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Valentine’s Day 2024 in San Antonio – romantic things to do


San Antonio may not be the first city that comes to mind for a Valentine’s Day celebration, but it is still an appealing destination for young couples.

You can always find many things to do together if you are in love.

If you adore your sweetheart (and we don’t doubt it!), you can spoil them with all the romantic surprises San Antonio has to offer.

Plan ahead of time, for many lovers will be flocking to San Antonio to celebrate the most romantic day of the year – 14 February 2024.

Check out our pick for the most romantic Valentine’s Day itinerary in San Antonio.

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in San Antonio 

Here are our recommended 13 romantic things to do during your Valentine’s Day week in San Antonio 

You only need to bring your partner along.

Take the Scenic Night Tour

You must try out this night trip if you and your spouse love nighttime romance amongst the glittering lights.

Enjoy views of the city skyline illuminated at night from the Tower of the Americas, a tranquil River Walk cruise, and a narrated drive through San Antonio’s nightlife.

Take a beautiful moonlight riverboat with your partner, passing by several areas of interest, including the historic Old Mill Crossing and La Villita, the city’s original neighborhood.

Discover San Antonio’s burgeoning nightlife on Valentine’s Day 2024.

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Enjoy the riverboat cruise with your lover

Romantic River Boat Cruise in San Antonio
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Taking a River Boat Cruise is one of the most romantic things on Valentine’s Day 2024 in San Antonio.

Learn about the city’s rich history and culture while admiring the sights on this leisurely forty-minute boat tour.

Depending on how long you want to stretch your Valentine’s Day week, you can choose from two to three-day passes from the city’s hop-on, hop-off bus cruiser. 

This tour is an ideal way to spend time with your loved one because of the flexibility – you decide when to board and get off at the most interesting sights and attractions.

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Try the Texas Hill Country and LBJ Ranch Tour

Most people spend time admiring the Texas Hill Country; if you are one of them, this Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to try and get closer to the Hill Country.

Travel to the Texas Hill Country from San Antonio or Austin, passing past wineries, lavender farms, and peach and pecan plantations.

Visit the famed LBJ Ranch, sometimes called the “Texas White House,” and see the hangar and the various exhibitions.

Spend your day in Fredericksburg, Texas, tasting Texas wine, shopping the square, and dining at your leisure with your sweetheart.

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Go around San Antonio together

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Stroll around San Antonio with your sweetheart for sightseeing, shopping, dining, etc.

Roaming the city is an ideal Valentine’s Day activity for young couples.

There are two different ways to explore the city – 

City Sightseeing Van Tour

On 14 February 2024, get on a sightseeing van and visit all Museum district highlights, including Rivercenter Mall, St. Paul Square, the Alamo Dome, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Explore San Antonio’s bustling metropolis with your partner while admiring the River Walk, which is lined with restaurants, patios, galleries, and boutiques, as well as HemisFair Park. You can participate in the exciting events if you want local interaction.

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Marvel at the exhibits in the Museum of Art

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The San Antonio Museum of Art takes you through five thousand years of art and history. 

It may not be the traditional way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in San Antonio, but if you and your partner love spending time in museums, why not?

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Get drunk as a couple

People in love prefer to get drunk together. 

You can select from two ways to sightsee and get drunk this Valentine’s Day.

San Antonio Drunk History Tour

In the historic Menger Hotel bar, take a tour of the oldest hotel west of the Mississippi with a drink in your hand and get drunk as a couple. 

Taste of Fredericksburg Wine Tour

You and your sweetheart will travel through the Texas Hill Country in this romantic excursion.

After two wine tastings at neighboring wineries, you get to spend time in the lovely town of Fredericksburg.

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Have fun on a Segway Tour of San Antonio

A one-and-a-half-hour Segway tour of San Antonio takes you and your better half to the historic parts of the city.

Enjoy and capture fantastic photos with your spouse while riding your Segway past attractions, including The Alamo, Tower of the Americas, HemisFair Park, the Alamodome, and San Fernando Cathedral on Valentine’s Day 2024.

