Visit SeaWorld and San Antonio River Walk
At the Country Inn & Suites, San Antonio Medical Center, you can enjoy the comfort and affordability of a hotel outside the city center without sacrificing proximity to great nearby attractions like the Alamo and Denman Estate Park. For guests desiring convenience to medical facilities, we’re close to several hospitals, including The University of Texas Health Science Center. Shoppers appreciate easy access to the famously beautiful San Antonio River Walk, and The Shops at La Cantera provide plenty of options if you need to find an outfit for a special occasion. Traveling with the whole family? Find thrills and chills on the roller coasters at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, or visit SeaWorld San Antonio for breathtaking live shows. If you're an art lover, don't miss a stroll through the galleries of the San Antonio Museum of Art.
History and Culture
- The Alamo (10 miles)
Though the battle that made this site famous occurred in 1836, this 300-year-old former Spanish mission still hums with energy thanks to living history demonstrations and special events that occur throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (210) 225-1391
- San Antonio Museum of Art (9 miles)
A must-visit destination, this museum offers changing exhibits and seasonal events celebrating the diversity of art in Texas and around the world. The impressive permanent collection features a vast array of works ranging from Latin American and European to Islamic and Oceanic art.
Phone: +1 (210) 978-8100
- AMC Rivercenter 11 (10 miles)
Escape the Texas sunshine at this cool cinema with reclining seats and a huge IMAX screen.
Phone: +1 (210) 228-0351
- San Antonio Zoo (8 miles)
This family-focused attraction is home to more than 3,500 animals. Be sure to visit Nichole and Karen, the Asian elephants, and don't miss the aquarium for a glimpse of exotic sea life.
Phone: +1 (210) 734-7184
- SeaWorld San Antonio (13 miles)
Whether you want to see penguins up close or get your heart rate up on the 15-story Steel Eel® roller coaster, SeaWorld has something for kids of all ages. Be sure to swing by the souvenir shop for a memento of your visit.
Phone: +1 (210) 520-4732
- Six Flags Fiesta Texas (8 miles)
Let out a shriek of excitement as you barrel down the track on roller coasters like the high-speed Fireball, or cheer on the more adventurous park visitors while you enjoy ice cream and other snacks from one of the on-site cafes.
Phone: +1 (210) 697-5050
- Tower of the Americas (11 miles)
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 4-D adventure ride.
Phone: +1 (210) 223-3101
- Denman Estate Park (0.9 miles)
Plan a picnic at this laid-back park, and walk under a canopy of gorgeous trees to the pavilion modeled after one located in San Antonio’s sister city Gwangju, South Korea.
Phone: +1 (210) 207-7275
- Japanese Tea Garden (11 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (210) 735-4648
- San Antonio Missions Hike and Bike Trail (10 miles)
If the weather is nice, take this serene eight-mile trail that follows the San Antonio River through old neighborhoods and riverfront landscapes.
Phone: +1 (210) 932-1001
- San Antonio River Walk (9 miles)
You can shop, dine, stroll, drink and dance at this pedestrian-friendly park along the San Antonio River. It’s lined with cafes, bars, shops, and galleries featuring the work of local artisans.
Phone: +1 (210) 227-4262
- The Shops at La Cantera (8 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (210) 582-6255
Annual Local Events
- San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo (Feb)
- Fiesta! San Antonio (Apr)
- Oktoberfest San Antonio (Oct)