6. Play a Monster round of golf
Monster Mini Golf features an 18-hole golf course that is not only indoors -- meaning that weather is never an issue -- but also glows in the dark. Throw in an arcade and DJ, and Monster is a pretty complete mini-golf package.
7. Remember the Alamo, with a little help from Phil Collins
The Genesis founder may have been born and raised in a London suburb, but his well-known affection for the Alamo has earned him honorary Texan status. Collins narrates The History Shop’s Phil Collins' Alamo Diorama Light & Sound Show, just across the street from the shrine itself, giving a little pizzazz to what could otherwise be a dense, dull history lesson.
8. Explore your independent side at The Bijou
Sometimes, a mindless blockbuster is just what you need. But every once in awhile, the mood will strike when you actually want to see a film that makes you think. Enter Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro, SA’s only theater devoted to showing independent and foreign films.