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Top San Antonio Day Trips – PrimeLending San Antonio

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Top San Antonio Day Trips

San Antonio, Texas is a historical city with a rich cultural heritage that offers a wide array of activities and attractions for folks of all ages. Within and outside the city are numerous ways to enjoy an afternoon under the wide open Texas sky.

Here are some of the top San Antonio day trips for both residents and visitors to enjoy:

  1. Alamo Battlefield Tour

If history is your thing, then there is no more significant San Antonio historical event to explore than the 1836 battle for the Alamo. This walking tour is located at the site of the Alamo in downtown San Antonio and takes approximately one hour to complete. As you browse through the massive compound, you will encounter tour guides dressed in 1836 style and fashion and displaying the sights and sounds of that famous battle.

  1. The San Antonio River Walk

For a quiet diversion from the hustle and bustle of city life, you’ll surely enjoy the natural beauty and serenity of a stroll along the San Antonio River. Enjoy walking, hiking, fine food and drink, shopping, or just getting back to nature. And if you arrive in the late afternoon, you may want to take in a sunset riverboat cruise.

  1. The Cascade Caverns

If you’re looking for a place to escape the summer heat, then the Cascade Caverns may be just for you. Located a short drive outside San Antonio city proper, these caverns maintain a temperature of around 68 degrees year round and show visitors the ‘underbelly’ of the Texas Hill Country.

  1. New Braunfels

If you’re in the mood for a taste of old-style German culture in the center of Texas Hill Country, then New Braunfels might be your place. This quaint little town, located just 35 minutes from San Antonio, is home to a myriad of outdoor activities such as tubing, sailing, fishing, golfing, or just spending a day at a water park.

  1. Garner State Park

If you don’t mind going a little further outside of San Antonio (76 miles to be exact), escape to Garner State Park, one of Texas’ most popular summer destinations. Enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, fishing, snorkeling, and just about anything else that’s water-related at this 1400-acre natural treasure.

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