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.

Quarry Market


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San Antonio's Quarry Market is a high end shopping experience located just south of the Airport off of 281. The shopping center was formerly the Alamo Cement Plant. Smoke stacks from the former plant still stand today and can be easily seen from the highway. The Quarry Market has over 75 stores and restaurants. During the Christmas holidays, the Quarry Market is full of shoppers from all over Texas and Mexico. San Antonio's Alamo Quarry Market is a shopping treat for apparel, jewelry, and specialty shops.

Quarry Market Stores

With over seventy five shops to choose from, the Quarry Market is a trendy shopping experience for anybody looking for clothes and specialty items that are fashionably in style. Stores such as Lucchese Boots, Old Navy, Harold's, and Ann Taylor can be found at the Quarry Market shopping center. The setting of this landmark shopping center really makes shopping a unique experience even if you're just window shopping.

Quarry Market Dining

The Quarry Market boasts several really nice restaurants. While most are chain restaurants, the dining is exceptional with places like P.F. Chang's, Fleming's Steakhouse, Chipotle Grill, and the Fire Bowl Cafe. You really can't go wrong with this number of great dining options in one place. The Quarry Market is a real treat if you happen to be shopping for food!

Additional Quarry Market Businesses

In addition to shopping and dining, the Quarry Market is home to the Alamo Quarry Cinema which is a rather large movie theater complex with 16 screens. Next door to the cinema is Bally's fitness center taking up two stories of the main building. The Quarry Market has numerous entertainment and other type establishments for all kinds of interests including and aside from shopping.