – iTunes and Andriod.


Heather Brummett

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