San Antonio city life
Covering a typical southern friendly atmosphere and with plenty of places that speak about the Mexican culture and heritage, San Antonio is the kind of place you will love discovering each day. San Antonio is home to four Spanish colonial missions Concepción, San José, San Juan and Espada, and along with the Alamo, have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Notable attractions worth seeing in San Antonio are:
- The River Walk (or Paseo del Rio)
- San Fernando Cathedral
- Buckhorn Saloon and Museum (where you can experience the cowboy culture)
- La Villita
- Market Square
- The Spanish Governor's Palace
Wander around Hemis Fair Park (home of the Tower of the Americas), and check the San Antonio Botanical Garden, Brackenridge Park, or the Japanese Tea Gardens.
For a completely fun activity, visit SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme parks or see a professional hockey or soccer match and support the local teams.
If you want to do some shopping, go to Alamo Quarry Market, or see the lovely shops at Rivercentre. In the evening, you have countless of bars and restaurants to choose from, including the local famous Tex-Mex, as well as German bakeries, Mexican cantinas, French bistros and Italian trattorias.
International atmosphere in San Antonio
San Antonio is not a vastly multicultural city, with around 20% of the population of the city as foreign born. Most ethnic communities are comprised of Hispanic and Asian people.
As far as the business environment, San Antonio has been attracting a large number of foreign companies from around the world, due to the low business costs, and skilled workforce.
Weather San Antonio
San Antonio has hot summers, and mild winters, with very rare snow. July and August are the warmest months, with an average daily temperature of 35 °C (95 °F). During winter, the coolest month is January with a mean temperature of 17 °C (62 °F).