Just because there’s a pandemic doesn’t mean you have to sit in your home going stir crazy. There’s plenty of safe and fun things to do in San Antonio. For nature exploration to escape rooms, here’s six great activities yo keep you entertained in San Antonio this weekend:
180 feet below the earth you can experience the spectacular beauty of Natural Bridge Caverns. Marvel at ancient formations in huge underground chambers. There are two tours in the caverns, and plenty of above-ground attractions, include zip rails, climbing, and gem mining. All their tours and attractions are currently open, with social distancing and mask requirements in place.
The Japanese Tea Garden
is a free attraction in San Antonio. Situated near Brackenridge Park, it’s on the site of a former rock quarry and has been around for over 90 years. Guests enjoy shaded walkways, stone bridges, a waterfall, and Koi ponds.
Escape the Room
Looking for some excitement right here in the heart of San Antonio? Escape the Room
provides an adventure you’ll never forget. You have 60 minutes to find the clues, solve the puzzles, and escape from one of three themed escape room games
. You only play with those you bring with you, so escape rooms are the safest entertainment option possible.
If you want to get out of the city, Paradise Canyon is located just 35 miles west of downtown San Antonio, where you can relax and enjoy nature. Jump into the clear blue Medina River. Rent a cabin, camp, fish, bird watch, whatever you like! It’s a great escape from being holed up in your home.
Drive In to a Drive-In
With COVID in full swing, drive-in movies are more popular than ever. The Drive-In at Fiesta Texas just added even more showings of classic movies to its lineup, ensuring there’s something for everybody. You can bring your own food and drinks, but both are also available on-site via contactless system.
Ride the River
The Guadalupe River in Comal County is lined with trees and and limestone cliffs, and is perfect for canoeing, paddling, and tubing. Float or paddle down the river and enjoy the fresh air and relaxing pace, while maintaining a safe distance from anyone else. There are plenty of local companies that will rent equipment and shuttle you to and from Nichol’s Landing
See the World
Explore over 5,000 years of art and culture at the San Antonio Museum of Art
. SAMA’s collections include art from Europe, the Ancient Mediterranean world, Asia, Latin America, Islamic art, Oceanic art, Pre-Columbian art, and more. You’ll need to schedule your visit on their website to keep the museum at 25% capacity, ensuring your safety.