ABUNDANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUN AND RECREATION
When the weekend rolls around, you’ll have plenty of places to visit for relaxing, sightseeing, shopping and playing near Ladera. The community’s location makes it easy to drive into downtown San Antonio, head out for a daylong excursion in the Hill Country, swim with a dolphin at SeaWorld, or play a round of golf near home.
THE GOLF CLUB OF TEXAS
Drive Time - 5 Minutes
Following a $6 million renovation, this acclaimed public course, originally designed by Lee Trevino, provides premier playing surfaces using the same grasses as the most exclusive golf courses in the world. The expanded practice facility has two putting greens and a short game scoring practice area. The club’s restaurant specializes in Texas food, wine and spirits.
DOWNTOWN SAN ANTONIO
Drive Time - 25 Minutes
Celebrate San Antonio year-round—there’s always a festival, event or parade to attend! Visit all the world-class destinations right here in your own city—The River Walk, the Alamo and the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage site. Take in concerts at the Alamodome, support the Spurs at the AT&T Center, root for your favorites at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, or shop the many stores and boutiques at Rivercenter Mall. You can rent a B-cycle, dine in top-rated restaurants, attend events at performing arts centers and more when you visit downtown San Antonio.
dRIVE tIME - 15 mINUTES
Known as the Little Alsace of Texas, Castroville was founded in 1844 by European immigrants from the country of Alsace. Visit the city’s unique shops, sample traditional Alsatian cuisine and tour historic buildings and grounds.
dRIVE tIME - 20 mINUTES
A 250-acre marine mammal park where thrill-seekers and animal lovers alike will be entertained by the roller coasters, rides, shows, tours, attractions and family friendly activities.
dRIVE tIME - 25 mINUTES
The Mission Riverwalk Hike and Bike Trail connects San Antonio’s four historic missions–Mission Concepción, Mission San Jose, Mission San Juan and Mission Espada–to the San Antonio River.
dRIVE tIME - 30 mINUTES
Dinosaur tracks have been discovered in this amazing state park, which encompasses 12,000 acres. Explore more than 40 miles of trails on terrain that ranges from remote rugged canyon lands to gently rolling grasslands.
mEDINA lAKE aREA
dRIVE tIME - 40 mINUTES
Fishing, boating, picnicking, camping and water sports are popular at Medina Lake.
dRIVE tIME - 90 mINUTES
Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities in this 2,174 acre park that is home to a group of bigtooth maples, relics of the last Ice Age (10,000 years ago), thriving in the park’s canyons with perennial streams.