Ready for some fun in the sun? Us too! For those days that you can’t bear to leave your fur baby at home — these are some pet-friendly spots around South Side San Antonio for the two of you to stretch your paws.

The Greenline

The Greenline is South Side San Antonio’s favorite park located right in the heart of Brooks. These 43 acres are perfect to safely view beautiful art, walk or run on some trails, and soak in all the beautiful scenery. Your pup will thank you!

Where to find it: 2532 Sidney Brooks, San Antonio, TX 78235

Brooks Tip: While you’re there, check out the recently completed connection to the San Antonio River Mission Reach Trail and connection to our next suggestion… Tandem Coffee Shop.

For the Morning Pups

Tandem Coffee Shop is the perfect place to check your morning emails while sipping on a latte. Not into coffee? Don’t worry they have a bar! Their outdoor patriot overlooks the river and boasts one of the most beautiful sunsets in San Antonio. With food made to perfection and south side love poured into every cup, Tandem is sure to be your new go-to spot to chillax.

Where to find it: 310 Riverside Dr, San Antonio, TX 78210

Brooks Tip: There is always something going on! Follow Tandem on Facebook to see which local merchants, vendors, and even breweries are on site.

Always Say Yes to Tacos

Carnitas Lonja is a small business, south side staple. With a simple menu (carnitas, tortillas and frijoles) and aqua fresca on deck, you won’t find a better lunch spot for you and your dog.

Where to find it: 1107 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78210

Brooks Tip: Budget a few extra minutes for parking and waiting in line.

Did Someone Say Brunch?

The Friendly Spot, a kid and dog-friendly Southtown ice house in San Antonio, where brunch is served until 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday.

Where to find it: 943 S Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205

Need a little R&R under the stars?

The Medina River Natural Area is a beautiful 511-acre property that has been enhanced with 7 miles of trails. Pitch a tent and head over to the group camping area with your leashed furry friend. The camping area includes parking, camping, restrooms, water service, and a small covered pavilion for camping activities.

Brooks Tip: Pack a pair of hiking/running shoes for the two of you to roam around the countless trails!

More info and camping reservations here.

For the Bulldogs and Huskies

Is your pup a diehard sports fan just like you? Then put on his or her gear and head over to Brooster’s Backyard Icehouse for the big game. With good fun, solid drink specials, and games to keep busy, Brooster’s will be your go-to place on game day.

Where to find it: 815 Pleasanton Rd., San Antonio, TX 78214