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Situated along the San Antonio River and next to Brackenridge Park, this zoo is considered one of the finest in America, housing more than 3500 animals representing more than 700 species. The recently renovated big cat exhibit draws big crowds, as does the bird collection, which is one of the largest in the United States. Allow time for wandering around and exploring everything this zoo has to offer. San Antonio Zoo offers weekly educational programs and is also available for private events.
The city's science and natural history museum has garnered remarkable popularity which has skyrocketed even more with the adjacent HEB Science Tree house: a collection of interactive exhibits and activities for visitors of all ages. Permanent exhibits include ones featuring Native American cave paintings, archaeological artifacts, an Egyptian mummy, native Texan mammals, reptiles, and much more. Past touring exhibits have included gowns and memorabilia from Fiesta's Order of the Alamo coronation pageants, Dinosaurs Alive! and Microbes.
The San Antonio Botanical Garden has 33 acres (4046 square meters) of lush foliage and colorful flowers. A wonderful attraction, the garden is an exquisite year-round, with something always in bloom. A conservatory, formal gardens, "old-fashioned" gardens and native plant areas provide a variety of interests. This is definitely a must-see for both botany experts and garden-variety folks. If you're visiting in the spring, don't forget your antihistamines. The garden center features a luncheon cafe, a gift shop, guided tours, and adults' and children's classes. It is also available for private parties.
El Fuerte is a bar and event venue located in San Antonio, TX. The venue is known for its live music performances and is also available for concerts and other events.
A very popular distillery and brewery in town, Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling is a fun place to go to, in order to spend some lazy moments relaxing with friends. Open on Saturdays, the brewery offers tours for group, giving them a feel of what goes into preparing the delicious brews that they serve. Apart from beer and whiskey, cocktails are also served in the tasting room.
Toyota Field is a soccer stadium located close to the Morgan's Wonderland. With a capacity of close to 8000, it is one of the city's most preferred venues for important tournaments. Its 16 private suites and an adjoining beer garden make every game a treat for soccer fans. Apart from soccer, the Toyota Field is occasionally used for American football and rugby matches.