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20 Refreshing Ways to Recover from Fiesta 

While we San Antonians refresh our body, mind and soul from Fiesta, the last thing on our mind is going out and getting wild. Experience the chill side of the Alamo City instead. Here are 20 ways to get you started.
Cleanse yourself at Revolucion Coffee + Juice
Multiple locations, revolucionsa.com
Whether you drank your weight’s worth in beer or stuffed yourself with turkey legs, show your body some love with Revolucion’s acai bowls and cold pressed juices.
Photo via Instagram, revolucionsa
Spend a day at Cheevers Books
3613 Broadway St., (210) 824-2665, facebook.com
Pick up a few good reads and get lost in a book. You’ll feel recharged in no time.
Photo via Instagram, vincent_lewis
Get outdoors at Paradise Canyon
2220 Co Road 2615, Rio Medina, (830) 751-9911, paradisecanyon.com
Hit the road early and claim your spot on the river. Whether you’re swimming, fishing or camping, Paradise Canyon is the perfect place for a day of fun relaxation.
Photo via Instagram, jennarenfro
Hit up the Pearl farmers market
306 Pearl Pkwy., (210) 212-7260, atpearl.com
The crowds might give you Fiesta flashbacks, but the fresh produce is more than worth it.
Photo via Instagram, bakemeaway
Join MobileOm for a yoga session
Multiple locations, (210) 816-0936, mobileomtx.com
Keep on exploring the city with this traveling and relaxing yoga company.
Photo via Instagram, Hays Street Bridge
Spend time with some furry friends at the Animal Defense League
11300 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 655-1481, adltexas.org
These pups and kittens will calm you instantly. Just look at that face.
Photo via Instagram, bemadthen
Take a hike at Eisenhower Park
19399 NW Military Hwy., sanantonio.gov
Want to relax but can’t sit still? Reach new heights on the hike at Eisenhower.
Photo via Instagram, noriellbrown
Ride around at O.P. Schnabel Park
9606 Bandera Road, (210) 207-7275, sanantonio.gov
Take in a peaceful bike ride, or hit up the mountain bike trail.
Photo via Instagram, wandering_dan
Immerse yourself in cultural pieces at the San Antonio Museum of Art
200 W. Jones Ave., (210) 978-8100, samuseum.org
Did you do some questionable things while living it up at Fiesta? Don’t worry, save your reputation by hitting up the classy SAMA.
Photo via Instagram, _slaymari
Venture out to Natural Bridge Caverns
26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road, (210) 651-6101, naturalbridgecaverns.com
Looking for an outdoor experience that’s a little cozier? Say no more.
Photo via Instagram, caseykerstens
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Get your blood pumping at Crossfit San Antonio
5337 Glen Ridge Dr. #119, (210) 952-0019, crossfitsanantonio.com
With classes throughout the day and for every fitness level, Crossfit San Antonio makes it easy to get back to working out after taking off for Fiesta (or start).
Photo via Instagram, crossfitsanantonio
Spend a day climbing at The District
2424 Broadway St., (210) 845-9855, thedistrictsa.com
Your body can do some amazing things when you’re not drunk off your ass. Reach new heights at The District.
Photo via Instagram, dhawrylukkk
Take a safari out to Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
26515 Natural Bridge Caverns Road, (830) 438-7400, wildliferanchtexas.com
Things might have gotten wild at Fiesta, but you can also get up close and personal with the wildlife here.
Photo via Instagram, andreismalheiros
Take the family out to Garner State Park
234 RR 1050, Concan, (830) 232-6132, tpwd.texas.gov
Partying on the San Antonio River is fun, but swimming, fishing and tubing the Frio River is pretty damn good time, too.
Photo via Instagram, heloisafabricio
Pamper yourself at The Woodhouse Day Spa
Multiple locations, woodhousespas.com
What’s more relaxing than a spa day?
Photo via Instagram, almaksol
Have a shopping spree at La Cantera
15900 La Cantera Pkwy., (210) 582-6255, theshopsatlacantera.com
Your bank account might have taken a beating after Fiesta, but partake in a little retail therapy if your budget has a little wiggle room.
Photo via Instagram, lobho
Check in at Hotel Havana
1015 Navarro St., (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
The custom serape robe alone will have you feeling like you’re in heaven.
Photo via Instagram, spankimills
Have a picnic at Phil Hardberger Park
13203 Blanco Road, (210) 492-7472, philhardbergerpark.org
Explore the park’s natural beauty and unwind with a picnic on the grounds.
Photo via Instagram, millennialurbne
Find peace at the Japanese Tea Garden
3853 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 559-3148, sanantonio.gov
Channel your zen and be one with the garden.
Photo via Instagram, ssills42
Get a wider view of SA at the Tower of the Americas
739 E César E. Chávez Blvd., (210) 223-3101, toweroftheamericas.com
You probably saw everybody and their abuela at all the Fiesta events you hit up, but you can get a beautiful (and drama-free) view of the Alamo city.
Photo via Instagram, troyschuler
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Cleanse yourself at Revolucion Coffee + Juice
Multiple locations, revolucionsa.com
Whether you drank your weight’s worth in beer or stuffed yourself with turkey legs, show your body some love with Revolucion’s acai bowls and cold pressed juices.
Photo via Instagram, revolucionsa
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