The Best Christmas Light Displays Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

It's the most wonderful time of the year – and mostly because of the beautiful Christmas lights displays! Whether you want to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Enchanted Springs Ranch
242 State Hwy 46 W Unit C, Boerne, (210) 570-7669, christmaslightfest.com
Just up the road in Boerne you’ll be able to enjoy the Old West Christmas Light Fest. The magic of the holidays will be alive with this Texas-themed light display that’s synchronized to special tunes. There’s also other fun activities on site, from laser tag to a themed escape room. Just don’t forget to take a picture with Santa! This display opens Thanksgiving night and will run through Christmas Day.
Photo via Instagram / christmaslightfest
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24 Beautiful Texas Parks Where You Can See Fall Colors

As gorgeous as Texas is, it isn't too common in these parts to be able to see the change in colors in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Daingerfield State Park
455 Park Road 17, Daingerfield, (903) 645-2921, tpwd.texas.gov
You’ll be up for quite a road trip if you head out to Daingerfield. This state park is located southwest of Texarkana, which is quite a drive, but provides top-notch views. With a range of fall colors found in the foliage, you’ll be enamored by the scenery here.
Photo via Instagram / mackenzieall
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20 Fall Date Ideas in San Antonio That Are Actually Good

Lots of folks look forward to fall – whether it's because of the spooky happenings or seasonal treats like PSLs. Wherever you…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Have a photoshoot in a pumpkin patch
Say cheese, babies.
You may cringe at the constant pumpkin photos in your Instagram feed, but you won’t roll your eyes at the opportunity to have a cute, fun photoshoot with your favorite piece of eye candy. Ask a friend (*cough* third wheel *cough*) to tag along to be your photographer for the day, or just bug someone nearby for a few photos..
Photo via Instagram / biancacelene
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20 Haunted Houses and Ghost Tours Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

Being in the midst of spooky season, that means you have to spend a night or two (or many) getting scared at…

By San Antonio Current Staff

REDRUM Haunted House
1800 E Hwy 90 Alt, Richmond, (281) 762-0034, redrumhaunt.com
Though this attraction takes safety seriously, REDRUM is all about scaring you from start to finish. All four attractions – Twisted Circus Rewired, Cinecore, Deadwood Asylum and the new Lazer Fury – were upgraded last year to make sure your outing is worthwhile. Open weekends now through November 2.
Photo via Instagram / skitzosfreakz
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25 Food, Drink Events Happening In and Around San Antonio This Fall

It's a good time to be a foodie in San Antonio. From festivals celebrating beer and your favorite foods to annual events…

By San Antonio Current Staff

San Antonio Grilled Cheese Fest
$30+, Saturday, Oct. 12, 1pm, St. Paul Square, 1174 East Commerce St, facebook.com
Back for a second year, this cheesy event is a perfect way to celebrate the season. Yes, with a warm, gooey grilled cheese sandwich! With your ticket you’ll be able to taste the classic sammich from local restaurants, chefs and vendors – and you’ll have to pick which one is your favorite. Decisions, decisions...
Photo by jonryangarcia via Instagram / egcollaborations
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17 Texas Music Venues Worth the Drive

San Antonio loves going to shows, there's no secret about that. From rock and country to metal and more, we love hitting…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Broken Spoke
3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, (512) 442-6189, brokenspokeaustintx.net
Since 1964, the Broken Spoke has been a hot spot for live music and boot scootin’. The spirited Austin joint is also regarded for its beer and chicken fried steak. This dance hall is all about serving customers in every way possible, as it lets folks get their groove on, offers dancing lessons and, of course, a steady lineup of live music.
Photo via Instagram / austinhistoryshreds
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7 Gorgeous Tiny House Glamping Spots Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

If the idea of spending time in the great outdoors without actually being outdoors sounds appealing, you're not alone. We've rounded up…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Rustic Tiny House Rental for a Peaceful Vacation, Waco
from $108.37 per night
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20 Texas State Parks You Should Visit Before Summer is Over

Now is the time to plan the summer getaways you look forward to all year. Whether you're into camping and hiking or…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Devils River State Natural Area
21715 Dolan Creek Road, Del Rio, (830) 395-2133, tpwd.texas.gov
Head west and take a daytrip out to Devils River, which offers plenty of summertime fun. This remote getaway is home to a beautifully pristine rivers, featuring clear spring-fed water. Take advantage of such beauty and have a day of fishing, swimming or paddling if you’re up for a strenuous adventure. On land, you can hike or bike parts of the area packed with history.
Photo via Instagram / g.meeker
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The Best Food and Drink Festivals Happening In and Around San Antonio This Summer

If stuffing your face and/or getting boozy is your idea of a good time, then you'll want to make plans to attend…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Frozen Treats Fest
Free, Sat June 22, 1pm, Alamo Beer Company, 202 Lamar, eventbrite.com
Back for a third year, you can beat the heat with frozen treats! This refreshing festival has plenty up for grabs – paletas, milkshakes, ice cream sundaes, snow cones, mangonadas and more.
Photo via Instagram / egcollaborations
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Beautiful Texas caves you should explore before you die

There's so much beauty to be explored in Texas, especially when it comes to breathtaking caves and caverns. So, consider this a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cave Without a Name
325 Kreutzberg Road, Boerne, (830) 537-4212, cavewithoutaname.com
Just up the road you’ll discover a mysterious cave right in our backyard: Cave Without a Name. This limestone solutional cave is a national natural landmark, of course for its spectacular formations of stalactites, stalagmites, cave drapery, flowstones, rimstone dams and more. Oh, and the cave is 66-degrees year-round so you can visit whenever you please.
Photo via Instagram / b.d.maiorino
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Annoyingly relatable tweets if you've ever suffered through allergy season in San Antonio

