aby, it’s hot outside. If you haven’t already, it’s time to pull out those swimsuits and cool off in the water. We looked at destinations close enough for a day trip and far enough to feel like you’re getting away to come up with a list of five cool spots.
Here’s a guide to the best natural places to swim in San Antonio and the surrounding area. Just be sure to check the water conditions prior to your visit.
Forget water parks. The Comal River is a spring-fed body of water with a consistent temperature of 70 to 72 degrees, even in the thick of summer. The natural water provides enough entertainment for the whole family, including kayaking, swimming, and tubing.
Landa Park Dr., New Braunfels. Open daily.
San Pedro Springs Park
Nestled in San Antonio is San Pedro Springs Park, the second oldest park in the United States. In addition to a tennis court and scenic biking and walking trails, there’s a crisp spring-fed pool for splashing around and swimming.
2200 N. Flores St. Open daily through August 14. Free.