San Antonio Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing
(San Antonio, Texas - TX, USA)
San Antonio has a myriad of tourist attractions to keep visitors of all ages and persuasions entertained. Attractions are spread liberally throughout San Antonio and its surrounding areas, with a concentration of tourist attractions in downtown San Antonio, including the IMAX Theater, Alamo, River Walk and the Guinness World Records Museum.
There are plenty of tourist attractions in San Antonio to keep the family entertained including theme parks, waterparks, zoos, museums and places of historical interest, making San Antonio an increasingly popular US vacation destination.
IMAX Theater San Antonio
Address: Rivercenter Mall, 849 E Commerce, San Antonio, Texas TX, 78205, USA
Tel: +1 210 247 4629
This movie theater has a six-story screen that shows 'Alamo: The Price of Freedom', a depiction of the famous battle of Alamo, as well as screenings of recent releases. One of the screens here has 3D capability.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 21:00
SeaWorld San Antonio
Address: 10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, Texas TX, 78251, USA
Tel: +1 800 700 7786
Incorporating four parks spread over 250 acres / 101 hectares, SeaWorld San Antonio is the biggest marine life theme park on the planet. The park boasts shows, rides, animal attractions, a games center and more.
Open hours: March to December, daily from 10:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children, children under two free
Ripley's Haunted Adventure, Guinness World Records Museum and Davy Crockett's Tall Tales Ride
Address: 329 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas TX, 78205, USA
Tel: +1 210 226 2828
These San Antonio attractions are all located opposite the Alamo. Ripley's Haunted Adventure is a spooky haunted house that's packed with special effects, while the Guinness World Records Museum is an intriguing attraction devoted to the boundaries of human capability and how far it can be stretched. The unique Davy Crockett's Tall Tales Ride is a fun way to explore the life this American folk-hero.
Open hours: Sunday to Thursday - 10:00 to 19:00, Friday and Saturday - 10:00 to 22:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discount for children
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Address: 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, Texas TX, 78257, USA
Tel: +1 210 697 5050
This huge 200-acre / 80-hectare San Antonio theme park has numerous rides to entertain the whole family. Rides at Six Flags Fiesta Texas include exciting roller coasters, electric cars, train rides, river adventures, flumes and cartoon theme rides.
Open hours: May to October, hours vary
Admission: charge, discounts for children and seniors, children under two free
Address: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas TX, 78205, USA
Tel: +1 210 225 1391
This historic San Antonio attraction is hugely popular, with visitors flocking from around the world to see the mission where Texans, including David Crockett and James Bowie, held out against the Mexican army in 1836. It is possible to take walking tours of what's left of the mission and there is also an informative museum, attractive gardens and a gift shop.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 17:30, Sunday - 10:00 to 17:30, seasonal variations apply
Splashtown San Antonio
Address: 3600 North IH-35, San Antonio, Texas TX, 78219, USA
Tel: +1 210 227 1400
Splashtown San Antonio is a 20-acre / 8-hectare waterpark, boasting more than 50 rides and attractions, including a large wave-pool, offering fun for all the family.
Open hours: seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discounts for children
San Antonio Zoo / Zoological Gardens and Aquarium
Address: 3903 North St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas TX, 78212-7183, USA
Tel: +1 210 734 7184
Set in 56 acres / 22 hectares within Brackenridge Park, San Antonio Zoo is home to more than 3,500 animals and 750 species, including birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals, making it a popular family attraction. The zoo also hosts a number of permanent and temporary exhibitions that focus on animals and their ecosystems. Founded in 1914, today more than one million visitors come here every year, enjoying the natural cageless enclosures, aquariums, butterfly garden (Caterpillar Flight School), friendly rainbow lorikeets, themed eateries (including the Baraza Cafe, Bear Den and Riverview Restaurant) and the Zoo Eagle Train Ride. Nearby, the Sunken Garden Theater and the Japanese Tea Gardens add further interest.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 18:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children, military and seniors, children under three free