Just 15 miles from the historic city of San Antonio, Texas, home of the famed Alamo, The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort boasts a wonderful location in the heart of the charming Texas Hill Country. Built on the hilltop site of an abandoned limestone rock quarry, the resort is surrounded by natural beauty and historic sights, with easy access to the bright lights of the city and a wealth of activities for the entire family.
Right next door, you’ll find Six Flags Fiesta Texas, a theme park to thrill kids of all ages, as well as the shopper’s paradise of The Shops at La Cantera. In about 15 minutes you can drive to SeaWorld San Antonio, the world’s biggest marine life adventure center, with 250 acres of rides, entertainment, educational exhibits, and incredible sea animals.
Equally close is downtown San Antonio, home to the famous Alamo, site of the city’s first Catholic mission and a pivotal 1836 battle in Texas’s fight for independence. The city also boasts many neighborhoods to stroll, most notably the scenic River Walk, a three-mile stretch of cobblestone walkways lined with lush foliage and unique shops and restaurants. A short walk away is the historic King William Historic District, home to elegant tree-lined streets full of stately homes in a variety of architectural styles.
Venture slightly further afield by car to explore the heart of Texas Hill Country. This scenic rural region is full of quaint historic towns offering artistry, shopping, fine dining, and even a glimpse of the Old West, all presented with authentic Texas-style hospitality. And all these are just a few of the area’s many highlights. Contact the concierge desk to learn about other options or get help planning your visit.
- The Alamo 19.3 km/ 12.0 miles
- University of Texas at San Antonio 3.2 km/ 2.0 miles
- Bexar County Hospital 12.9 km/ 8.0 miles
- Security Service Federal Credit Union 1.6 km/ 1.0 miles
- Ultramar Diamond Shamrock 8.0 km/ 5.0 miles
- USAA 8.0 km/ 5.0 miles
- Valero Energy Corporation 14.5 km/ 9.0 miles
- AT&T 19.3 km/ 12.0 miles
- The Palmer Course at La Cantera 4.8 km/ 3.0 miles
- Six Flags Fiesta Texas 1.6 km/ 1.0 miles
- Riverwalk 19.3 km/ 12.0 miles
- Alamodome 24.1 km/ 15.0 miles
- SeaWorld® 25.7 km/ 16.0 miles
- AT&T Center - Home of the San Antonio Spurs 32.2 km/ 20.0 miles
- The Shops at La Cantera 1.6 km/ 1.0 miles