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Day Trips

Relax on San Antonio’s world-famous Riverwalk

It’s just a half-hour’s drive from Fair Oaks Ranch to downtown San Antonio, where you’ll find the world-famous Riverwalk and the historic Alamo. Spend a day — or a whole weekend — soaking in San Antonio’s history … and maybe a margarita or two. Downtown San Antonio also features shopping opportunities from old-world souvenirs to upscale jewelry and department stores. And don’t forget the world champion Spurs!

Have a blast in Boerne

Your Fair Oaks Ranch home is also just a short drive from Boerne, a city that offers recreational opportunities highlighted by River Road Park, which traces the banks of the Cibolo River. If you’re into fishing, you must visit Boerne City Lake. Shopping opportunities include an abundance of antique stores, art galleries and specialty shops. Then there are the extraordinary restaurants along Boerne’s historic Main Street.

Mother Nature is just around the corner

Boerne’s Cibolo Nature Center offers the peace, quiet and beauty of the Texas Hill Country. With family-friendly education, entertainment and research opportunities, the Cibolo Nature Center welcomes more than 100,000 visitors every year.

History and nature intertwine in Boerne’s Greenway

Stroll through Boerne and through time on the Old No. 9 Greenway. This scenic nature trail is infused with the history of the SA&AP Railroad. The trail is 1.4 miles long, and includes:

•  a shady pavilion reminiscent of passenger and bagger platforms
•  three drinking fountains
•  a doggie drinking fountain
•  a spray mister to keep visitors cool
•  six rest stops
•  informational signs

Shop and relax in the scenic Texas Hill Country

In just an hour’s drive from Fair Oaks Ranch, you’ll reach the Texas Hill Country, where cities such as Fredericksburg, Luckenbach, Comfort and Bandera — the cowboy capital of the world — await you. That means world-class bed-and-breakfasts, antique shops, restaurants and wineries are just a short trip from your Fair Oaks Ranch real estate. The Hill Country is known for its laid-back lifestyle. You’ll come to know it as the perfect place to stage an escape from the real world without the hassle of traveling.

Get your feet wet at the world’s top water park!

South Texas summers get pretty warm — so South Texans take their water parks seriously! Lucky for you, Schlitterbahn — named the world’s greatest water park — is less than an hour away from Fair Oaks Ranch! Click here to read more!

World-class amusement parks

The thrills begin at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in early March and run through mid-November. Less than half an hour from Fair Oaks Ranch, Fiesta Texas offers spectacular rollercoasters, family-friendly live shows and great food. Click here to learn more.

SeaWorld boasts endless adventures for the whole family, with amazing water rides, wildlife shows and exhibits all summer long. Find out what else SeaWorld has to offer.
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Explore one of Texas’ most breathtaking caves

Natural Bridge Caverns is one of the most treasured natural attractions Texas has to offer, and it’s within an hour of Fair Oaks Ranch! This breathtaking cavern system is a high-energy experience for people of all ages. Whether you’re a first-timer, an avid caver or somewhere in between, Natural Bridge Caverns is an unforgettable South Texas landmark.  Click for more details.