There are many military installations near San Antonio, including Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base and Randolph Air Force Base. Whether you're stationed in the San Antonio area or just visiting, there are lots of family-friendly military discounts to use while you're there.
SeaWorld is filled with amazing animals, shows, rides and exhibits, and the SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment salutes those who serve through their "Waves of Honor" program. SeaWorld San Antonio offers active-duty military members one complimentary admission per year plus three dependents.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort in New Braunfels, Texas is located between San Antonio and Austin. The park has over seventy acres of attractions, river adventures, kids’ water playgrounds, and beautiful spots to relax and share a picnic. You can get military discounts on tickets online, so plan ahead.
The McNay Art Museum was founded in 1954 in San Antonio and is the first modern art museum in Texas. The collection has expanded to nearly 20,000 works including Medieval and Renaissance art and 19th- through 21st- century European and American paintings, sculptures and photographs. The museum offers free admission for active-duty military, veterans and their families.
Morgan's Wonderland offers a $6 military discount for admission tickets. Park attractions include the Sensory Village, Butterfly Playground, the Wonderland Express and much more. Their operating seasons run from March through December.
The San Antonio Botanical Garden, which is open year-round, has 38 acres to explore and has many seasonal events, exhibits, classes and camps. Active-duty military can save $2 off admission tickets.
6. The DoSeum
The DoSeum is a museum for children from birth to age 10 that provides engaging hands-on experiences with a series of three, two-story exhibit halls totaling 65,000 square feet. Head over with your little one and get a $1 discount for active and retired military and their family members.
See a different view of the city at the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas in downtown San Antonio. Visit the Observation Deck and enjoy a meal at the revolving Chart House Restaurant. The Tower of the Americas offers a military discount of $3.50 off admission.
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch has 450 acres that's home to over 500 animals. Military personnel get a discount off general admission with a valid ID.
Hard Rock Cafes are known to be big supporters of the military. Head on over to the San Antonio restaurant to use their military discount.
At Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, you can get your heart pumping on the roller coasters, cool off at White Water Bay or relax at an entertaining show. While you can get military discounts, you have to plan ahead because the discounts aren’t offered at the park. Get discounted tickets at your local ITT/MWR office on a military installation, like Joint Base San Antonio.
11. Witte Museum
The Witte Museum promotes learning through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections in natural history, science and South Texas heritage. They're open year-round and offer a military discount to active-duty service members, veterans and Reservists with a valid ID.
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