Saturday, August 4, 2012

Plan an affordable FUN vacation to San Antonio!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of SAVE for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I was very lucky years to ago to have the opportunity to visit San Antonio for New Year’s.  My sister had been living there with her husband and my husband and I flew there to watch the ball drop in 2000.  I instantly loved the area and the local attractions.  We were able to eat real barbeque, not the stuff the local restaurants serve here.  We went to a rodeo and a country bar – it was so much fun!

San Antonio is known for its affordability as a vacation destination, which I believe every family would be interested in hearing about.  SAVE – San Antonio Vacation Experience, includes more than $600 in savings to attractions (i.e., SeaWorld, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Schlitterbahn, Splashtown, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, and San Antonio Botanical Garden), hotels, resorts, historic tours, water parks, museums, shopping, and much more!  Some of the SAVE hotel partners include the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, the Hyatt Regency San Antonio on the Riverwalk, the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk Hotel, the Hilton Palacio del Rio, and The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio.  Visit to read all about the SAVE partners and find the best discounts! 

Back when my husband and I visited San Antonio, it was just the two of us.  However, we are now a family of four.  If we were to plan a trip, we would need to be cognizant of the money we were spending.  Therefore, we would definitely want to save money wherever we could.  I would love to stay at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio because it’s beautiful and located right on the Riverwalk.  If I were to build an itinerary, these are some of the local attractions I would love to visit with my family:

Schlitterbahn Waterpark – It can be extremely warm in San Antonio, so I would love to have us beat the heat in the waterpark.  The SAVE discount is $2 off a full-price all-day adult & children admission.

San Antonio Zoo – This zoo is home to more than 8,500 animals and 778 species!  The SAVE discount is $2 off admission ticket.

Sea World San Antonio – I visited the Sea World in Orlando, FL as a teenager and loved it.  I would certainly enjoy returning during this vacation.  There are multiple SAVE discounts available for Sea World San Antonio, including a deal for $10 off an admission ticket (up to 6 tickets). 


Alamo Sightseeing Tours – You can’t go to San Antonio and not visit the Alamo.  The SAVE discount for kids (ages 3-11) is $2 off and for adults it’s $5 off admission.


Natural Bridge Caverns – We don’t have anything like this where I live.  You can visit underground caverns with a SAVE discount of $2 off an adult & $1 off a child's Discovery Tour Ticket.

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  1. omg this seems such a great trip :)
    amazing photos!!



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