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There is no doubt that San Antonio is family-oriented. However, some events or activities aren’t fun things to do with teenagers. As much fun as exploring the Alamo is a San Antonio teenager has probably been there countless times. While that is always an option, here are other things to do in San Antonio with teenagers!


What To Do With Teenagers in San Antonio?

Go Axe Throwing

Axe Throwing

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If your teen is in a throwing sport, then take them ax throwing! Ax throwing would be a fun way for them to practice their skill. Or help them learn good coordination. There will be a quick training session going over the safety and methods, so there’s no need to worry!

Where: 1203 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205


Visit the Pearl 

San Antonio brewery

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Let’s face it, teenagers tend to be on their phones often. The Pearl is the perfect place for them to take photos that’ll make their friends jealous. At the Pearl, there are several shops and restaurants. Exploring and walking around with a teen is a great way to spend quality time.

Where: 312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215


Try Extreme Escape

Escape Room

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Is your teenager a fan of mysteries and crime? Try out Extreme Escape with them! There are two locations in San Antonio with eight unique rooms. Do you think you and your teen make a good enough team to escape?

Where: 9995 I-H 10 W, San Antonio, TX 78230


Visit Ruby City 

If you have a teen that’s great at drawing or into art, then take them to visit Ruby City. This modern and uniquely built museum has a few interactive installations and can inspire creativity.

Where: 150 Camp St, San Antonio, TX 78204


Immerse at Hopscotch 


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Hopscotch is a creative art space with immersive installations and illusions. If your teen likes to take photos, this is the perfect place to go. They also have food trucks and an area to eat. Don’t miss out on a fun day!

Where: 711 Navarro St Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78205


Watch a Movie at Alamo Drafthouse

One of the overlooked things to do with teenagers in San Antonio is going to the movies. With online streaming platforms, it’s common to stay home. But make a fun night of it to see a new film in theatres at the Drafthouse, and have dinner while you’re there! It’ll bring back old memories.

Where: Multiple locations


Indoor Skydive

Skydive in San Antonio

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Does your teen ever talk about skydiving, but you are concerned for their safety, or maybe they don’t meet the height or age requirements? Then the solution is to take them to iFly Indoor Skydiving! Not only will they get their thrill, but you can make sure they are safe and record the entire thing!

Where: 15915 I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257


Play in Hemisfair Park 

At the base of the Towers of America, not too far along, you can find Hemisfair. In this area, there’s a park for kids and adults to play and enjoy time at. If you want to play table tennis, you can do that. If you want to swing on the swing, that can happen too!

Where: 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205


Visit the Zoo 


Image courtesy: San Antonio Zoo

Kids often go to the zoo when they’re young, so why not do when they’re a teen? There are fun things to do with teenagers at the zoo, like feed giraffes, see live encounters, and take photos.

Where: 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212


Visit the Japanese Tea Garden 

Tea Garden

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There are many landmarks in San Antonio. The Japanese Tea Garden should be experienced! This is great if your teen loves plants or would like to go somewhere to eat with a scene. Make sure to get a family photo here. The waterfall makes a beautiful backdrop.

Where: 3853 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212


Depending on how old your teenager is will determine if you can do these fun things with them. Luckily, the things to do in San Antonio with teenagers are plenty making it certain there is something for everyone. Next time your teen wants to do an activity, show them this list and let them pick!

Check out our Happy Hours in San Antonio guide, in case you need it by the end of your day with teenagers! 😜

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Mirella Gonzales