Whether you’re traveling solo, enjoying a month-long vacation with friends, or a local eager to experience the city as a tourist, San Antonio is ready for you! With fantastic weather year-round, summer is one of the best times to visit San Antonio. From splashing around in crystal clear waters to hiking cross country to spot blossoming wildflowers to exploring the city’s best and brightest local events, there’s something for everyone’s summer bucket lists!
Check out some of our favorite things to do in San Antonio every summer.
Known across the country for its thrilling attractions, lightning-fast coasters, and family-friendly experiences, San Antonio is ramping up the fun this summer.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
With over forty different rides and attractions, such as Dr. Diabolical’s Cliffhanger, Six Flags in San Antonio is home to all kinds of family fun! With plenty of thrilling rides, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is THE place to be this summer.
SeaWorld San Antonio
Cool off from the summer heat with this iconic destination featuring some of your favorite marine animals, such as sea lions, whales, and dolphins! Enjoy live entertainment, rides, and more.
Give your family and friends a once-in-a-lifetime experience by exploring San Antonio’s vibrant culture and historic side. Wander through over 20,000 artistic displays at The McNay Art Museum and soak in the breathtaking pieces of art that walk you through the Medieval eras, the Renaissance, all the way to modern times.
For a more hands-on adventure, consider La Villita Historic Arts Village. This unique district features over thirty local artisan shops, galleries, and more.
It wouldn’t be summer without exciting treks through the stunning landscape of San Antonio. Share the love for San Antonio’s great outdoors this month by taking your friends and family to some of the city’s best outdoor spots.
San Antonio Botanical Gardens
With over 38 acres of magnificent lands, tranquil water features, striking scenery, winding trails, and over 5,000 species of plants. Check out their website for their latest exhibits!
Natural Bridge Caverns
Enjoy a thrilling natural experience in one of the largest cave systems in the state. Guided tours take you through the refreshingly cool caves, a surface-level maze spanning 5,000 square feet, and the world’s tallest rope and zip rail course!
Japanese Tea Garden
Take a break from the nonstop adrenaline rush with the peaceful sounds of the Japanese Tea Garden’s 60-foot rushing waterfall. Gaze at brightly colored Koi fish swimming in lily-padded ponds, surrounded by luscious floral displays. This is the perfect place to relax and unwind.