Things to do in San Antonio with kids
Ready for Texas-sized thrills and fun? Then get the family ready and head on down to San Antonio!
Wildlife, museums, theme parks, and animal attractions all ensure that no matter how old, or how young…there are plenty of fun things to do in this very cool Texas city!
Museums like the Witte Museum are JUST for kids, with a super fun interactive zone, tree houses and live animal exhibits. (In a museum…!? Get out of town!)
Adults and kids can enjoy activities like the indoor amusement park of Kiddie Park PicaPIca, as well as the very splash-tastic Splashtown San Antonio. Didn’t we say it really was a family friendly park! (No excuses Mom and Dad on those super scary rides!)
Those little kids working up to big-Texan style thrills can start with their own age-appropriate adventures at Just Add Children - perfect for the smaller cowboy and cowgirls!
And of course, San Antonio is the perfect place to experience history firsthand. Hmmm…what is there? Something called…The Alamo? Have you heard of that?
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Explore the ONLY museum in San Antonio that is JUST for kids! They can create and experiment instead of just looking!
A fascinating and eye opening journey into a significant part of Texas history - of course, we're talking about The Alamo in San Antonio!
Fascinating ghost tours around San Antonio, suitable for kids as young as 5 years. A great way to see the city, learn history and maybe see some ghosts!
Explore Historic Sunset Station on your own with a guided tour that brings the complex and St. Paul Square to life. Discover the history beyond the walls of each one of a kind venue and surrounding areas.
From Gibbon Forest, to the Savanna, to Cat Grotto, San Antonio Zoo is filled with animals from all over the world!
Museum fun great for kids, with exhibits covering natural history, science, and South Texas heritage.
Waterpark fun in Texas with Splashtown! Over 50 rides and attractions to keep the whole family cool - splashtastic!
Since opening five decades ago, the McNay Art Museum continues to build on an already strong collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture by significant artists ranging from Paul C
A fun filled indoor amusement park for kids (and adults!) in San Antonio, Texas. With rides, bounce houses, and even trains!
Fun Extreme Escape rooms in San Antonio for kids over 12 years, although younger kids can go and have fun too! Walk-ins welcome too.
Pottery painting fun in San Antonio for those creative kids, with walk ins and parties!
The world’s first ultra-accessible family fun park, encompasses 25 acres of rides, attractions and activities that cater for almost every kind of disability, so this is really a wonderful treat.
Indoor Playground and Party Center for children ages 1 to 10 years, which will take kids into a world of imagination, creativity and learning through play.
Thrilling rides, sensational shows and educational experience for the whole family at Sea World San Antonio!
Visit the world's largest marine life adventure park with rides, shows and of course animal attractions - all in San Antonio!
Indoor fun for active kids in San Antonio with a host of attractions including trampolines, go-karts, climbing wall & more!
Great indoor fun for kids ages 3 months to 6 or 7 years old in San Antonio. A pleasingly challenging and supportive play facility with an emphasis on the kids' healthy fun.
It's Six Flags time! From the highest heights, to the softest adventures, there are rides and activities for all ages - even a water park! A super fun family day out in Texas!
Inflatable bouncing fun! Bounce houses...assault courses....get ready to bounce the day away!
Emilie and Albert Friedrich Wilderness Park and Crownridge Canyon Natural Area are jewels of nature in the midst of rapidly developing northwest Bexar County. They provide a refuge for native species and an opportunity for visitors to experience the ....
One of the most natural treasures in Texas, these historic caverns give you an underground experience you will never forget!
The Farmyard is a great place to enjoy some Ol' Fashion Fun in Texas with pony rides, horseback rides and a petting zoo!
Explore a natural wonder millions of years in the making with these guided tours in Texas! Great underground family fun!
A stimulating, interactive and fun museum experience that immerses kids in space, science and the world, and encourages them to use their imagination.
Landa Park is 51 acres of Texan park where families can enjoy walks, hikes, paddle boats, swimming, - even a miniature train!
Get ready for water fun in this Texas family attraction, with children's playgrounds, tubing, and the world's first surfing machine!
A fun and bouncy indoor play center for active kids where they can enjoy the huge inflatables, toys and games!
Enjoy an underground adventure in the heart of Texas Hill Country with cave tours offered to allow you to explore the amazing formations.
That fun farm experience for the family at Easter, Fall, and Christmas! Lots of fun kids activities and Christmas trees too!
Theme park fun designed for the whole family, with indoor AND outdoor fun in Texas. Thrills, water fun, arcades...it's all there to be enjoyed!
A great way for active kids to spend the day bouncing!
True cowboy fun at this 348 acres ranch with riding trails, and amazing food! Fun activities for all who stay overnight at this super fun dude ranch!
From day visitors to overnight guests, all wannabe cowboys and cowgirls are welcome at this amazing Texas ranch, where you can enjoy the full Western experience! Horse riding, swimming and hiking are just some of the activities for your family day ou....
A true Texas tradition for over 50 years, this amazing dude ranch is great for families who are looking for that perfect yee haw getaway, with activities including horseback riding and overnight getaways.