Along the journey, you’ll learn some amusing facts and Texas history.

This tour is an ideal way to spend time with your loved one.

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Fly together at San Antonio’s iFLY

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They say indulging in an adventure together with your partner deepens the bond.

That’s why on 14 February 2024, we suggest you take your partner along for a skydiving experience at iFLY San Antonio,  

The skydiving simulator defies gravity with talent, style, and boldness, and you will experience the thrill and adrenaline of skydiving.

Freefall in safety and enjoy the thrill of skydiving with your sweetheart.

The romantic indulgence will bring you closer to your partner, so don’t miss it!

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Check out wildlife hand-in-hand

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If both of you love wildlife, you can dedicate this 14 February to the creatures in San Antonio. 

San Antonio Aquarium

You can see everything the deep blue water offers at San Antonio Aquarium! There are interactive aviaries, touch pools, and much more to see and do.

SeaWorld San Antonio

SeaWorld San Antonio blends gravity-defying ‘coasters, hands-on experiences, and dazzling displays in this Valentine’s Day excursion. 

Watch the world-famous orca shows and interact with friendly dolphins, stingrays, and more!

San Antonio Zoo

In San Antonio, Zoo houses view extraordinary collections of over 3,000 animals from all over the world.

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Discover the child in your partner at Legoland

The LEGOLAND Discovery Centre San Antonio is a LEGO® brick-based indoor adventure park in San Antonio, and you will enjoy riding thrilling rides with your sweetheart.

You will witness a miniature San Antonio built from over a million LEGO® bricks during your visit.

Tourists and couples wishing to visit Legoland and Sea Life can save money by opting for the Legoland + Sea Life combo.

At SEA LIFE San Antonio, you will enjoy face-to-face encounters with sharks and rescued sea turtles, a sticky anemone, and over 20 unique aquatic exhibits.

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Explore The Alamo together

You can try The Alamo on Lover’s Day if you and your spouse are history buffs.

At the Alamo, you will learn about 300 years of history in an awe-inspiring tale that is more fascinating than you think.

The Alamo has a rich history and a heritage to inspire, having existed under five flags of separate nations and served as a garrison for five different armies.

This tour is a fantastic experience and one of the best things to do with your Valentine in San Antonio.

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Learn during the UNESCO World Heritage Missions Tour

If you and your boyfriend or girlfriend want to spend Valentine’s Day 2024 doing something unique, the Missions tour is the way to go.

Explore Missions San José, Concepción, San Francisco de Espada, and San Juan, San Antonio’s oldest and most picturesque places, with your sweetheart.

Enjoy mission silhouettes influenced by Spanish and Moorish architecture.

Admire the Rose Window, one of North America’s most remarkable specimens of baroque architecture.

Hopscotch Immersive Art Experience in San Antonio is a captivating and innovative artistic destination that transports visitors into a realm of imagination and creativity.

Located in the heart of San Antonio, this unique art space offers a multi-sensory journey through a series of interactive exhibits.

This 20,000 sq. ft. gallery boasts 14 collaborative displays, including mesmerizing light installations, captivating optical illusions, and impactful art pieces.

Don’t miss the chance to kindle your romance amidst the enchanting world of Hopscotch in San Antonio on 14 February 2024.

San Antonio Explorer Pass for more attractions

What can be more romantic than not worrying about the cost and roaming around San Antonio freely?

Imaginative romantic couples go for a Discount Pass, which helps them get more out of less during Valentine’s Day week.

The San Antonio Go City Explorer Pass helps tourists and locals see must-see attractions yet saves lots of money.

So, how do you and your love plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2024 in Boston? 

Book ahead before your options run out – it is yet another way of showing that you care.

Best US Cities for Valentine’s Day Celebration

Boston Miami New Orleans
Chicago Las Vegas Seattle
Philadelphia San Francisco Orlando
San Diego New York Los Angeles
San Antonio Denver Austin
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Houston Minneapolis Dallas
Atlanta Charlotte Cleveland
Pittsburgh St. Louis Detroit

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