26 beautiful Texas swimming holes, pools and lakes in driving distance of San Antonio

There's nothing better on a scorching Texas summer day than a refreshing swim. If the neighborhood pool isn't doing it for you,…

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 / blueholeregionalpark
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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

Take an outdoor yoga class with Mobile OmVarious Locations, mobileomtx.com Mobile Om’s motto is “yoga without bounds,” and in practice, it’s just like it sounds — mobile yoga classes in unconventional outdoor spaces. One of those boundless studios is on top of the Hays Street Bridge overlooking the downtown skyline, where Mobile Om got its start, but the roving studio offers classes at other classic SA locations including Confluence Park and the Mission Marquee Plaza.             
Photo via Instagram / mobileom
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22 water parks in driving distance of San Antonio that are perfect for summer fun

Summer's the time to get wet, but that doesn't mean you have to leg it all the way to the coast. Not…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
400 N. Liberty Ave., New Braunfels, (830) 625-2351, schlitterbahn.com
Perhaps Central Texas’ favorite summer destination, this Schlitterbahn outpost pretty much gives you four water parks in one. This park is located on the Comal River, using the space for tube chutes, rides, tube slides and pools using the spring-fed river water. That means the water is always a cool 72 degrees! There’s plenty of ways to cool down and have fun, so make it a point to explore it all!
Photo via Instagram / bahnnewbraunfels
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The "Red House on the River" — a landmark for Guadalupe River tubers — is up for sale

New Braunfels locals and people who float the Guadalupe River know it as the "Red House on the River," a three-story, tomato-red…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The "Red House on the River" — a landmark for Guadalupe River tubers — is up for sale
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The 23 best places to see Christmas lights in driving distance of San Antonio this holiday season

Looking for some holiday cheer? Even the Grinchiest among us would have to admit there's something heartwarming about twinkling Christmas light displays.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Museum Reach River of Lights
It isn't just the downtown portion of the River Walk that gets the holiday treatment. The San Antonio River Authority's annual Museum Reach River of Lights extends the Christmas cheer further down the river, and even features a 30-foot-tall musical Christmas tree at the Museum Reach lock and dam. The lights will be on view through January 3, 2022.
Photo Courtesy of San Antonio River Authority
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Everything we saw during opening weekend of Wurstfest in New Braunfels

Wurstfest opened in New Braunfels this weekend, kicking off its 60th year celebrating German culture and food. This year marked the debut of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw during opening weekend of Wurstfest in New Braunfels
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A Day to Remember played Whitewater Amphitheater and blew away their San Antonio fans

Florida-based A Day to Remember hit New Braunfels' Whitewater Amphitheater on Sunday, bringing emo-tinged metalcore to South Texas fans hungry for its…

By Sanford Nowlin

A Day to Remember played Whitewater Amphitheater and blew away their San Antonio fans
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24 San Antonio-area corn mazes and pumpkin patches to explore this fall

Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are synonymous with "fall fun." Good thing San Antonio and its surrounding area have plenty of both…

By San Antonio Current Staff

South Texas Maize at Graff 7A Ranch
911 US Hwy 90 East, Hondo, (830) 741-3968, graff7aranch.com
Get ready to rock out in this 7-acre corn maze, which is themed on country music this year. The ranch also has a pumpkin patch, farm animals and other fun activities.This year's fall season runs through November 21.
Photo via Instagram / graff7aranch
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10 unique Texas treehouses you can rent right now for a weekend glamping getaway

Love the idea of the great outdoors, but hate the mosquito-bitten realities of camping? Then glamping might be just the thing for…

By San Antonio Current Staff

10 unique Texas treehouses you can rent right now for a weekend glamping getaway
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The most anticipated new restaurants coming to San Antonio

Summer is here, San Antonio, and that means local foodies are about to have a slew of new spots at which to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Up Scale
1024 S. Alamo St., upscalesouthtown.com
Husband-and-wife duo Houston and Emily Carpenter — the minds behind Southtown Instagram sensation Little Em’s Oyster Bar — will open a "sexy" new eatery called Up Scale in the building that once housed brunch and dinner hotspot Feast in Southtown. The new concept, which will serve seafood, steak and sushi, is slated to open this fall.  
Photo via Instagram / upscalesouthtown
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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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PGA Champion Jimmy Walker is selling this Boerne estate for $3 million

It probably should come as little surprise that if a top professional golfer is selling a house, it's going to have a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

PGA Champion Jimmy Walker is selling this Boerne estate for $3 million
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The 15 best Christmas light displays within driving distance of San Antonio

While the holiday season doesn't look or feel quite the same this year, there is one tradition that can be safely enjoyed…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Travis Park
301 E Travis St, (210) 207-3677, travisparksa.com
The holiday season in San Antonio officially begins with the lighting ceremony of the city’s 50-foot Christmas tree on Friday, November 27. This year's festivities will be virtual, so that everyone can enjoy safely from home. Just tune in at 7 p.m. to H-E-B's YouTube channel to enjoy the lighting, which will be followed by a performance by Mariachi Las Altenas. 
Photo via Instagram / skylinedronetx
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20 San Antonio-area corn mazes and pumpkin patches to visit this fall

There's nothing that says fall fun like a pumpkin patch photoshoot or meandering through an endless corn maze. Though there aren't quite…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sweet Berry Farm
1801 FM 1980, ​Marble Falls, Texas, (830) 798-1462, sweetberryfarm.com
For those willing to drive out to Marble Falls, the 60-acre Sweet Berry Farm is worth a visit. The crown jewel is a massive, Texas-shaped corn maze, but the farm also features a pumpkin patch, scarecrow stuffing, flower picking, hay rides and other fall-themed activities, open every day of the week except Wednesdays. Admission is free, but each activity is ticketed, so the money can add up if you're not careful.
Photo via Instagram / instasatx
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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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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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The 20 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

Don Strange Ranch
103 Waring Welfare Road, Boerne, christmas.donstrangeranch.com
Just a short drive away in Boerne, Don Strange Ranch hosts a Texas-sized display with more than 3 million that you’ll have to drive through. You can also get out of the car and take another type of ride – either on a hayride or a carriage ride.
Photo via Instagram / henrylee1968
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Here's Your First Look at New Braunfels' Newest Restaurant and Bar

New Braunfels' latest eatery Muck & Fuss and bar Sidecar are opening up to the public today, October 8. The two new…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Here's Your First Look at New Braunfels' Newest Restaurant and Bar
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20 Small Town Texas Drinking Spots That Deserve a Weekend Road Trip

San Antonio has us spoiled with so many kickass bars and breweries. But that's not to say there aren't plenty of Texas…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Zelick’s
336 W Hopkins St, San Marcos, (512) 757-8787, zelickssmtx.com
Set up in a 1930s gas station, Zelick’s will catch your eye and keep your attention with all the booze and fun stuff. Enjoy pool tables, washers, horseshoes, and cornhole, as well as the atmosphere.
Photo via Instagram / lizardinsheepsclothing
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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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20 Texas Concerts We're Totally Excited for This Summer

Concerts are better during summer, so treat yourself! Whether you want to stay here in San Antonio or need an excuse to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

J. Cole
$50+, Fri Aug 17, AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, attcenter.com
Photo via Facebook / J.Cole
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30 Vintage Photos of San Antonio's Beautiful Parks

Check out these vintage photos – some of which were taken before your grandparents were even born – and try having a…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Automobile in San Antonio River in Roosevelt Park, circa 1927
In a time before cell phones, imagine coming home soaking wet to your spouse and having to explain that you drove the car into the river – but that’s not what happened at all. He’s actually washing it.
Photo via General Photograph Collection
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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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