5 Fun Facts – San Antonio

Moving, visiting or passing through San Antonio? Check out these fun facts about this fabulous city!

The Alamo- The Alamo is considered as THE most popular visitor attraction in ALL of Texas! San Antonio and the Alamo played a critical role in the Texas Revolution. Construction began in 1724 and it was originally named “Mission San Antonio de Valero”, the Alamo served as home sweet home to missionaries and their Indian converts for nearly 70 years! Great place of history for Texas!  The Alamo is a story about a heroic struggle against impossible odds — people worldwide remember a place where men made the ultimate sacrifice to be free!

Sunny, Affordable and safe: Looking for more sun? Three hundred days of sunshine in San Antonio and an average temperature of 70 degrees. Can we say PERFECT?! San Antonio is also the most affordable city in America, for those who live here and those who are just coming for a visit. Did you know that San Antonio is one of America’s safest and best “walking” cities?! Very exciting considering the weather is always amazing!

Zoo + Kid-Friendly: The San Antonio Zoo is the third largest zoo in the U.S! Offering a home to over 3,500 animals! If you’ve never been, I highly recommend visiting the zoo! Its gorgeous and such a beautiful place to spend a day with the family or even a first date! The San Antonio Zoo also shelters more than 230 endangered species. San Antonio is also one of the most kid friendly cities in the country! Sea WorldSix Flags Fiesta TexasSchlitterbahn OH MY! What more could a kid ask for?!

Thriving: San Antonio is the 3rd fastest growing city and the 7th largest U.S city! TIP: If you’re moving to San Antonio, check out Camden. We offer gorgeous affordable apartments in the best locations  sure to meet anyone’s specific lifestyle needs.

History: San Antonio is one of the oldest cities settled in 1731 by only 16 Spanish families who came from the Canary Islands. Imagine, a city which started out with only 16 families is now at a population of over 2 million! More and more people are discovering the amazing beauty, history and secrets of  San Antonio each year! The King William neighborhood is one of the oldest historical districts in Texas!

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