Discover the top things to do near Lackland AFB

A little over a mile from Lackland AFB, the Country Inn & Suites off I-90 is the perfect choice for families attending a BMT graduation or exploring San Antonio. Our comfortable hotel rooms place you within easy reach of all the city has to offer, from the historic church and cannons at The Alamo to artisan shops and restaurants along the famous River Walk. Looking for things to do with your kids? Take them to get into the water with dolphins at SeaWorld or see a Missions baseball game at Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium. If your little ones need to burn off energy, nearby Rodriguez Park offers three playgrounds, while Pearsall Park boasts a “family fun zone” that includes splash pads and the city’s largest skate park. For an unforgettable evening, enjoy panoramic views from the revolving restaurant atop the Tower of the Americas.

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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

8.82 mi / 14.19 km from the hotel
Visit one or all four of these historic mission sites—San José, Concepción, San Juan, and Espada. Take guided tours and learn more about the 18th-century Spanish Colonial period.

San Antonio River Walk

8.1 mi / 13.03 km from the hotel
Take a stroll along the San Antonio River or board a barge in this 15-mile-long park that connects city attractions and museums. The River Walk is lined with cafés, bars, shops, and galleries featuring the work of local artisans.

San Antonio Botanical Garden

10.21 mi / 16.44 km from the hotel
Spend a day at this 38-acre garden, which features rotating art installations and special events. Visit the conservatory to see exotic plants, or explore the Texas Native Trail showcasing plant species from three distinct Texas regions.

Ingram Park Mall

4.39 mi / 7.06 km from the hotel
Need to find the perfect outfit for a graduation ceremony or a fun night in San Antonio? Ingram Park Mall is home to Dillard’s and Macy’s, plus fashion boutiques and shoe stores.

Lackland Air Force Base

1.23 mi / 1.97 km from the hotel
Part of Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland is the “Gateway to the Air Force” since all Air Force basic training happens here. On the base, you’ll find a collection of vintage aircraft as well as Gateway Hills Golf Course. Note that an ID is required to enter the base.

Missions Baseball Academy

1.95 mi / 3.15 km from the hotel
Boasting carefully manicured fields dedicated to America’s favorite pastime, this baseball venue consists of four major league-size diamonds that host various tournaments and adult leagues throughout the year.

Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium

1.02 mi / 1.64 km from the hotel
From peanuts and hot dogs to the seventh-inning stretch, the home of the San Antonio Missions—the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres—has everything you need for baseball fun. Check out the pregame all-you-can-eat tailgate parties.

Port San Antonio

3.06 mi / 4.93 km from the hotel
Built on the former grounds of Kelly Air Force Base, Port San Antonio is now home to some of the aerospace industry’s biggest names, including Boeing and Knight Aerospace. Other industries with a presence here include cybersecurity and logistics.

SeaWorld San Antonio

6.06 mi / 9.76 km from the hotel
Spend an unforgettable day at SeaWorld San Antonio, where you can experience wild rides, attend impressive shows, and see enthralling animals up close.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

13.25 mi / 21.33 km from the hotel
Get your adrenaline pumping on several giant roller coasters at this popular amusement park, or opt for family rides if you prefer gentler fun. You can also see a live show and dine at a wide choice of restaurants.

The Alamo

8.02 mi / 12.91 km from the hotel
Though the battle that made the Alamo famous occurred in 1836, this 18th-century former Spanish mission still hums with energy thanks to living history demonstrations and special events throughout the year.

Tower of the Americas

8.11 mi / 13.05 km from the hotel
Standing 750 feet above San Antonio, the Tower of the Americas offers stellar views of the city as well as a revolving eatery, a bar, and a 4D adventure ride.