As the weather warms, Texans start to plan (or dream about) spring travel and San Antonio is ready to welcome everyone. Outdoor fun, new adventures, exciting exhibits and more, a trip to the Alamo City will thrill with new things to see and do right alongside everyone’s perennial favorites. San Antonio’s diverse lodging options have assembled special spring specials and deals appealing to all.
As always, the Alamo City puts a priority on health and safety of visitors and residents and Greater, Safer San Antonio is chockful of information and the commitment and protocols local businesses have put into place. In addition, San Antonio remains an ideal choice for those seeking a work from/learn from location that is both rich with entertainment, lodging options and hands-on educational experiences.
Here’s a handful of examples of what’s new to see and do in San Antonio, Texas this spring:
The DoSeum – San Antonio’s interactive children’s museum has exciting spring programming to share. Check out the Beautiful Minds exhibit (through March 28) to explore the successes of those who think outside the box when faced with the challenges of dyslexia. Through May 14, everyone’s invited to be “Under one Sky” an immersive display and photographs of the San Antonio sky will adorn the lobby.
Black History River Cruise – New this month, the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum, working with GO Rio River Cruises, has launched twice-monthly African American history tours focused on San Antonio’s city center. The tours, on the second Sunday and fourth Saturday of each month, will be limited to 19 people per cruise in observance of social distancing. Private group tours also are available.
Morgan’s Wonderland – The world’s first ultra-accessible theme park had a grand re-opening March 5 and guests can now enjoy more than 25 colorful attractions including wheelchair-accessible rides in the park designed with individuals with special needs in mind and built for everyone’s enjoyment.
SEA LIFE San Antonio – Opening late Spring 2021, SEA LIFE is an all-new aquarium located in downtown San Antonio. Visitors can explore an amazing underwater world complete with beautiful creatures from local and international waters. This fun, family-friendly experience amazes and educates visitors with a love for the oceans. Options include a spectacular adventure through the oceans of the world, learning how it feels to touch an anemone, sea stars, and sea urchins living in ocean.
San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum – Debuting this month, this new exhibit location is in the heart of the city at La Villita. The materials collected in the museum’s archives serve as family-friendly educational material, with programs specifically designed for children, as well as to inspire youth and adults from San Antonio and beyond. One of its permanent exhibitions presents a timeline illustrating Black history in the city through the archive’s photographs and documents.
Robert L.B. Tobin Land Bridge at Phil Hardberger Park – Newly opened, the Land Bridge is the first in the world designed for the safe passage of both wildlife and people. At 150-feet long and 150-feet wide, it is the largest wildlife crossing constructed to date in the United States. Pedestrians and animals traversing the Land Bridge have the experience of climbing a peaceful hill, unaware of the roadway below.