San Antonio Travel and living guide

San Antonio Visitors and residents alike enjoy the charm and culture of the Alamo City. Our warm people, enjoyable setting and cultural flair make for a wonderful place to visit as well as a comfortable place to live. These is no shortage of sights, attractions and things to do in San Antonio. Our city is home to numerous shopping and entertainment venues as well as some of the best restaurants and dining in the world.


Information San Antonio is a website dedicated to sharing this beautiful and historic city with visitors, from the point of view of locals. We live and work in San Antonio and can attest to its enjoyable atmosphere. From the Riverwalk and Alamo downtown to the rugged Hill Country, San Antonio Texas is truly a remarkable and unique city to be enjoyed by visitors and residents alike.

San Antonio Texas Outdoor Activities


San Antonio outdoor activities

The San Antonio area is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise. Area outdoor activities include hiking in the hill country, fishing on an area lake, or shooting skeet at a gun club. San Antonio is the gateway to world class deer hunting in South Texas. You will also find some of the best dove hunting in the continental US. We'll show you places to sharpen your shooting skills, catch big fish, and bag your daily limit of dove before the sun sets. Because of the geographic location of San Antonio, the opportunities for outdoor family fun are diverse and plentiful.

Texas Hill Country Outdoors

Just north of San Antonio is the southern edge of the Texas Hill Country giving outdoor enthusiasts and tourists activities in the beautiful hills and rocky terrain covered by oak trees and cedar brush. Outdoor activities in the hill country region include hiking, rafting on rivers, golf, hunting and other entertaining family outings in a picturesque natural environment. The beauty of the hill country is not only the setting but also the people, unlike south Texas where a language barrier often exists. Hill Country people are warm, accommodating and helpful. The scenic views in the Hill Country are just a short drive from San Antonio and offer breathtaking perspectives of rivers, streams and wildlife in a native Texas environment. Several rivers flow through the Hill Country north of San Antonio including the Guadalupe River, Comal and Medina Rivers.

South Texas Outdoors

South of San Antonio is the start of the south Texas brush country. This gently rolling terrain is home to native Texas brush such as Guajillo and Blackbrush and trees including Oak and Mesquite. The south Texas brush country is nationally recognized as an outdoor enthusiasts and sportsman's paradise with hunting being the primary outdoor activity in this region. Whether going after world class deer or non-stop dove and quail action, the south Texas outdoors have it all. South Texas is also home to several rivers that traverse the rugged desert-like terrain. These rivers are an oasis of fishing, relaxing and fun for an afternoon of enjoyment for families and outdoorsmen alike.