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Travel Hacks You’ll Need to Know While Traveling for San Antonio

Traveling in San Antonio is exciting! There’s so much to do, so much to see. Luckily, we have some travel hacks here for you while you’re traveling in San Antonio that will keep your trip moving smoothly and your time there spent on things that excite and fulfill.

Things to do

SeaWorld Aquatica

You can visit San Antonio’s very own SeaWorld Aquatica, which for a two day ticket is $66.99 (regular price of $99.99) per person age 3+. For all-day dining and the ticket itself it’s $96.99 per person age 3+, with regular pricing at $199.97. There’s a bunch of stuff to do there, including thrill and family rides, animal experiences, and visiting animal habitats.

Bad Wolf Ghost Tours

If you’re looking for something a little spooky, you can visit the Bad Wolf Ghost Tours, which offers a San Antonio Ghost Walk, a tour of the Black Swan Inn, or go pub crawling with San Antonio’s Haunted Pub Crawl! You can also visit the Reading Room and grab a spooky bite to eat with the Haunted Dinner Tour.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort

If splashing in the sun appeals to you, you can also visit the Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort. Tickets can be bought daily, with daily admission tickets being $47.99, with a variety of other admission options if you’re looking for a season pass or if you’re a group or part of the military. Rides include AquaVeyer, Back Splash, and Bahnzai Pipeline, along with a cabana to relax in.

Things to eat

Biga on the Banks

Biga on the Banks is one of the restaurants that we highly recommend due to the fact that it’s a fine dining restaurant that doesn’t lose out on its excellent atmosphere. The dining menus are available online, so you can check them out prior to visiting, and you can make your reservations online as well!

Boilerhouse at Pearl

If you’re looking for more of an adult atmosphere with great drinks and good food, the Boilerhouse at Pearl is for you! Once again, you can look at their menus online, so you can pick out what you want to eat in advance! They also host private catering and dining options if you have a family get-together planned.

Lone Star Cafe

Lone Star Cafe is a great spot to eat for a more relaxed atmosphere and something for everyone! You can take a look at their main menu, which includes bites like marble falls fried mushrooms, Luckenbach pork chops, and their Lone Star steak selection which includes Fort Worth sirloin, Rustlers bacon wrapped filet, Alamo Strip steak and more.

Things to see


Hopscotch is a permanent 20,000 square foot gallery which features 14 distinctive immersive and interactive installations from over 40 local, national and international artists. The exhibitions do change over time, so there’s usually something new to look at. It has a full bar and lounge area, gift shop, food truck, and their patio often has live music.

Tickets to go to Hopscotch in San Antonio for general admission are $24 for adults, $20 for seniors (65+), students, teachers, healthcare and first responder ID-holders, and children (4-15) for $15. Children three and under are free.

The Witte Museum

The Witte Museum admission is $15 for adults (19-64), free for children three and under, while children four to twelve are $10. Teens (13-18) are $14, while seniors (65+) are the same price, and military members (with ID) are $14. There are no additional fees for buying tickets online, so you can get your tickets in advance of your visit!

Exhibits at the Witte Museum include the Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family, Antarctic Dinosaurs, and San Jose Tiles: The Art & Artist. It’s a great place to visit and look around, along with visiting their souvenir shop, and grab a bite from the Tremblay Family Cafe while you’re there!

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

There are a huge variety of events hosted by the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, varying from comedies to concerts, to dance and theater. You would be in good hands no matter what you want to see. Tickets vary in price, so be sure to check the price of tickets before you go. You can purchase tickets for performances online, avoiding those crowded entries and tedious lines!

Cover all your parking needs, both airport and city, by using On Air Parking. OAP strives to offer the cheapest parking nationwide for airports and cities across the States, letting customers use their hard-earned money for exciting adventures instead of paying lots of money towards parking. On Air Parking offers San Antonio International Airport parking, for as low as $2.95 a day, which is far cheaper than the $10/day rate at the Economy Red Lot at SAT.

You can reserve your parking online or through OAP’s Apple and Android compatible app, and can reach their customer service Monday through Friday, 10am-7pm ET. You can call at 888-487-2754 or text at 424-532-8940. You can also reach them via email at

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