From West, it's 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the north to Fort Worth and 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the north to Dallas.
It's recommended not to limit yourself to the attractions of West because the surrounding region is dotted with an abundance of interesting things to see and do. You'll also find Woodway, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, and Dawson 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west.
Waco, is another good place to discover. It is around 18 miles (29 kilometers) from West and offers a wide range of points of interest, like Texas Sports Hall of Fame, Baylor University and Dr Pepper Museum. Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, Waco Convention Center and Floyd Casey Stadium are also good to visit.
Experience a little culture, learning and lore under the bright blue sky at the region's ever-popular farms.
There are some great ways for thrill seekers to get into the outdoors around West. Horse riding and mountain biking are two popular ways thrill seekers here can get their fix.
If you intend on traveling by plane, take into account that the closest major airport is Waco Regional Airport, 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the southwest of West.