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.

Spring Break is upon us, and if you’re like me, the idea of staying cooped up in the house all week with restless, bored kids is enough to make your head spin. My family loves trying new places and...
Spring Break is upon us. We’ve made it to mid-March, and although it seems like we just wrapped up Christmas break, here we are again, planning and plotting ways to keep our kids occupied (and entertained!) for a full...
If you enjoy exploring the Great Outdoors (or like the idea of the Great Outdoors but prefer to view it from the comfort of the Great Indoors), you will love the Witte Museum’s new exhibit, Backyard Adventures. This exhibit...
While there are many, many places to eat in San Antonio that can accommodate a variety of food preferences, Lent brings a special season of meatless meals. There are several restaurants in the greater San Antonio area offering special...
Do you dream of scratching a rhino’s back? Does the thought of hangin’ with a hippo make you happy? If petting a shark or having a boa constrictor wrap itself around your arm is your idea of fun—or something...
With spring upon us, many of us are in ‘full-steam-ahead mode’ in planning upcoming celebratory events. Whether it’s a wedding, baby shower, bat mitzvah, quinceañera, or high school graduation, planning can be stressful and daunting. One of the bigger,...
We live in a great part of Texas for outdoor fun. Although it does get quite hot in the summer, we have lots of opportunities to beat the heat with splash pads all over town, SeaWorld, Six Flags, and...
Sometimes the kindest thing I can do for myself and my family is paying for someone to operate the bulk of birthday party stress. The chaos at an organized venue is also usually a bit more contained, and my...
  All moms are runners. Maybe not at first, but once your baby grows into a toddler you have no choice. Whether it's through Target aisles, down driveways, between church pews, you’re going to be chasing that little stinker everywhere....
When my kiddos were babies and toddlers, a portion of our day was made up of park playing and stroller riding. (I was the one running behind the stroller!) I took advantage of the plethora of parks here in...
Living in San Antonio means that we are blessed with perfect weather for adventurous and fun family outings year-round. Our family, just like thousands in San Antonio, rely on local destinations that are accessible for wheelchairs and other adaptive...
My goodness, we made it through the first month of the year. That was the longest January I can remember! While February may be a shorter month, it's packed with cool events. So much so I had a hard...
As a small-town girl from West Texas with deep ranching roots, February has become one of my favorite months of the year to live in San Antonio. The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo feels like home to me,...
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San Antonio has a population of 1.53 million people, 6.18%, or approximately 94,700, of which are Black or African American. To find this data, I...