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.

While many of us pick up a book to keep us busy at the airport, or a vacation novel when we’re dashing/slowly ambling around Target, there’s really nothing like browsing at a good bookstore. Though there are some reliable...
I’ve lived in San Antonio since the summer of 2012. Over the years, we have been fortunate enough to have family and friends come to visit us. We usually show them around, however, after a couple of visits they...
Fiesta® is officially upon us, a little earlier this year than usual, March 31–April 10, but after a brief hiatus, and then having to move to June, the San Antonio celebration is sure to return with a bang. So...
It's almost April, and you know what that means... the greatest time of year in San Antonio: Fiesta®! Fiesta is back, y'all, with over 100 events running March 31–April 10! The best part of our city's claim to fame is...
Nearly 10 years ago, my now-husband and I decided to move to San Antonio without ever having visited Texas. Our situation was unique in that we had to go wherever he found a job willing to sponsor his Visa,...
There is a place in Bulverde, about 15 minutes away from the Stone Oak area, that my youngest son loves and would visit every weekend if he could. It is a working farm called The Farmyard that has been...
Texans and San Antonians alike are known for their love and dedication to H-E-B stores, but sometimes a mama's just gotta find something more authentic—or specialty foods that are hard to find in mainstream stores. We asked San Antonio...
Contributing to nonprofits that support San Antonio families in need is a way of giving back and helping our community grow stronger. And now more than ever, the need keeps growing. But working together, we can make a difference....
San Antonio is a beautiful city with a large Hispanic community, and it is also a favorite travel destination for Mexican tourists and travelers from other Latin American countries.  Every spring, the Alamo City receives a large influx of visitors...
It only took 15 years, but it finally happened: my teenage daughter has finally developed an interest in clothing and fashion. Sure, she went through several phases as a child where she’d only wear princess dresses, then leopard print...
It’s hard to believe that spring will soon be upon us, and with it, warm weather, bluebonnets, and the the beginning of splash pad and pool season. It’s also the time to start thinking about planning an egg hunt...
Looking to add something new to your spring? There’s no end to spring events and fun in San Antonio. The season is jam-packed with great options for families to enjoy. Whether it’s welcoming a new sea turtle to town,...
My kids have nothing but love for all things trampoline park. (Here's a list of some great ones.) I, on the other hand, have to give myself a mental pep talk every single time we go. Maybe it’s chasing...
Right in our backyard, there are several small Texas Hill Country towns that offer great shopping, delicious dining, fascinating history, and some of the most beautiful countryside you’ll ever see. Boerne Named one of the “Top 25 Small Town Main Streets...

GET TO KNOW SAN ANTONIO

Five Texas Beaches Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

0
Summer is finally here! If you want to plan a quick beach getaway without leaving the state, Texas has more than 370 miles of...

Favorite Things 2022