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Things to Do While Stationed at Randolph Air Force Base

Situated on the edge of San Antonio lies the heart of the Joint Base San Antonio, “fondly known as the Showplace of the Air Force.” With the sound of freedom overhead and stunning Spanish colonial architecture, JBSA-Randolph is a thrilling base to call home. 

Amenities On-Base

Due to its widespread acclaim as a premier Air Force base in San Antonio, there are several outstanding amenities that are available to on-base personnel, such as the Randolph AFB Commissary, BX, Gym, and more. Residents are also welcome to use the facilities at other local military bases, such as Lackland AFB and Fort Sam Houston.

Off- Base Attractions

Just on the cusp of Texas Hill Country, JBSA-Randolph is nestled among beautiful scenery, an interconnected community of charming towns, and close proximity to some of the state’s most sought-after destinations. Only 80 miles from the bustling state capital and a 3-hour journey to Houston or Dallas, Randolph AFB residents can appreciate a serene San Antonio landscape while enjoying the entertainment of nearby city life. For lovers of the ocean breeze and a blue horizon, coastal destinations such as Corpus Christi (2 hours away) and South Padre Island (5 hours away) make for wonderful getaways.

Looking for more exciting local events? We’ve got you covered:

The San Antonio Rodeo – While the Rodeo itself doesn’t officially begin until February, this famed San Antonio attraction has plenty to offer all year round.

Brickfest LIVE! – A unique experience for all LEGO fans, this locally-loved event will keep your family entertained for the entire day.

The Ultimate BMX Stunt Show Experience – An enthralling experience, this performance showcases incredible stunts from one of the best BMX teams in the country.

The Alamo – Breathe in San Antonio’s rich history with one of its most famous destinations, the 300-year-old Spanish mission-turned-fortress.

With the beautiful San Antonio weather that stays calm all year, there’s no end to the excitement. Enjoy bike riding, hiking, and canoeing at some of the state’s best parks, find ongoing entertainment at The Riverwalk, and get to know this friendly community at the city’s year-round events. Learn more about exciting things to do on and off base at JBSA Military Life!