Looking for the perfect family getaway in Texas? Look no further than La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio. Centrally located and only a few hours’ drive from Houston and Austin, this resort has plenty to do and see. Designed to resemble one of Texas’s oldest working cattle ranches, La Cantera welcomes you with a warm and inviting vibe that is perfect for families with kids in tow. With excellent service, large guest rooms, and kid-friendly activities galore, this Hill Country destination is a definite must.
The resort makes every effort for children and parents to enjoy the many amenities at La Cantera without sacrificing luxury for parents or fun for the kids. Start your days lounging poolside and taking in gorgeous Hill Country views while the kids enjoy swimming, water slides, and splash zones. The poolside service is excellent and provides tasty eats and drinks for the whole family.
For lunch or dinner, you can hit up the family-friendly poolside restaurant, Vista Grille. Think refreshing cocktails and delicious fares such as salads and paninis for the parents as well as fun drinks and kid-friendly bites, like cheeseburgers and chicken tenders. Other activities include Six Flags, a kids club, and an arcade.
The resort offers a shuttle to and from Six Flags, so you can get dropped off and picked up right at the gates. After a long day at Six Flags, you can schedule the kids for a few hours at the kids club while you enjoy an adult dinner at Sweetfire Kitchen or a drink at Sire Bar, both located in the lobby. With so much to do and see, La Cantera should be on your families travel list this year. — Tara Carr