21 cool things to do in the San Antonio area when it's hot AF outside

We're getting to that time of year when it feels too hot to do anything. Sure, the AC is great at home, but…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cool down with the kids at a splash pad
A splash pad is a simple pleasure that kids love. Many San Antonio parks have splash pads, including Pearsall Park and Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair, as well as at Pearl Brewery near the Bottling Department.  
Photo via Instagram / bottlingdept
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25 bucket list activities to do in San Antonio before summer ends

Summer's here. Time to unwind. However, with temperatures rising and the kids out of school, it can be hard to brainstorm fun…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hit the links at Cool Crest Mini Golf
1402 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 732-0222, coolcrestgolf.com
Did you know that SA is home to one of the oldest continuously operated mini golf courses in the world? Whether or not you're into the local history aspect, it'll be fun to grab a few friends and play a round at Cool Crest Mini Golf. 
Photo via Instagram / coolcrestgolf
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25 cool things to do in and around San Antonio when it's hot AF outside

San Antonio has plenty of fun to offer, but it can be hard to leave the house on hot days. You know,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Make a splash at a local water park
If you want to amp up the fun while cooling down in the water, head to one of the area’s water parks for a rip roarin’ good time. You can stay in town and visit Six Flags Fiesta Texas’ White Water Bay or Sea World's Aquatica, or drive up to Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels.
Photo via Instagram / sixflagsfiestatexas
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25 gorgeous swimming holes and pools within driving distance of San Antonio

No matter how high you blast the air conditioning, sometimes the best way to beat the Texas heat is with a swim.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Blue Hole
100 Blue Hole Lane, Wimberley, (512) 660-9111, cityofwimberley.com    
Minutes from downtown Wimberley, Blue Hole makes for a refreshing stop during a day trip to the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Reservations are required, so be sure to plan ahead.
Photo via Instagram / jamiehornbuckle_realtor
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20 outdoor activities in San Antonio for your spring bucket list

The sun's warming up, school's winding down and summer is just around the bend. This is the time of year that San…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Practice your photography skills at the Japanese Tea Garden 3853 N St Mary's St., (210) 207-7275, sanantonio.gov Bring your camera to the Japanese Tea Garden and put your amateur photography skills to the test, capturing images of numerous tropical and native plants, koi ponds and a 60-foot waterfall. Take a break from the camera and head to the Jingu House Café for a bento box and a blooming tea pot.             Photo via Instagram / texascountrypups
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25 Beautiful Rivers and Swimming Holes that are Driving Distance from SA

Texans are tough enough to endure the heat that comes with living in paradise, but that doesn't mean we haven't come up…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Frio River
    234 RR 1050, Concan, (830) 232-6132, tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/garner
    Would your year be complete without a swim or two in the Frio River?
    Photo via Instagram, axel.sir
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15 Kayaking Spots Every San Antonian Should Experience

During the summer in Texas, there is no better place to be than on the water. But if you're the kind of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Pecos River
    Considered to be a moderately difficult river for paddling, set aside some time to visit the Pecos River when you have a few days. The drive is a little on the far side, but totally worth the extra planning. 
    Photo via Instagram  (jlemieux28)
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