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Discover Why San Antonio, Texas, is the Theme Park Capital of Texas

by Aoife O'Riordan

May 30, 2024

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Did you know the world’s tallest ride of its kind, the world’s first single rail coaster and the world’s first 4-D free spin coaster are all located in San Antonio? Head to Alamo City for fun in the sun amidst rollercoaster rides, poolside parties and dive-in movies. With nearly 670 combined acres of attractions, 163 rides and unparalleled entertainment, San Antonio is a family traveler’s dream come true when it comes to theme parks.

 

And, this year alone, all three of San Antonio’s major theme parks will collectively launch 16 new rides.

 

Here’s why San Antonio earns the title of Theme Park Capital of Texas:

 

Six Flags

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Six Flags Fiesta Texas

A beacon of adrenaline-fueled fun, this park boasts thrilling rollercoasters, water rides and live entertainment. This summer, the park will be home to the largest DC Universe at any amusement park in the United States. And ,to beat the heat, families will love Hurricane Harbor, featuring a Texas-shaped wave pool.

 

SeaWorld

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SeaWorld San Antonio

The largest park of its kind the country, SeaWorld San Antonio invites guests to marvel at marine life, enjoy captivating shows and experience thrilling rides. Next door to the park sits Aquatica, letting guests play in the water and go down fun slides.

 

Morgan's Wonderland

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Morgan’s Wonderland

Built for those with limited mobility and special needs, this theme park is home to the only ultra-inclusive splash park, Morgan’s Inspiration Island. Guests with autism enjoy free admission.

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