Day Trips From San Antonio to Take This Summer

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If you are visiting San Antonio or just want to get away for a day or two this summer, make sure to stop by one of these extraordinary towns just outside San Antonio. We have options for all types of hobbies, interests and preferences.

Gruene, TX (Country Music Lovers)

Credit: Gruene, TX

  • 30 minutes from San Antonio
  • Oldest dancehall in Texas – Gruene Hall
  • Old German Town
  • Gruene Antique Gallery
  • Gruene Market
  • Gruene River / Comal River – Water Sports/ Tubing / Boat Tours
  • Gristmill Restaurant– Enjoy dinner right on top of the Guadalupe River

Fredericksburg, TX (Wine Lovers)

Credit: Fredericksburg, TX

  • 60 minutes from San Antonio
  • Wine, Wine, Wine and more wine!
  • Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 (16 award-winning wineries in one road)
  • Main Street Shopping & Restaurants
  • German biergartens
  • Just a couple of miles away from famous Luckenbach, TX
  • National Museum of Pacific War
  • Wine Hopping Shuttles/ Tours

Lockhart, TX (BBQ Lovers)

Credit: Black’s Lockhart, TX

  • BBQ Capital of Texas
  • Top BBQ Places: Smitty’s, Blacks, Kruez, Chrisom Trail, Thumpers
  • Dr. Eugene Clark Library: Oldest continually used Library in Texas
  • Caldwell County Courthouse
  • Transformers (2014) & Tornado are among the movies shot here.

Canyon Lake, TX (Outdoor Recreational Lovers)

Credit: Canyon Lake, TX

  • 50 minutes from San Antonio
  • Tubing
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Boat Rides
  • Fishing

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