San Antonio Vacation on a very tight budget, can it be done?

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      The Witte Museum in San Antonio is free on Tuesday afternoons. They

      have a motorized dinosaur exhibit right now that has a $2 per person

      premium – it’s OK, but not worth paying full admission price & premium

      (we took our kids the 2nd day it was open).

      Emily

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      Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 12:27:29 -0000

      From: ksmary55 <mawade@sbcglobal.net>

      Reply-To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com

      Subject: Budget101.com : Re: San Antonio Vacation on a very tight

      budget, can it be done?

      To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com

      > We spent the summer in San Antonio last summer – and will be

      > volunteering there again this year for two months. We have two little

      > girls and we did lots of things last year. We did splurge for season

      > passes to Sea World. Maybe instead of doing two parks – you can get

      > a two day pass to one park. It took us about three visits to Sea

      > World before we took in all the shows and rides. My girls were worn

      > out after about 5 hours and so was I.

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      > Also, there is the Witte Museum – which had a free or reduced day for

      > children each week. THey have the “science treehouse” and we spent

      > hours there. We also went to the McNay Art Museum and had a picnic

      > lunch on the park like grounds. To tour the museum is by donation.

      > We also visited the five missions… not just the Alamo. That is

      > also free. We splurged on a river boat ride down the river walk area

      > at night.

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      > We also walked around the Little Village and looked at the shops and

      > artisians. The public swimming pools are free, also.

      >

      > I am open to more ideas for this year… would like to hear from

      > others on things to do. Mary

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      > — In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, “The Victors” wrote:

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      >> Thanks to a member giving me a code for free child admission to Six

      > Flags,

      >> we might be able to pull off a small weekend get-away to San

      > Antonio this

      >> summer. It has been over 8 years since we have been there. I was

      > wondering

      >> if anyone knew of any specials for Sea World or hotel packages. I

      > have

      >> googled and found some deals, but I wanted to compare them to what

      > I might

      >> get back here.

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      >> We are looking at going to Six Flags (since all three girls will be

      > free),

      >> and hopefully Sea World and staying in a hotel for 2 nights,

      > hopefully one

      >> that offers a free breakfast. We will be taking our lunch and only

      > eating

      >> dinner out.

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      >> Thanks in advance

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      >> Melissa in OK

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