24 must-see roadside attractions within driving distance of San Antonio

Texas has plenty of beautiful destinations that are worth a road trip — beaches, winding rivers and scenic camping spots, for example.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Lourdes Grotto Replica, La Grange
936 FM 2436, La Grange, roadsideamerica.com
Transport yourself to the cobbled streets of Europe at this Texas version of the grotto at Lourdes, France.
Photo via Instagram / georcuzzi
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25 small towns within driving distance of San Antonio that are worth a weekend road trip

Certain times of year, wanderlust rises up and takes hold, but it's not always possible to plan a cross-country road trip. If…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Gruene
About a 45-minute drive northeast of San Antonio
Though considered part of New Braunfels (which can’t really be considered a small town these days), the Gruene Historic District should be a bucket list item for Texans. In addition to the legendary Gruene Hall, the district offers other live music venue options, the local general store, a prized antique shop, and the Gristmill Restaurant. This is the place to be for a good time packed with history.
Photo via Instagram / gruenetx
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22 must-see roadside attractions within driving distance of San Antonio

The great outdoors is nice and all, but hikes can get a bit old after a while, especially as temperatures soar. One…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Home of the World's Largest Pecan Historic Marker, Seguin, TX
101 E. Court St., Seguin, roadsideamerica.com
Seguin sits along the Guadalupe River, which was once known as the “River of Nuts.”  A 1000 pound pecan statue outside of Seguin’s city hall is dedicated to Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca, who survived on a diet of local pecans while being held captive in the area.
Photo via Instagram /  waffles_the_wonder_dog
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20 Small Towns in Texas You Should Be Exploring Right Now

With a state as grand as Texas, there's something to do and somewhere to go in every direction. From a number of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Dublin
About a 4 hour drive north of San Antonio
The former home of the oldest Dr. Pepper bottling plant, Dublin (not in Ireland) prides itself in being the Irish capital of Texas. Other sodas are still bottled here today, and the town really takes pride in that. So come on over and explore the Dublin Bottling Works, Ben Hogan Museum and plenty of Victorian homes to gush over.
Photo via Instagram / gvm727
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8 Gorgeous North Side San Antonio Homes Available for Under $200k

Let's be real – San Antonio housing is having a moment, for a variety of reasons. The Alamo City was recently named…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

This adorable porch will become your new nice-weather hangout.
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12 Texas Hill Country Airbnb Rentals Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

With all the hustle and bustle of life in and around San Antonio, it can be nice to enjoy a getaway every…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Helotes Creek Bed and Breakfast, Helotes
The entire house is decorated with carefully selected antiques from the 1900s, making it a beautiful and romantic getaway. even more so for history buffs.
$100/night
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