2018 Top 20 Places to Take Kids In and Around San Antonio
San Antonio's favorite places to take kids for 2018
There are literally hundreds of wonderful places to take your kids in San Antonio! Each year, we survey San Antonio parents to find out where they love to take their kids. 2016's results are below. And make sure to sign up for our fantastic FREE weekly newsletter with dozens of ideas each week for local stuff to do with kids, many of them free.
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Just Add Children
We are San Antonio's most fun Indoor Playground and Party Center for children of all ages (that includes the adults). Rain or shine, it's party time! Whether you are celebrating during April showers or in the middle of the summer heat, the party never ends at JUST ADD CHILDREN.
San Antonio Zoo
The San Antonio Zoological Gardens and Aquarium is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited zoo in Midtown San Antonio, Texas, United States. The 35-acre zoo has a collection of over 3,500 animals representing 750 species.
Splashtown San Antonio
San Antonio's family waterpark with 20 acres of cool, clean water excitement and over 50 rides & attractions. Celebrating 30 years of family fun!
We are dedicated to providing engaging hands-on experiences where Kids Play to Learn and Adults Learn to Play. Through interactive play, we inspire a journey of life-long learning, ultimately enriching lives and positively impacting the community.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Home of eight world-class roller coasters and our giant FREE White Water Bay Water Park!
SeaWorld San Antonio
There’s an incredible connection between humans and animals, one we celebrate here every day.
Aquatica San Antonio - a waterpark that only SeaWorld could create.
San Antonio Botanical Garden
With 38 acres to explore, the San Antonio Botanical Garden also has many seasonal events, exhibits, classes and camps.
Morgan’s Wonderland, the world’s first ultra-accessible family fun park, encompasses 25 acres of rides, attractions and activities for everyone, and all are welcome!
Located on the banks of the beautiful San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park, the Witte Museum is San Antonio’s premier museum focusing on South Texas history, science and water resources.
Discover the fun of science at the Science Mill in Johnson City! This family destination offers an exciting, interactive learning environment for all ages. Through cutting-edge exhibits, games and programs, the non-profit science museum expands understanding and appreciation of science in everyday life. Housed in an historic 1880s mill, the Science Mill features more than 50 hands-on, world-class exhibits, a 3D theater and an on-site café. Visit sciencemill.org for information on hours, special events, birthday parties, field trips and camps.
Altitude Trampoline Park
This new indoor trampoline park includes high-energy equipment such as trampolines, a foam pit, tumble tracks and much more entertainment for families, groups and individuals.
At Magik Theatre, performers stage kid-friendly productions of classic and contemporary children’s literature.
San Antonio Spurs
5-Time NBA Champions: 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014
Natural Bridge Caverns
Discover incredible underground chambers filled with spectacular formations on a family-friendly guided tour along paved, lighted walkways.
Performing Arts San Antonio - PASA
Performing Arts San Antonio (PASA) incorporates professional On-Camera, Theatrical, Musical Theater and Vocal Training, along with a full season of live main stage productions. PASA is the most comprehensive performing arts center in the South Central Texas region.
Scobee Planetarium and Challenger Learning Center
The Scobee Education Center is a state-of-the-art space science education facility on the San Antonio College campus.
Kiddie Park is the perfect place for children and adults to enjoy a nostalgic day of old-fashioned fun at one of San Antonio’s most treasured landmarks!
San Antonio Aquarium
The San Antonio Aquarium opens eyes of discovery in a family friendly environment,creating fun things to do in San Antonio. We provide San Antonio’s children and families fun access to the excitement and learning of the planet without a long trip to the coast. Watch jellyfish gently float and glow, admire families of seahorses playing, or our Giant Pacific Octopus snack on crawfish – fed by guests!
San Antonio River Walk
Explore the official San Antion River Walk. Walk, shop, dine, and enjoy the hospitality of our world-renowned urban waterway. Hop aboard a river taxi and discover for yourself why millions visit every year.