Explore exciting things to do near the San Antonio Medical Center

Located just off I-10 and about 15 minutes from downtown, our Country Inn & Suites, San Antonio Medical Center places you close to the city’s top things to do, from exploring the Alamo to picnicking at Denman Estate Park. Traveling with the whole family? Experience thrills on the roller coasters at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, or visit SeaWorld San Antonio for breathtaking live shows. Kids love meeting the animals at San Antonio Zoo, and everyone can enjoy the green spaces, shops, and restaurants along the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. Avid shoppers won’t want to miss The Shops at La Cantera, and art lovers can stroll through the San Antonio Museum of Art.

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San Antonio River Walk

7.75 mi / 12.47 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.

Denman Estate Park

0.6 mi / 0.97 km from the hotel
Bring a picnic lunch and spend the afternoon in this peaceful park with a walking trail, a pond, and a Korean pavilion.

SeaWorld San Antonio

9.7 mi / 15.61 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

6.45 mi / 10.38 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

7.56 mi / 12.17 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.

Japanese Tea Garden

6.11 mi / 9.84 km from the hotel
Also known as the Sunken Gardens in Brackenridge Park, the Japanese Tea Garden offers a quiet place to enjoy beautiful blooms, a 60-foot waterfall, and koi ponds.

San Antonio Missions Hike and Bike Trail

9.58 mi / 15.41 km from the hotel
If the weather is nice, take this serene trail that follows the San Antonio River through old neighborhoods and riverfront landscapes.

San Antonio Museum of Art

7.07 mi / 11.38 km from the hotel
This museum offers changing exhibits and seasonal events celebrating the diversity of art in Texas and around the world. The impressive permanent collection features works ranging from Latin American and European to Islamic and Oceanic art.

San Antonio Zoo

6.24 mi / 10.05 km from the hotel
This family-focused attraction is home to more than 3,500 animals. Be sure to visit the zoo’s Asian elephants Lucky, Nichole, and Karen, and don’t miss the aquarium for a glimpse of exotic sea life.

The Shops at La Cantera

6.33 mi / 10.18 km from the hotel
After you browse through the racks at stores like Buckle and Ann Taylor, take some time to rest your feet by stopping in one of many upscale restaurants and quick-serve eateries at this retail center.

Tower of the Americas

8.05 mi / 12.96 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.

AMC Rivercenter 11

7.72 mi / 12.42 km from the hotel
Located inside Rivercenter Mall, this cinema includes a huge IMAX screen and comfortable reclining seats. Arrive early to order classic concessions or to visit MacGuffins Bar for a preshow drink.