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August 2021 Things to Do, Attractions, and Activities in San Antonio, TX

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With summer ending, you can get out and experience one final summer getaway! Head to San Antonio and experience fun and adventure combined with historic wonder. Visit the Alamo or the Buckhorn Saloon and Museum and learn about the history of the area. You can also visit amazing theme parks like Six Flags Fiesta Texas or SeaWorld San Antonio. Do not miss out on all of the fun! You can also combine lodging with your activities for a completed vacation plan. 

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Top August Things To Do In San Antonio
SeaWorld San Antonio
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August is the perfect time of year to take a trip to Sea World, which is located in Texas. The entire family will enjoy thrilling amusement park rides, captivating shows and many interactive exhibits to make the trip a worthwhile adventure. Spend time in the amusement park on roller coaster rides such as The Great White, Steel Eel and Journey to Atlantis. Sit back and relax at some of the most fun and engaging shows such as Pets Ahoy, Ocean Discovery and Killer Whales Up Close and One Ocean. There are also many exhibits to explore including Dolphin Cove, Explorer’s Reef and Alligator Alley. A gift shop and restaurants are on-site as well. Dining choices include Rio Grille, Sea Star Market & Café and Smokehouse Grill. Park guests can plan on spending one or two days exploring the park. Admission includes all the rides and shows. The park is handicap accessible with a limited number of wheelchairs available. Paid parking is available. Both cameras and video cameras are permitted.
Aug 31, 2021
San Antonio Aquarium
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When visiting San Antonio, Texas in August, a great way to spend the afternoon out of the heat is the San Antonio Aquarium. Kids and adults like the variety of creatures, the shows, and the hands on exhibits. The Aviary Experience is home to several species of beautiful, colorful birds. Sometimes they even perch on the guests hoping for a treat. The Rain Forest and Desert Experience is full of reptiles and amphibians. The Stingray Touch Tank allows visitors to pet the amazing rays. There is a Giant Pacific Octopus to see, and on certain dates a mermaid can be seen. Guests can purchase food and feed the sharks, birds, fish, some reptiles, and the rays. Throughout the day there is a variety of shows teaching about the inhabitants of the aquarium. Also on the aquarium grounds visitors can buy pony rides, or rides on a merry-go-round, roller coaster, or an iguana jump bounce house.
Aug 31, 2021
City Sightseeing San Antonio Tours
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Visiting San Antonio in August is a great time to visit the city you can take advantage of the warm days by walking the Riverwalk a famous place lined with restaurants and stores. Another great experience San Antonio has to offer is the historical Alamo, once you finish walking the river after getting a bite to eat at one of the many great local restaurants you can head on over to the Alamo and take in a beautiful piece of history. As the night approaches and temperatures begin to cool off end your day by visiting the theater district where you can see famous venues such as the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre as well as the historic Majestic Theatre, both are Historical Places. All in all, San Antonio has a lot to offer year round but August is the ideal time to take a trip down south weather tends to be perfect at that time of year.
Aug 31, 2021
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum
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If you are looking for a way to escape the brutal San Antonio, Texas heat this August, you should take the time to explore the Buckhorn Saloon and Museum. It is appropriate for all ages but will be enjoyed most by Western lovers. It is located only one block from the Riverwalk and just two blocks from the Alamo. This makes it a great activity to split up your day of exploring the beautiful city of San Antonio. It was established over 130 years ago and offers a unique experience that would be difficult to find anywhere else. You will get to visit two different museums, see over 500 various wildlife species throughout the exhibits, and you will even be able to feast upon tasty dishes. There is a gift shop on-site and non-flash photography is permitted, so you will be able to remember this amazing experience. You can spend all day in there if you would like, however, most people spend only one to two hours.
Aug 31, 2021
San Antonio Alamo Helicopter Tours
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If you want to propose to your girlfriend, it's time to think of something creative like the San Antonio Alamo Helicopter Tours. You'll get a chance to fly through the skies as your girlfriend says yes. Of course, you can take pictures and post them to her Instagram page. You can land and have a nice dinner with your girlfriend. You can stop and take pictures while you walk around touring in San Antonio. Generally, you can go to the Hilton Hotel to get a nice room overlooking the city. In the mornings, you could have the best continental breakfast. In conclusion, you can purchase souvenirs at the Hilton Hotel. You'll love how the weather feels in San Antonio. Of course, you can make plans to ride the helicopter to a nice beach in San Antonio. The helicopter tour will be the best one you've had so far. With that note, you can travel there with your friends and family.
Aug 31, 2021
Travis Park Carriage Tour
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Summers can be extremely hot in San Antonia, Texas. However, there are still many great activities to enjoy during your next visit to the big state of Texas. Be sure to check out the Travis Park Carriage Tour for a truly unique summer experience. If you are planning a trip to the area in August you will want to be sure to add the Travis Park Carriage Tour to your itinerary. With this carriage ride, you are able to sit down and relax from the August heat all while the carriage takes you around to see legendary landmarks that make San Antonio so famous. The ride is approximately 20 minutes long and is appropriate for guests of all ages. Because the ride is shorter, this is a great activity to add to any busy day for a little relaxation time while still getting to witness what makes the area of the Alamo so special. With cancellations taken up to 48 hours in advance, be sure to beat the heat and book this relaxing sight seeing experience in order to enjoy the Travis Park and a unique carriage ride.
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