Experience a rush as you soar over canyons and creeks with breathtaking 15-mile views of the Wimberley Valley with these fun zipline adventures!
The National Museum of the Pacific War is the only institution in the continental United States dedicated exclusively to telling the story of the Pacific Theater battles of World War II. Located on a six-acre site, the Center includes the George Bush....
A unique wildlife preserve where there are several endangered species of beautiful animals for kids to encounter, and learn about. Not only that - kids can pat them too! A very eye opening family day out in Texas for the family.
Over 350 animals are waiting to make friends with families at the sweet Austin Zoo, with keeper talks and story time!
If you're 7 to 97, Laser Tag is a hide-and-go-seek game for everyone! The ultimate adrenaline rush in a fun combat environment. Also the glow in the dark SkyTrail ropes course, and arcade!
A wacky and fun collection of junk! Built in a small house in suburban Austin, one man has created a playground haven for kids!
351 acres of Austin fun with jogging, kayaking, gardens, springs, swimming, and heaps more for kids and the whole family in this beautiful park.
Mini golf fun for all ages in Austin, where kids can play on the 18 hole golf courses, and adults can get young at heart!
Located on the western edge of Zilker Park, the Austin Nature & Science Center is dedicated to the exploration of the natural world. Since 1960, ANSC has provided nature exhibits, education programs, and recreation resources for countless visitors, t....
Summer fun in Austin with the Children's Day Art Park - part of the summer events of Austin Symphony. A fun and magical day out for the whole family!
A charming family friendly produce farm where kids can learn about foods and where it all comes from!
Thinkery is the evolution of the new Austin Children's Museum - but still a place where families, fun and science all play together!
It's dinosaur time! Kids will love this unique outdoor museum featuring life-size dinosaur replicas all in a natural environment.
Waterpark fun with pirates ship, lagoons, gators, slides, thrills, spills, waterfalls - it's all here on Shore Beach with an exclusive beach with volleyball too!
Ice skating for the whole family in Austin, with daily public sessions, as well as birthday parties and skate lessons!
Indoor rollerskating and rollerblading with a light show, fog machine and music! Austin family fun!
Five historic farm themed areas for the kids to learn from and explore which will take them back to the Blackland Prairies of the 1800s! Set on over 90 acres of beautiful Texan woodland, it also includes a barn where kids can get close to their favo....
Experience the thrill of sky diving without ever having to get in a plane in Austin!
A fun, colorful bounce-filled day perfect for active kids under 10 who love to bounce!
Digital slot car racing for ages 6 and up. Super fast, and super fun. Race realistic scale models of NASCAR, Formula 1, or even off-road vehicles on our giant tracks. Easy enough for a child to participate, but challenging enough to keep even an a....
Get playing in the LARGEST indoor playground in Central Texas, with and 18ft tall playscape, arcade, and toddler area!
Explore this Texas natural wonder located underground - perfect for families to enjoy through tours! An amazing and unique experience for all ages
Cool down in summer in Hawaiian Falls latest waterpark in Pflugerville, Texas!
A fun indoor playscape where kids can be dropped off, or spend family time together, among the slides, tunnels, tubes, ropes and play areas.
Visit the historic Fort Crogham fort & museum with log cabins, schoolhouse, & blacksmith shop! Check out life on the Texas frontier in the 1800's.
We offer 40 bowling lanes for family fun entertainment, arcade, full service sports bar & grill that include 12 lanes of luxury bowling & more! We offer a free summer of bowling for kids 13 & younger with Mel’s Kid’s Club and year round kid friendly....
14,000 square feet of trampoline fun for those active kids in Texas! With dodgeball, slam dunks and a kids area for the little ones!
The Texas Zoo connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world, plus keeper talks, petting zoo, & plenty of animal fun!
Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing....and these aren't the only things for kids to do in Lake Corpus Christi State Park! Enjoy that Texas sun!
Step back in the time to the days of the old American West... a time when the lure of the wide open spaces drew men to create a new American way of life - the life of the cowboy. Now, you can live that life, as you experience the flavor of the old We....
Splashway Waterpark is aimed squarely at families so lots of areas for kids of all ages, plus some thrills for you and the big 'uns!
Toddler fun at this Texas indoor amusement area for those funsters aged 1 to 4 year olds. A safe, friendly, and FUN environment for those little ones to play and develop.
RVs and bungalows sit right on the waterfront in Bahia Vista Waterfront RV Park, ideal for families who want to spend some time on the beautiful Texan coast all year round!
Families can enjoy over 50 species on the drive thru safari, then pop by the petting zoo to get even closer to the friendlier ones!
A cool, fun water park in Belton, Texas featuring a host of activities and slides that kids and their families will love over summer!
Discover a bigger world at Texas State Aquarium with thousands of animals representing over 300 species! A great underwater adventure
A fascinating WWII vintage aircraft carrier for kids to learn about and explore, as well as a museum - a great experience for kids in Corpus Christi!
Hurricane Alley features 3 major water slides, wave pool, lazy river, replica air craft carrier water play structure with cannons and more!
An educational and fascinating museum in Corpus Christi where kids can explore exhibits based around science and history.
