The city of San Antonio is one of the best cities to visit as there are a number of places to see and many activities you can enjoy for free (or almost) with family and friends.
If you go on holiday to San Antonio and you have the opportunity to plan your trip time ahead, you can save some money. There are many museums, art galleries and other places that offer a free day or night.
On the other hand, if you live in San Antonio it’s a good idea to consult the local newspapers to find out which free events will be taking place during the weekend, such as concerts or outdoor theater plays.
Enjoy the calm and serenity from the Japanese Tea Gardens
1. The Japanese Tea Gardens
These gardens are as magical and enchanted as a princess fairytale movie. The restored garden is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year. You can wander in their stone paths surrounded by flowers and greenery. You can also enjoy the waterfall and Koi fish swimming in the ponds If you come to San Antonio you must visit the Japanese Tea Gardens.
The Pearl Brewery is a place for all the family
2. The Pearl Brewery
It is one of the most fashionable places in San Antonio and believe it or not even it is a brewery you won’t have a beer (just adults). The brewery has recently been transformed into multiple spaces where you can eat, shop and learn among other things. The brewery is located next to the Riverwalk expansion allowing you walk to downtown through the Art Museum of San Antonio.
Visit the ancient cultures exhibitions at the San Antonio Museum of Art
3. San Antonio Museum of Art
The San Antonio Museum of Art boasts having one of the largest collections of art of the ancient cultures like Egyptian, Roman, and Greek throughout the United States. The size and variety of the collections are impressive. The museum is attractive for young and old alike sheltering about 500 guided tours a year.
The Riverwalk is one of the most representatives places in San Antonio
This tourist attraction brings to San Antonio more than 5 million visitors a year! Enjoy eating at one of the many restaurants on the banks of the riverwalk and enjoy the sound of mariachis and live music. The Riverwalk is the perfect place to spend some time with your family or friends. Do not forget to relax while sitting and enjoying the sound of the waterfall.
Enjoy the 4D Ride Skies Over Texas
5. Tower of the Americas
This tourist attraction was built in 1968 as part of the World’s Fair. Enjoy the view of the city from a height of 750 feet. Complete the experience buying tickets to the observatory, the ticket includes a favorite of young and old the 4D ride Skies Over Texas.
Main plaza in the heart of San Antonio
6. Main Plaza
The Main Plaza is the centerpiece and the heart of San Antonio and was established for the community to have a place of entertainment and enjoy various events. The square has picnic tables, huge beautiful trees that provide shade and water attractions. The main plaza is home to the San Fernando Cathedral, the oldest in the entire country and which receives thousands of tourists a year. Many public events such as art exhibitions, concerts and the lighting ceremony of the Christmas tree are held in the main plaza.