San Antonio Adventures for Valentine’s Date Fun

Stumped about what to do for Valentine’s Day? There’s nothing wrong with a date night out, but if you want to try something new, try these San Antonio adventures for Valentine’s date fun. Reconnect with your Valentine high in the sky or with a paddle or axe in hand. After all, experiences make great gifts no matter the age. Whatever you choose, your time together will be memorable. And, hint: you don’t have to limit these to just Valentine’s Day. Maybe your gift is new adventures all year long!

Axe Throwing

Get in touch with your inner lumberjack and let out some aggression together at Stumpy’s Hatchet House or Class Axe Throwing.


Share a different view of San Antonio while on two wheels, with a tour from Cycling San Antonio, or three, on a recumbent bike as you tour the city with a guide from San Antonio Bike Tours.


Add new flavor to your relationship with a date night cooking class at Sur la Table, Central Market, the Culinary Cottage, or the Culinary Institute of America, where you can even learn about wine and beverages together.

glowing molten glass being dipped in color shards
Learn from the experts and create a masterpiece together during glassblowing.

Glass Blowing

Heat things up with a furnace that reaches more than 2,000 degrees and enjoy a glassblowing class at Caliente Hot Glass. (And yes, glassblowing—at least watching it—can also be a fun family activity.)

Golfing in Style

a golf bay at top golf
Top Golf San Antonio

Book a bay at Top Golf and enjoy food, drinks, and golf fun designed for any skill level.


Helicopter Tour

See San Antonio in a completely new way, with a variety of options to choose from at Alamo Helicopter Tours.

Horseback Riding

Add some horsepower to your love and enjoy a trail ride on horseback with Westcreek Trail Rides.

a kayak in the san antonio river
Kayaking the River Walk


Kayak in tandem or in your own kayaks on the San Antonio River with Texas River Company, or enjoy seeing the River Walk sights from the water by renting kayaks from Mission Adventure Tours.

Rock Climbing  

Show how your love makes you climb walls with a session at Armadillo Boulders.

Scuba Diving

Learn how to scuba together at SA Scuba Shack or Dive World Scuba.

a woman doing indoor skydiving
iFLY indoor skydiving


Love someone enough to jump out of a plane with them? Skydive San Antonio or head north and skydive in San Marcos. Stay closer to the ground and enjoy the feel of skydiving at iFLY.

Stand up Paddle Boarding

Rent paddle boards and hit the water in Boerne City Lake together.

glass of whiskey in front of a bottle of whiskeyWhiskey Touring/Tasting

Pick your poison and tour/taste at Rebecca Creek Distillery, Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling, Maverick Whiskey, or Devil’s River Whiskey.

a man on a zip line over a canyonZiplining

Zip along and enjoy great views as you glide on ziplines at Natural Bridge Caverns, or enjoy fantastic Hill Country scenery at Helotes Hill Country Ziplines and Wimberly Zipline.

An Army brat who came to Texas for college and ultimately managed to make the Lone Star State her permanent home, Dawn became a mom “AMA” (advanced maternal age), giving her the opportunity to use a stroller vs. a walker as she navigates the world of motherhood. Her growing up way too fast native Texan loves all things Star Wars, Legos, dinosaurs and keeping his parents on their toes. When she’s not busy parenting the original strong-willed child, Dawn runs Tale to Tell Communications, a San Antonio-based PR and marketing agency. An award-winning writer, Dawn also contributes to San Antonio Woman, Rio Magazine and Texas Lifestyle Magazine. She and her family enjoy exploring all that San Antonio has to offer, going on adventures and playing tourist together as much as possible. Favorite Restaurant: Clementine Favorite Landmark: The beauty of the River Walk, especially La Villita Favorite San Antonio Tradition: Celebrating anything and everything with color, music and food