In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

How do kids have so much energy?  While none of us tired, sleep-deprived parents may know the answer to this question, ACMB does have a solution for helping your young ones run off some of that excess energy. San Antonio...
Dining out is a treat, but it doesn't have to break the bank. Because we love you as much as we love a great bargain (especially if it involves food), we've compiled a list of San Antonio eateries where children eat free or cheaply....
What do my best friend, sister, and husband’s brother all have in common? Well, in addition to being super devoted to my kids, excellent gift givers, and all-around good family members, they…don’t eat meat. That’s right—somehow all of these...
San Antonio is more than 300 years old now and just hitting its stride. It's already a great place to raise a family and entertain out-of-town guests, and soon we will have even more choices of things to do....
When we launched in 2013, we posted our favorite San Antonio Kid-Friendly Restaurants. This is one of our top-viewed posts and includes The Cove, Big'z, MoMak's, Purple Garlic, Two Brothers BBQ, and Chris Madrid's. Since then, we've had many...
Looking for more about great parks in San Antonio? Check out our updated guide! The Best Parks in San Antonio Hardberger:  it's the crown jewel of the San Antonio park system.  So much to do!  Such natural beauty!  If San Antonio...
At the end of this month, a professional organization I belong to is hosting its annual meeting right in our backyard. As the area VP, I’ve received calls, texts, and emails about what to do and see in San...
Full disclosure: I hate Halloween and always have. I hate being scared, chased, or frightened, so Halloween is my least favorite holiday. I hate how some people make Halloween even scarier than it already is. When I was considering topics...
When people ask me about my favorite places in San Antonio, San Antonio Botanical Garden is always on my list. We've been members for years, both pre-kids and throughout the various stages of our kids' lives (it's stroller-friendly!). And...
I loved having a house full of guests for all my children's birthdays for the first few years of their lives but when my son turned four, I was ready to get out and start exploring the other venue...
I surprised my kids with our first dog right before Christmas last year. I grew up with a dog, but I’ve never had one as an adult, so it was certainly a learning curve for me. I probably would...
It doesn't quite feel like fall in San Antonio, but as soon as September arrived, instantly all brains went straight to PUMPKINS! Social media posts about pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin donuts started popping up, and we realized it...
It’s hotter than… well, it’s pretty dang hot out there. Summer showed up with a "go big or go home" attitude this year; gifting all of us triple-digit temperatures in May. Now that the school year has wrapped up, it...
Bring on the paletas and sunscreen, a San Antonio summer is upon us! There are so many budget-friendly ways to explore our great city this summer. Whether you're looking for outdoor activities, a chance to cool off in the...

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