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Things To Do

Things to do in San Antonio

Discover endless fun and entertainment just minutes from La Cantera Resort.

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Adventure & Thrills Nearby

So you want to wander away from the resort for a few hours or an entire day? There are a variety of San Antonio attractions nearby to suit every taste.

These thrills and premier shopping are just minutes from the resort and La Cantera Resort offers a complimentary shuttle for guests to enjoy various attractions surrounding the resort. 

The shuttle drops guests off at the Shops at La Cantera, The Rim Shopping Center, Top Golf,  Six Flags Fiesta Texas and the Palmer Golf Course.

EXPLORE NEARBY ATTRACTIONS:

Educational Activities

SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK

Just 20 minutes from La Cantera Resort, the San Antonio River Walk is a must for any San Antonio first-timer. Take a ride on a River Boat or simply walk the shops and restaurants stretching through downtown and beyond.

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SAN ANTONIO ZOO

The San Antonio Zoological Gardens and Aquarium is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited zoo in Midtown San Antonio, Texas, United States. The 35-acre zoo has a collection of over 3,500 animals representing 750 species.

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SEAWORLD SAN ANTONIO

SeaWorld San Antonio is just a short drive from La Cantera Resort and offers an educational and entertaining activty for the entire family. Check out the amazing line-up of activties happening at Seaworld San Antonio during their 2019 season: 

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Let Thrill Season Begin! SeaWorld San Antonio Leads the Way with Opening of Texas Stingray

The excitement continues at SeaWorld San Antonio as we announce our NEW Texas Stingray wooden roller coaster. Texas Stingray is the tallest, fastest and longest wooden coaster in Texas.

The newest addition to SeaWorld San Antonio features a drop of 100 ft. with over 15 airtime hills. Hold on tight! The top speed of the fastest wooden coaster in Texas is 55 mph. Texas Stingray is located across the new Turtle Reef exhibit between Orca Stadium and the Rio Loco river rapids ride.

SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN

Discover the natural beauty of San Antonio with a trip to the Botanical Garden. Plan a garden picnic or spend the afternoon strolling through a garden exibit. 

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THE ALAMO

The historic Alamo offers guests a look back and time to the Texas Revolution. Only 20 minutes from the resort and located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, it is a must-see historical site.

WITTE MUSEUM

The Witte Museum inspires people to shape the future of Texas through relevant and transformative experiences in nature, science, and culture, 

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Shopping & Entertainment

THE SHOPS AT LA CANTERA

On 550-acres in the most tranquil Texas Hill Country destination doesn’t mean being far from San Antonio’s finest shopping. Just a short ride on the complimentary shuttle are the Shops at La Cantera – where you can shop among 140 of the world’s finest stores, including Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Nordstrom, Tiffany, Tory Burch and much more.

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THE RIM SHOPPING CENTER

Just minutes away from La Cantera Resort, the Rim offers shopping, dining and entertainment for the entire family.

SANTINKOS PALLADIUM IMAX

Enjoy the ultimate movie-going experience with food, cocktails and comfortable seating.  

SIX FLAGS FIESTA TEXAS

There's nothing like the rush of a good roller coaster ride to help reunite you and your inner child. Perfect for the entire family, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is just moments from La Cantera Resort & Spa, and our complimentary shuttle can get you there and back in no time. Our recommendation for the perfect day: fuel up on breakfast at SweetFire Kitchen, go lather up on sunscreen and grab your favorite sneakers - then head out front and wait for the La Cantera Shuttle to drop you off at the Park.

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Sports & Outdoors

ENCHANTED ROCK & THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

Rolling hills, fields of wildflowers, breathtaking views and awe-inspiring sunsets, the Texas Hill Country is a Texas-sized adventure. From tubing the Guadalupe River and hiking Enchanted Rock, to finding treasures at hidden antique shops and sipping boutique wine with local winemakers, the Hill Country has it all – and La Cantera Resort isn’t far at all. Before heading out on your adventure, stop by Henrietta’s Market for grab-and-go lunches or stock a picnic basket full of the finest smoked meats and gourmet cheeses (don’t miss the housemade duck pastrami!) from Bocado, La Cantera’s charcuterie.

NATIONAL SHOOTING COMPLEX

Nestled on the edge of Texas Hill Country and just a short way from La Cantera Resort is the National Shooting Complex. Boasting an incredible 671 acres of picturesque countryside, this multi-million dollar complex is considered one of the most complete sport shooting and recreational facilities in the world. Enjoy a round on Thursdays and Saturdays during open public shooting: sporting clays, trap, skeet, 5-stand and bunker trap.

TOP GOLF

Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.

iFLY INDOOR SKYDIVING

Unleash your inner thrill seeker with a day of indoor sky diving just minutes from La Cantera Resort & Spa.  

ANDRETTI INDOOR KARTING & GAMES

Test your driving skills at the ultiimate indoor karting spot in San Antonio.

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