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Families, look no further for fun. The city’s Northwest side is a booming neighborhood filled with local favorites to eat and drink, catch a live show or visit a new attraction. Bowl and play arcade games, ride a roller coaster, swim with the dolphins or catch a live country music show. Pack your days with activities and slow down in the evenings with dinner and a show. The options are endless. But, the fun is inevitable.


Cattle ranches and dairy farms once occupied all of the land on the northwest side of the city. Things have certainly changed. Today, this neighborhood is home to popular attractions like SeaWorld San Antonio and the bustling residential community of Alamo Ranch.

Neighborhood Favorites

Start your day with a hike or bike ride across 40 miles of rugged canyon lands and look for dinosaur footprints at the Government Canyon State Natural Area. Immerse yourself with seas lions, seals, dolphins and other aquatic life at SeaWorld San Antonio or enjoy fun in the sun at Aquatica San Antonio. Or, come up close and personal with sea animals at the San Antonio Aquarium. Eat, bowl and play at Main Event Entertainment for indoor fun or shop Alamo Ranch’s open air shopping center. Tee off at the Hyatt Hill Country Golf Club or ride the lazy river at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa. Save room for dinner with a Hill Country view at Viola’s Ventanas in Westover Hills or grab an old-fashioned hamburger at Bobby J’s. Make time to catch a live music experience at John T. Floore Country Store in Helotes. Come see what’s new.

With loads of family-friendly lodging options, consider a stay near the neighborhood’s popular attraction, SeaWorld San Antonio. Or, for a full resort experience, consider the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa for on-site pools, lazy rivers, golfing, s’more making and more.

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For dinner with a view, visit Viola’s Ventanas in Westover Hills. Or, for American classic fare, consider Willie’s Ice House. Two Step boasts Texas-sized beef ribs and all the fixings. And, Pam’s Patio Kitchen offers fresh, neighborhood eats in a welcoming, old-time diner setting. For upscale fare, consider Clementine in Castle Hills for unique dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients.

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Spend your day exploring the grounds of SeaWorld San Antonio – rides, water park attractions, animal exhibits, shows and more! Or, visit Main Event for indoor arcade games and bowling. For live music and outdoor fun, don’t miss Floore’s Country Store for live sets of Texas Country.

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