If you've ever felt victimized by the the pollen/cedar/oak count here in San Antonio, you're definitely not alone. Just take these tweets…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Annoyingly relatable tweets if you've ever suffered through allergy season in San Antonio
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Where to Hike In and Around San Antonio Before It Gets Unbearably Hot Outside

It's inevitable – it'll be 100+ degrees outside in a matter of months, maybe sooner. Quick, while there's still time, take a…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Pace Bend Park
2011 Pace Bend Rd N, (512) 264-1482, parks.traviscountytx.gov
Located on Lake Travis near the northwest side of Austin, Pace Bend Park boasts more than nine miles of prime shoreline location. Incredible views are included, of course, in the admission cost.
Photo via Instagram / katekrez
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20 outdoor activities in and around San Antonio to experience before summer ends

It might always feel like summer in Texas because of the scorching temperatures, but let's be honest: the carefree summer days are…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Catch a San Antonio Missions game
5757 US-90, milb.com
With just a few games remaining through early September, you’ll definitely want to go out to the ballpark. Tickets are super cheap, meaning you’ll be able to take the entire family or crew for a reasonable price. Plus, nights here are equally entertaining and memorable.
Photo via Instagram / anncrystal714
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10 Gorgeous Texas Glamping Spots You Should Take Advantage Of

Getting dirty is so yesterday. Check out these unique glamping locations throughout Texas if you're one of those folks who like the…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Alisa Pierce

These modern cabins merge art and scenic views to create a super unique experience.
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9 Gorgeous Hill Country Airbnb Rentals Perfect for a Quick Getaway

Sometimes all you need is to get away. Check out these charming Hill Country Airbnbs for the next time you need to…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Alisa Pierce

Durst Haus, Fredericksburg
This Fredericksburg home is a rustic-lovers dream.
Photos via Kim
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25 Festivals In and Around San Antonio to Check Out This Summer

Summer is here, which means there's plenty of cool festivals happening very soon! We gathered the best things to do and sights…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Alisa Pierce

PRIDE Bigger Than Texas Festival
Prices vary, Sat June 30, Crockett Park, 1300 N. Main Ave, pridesanantonio.org
The official San Antonio LGBT Pride Celebration is pulling out all the stops this year to encourage everyone to “live now - forever proud.” The celebration will have food and merchandise available while guests enjoy an illuminated night parade, a rainbow dash and a family fun run/walk.
Photo by: Julian P. Ledezma
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25 Small Town Texas Restaurants That Deserve a Weekend Road Trip

San Antonio has us spoiled with so many great eateries. Heck, even UNESCO thinks so, naming the 210 as a Creative City…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Kreuz Market
619 N Colorado Street, Lockhart, (512) 398-2361, kreuzmarket.com 
Kreuz’s barbecue stands on its own with meats being made up of 85% beef and 15% pork. No sauce or forks offered, so that’s how you know the meats are going to be lit.
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The Best San Antonio Farms and Markets For Picking Your Own Fall Ingredients

People of San Antonio, the temperature might not hit the 70s this weekend, so you know what that means: GO OUTSIDE! Feel…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Marburger Orchard
559 Kuhlmann Road, Fredericksburg, (830) 997-9433, marburgerorchard.com
Marburger Orchard is currently open by appointment only, but you certainly don't want to miss out on their fresh produce. Although their pick-your-own season has ended, they're selling many other products on the orchard: cantaloupe, tomatoes, zucchini, pickling cucumbers, onions, okra and sweet peppers.
Photo via Facebook, Visit Fredericksburg TX
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20 Things Every San Antonian Needs To Do This Fall

Shoutout to fall for coming through so we don’t sweat every time we leave the house! Celebrate the best way you know…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Explore one of the small towns surrounding San Antonio
Multiple locations
Venture out to Floresville for the town’s peanut festival or maybe out to Devine for a festival dedicated entirely to avocado. Whether you go out for the fair food or just to explore the town square, a day in a quaint town will be the perfect way to unwind and relax.
Photo via Instagram, mayra_r95
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20 San Antonio-Area Breweries Every Beer Lover Should Tour

Whether you're a craft connoisseur or amateur drinker, every Texan has a relationship of some sort with beer. Get to know your…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Pedernales Brewing Company
    97 Post Tr., Fredericksburg, (830) 998-7486, pedernalesbrewing.com
    Head up to Fredericksburg one of these Saturdays to hit up this brewery tour. Take your pick from Robert Earl Keen brews or that of the Lobo series. Lobo’s Texas Lager or the classic Bitter Battle beer are fan favorites.
    Photo via Instagram, staciegab
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30 Romantic Texas Spots to Have an Outdoor Wedding

You might have Pinterest boards full of wedding ideas. Perhaps you’re a hopeless romantic that loves nature. Or maybe you’re more of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Barr Mansion & Artisan Ballroom
    Get the beauty of the Hill Country just a few minutes from downtown Austin.
    10463 Sprinkle Rd, Austin, barrmansion.com
    Photo via Instagram, barrmansion
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8 Hill Country Airbnb Rentals Perfect for a Quick Getaway

If you're looking for a quick vacation, you don't have to look far. We've picked 10 of the best Airbnb rentals that…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Casa Carmen, aka the most charming Spanish Bungalow we've ever seen, is a fully restored home that accommodates up to four guests and is located in the center of Kerrville. Pets are welcome  to this historic home, which is near several restaurants, parks and the river.
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