San Antonio Summer Activities for Kids
Summertime in Texas means the days are hot, hot, hot. And your kids might be bored, bored, bored. Shake up the routine and cool off with a visit to one of these top Texas water parks in the San Antonio and Austin areas.
Splash Town Water Park
This local San Antonio attraction caters to families of all sizes starting with affordability that includes free parking. There’s a separate area set aside for kids under 48″, as well as a big wave pool, lazy river, and plenty of rides for everyone. Splash Town is home to thrill rides such as the Tornado and the Brain Drain, along with plenty of family friendly rides.
Location: San Antonio
Rates begin at $28/adult online and $25/child.
Aquatica San Antonio
Experience the aquatic world for yourself at Aquatica, a water park attraction from Sea World. Featuring thrill rides, such as the one of a kind Walhalla Wave, splash pools, and a huge wave pool, Aquatica is a great pairing to your Sea World admission. The park also hosts a large area for little ones and another area for bigger little ones that comes with slides and sunbathing chairs for mom and dad.
Location: San Antonio
Rates begin at $40/individual admission, $79 paired with your Sea World admission, or for the most bang for your buck, consider the 7-day pass that starts at $59 and gives you admission to Sea World and Aquatica, unlimited, for 7 straight days.
JW Marriott San Antonio Resort and Spa
This popular Hill Country resort recently remodeled and expanded their River Bluff Water Experience to a water park worth staying awhile. The lazy river is heated, the rapid river is exciting, and there are enough slides and whirlpools to keep everyone active. The swimming pool features a beach entry, and everything is free for resort guests.
Location: San Antonio
Rates for deluxe rooms with balcony start at $342/night.
Hawaiian Falls at Pflugerville
For those in the Austin area, don’t miss the latest edition to the Hawaiian Falls Water Park family. This large park has cutting-edge slides and the Waterslide Mega Complex is a splash of thrills. Like all Hawaiian Falls parks, safety is paramount here. There’s a zero-depth entry pool for little ones, and Breaker Beach is set up for families to enjoy together.
Location: Pflugerville, 30 minutes north of Austin
Rates begin at $34.99 for adults, $24.99 for kids.