The 25 Best Indoor Activities in San Antonio for When It’s Hot AF 

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Texas summers can get pretty sweltering. The heat, coupled with the humidity, can make spending time outside almost unbearable. Thankfully, there are tons of fun, air conditioned places that are more than happy to welcome some sweaty patrons. 
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Indoor Skydiving at iFly
15915 I-10, (210) 763-4359,
iFly combines the thrill of jumping out of an airplane and the safety of staying close to the ground to provide an adrenaline-packed experience.
Photo via Instagram / lovetaymack
13307 San Pedro Ave., (210) 496-3811,
Bowlero is a retro-themed bowling and arcade arena that offers blacklight lanes, drinks for the adults and delicious food from their top-quality menu. The arena combines vintage and modern tastes to bring fun to every member of the family.
Photo via Instagram / bowlerobowl
Whimsy Art Studio
2211 NW Military Hwy Ste. 116, (210) 460-6610,
Creativity is sure to drip from your family’s masterpieces as they beat the Texas heat with Whimsy Art Studio’s super fun painting classes. While the studio is 100% family friendly, adults can enjoy alcoholic beverages while they create beautiful art that will last a lifetime.
Photo via Instagram / maddygascar25
Cosmic Mayhem Black Light Mini Golf
903 E Bitters Rd Ste. 310, (210) 437-1072,
Cosmic Mayhem is a space-themed, 18-hole mini golf course offering an airconditioned and fun experience for all ages.
Photo via Instagram / cosmic_mayhemsa
Clay Casa
502 Embassy Oaks #107, (210) 402-6656,
Calling all artists! If you’re interested in painting your own pottery with over 60 colors of glazes and easy-to-use stencils and sponges, head over Clay Casa this summer. You won’t regret it.
Photo via Instagram / natravlin
Class Axe Throwing
1203 E Commerce St., (210) 853-5966,
Axe throwing is a Canadian sport that has recently found footing in America. The game works similarly to other target sports such as bowling, billiards and archery, as players attempt to hit targets with sharpened axes. While it might sound dangerous, know that the professionals at Class Axe are there to teach you how to properly enjoy the game while taking a break from the outdoors.
Photo via Instagram / sarahwar210
K1 Speed
6955 Northwest Loop 410, (210) 802-0802,
K1 is a super cool racing center with electric go-karting for all ages. The track is perfect for novice racers or more extreme sportsman looking to introduce their kids to the wonderful activity.
Photo via Instagram / dreamersjoinus
The Amazing Mirror Maze
217 Alamo Plaza #100, (210) 244-2288,
Explore endless hallways and view infinite reflections of yourself as you try to find a way out of this twisting mirror maze.
Photo via Instagram / ammericanna_ola
Laser Legend
7505 N Loop 1604 East #101, (210) 444-9025,
Competitive families can test out their battle skills in an obstacle filled black light arena or enjoy an arcade decked out with the new and vintage games.
Photo via Instagram / laserlegend
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
618 NW Loop 410, Ste. 312, (210) 541-8805,
Emerging San Antonio comedians frequent this club to test out their material and gain an audience. Spend the evening laughing among your friends or your date as you preview the next big artists.
Photo via Instagram / koreangold
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University Bowl
12332 I-10 #10, (210) 699-6235,
University Bowl has 32 fully animated lanes, an arcade and a pub stocked full of delicious drinks. What more could you ask for?
Photo via Instagram / mig.satx
Altitude Trampoline Park
11075 IH 10 West #126, (210) 697-5867,
Altitude Trampoline Park is equipped with foam pits, gymnastic tumble tracks, dodgeball courts and many other exciting attractions that will bring a smile to both kids and parents.
Photo via Instagram / altitude_sa
The Witte Museum
3801 Broadway St., (210) 357-1900,
The Witte is dedicated to sharing the history of Texas through interactive exhibits and well-preserved artifacts. The museum always displays traveling artwork and sculptures.
Photo via Instagram / portable.magique
Main Event Entertainment
Multiple locations,
Main Event brings bowling, ziplines and super cool arcade games to San Antonio. The entertainment center is open to both small and large parties alike.
Photo via Instagram / mymainevent
Extreme Escape
9995 I-H 10 W, (210) 641-2828,
Extreme Escape’s fun puzzle areas give guests one hour to gather clues and solve mysteries in order to escape their locked rooms. The experience is a cool way to expand on your problem-solving skills with friends.
Photo via Instagram / extremeescape
Airsoft Revolution 15
5415 Bandera Rd #510, (210) 570-9841,
Airsoft Revolution simulates real-life combat situations in their indoor airsoft arena where fans of paintball or first-person shooter games can experience the fun of tactical team missions or solo play.
Photo via Instagram / texaspartisanairsoft
The DoSeum
7034, 2800 Broadway St, (210) 212-4453,

The DoSeum is a two-story museum with exhibits and creative programs which promote learning in young children. The museum encourages kids to run, play and create as they develop a passion for science, math and technology. Photo via Instagram / trevor_keller
Monster Mini Golf
2267 NW Military Hwy, (210) 979-8888,
Get spooky as you golf among black light monsters within this terrifyingly fun facility. Photo via Instagram / monsterminigolfroundrock
Institute of Texas Cultures
801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd, (210) 458-2300,
Explore the abundance of culture that San Antonio has to offer while staying cool inside of an air conditioned museum. The Institute of Texas Cultures highlights the history of Texas while celebrating the many different people that make our state the wonderful place that it is.
Photo via Instagram / malloryflan
Guinness World Record Museum & Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
329 Alamo Plaza, (210) 226-2828,
Explore the oddities of the world as you view exhibits detailing the most bizarre Guinness World Records or experience the frightening Haunted Adventure where the walking dead have taken over a creepy mansion. Either way, you’re sure for a fun time.
Photo via Instagram / beashobe
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Laser Quest
Multiple locations,
Laser Quest combines hide-and-seek with a lasers guns and obstacle courses to bring the modern take on tag to families looking for air conditioned fun.
Photo via Instagram / laserquest
The San Antonio Aquarium
6320 Bandera Rd, Leon Valley, (210) 310-3210,
The San Antonio Aquarium brings the ocean to Texas with dozens of critter-filled tanks and feeding areas. One of the most popular attractions is an open stingray exhibit where sea lovers can pet curious, friendly stingrays as they swim about.
Photo by Alisa Pierce
Natural Bridge Caverns
26496 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, (210) 651-6101,
While this location is technically not indoors, the dark, cool caves found within the caverns provide a beautiful escape from the Texas heat.
Photo via Instagram / naturalbridgecaverns
San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, (210) 536-1400,
San Antonio’s beautiful botanical garden has indoor and outdoor areas where guests can breathe in the scent of flowers or spot a wandering butterfly.
Photo via Instagram / radiant.honey
Cascade Caverns
226 Cascade Caverns, Boerne, (830) 755-8080,
Cascade Caverns, much like the Natural Bridge Caverns, offers multiple layers of rock as protection from the sweltering outside heat. The caverns have been mentioned in many historical novels and has tons of interesting rock formations to view.
Photo via Instagram / happi_sunflower
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Indoor Skydiving at iFly
15915 I-10, (210) 763-4359,
iFly combines the thrill of jumping out of an airplane and the safety of staying close to the ground to provide an adrenaline-packed experience.
Photo via Instagram / lovetaymack

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