January 06, 2017

30 Adventures In and Around SA that are Perfect for a Day Trip

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Watch the bats at Old Tunnel State Park
10619 Old San Antonio Road, Fredericksburg
According to Texas Parks & Wildlife, the "abandoned railroad tunnel that gives Old Tunnel its name is home to up to 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats," which you can see any night of the week from May-October. 
Photo via Instagram,  justwineaboutit
Watch the bats at Old Tunnel State Park
10619 Old San Antonio Road, Fredericksburg
According to Texas Parks & Wildlife, the "abandoned railroad tunnel that gives Old Tunnel its name is home to up to 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats," which you can see any night of the week from May-October.
Photo via Instagram, justwineaboutit
Explore Longhorn Caverns State Park
6211 Park Road, 4 S, Burnet
Take a walking, wild cave or photography tour through the Longhorn Caverns and get a geology lesson from the pros.
Photo via Instagram, sp1d3ypantzz
Explore Longhorn Caverns State Park
6211 Park Road, 4 S, Burnet
Take a walking, wild cave or photography tour through the Longhorn Caverns and get a geology lesson from the pros.
Photo via Instagram, sp1d3ypantzz
Conquer Seismic Wall
With about 30 routes to choose from, Austin's Seismic Wall is a well-shaded, Texas climber's dream. During the summer, jump in the water when the creek is full and bask in your victory.
Photo via Instagram, _doug_doug
Conquer Seismic Wall
With about 30 routes to choose from, Austin's Seismic Wall is a well-shaded, Texas climber's dream. During the summer, jump in the water when the creek is full and bask in your victory.
Photo via Instagram, _doug_doug
Go skydiving in San Marcos 
517 Airfield Road, Hwy 80 South, Fentress 
Conquer your fears and take a dive 10,000 ft above the beautiful Texas countryside. For more info, check out  skydivesanmarcos.com.
Photo via Instagram, Skydive San Marcos
Go skydiving in San Marcos
517 Airfield Road, Hwy 80 South, Fentress
Conquer your fears and take a dive 10,000 ft above the beautiful Texas countryside. For more info, check out skydivesanmarcos.com.
Photo via Instagram, Skydive San Marcos
Mingle with Alpacas at Wildflower Ridge Alpaca Ranch
5800 Center Point Road, Fredericksburg
Not far from San Antonio, you'll find a ranch full of Alpacas, owned by Don and Beth Weeks. Make an appointment to check out the ranch and meet the alpaca of your dreams.
Photo via Instagram, rolsanmordua
Mingle with Alpacas at Wildflower Ridge Alpaca Ranch
5800 Center Point Road, Fredericksburg
Not far from San Antonio, you'll find a ranch full of Alpacas, owned by Don and Beth Weeks. Make an appointment to check out the ranch and meet the alpaca of your dreams.
Photo via Instagram, rolsanmordua
Find zen at Bastrop State Park
Whether hiking, geocaching, swimming or practicing yoga out in nature is your thing, Bastrop State Park — about a two hour drive from San Antonio — has everything you need to discover your happy place.
Photo via Instagram, pollokelisenicole
Find zen at Bastrop State Park
Whether hiking, geocaching, swimming or practicing yoga out in nature is your thing, Bastrop State Park — about a two hour drive from San Antonio — has everything you need to discover your happy place.
Photo via Instagram, pollokelisenicole
Paddle around Inks Lake
This Hill Country gem, about two hours away, offers just about all you need to for an adventure-packed day, including canoe and kayak rentals to navigate in the water. 
Photo via Instagram,markhaak
Paddle around Inks Lake
This Hill Country gem, about two hours away, offers just about all you need to for an adventure-packed day, including canoe and kayak rentals to navigate in the water.
Photo via Instagram,markhaak
Spend the day at Government Canyon
You don't even have to travel out of the city to have a full-day adventure. Hike, bike and walk in dinosaur tracks that are believed to be 110 million years old. 
Photo via Instagram,  cristina.ram03
Spend the day at Government Canyon
You don't even have to travel out of the city to have a full-day adventure. Hike, bike and walk in dinosaur tracks that are believed to be 110 million years old.
Photo via Instagram, cristina.ram03
Explore the Cascade Caverns
226 Cascade Cavern, Boerne
Take a guided tour through the 'live' cave, where water is constantly moving through the rock and creating formations. 
Photo via Instagram,  deveroutdoors
Explore the Cascade Caverns
226 Cascade Cavern, Boerne
Take a guided tour through the 'live' cave, where water is constantly moving through the rock and creating formations.
Photo via Instagram, deveroutdoors
Zipline over Wimberley
300 Winn Valley Drive, Wimberley
Harness up and glide over canyons and creeks through 15-miles of Wimberley Valley. The tour lasts up to two hours and is right outside of San Antonio. 
Photo via Instagram,  wimberleyzipline
Zipline over Wimberley
300 Winn Valley Drive, Wimberley
Harness up and glide over canyons and creeks through 15-miles of Wimberley Valley. The tour lasts up to two hours and is right outside of San Antonio.
Photo via Instagram, wimberleyzipline