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Take a journey through the amazing culture, natural beauty and wide range of activities you’ll find in San Antonio.

San Antonio’s old-world Spanish flair and blend of cultures make it one of America’s most picturesque cities. To help you plan your trip to this colorful city, read about its history and some top attractionsweather and transportation.

San Antonio Fast Facts

County: Bexar
Sales Tax: 8.25 percent; suburbs vary
Time Zone: Central, observes Daylight Savings Time
Newspaper: Express-News
Population: 1,532,233 (2018)

Major Colleges and Universities

  • Northwest Vista College
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • San Antonio College
  • St. Mary’s University
  • Trinity University
  • St. Philip’s College
  • Texas A&M University – San Antonio
  • University of Houston – San Antonio

What's New

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Getting Around

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Maps of SA

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Attraction Discounts

Skip the line and spend more time enjoying your San Antonio getaway! Find tickets to some of the top…


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