San Antonio is THE PLACE to visit this summer. Here’s why...

HOUSTON – San Antonio is one of America’s most popular getaways and for us here is Houston, it is just an easy and fun road trip away.

Always offering a tapestry of new experiences, from delicious food made by James Beard nominated chefs to historic sights, and thrilling attractions - this year, San Antonio is especially COOL this summer.

San Antonio is known as the Theme Park Capital of Texas with three full standalone parks each with their own waterpark. We are talking - SeaWorld San Antonio, Six Flags Fiesta Texa, and Morgan’s Wonderland! Not only does each have something for everyone, but there is SO much new at each in 2024.

SeaWorld San Antonio has Catapult Falls the world’s first launched flume coaster which features the steepest drop in any flume ride. Giant tortoises also just got a new home at SeaWorld and visitors can experience the new behind the scenes encounter.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas has added three new rides, creating the largest DC Universe at any U.S. amusement park in 2024! Just one of the attractions is the METROPOLIS Transit Authority which allows 16 passengers to relax and enjoy an aerial view 17 feet above DC™ Universe aboard two Art Deco-covered monorail-style trains.

Morgan’s Wonderland just re-opened after its most extensive expansion yet! They have four new attractions and park-wide upgrades for the 2024 season. Their Pirate Island Cruises, takes passenger on a boat ride across the park’s 8-acre catch-and-release fishing lake and Rocket’s Sky Flight Adventure is a four-seat zip line that soars above the lake.

This is the summer to explore the many cool sides of of San Antonio and dive into the Alamo city as a family, a couple, or visit with a group or friends. San Antonio group SA is the new COOL place to be this summer. Visit San Antonio is teaming up with more than two dozen partners offering tons of offers, specials, activations and promotions. Head to to find out more.

On April 27, Visit San Antonio will visit The Galleria from noon to 6 pm to give Houstonians a taste of what to expect. Head along for your chance to win a $1,000 Grand Prize giveaway.

Start planning your splashy and cool San Antonio getaway this summer at

About the Author

Melanie Camp is a correspondent on KPRC 2’s Houston Life. 

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