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San-Antonio is the 2nd most popular city in Texas, located in the south-central part of the state. It's in the southwestern corner of an urban region known as the Texas Triangle. The population of the Greater San Antonio metropolitan area is over two million people, with approximately 26 million visitors per year. San Antonio is home to the NBA champions, the Spurs, and host of the annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. There is a strong military presence in the city, as it's home to Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base, Lackland AFB/Kelly Field Annex and Brooks City-Base, with Camp Bullis and Camp Stanley outside the city. The most popular attraction in San Antonio is The Alamo. Located downtown, The Alamo was originally known as Mission San Antonio deValero. A former Roman Catholic mission and fortress compound, it was the site of the infamous Battle of the Alamo in 1836. San Antonio is often referred to as the "Alamo City." The second most visited attraction is The River Walk. It meanders through the downtown area, and is lined with cypress trees, arched stone bridges, lush greenery, shops, bars, and restaurants. The Arneson River Theater is also located here. During the Christmas and New Year holidays, the River Walk is transformed into a spectacular festival of lights, with local flamenco and folkloric music. Other attractions in San Antonio include Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Morgan's Wonderland (a children's theme park,) the Cathedral of San Fernando, the San Antonio Cavalry Museum, the Spanish Governor's Palace and much more.

Surrounding areas: Bulverde, Texas (22.2 mi), Medina Lake, Texas (28.3 mi), Boerne, Texas (29.3 mi), New Braunfels, Texas (29.4 mi), McQueeney, Texas (29.6 mi), Lake McQueeney, Texas (29.9 mi), Lake Placid, Texas (30.5 mi)

San Antonio Vacation Rentals

San Antonio Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Alamo Travelodge405 BroadwaySan Antonio, TX (210) 222-1000
Americas Best Value Inn2435 Pinn RdSan Antonio, TX (210) 673-2100
Amerisuites Crossroads3636 NW Loop 410San Antonio, TX (210) 737-6086
Amerisuites San Antonio Airport7615 Jones Maltsberger RdSan Antonio, TX (210) 930-2333
Amerisuites San Antonio Riverwalk601 S St Marys StSan Antonio, TX (210) 227-6854
Amerisuites San Antonio/Northwest4303 Amerisuites DrSan Antonio, TX (210) 561-0099
Arbor House339 South Presa StSan Antonio, TX (210) 472-2005
Baymont Inn-Wurzbach9542 I-10 WSan Antonio, TX (210) 593-0338
Best Inn & Suites3645 N Pan Am ExpySan Antonio, TX (210) 225-8000
Best Value Inn5710 Industry Park DrSan Antonio, TX (210) 662-7400
Best Western Alamo Suites102 El Paso StSan Antonio, TX (210) 277-1000
Best Western Continental Inn9735 Ih-35 NSan Antonio, TX (210) 655-3510
Best Western Fiesta Inn13535 Ih-10 WSan Antonio, TX (210) 696-2400
Best Western Garden Inn11939 Ih-35 NSan Antonio, TX (210) 599-0999
Best Western Hill Country Suites18555 281 NorthSan Antonio, TX (210) 490-9191
Best Western Ingram Park Inn6855 NW Loop 410San Antonio, TX (210) 520-8080
Best Western Posada Ana Inn Medical Ctr9411 Wurzbach RdSan Antonio, TX (210) 691-9550
Best Western Sunset Station Hotel1103 E CommerceSan Antonio, TX (210) 223-4400
Candlewood Suites9350 Ih 10 WestSan Antonio, TX (210) 615-0550
Clarion Suites Hotel San Antonio13101 E Loop 1604 NSan Antonio, TX (210) 655-9491
Comfort Inn & Suites Airport8640 Crownhill BlvdSan Antonio, TX (210) 249-2000
Comfort Inn Alamo Riverwalk Hotel120 Camaron StSan Antonio, TX (210) 281-1400
Comfort Inn Fiesta Park6755 North Loop 1604 WSan Antonio, TX (210) 696-4766
Comfort Inn Medical4 Piano PlSan Antonio, TX (210) 684-8606
Comfort Inn4403 I-10 ESan Antonio, TX (210) 333-9430
Comfort Suites Airport N14202 Us Hwy 281 NSan Antonio, TX (210) 494-9000
Comfort Suites Downtown1002 S Laredo StSan Antonio, TX (210) 472-1002
Comfort Suites Hotel6350 I-35 NSan Antonio, TX (210) 646-9800
Comfort Suites Near Seaworld8021 Alamo Downs PkwySan Antonio, TX (210) 681-6000
Country Hearth Inn7500 Louis Pasteur DrSan Antonio, TX (888) 325-7821
Courtyard By Marriott Medical Center8585 Marriott DrSan Antonio, TX (210) 614-7100
Courtyard By Marriott San Antonio Airport8615 Broadway StSan Antonio, TX (210) 828-7200
Courtyard By Marriott San Antonio Airport80 Ne Loop 410San Antonio, TX (210) 530-9881
Courtyard By Marriott San Antonio600 Santa Rosa SSan Antonio, TX (210) 229-9449
Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel111 Pecan St ESan Antonio, TX (210) 354-2800
Crowne Plaza San Antonio Airport Hotel1111 NE Loop 410San Antonio, TX (210) 828-9031
Days Inn Coliseum3443 Ih 35 NSan Antonio, TX (210) 225-4040
Days Inn Downtown1500 S Laredo StSan Antonio, TX (210) 271-3334
Days Inn E4039 E Houston StSan Antonio, TX (210) 337-6753
Days Inn San Antonio Airport542 N East Loop 410San Antonio, TX (210) 930-3300
Bed & Breakfast
Pancoast Carrige House Bed & Breakfast102 Turner StSan Antonio, TX (210) 225-4045

San Antonio Weather & Climate

The South-Central Texas Hill Country has an arid climate, but sits on the edge of the humid subtropical climate zone. Summers are hot and winters are warm to cool. Spring and fall are comfortably warm and wet. It receives up to 48 inches of rain per year, with the wettest months being April and May. Widespread flooding is often a threat in the plains. This area receives about a dozen nights per year below freezing with occasional sleet, freezing rain or snow. Tornadoes are possible, although not as common as in other areas of the state. July and August are the hottest months. The highest temperature recorded was 111 F in 2000, and the lowest recorded temperature ever was 0 F in January 1949.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 62°F 38°F 1.66 in. -
February 67°F 42°F 1.75 in. -
March 74°F 49°F 1.89 in. -
April 80°F 56°F 2.60 in. -
May 86°F 65°F 4.72 in. -
June 91°F 71°F 4.30 in. -
July 94°F 74°F 2.03 in. -
August 94°F 73°F 2.57 in. -
September 90°F 68°F 3.00 in. -
October 82°F 59°F 3.86 in. -
November 71°F 48°F 2.58 in. -
December 64°F 40°F 1.96 in. -

San Antonio Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the San Antonio International airport (SAT) located about 7 miles north of San Antonio, the Hondo Municipal airport (HDO) located approximately 41 miles west of San Antonio in Hondo, Texas, the San Marcos Municipal airport (HYI) located roughly 49 miles northeast of San Antonio in San Marcos, Texas, Kerrville Municipal Louis Schreiner Field (ERV) located around 52 miles northwest of San Antonio in Kerrville, Texas, and finally the Austin Bergstrom International airport (AUS) located about 72 miles northeast of San Antonio in Austin, Texas.

San Antonio Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Kiddie Park Of San AntonioSan AntonioTX 
SeaWorld San AntonioSan AntonioTX 
Six Flags Fiesta TexasSan AntonioTX 
Landa ParkNew BraunfelsTX29.4 mi.
Water Parks
Splashdown San AntonioSan AntonioTX 
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX29.4 mi.
Golf Courses
Alamo Country ClubSan AntonioTX 
Brackenridge Municipal Golf CourseSan AntonioTX 
Canyon Springs Golf ClubSan AntonioTX 
Cedar Creek Municipal Golf CourseSan AntonioTX 
Golf Club of TexasSan AntonioTX 
Mission Del Lago Municipal Golf CourseSan AntonioTX 
Northern Hills Country ClubSan AntonioTX 
Olmos Basin Golf CourseSan AntonioTX 
Pecan Valley Golf ClubSan AntonioTX 
Quarry Golf ClubSan AntonioTX 
Riverside Municipal Golf CourseSan AntonioTX 
San Pedro Driving Range & Par 3 Golf CourseSan AntonioTX 
SilverHorn Golf Club of TexasSan AntonioTX 
Westin La Cantera Resort Golf ClubSan AntonioTX 
Willow Springs Golf CourseSan AntonioTX 
Woodlake Country ClubSan AntonioTX 
Willow Springs Golf CourseHasletTX3.7 mi.
Castle HillsLewisvilleTX7.0 mi.
Carmach Lake Golf CourseConverseTX12.6 mi.
Olympia Hills Golf Conference CenterUniversal CityTX14.7 mi.
Oak Valley Driving Range & Par 3HelotesTX15.1 mi.
Northcliffe Golf & Country ClubCiboloTX19.0 mi.
Alsatian Golf ClubCastrovilleTX23.2 mi.
Heritage Ranch Golf & Country ClubFairviewTX24.1 mi.
BanditNew BraunfelsTX29.5 mi.
Landa Park Municipal Golf CourseNew BraunfelsTX29.5 mi.
Lees Par 3 Golf Course & Driving RangeNew BraunfelsTX29.5 mi.
Sundance Golf CourseNew BraunfelsTX29.5 mi.
State Parks
Martinez State ParkTX12.9 mi. 
Avalon State ParkTX29.0 mi. 
Magic Lantern Castle MuseumSan AntonioTX(History)
Wooden Nickel Historical MuseumSan AntonioTX(Miscellaneous)
Institute of Texan CulturesSan AntonioTX(Multidisciplinary)
Marion Koogler McNay Art MuseumSan AntonioTX(Art)
AlamoSan AntonioTX(History)
Fort Sam Houston MuseumSan AntonioTX(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
San Antonio Zoological Gardens and AquariumSan AntonioTX 
Sea World of San AntonioSan AntonioTX 
The Texas ZooVictoriaTX99.6 mi.

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