22 Best Day Trips from San Antonio


Looking for some great day trips from San Antonio Texas? We’ve rounded up some of the best San Antonio day trips and weekend getaways, all under two hours from the city.

If you have extra time and want to explore beyond the city limits on a few day or weekend trips from San Antonio, there are some great destinations, all within easy reach of the city.


From the charming main street called the Hill Country Mile to the public art trail and some surprising natural attractions above and below ground, Boerne has a lot to keep you busy.

Cascade Caverns

Dating back over 140 million years and Boerne’s oldest tourist attraction, Cascade Caverns offers a variety of tours that let you explore the spectacular rock formations and cavernous rooms.

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

The National Park Service operates the LBJ Ranch, which has also been given International Dark Sky Park status.

Pedernales Falls State Park

Pedernales Falls State Park is a natural wonderland where the clear blue waters of the Pedernales River cascade over limestone into a series of natural pools.


Fredericksburg with its strong German heritage and charm is considered one of the most romantic towns to visit in Texas and one of the most popular day trips from San Antonio.


You simply cannot leave San Antonio without indulging in a proper Texan-style barbecue meal. And, what better place than in the “Barbecue Capital of Texas”, Lockhart.

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