With spring break just around the corner, the time to start planning an itinerary for the entire family is now! While the kids may have a nice break from school, you may be surprised to find that a spring visit to San Antonio can also be a fantastic opportunity to create a fun and educational, enriching experience.

Here are a few ways to find a unique and enlightening spring break experience in San Antonio, Texas.


Spark Your Interest at SAMSAT

The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology is a must-visit destination for everyone interested in science and technology. Located inside the Boeing Center at Tech Port, this museum showcases the evolution of technology through interactive activities. Area 21, SAMSAT’s main showcase, features tech from vintage computers to cutting-edge innovations. You can even experience the musical lighting created by Tesla coils by scheduling a demonstration of the SparkOrgan. Make sure to fuel up with local bites from the Provisions Food Hall & Bar.


(Moon)Walk on over to The Witte

Featuring exhibits on dinosaurs and anthropology, there’s no better place to learn about the natural history of Texas than the Witte Museum. The San Antonio staple hosts rotating exhibits and interactive spaces that hope to inspire through storytelling and family-friendly fun. Launch your adventure with the opening of Surviving Space: Astronauts & Asteroids on March 2. Join the fun with a g-force simulator or see authentic NASA artifacts on loan from Space Center Houston.


Don’t Miss Out on The DoSeum

Designed as a hub for interactive education, learning and fun go hand-in-hand at The DoSeum. Built with sustainability in mind, this world-class children’s museum is both kid and environmentally friendly. Let the little ones journey into a new galaxy and get immersed in STEM challenges through astronaut training and space experiments with Mission: Astronaut. Once back on Earth, head outdoors for 39,000 sqft of beautiful open-air exhibit space.


Head on over to Hemisfair

Warmer days mean more opportunities for learning in the heart of the city. From culture offerings to fitness and family-friendly programming, Hemisfair is the place for an educational experience.

Join other families at the Reading Rug for a weekly Story Time, complete with a STEAM-related activity in Yanaguana Garden. Or watch a story come to life with a literature-based stage production at The Magik Theatre.


Lightning Round: Take a Tour

On a bit of a time crunch? There’s only so much you can fit into an itinerary, and sometimes, the best way to learn is through the help of an expert in the field on a tour. Let a local guide you through Alamo City top destinations and learn a bit about their history and cultural significance while you’re at it.

SiDECARS SA | Zip through the SATX streets on a Vespa-powered SiDECAR while learning about what makes the Alamo City such culturally rich and exploring the vibrant culinary scene.

Go Rio Cruises | There is no better way to get to know the San Antonio River than embarking on a narrated riverboat expedition.

Mural Ride Bike Tour | Take in all the street art that the 210 has to offer while effortlessly gliding on top-of-the-line electric bikes.

San Antonio Museum of Art | Whether accompanied or self-guides, learn about the San Antonio Museum of Art’s permanent and special collections with tours designed for any age.

The Alamo | For the premier experience, opt-in for a guided tour led by Alamo officials, including entry to the Alamo Church and Alamo Exhibit.