San Antonio, Texas is unique, and apparently this fact hasn't escaped the 21 million or so tourists that visit each year. With influence from its Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and German heritage, the Alamo City is a colorful mix of historic fun and modern adventure. Families looking for a distinctive escape from the ordinary will find it here.
There are plenty of things to do in San Antonio with kids, from huge amusement parks to zoological gardens. The San Antonio Visitors and Convention Bureau makes it easy for families to plan their trip and save a few bucks along the way with their S.A.V.E. coupons. If you can manage to visit during late March or early April, you will not only enjoy some of the area's best weather, but you will also be able to visit nearby Hill Country while wildflowers are in bloom. Fall is also pleasant and summers are hot, obviously, but no matter when you go, expect the sun to be shining, so bring hats and sunscreen.
For families with small children, the best family vacation day in San Antonio would go something like this: