About San Antonio


Let's have a look around into background of San Antonio
  • County: Bexar County
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 29.4238889
  • Longitude: -98.4933333
  • Time zone: US/Central
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in San Antonio

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to April

Location

It is the 2nd most populated city of the state of Texas and 7th most populated of the whole of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,409,019 (2014 Census)

Distance from San Antonio center to Airport

San Antonio International Airport is the 6th busiest airport in Texas and comes at 45th place in the whole of the USA.
Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
Driving Time: 14 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish and Chinese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: San Antonio International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus –  VIA Primo (Rapid Bus transit); Taxi – Yellow Cab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Emergency Contact Numbers in San Antonio city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: +1 210-200-3800
  • Cab: +1 210-222-2222 (Yellow Cab Service)
  • Airport: +1 210-207-3433 (San Antonio International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 210-575-0355 (Methodist Healthcare System)

Events

Let's step into extensive list of To Dos in San Antonio.

  • Natural Beauty: Fiesta of Land, Water and Sky
  • Balcones Heights Jazz Festival
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas Thunder Rapids Opening

Tourist Attractions

  • King William Historic District
  • San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
  • Mission San Jose

Theatre & Concerts

  • Majestic Theatre
  • Arneson River Theater
  • San Antonio - The Saga

Visit Top Restaurants in San Antonio

  • Bliss
  • Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
  • Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse

Top Shopping Centers in San Antonio

  • Mission Open Air Market
  • The Shops at La Cantera
  • Mexican Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The DoSeum - San Antonio's Museum for Kids
  • Briscoe Western Art Museum
  • Yanaguana Gardens

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  •  Lobster Cream Corn And Asparagus – Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
  • Picanha And Top Sirloin – Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Chilean Sea Bass – Wildfish Seafood Grille

Sports Club

Home for San Antonio Spurs (National Basketball Association), San Antonio Rampage (American Hockey League) and San Antonio FC (United Soccer League)

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $3.25 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,288.46
  • Cheap meal: $11.00
  • Gasoline: $0.53 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $40.00
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