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Aquarena Springs Resort

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Behold: The beautiful, heartbreaking ruins of Aquarena Springs

On the surface, the park's attractions seemed almost random. Where else could you visit a replica Spanish mission, cruise the skies in a European-style gondola, play tic-tac-toe with a chicken, watch a pig swim and gaze upon the underwater beauty of Spring Lake in a glass bottom boat?

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Aquarena Springs reunion brings back former aquamaids and more

Underwater aquamaids and more made the aqua show at the Aquarena Springs Resort a one-of-a-kind attraction not only for Texas, but for the country at large. An Aquarena reunion starts today.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Aquarena, Rogers family launch effort to preserve glass-bottomed boats

Texas State University alongside the A.B. Rogers family are working to ensure that the elegant, handmade, glass-bottom boats that have toured the Aquarena since the middle of the 20th century will remain in service for decades to...