Art Center of Corpus Christi is a fantastic institute that introduces kids to the creativity of art, as well as hosts a range of art classes.
Super fun bounce houses, birthday parties and an ice cream parlor! A family friendly indoor play center for kids of all ages - good old fashioned Texas style!
Family fun dolphin tours near Corpus Christi, that let kids interact with dolphins and even touch them!
Indoor roller skating fun for the whole family in Texas, with public skating sessions, classes and birthday parties!
Treat the kids to a tour of the ice cream production plant and see the processes and equipment behind the finished favourites. Tours last 45 minutes and include a serving of ice cream.
A trip into space and the universe at this TAMIU Planetarium that will give kids an enlightening experience all about space and science!
Fishing, picnics, and outdoor fun at this beautiful lakeside park in Laredo - just minutes from the Mexican border.
Exciting, educational and fun hands-on science based exhibits that will build confidence, develop creativity, and enrich the lives of all who visit - a super fun kids museum in Laredo, Texas!
Family bowling fun in Laredo with Jett Bowl North with 40 lanes, disco bowling, arcades and unlimited fun times to be had!
5 miles of Texas coastline give kids PLENTY of room for sun, fun, beach, and playtime! This unspoiled barrier island park makes for a very fun family day out!
A fun, creative and FREE family day out for the family in Laredo, with beautiful art galleries that encourage self-expression, as well as art classes, exhibits and performances.
The longest stretch of undeveloped barrier island in the world! This 70 miles of Texan coast has dunes, coastline and prairies, we well as turtles, bird species and shipwrecks, all ready for kids to explore!
Animal lovers of the family can spend the day seeing and learning about new animals, and even getting to interact with some on this drive through safari!
Explore one of the most beautiful caves in Texas through guided tours. Also gemstone panning and hikes!
The X Bar Ranch is the ideal sanctuary for anyone interested in the splendor of the Texas countryside. The ranch encompasses 7,100 privately-owned acres of diverse terrain including ample native flora and fauna, scenic vistas, star-filled night skies....
Needville Horseback Riding is a great place to start your equestrian journey. We offers lessons focusing on hunter, jumper, and dressage.
Free rides to the public thanks to the Houston Area Live Steamers, where once a month you can enjoy rides on their track!
Ranch fun in Texas with a petting zoo and animal barn, outdoor pool, fishing lake, maze, adventure playground, mini golf and pony and train rides and more!
A terrific collection of fascinating Texan exhibits, as well as cultural, historic and hands-on experiences.
Get kids out of the house and into a world of nature, in Waco's 52-acre natural habitat, featuring everything from orangutans to komodo dragons!
Plenty of family fun with rides, an arcade, bowling, go-karts and more! One of the great things to do with the family in Houston!
2,000 sq feet of indoor play space where kids can play, climb, hide and learn! Areas for parents too
A science-tastic open play lab where kids and their parents can learn and play in a real science lab built especially for kids!
Fun activities and programs for kids walking to 12 years old, including open gym, cheer, dance, and even Ninja skills!
A fun, comfortable and playful kids party and play center for kids up to 8 years of age.
Spend a few hours with the wonderful Vantage Point Farm learn all about the the oldest native breed of horse in the United States.
The national historic landmark includes a visitor center, museum and parade grounds. 17 buildings on the fort grounds have been restored and 5 have been reconstructed, giving an authentic feel for the mid-1880s. Worth timing your visit for special ev....
Gymboree specialize in parent child classes for babies from birth to those kids up to five years of age. Their age-appropriate activities aim to help develop the cognitive, physical and social skills of the children as they play.
Fearshire Paintball is Brazoria County's newest paintball field. Located in Angleton, Texas at Fearshire Farms. Fearshire Paintball is a great place to play recreational paintball games, have your birthday party, group outings or participate in team-....
Indoor play fun for kids under 8 years, as well as indoor ropes courses for older kids. Amazing Texas fun for those creative minds and active bodies!
The Printing Museum features permanent & temporary exhibitions exploring the history of, you guessed it, printing!
A fun and interactive theater company for kids aged 5 - 13 that brings books to life on stage! They sometimes even include the audience!
Learning made fun in this popular children's museum, with a range of interactive and hands-on exhibits covering science, culture, animals, and more!
Explore the far reaches of space, roam with dinosaurs, wander through Africa's Serengeti, and marvel at the world's most beautiful minerals - and that's just in Houston!
The first library of its kind in Houston and one of the few African American libraries in the country, offering incomparable collections of multi-type resources, exhibits and innovative programs. Plus special exhibits, including lectures, films and w....
Family rides, kids rides, and thrill rides all waiting to be enjoying at Houston's premiere waterpark for a COOL summer!
A fun 12 acre urban park for kids filled with all sorts of events for the whole family, from yoga, movies, and fun Toddler Tuesdays! Outdoor fun in Houston!
The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art is a non-profit organization, founded in 1980, to preserve and present works of extraordinary imagination and provide people the opportunity to express their personal artistic vision.
1800 acres of wildlife in this self drive-through safari experience, with animals from all over the world, including that special white rhino.