25 Texas parks to see fall colors that are worth a road trip from San Antonio

"Texas" and "fall colors," in the same sentence? Yeah, we know, it sounds hard to believe. While we typically don't get the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Lost Maples State Natural Area
37221 FM 187, Vanderpool, (830) 966-3413, tpwd.texas.gov
If you’re a sucker for fall foliage, Lost Maples is a must-visit – especially if you don’t want to go too far from home. This natural area is perfect for hiking, so grab your camera and let the views here take your breath away.
Photo via Instagram / lady_daphne_usvc
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22 fall date ideas in San Antonio that are actually good

You don't have to wait for the winter holidays to go on super-cute dates. Between the cooling temperatures, many autumn festivals and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hit up some Halloween parties
If y’all are one of those couples that waits all year for Halloween, you better make all the Halloween happenings part of your date night plans. From drinking events to costume contests and something tailoring to pretty much every aspect of the eerie holiday, there’s something for everyone.
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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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20 fun alternatives to trick or treating in San Antonio this Halloween

Who doesn't love Halloween in San Antonio? There are tons of ways to scare up fun as the cooler weather sets in.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Go All Out on Halloween Decor
The 12-foot-tall Home Depot skeleton may be out of stock, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find another way to dial up the spookiness to 11 at home.
Photo by NeONBRAND via Unsplash
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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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25 San Antonio-area parks to spend time at now that it isn't miserably hot outside

With cooler temperatures comes the temptation to actually spend time outside — yes, by choice. Take advantage of the more comfortable weather…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Denman Estate Park
7735 Mockingbird Ln, sanantonio.gov
Denman Estate Park may very well have one of the most unique features on this list. It features a traditional South Korean pavilion, styled similarly to the Gwangju Democracy Bell in South Korea. Gwangju, South Korea and San Antonio, you may be surprised to know, are sister cities. Denman Estate Park is a beautiful place to visit, not only for the pavilion, but for the pond and garden as well, now that it isn’t so damn hot outside.
Photo via Instagram / lilladyfromtexas
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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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26 San Antonio-Area Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes to Explore This Fall

Whether fall is your favorite time of year or not, there's no denying the excitement of having a photoshoot within a pumpkin…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sweet Berry Farm
1801 FM1980, Marble Falls, (830) 798-1462, sweetberryfarm.com
If you’re up for a road trip, you may want to make plans to head to Marble Falls. There you’ll find the pumpkin patch, open daily (except Wednesdays). The seasonal patch also offers lots of other activities throughout the month, such as pumpkin painting, scarecrow stuffing, a barrel train, horse rides, hayrides and mazes. Be warned: activities are billed separately.
Photo via Instagram / 101highlandlakes
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23 San Antonio Area Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes for Your Fall-loving Self

Some might say pumpkin spice lattes are the sign of fall here in San Antonio where we don't get the beautiful fall…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Circle N Maze
558 County Rd 345, La Vernia, (210) 326-1741, circlenmaze.com
From the place that brought you the “Texas Strong” maze last year after Hurricane Harvey, Circle N Maze is back with another crowd pleaser: a sugar skull maze. Head on out to La Vernia for a 5.5-acre maze you’re bound to be obsessed with. Don’t worry, there’s also a mini maze for the little ones. There’s also a pumpkin patch, photo stations, hay bale fun, a petting zoo, games, and even vendors and food trucks. Open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning October 5 for $10 a person.
Photo courtesy of Circle N Maze
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18 Festive Treats in San Antonio to Get You Into the Spooky Spirit

October is enjoyed by many, for just as many different reasons. If you wait all year for pumpkin spice everything, or love…

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SA Buñuelo Co.
(210) 835-5137, sabuneloco.com
SA Buñuelo Co. has buñuelos shaped as creepy spiders and webs in purple, green, and orange that are sure to put you in the Halloween spirit. Visit them on Insta to place your order. 
Photo via Instagram, sabunueloco
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20 Places to Eat in San Antonio If You're Obsessed with Pumpkin

The fall season has arrived in San Antonio even though the weather usually feels like otherwise. Regardless, you know that means pumpkin…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bird Bakery
    5912 Broadway, (210) 804-2473, birdbakery.com
    Swing on by for your pick of pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cheesecake pie and traditional pumpkin pie. You won't be able to go home without ordering all three.
    Photo via Instagram, birdbakery
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15 San Antonio Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches to Get You in the Mood for Fall

Some might say pumpkin spice lattes are the sign of fall here in San Antonio where we don't get the beautiful fall…

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Gruene United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
    2629 E. Common St., New Braunfels, (830) 625-7208, grueneumc.org
    Spend a few hours picking out a pumpkin to take home, a time or two on a hayride and making crafts with the family. Open every day 10 a.m. to noon until Halloween.
    Photo via Instagram, gipynat
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25 Festivals In and Around San Antonio to Check Out This Fall

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of fun activities to take part in. We gathered the best…

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Oct. 28, Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest
    100 Main St., Fredericksburg, (830) 997-8515, fbgfoodandwinefest.com
    Head on out to the Hill Country to get some of the best wine Texas has to offer during Fredericksburg’s own food and wine festival. Whether you’re more inclined to white wine or prefer red, you can enjoy food and music throughout the day.
    Photo via Facebook, Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest, October 28, 2017
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