Experience the Wonders of Living in San AntonioJune 15, 2017
San Antonio is a gorgeous city deep in the south of Texas Hill Country. Brimming with family-friendly activities and rich with Texas history, this second-most populated city in Texas offers a comfortable lifestyle for people young and old. Its proximity to Austin makes it an ideal location for commuters, but the home of The Alamo has a charm all on its own. If you’re thinking of purchasing a new home in San Antonio, look around at all the beauty. Explore the winding rivers and lush hills of this city that is sure to enchant you with what it has to offer.
Savor the history
San Antonio has a rich cultural history, and this is reflected in the variety of food in the region, from Mexican to German to classic Texas eats. Stop in to the unassuming Los Nortenos Pollos Asados for chicken, rice, beans and other staples of Latin American and Mexican cuisine. Or try the popular Rosario’s, famous for their enchiladas suizas, fish tacos and fajitas that you can wash down with spicy cucumber margaritas and micheladas.
For a more upscale dining experience, try Cappy’s Restaurant, where you can enjoy their delicious brunch or dinner, with contemporary American cuisine and specialties such as the Gulf Shrimp Omelet and Eggs Benedict.
You can’t go wrong with a classic like burgers, and what better place to have one than Chester’s Hamburgers, a San Antonio hotspot voted Best Burger in the State. Plus, you can smother your burger with green chile, another Texas classic. With several locations, Chester’s is convenient to many new home communities in San Antonio.
Everybody have fun
If you’re looking for adventure, look no further than San Antonio. There are a multitude of things to do that are sure to satisfy everyone on your list. Longing to immerse yourself in history? Visit The Alamo, the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836 and now a museum open to the public. History lives in the walls of the buildings, and the outdoor courtyard is a beautiful haven with cactus and local greenery abundant.
Those with kids will love having Six Flags Fiesta Texas and SeaWorld San Antonio nearby. Locals can purchase season passes to these adventure parks for entertainment throughout the summer and all year long.
You can’t fully experience San Antonio until you take a stroll along the River Walk. Shop in the unique stores, have a drink on a riverfront patio or take a riverboat tour.
One of the best cities to shop
San Antonio has been ranked as one of the top 25 cities for shopping in the U.S. for its “options, ease and affordability.” Of course, the most scenic place to shop is the River Walk. However, there are plenty of other options, from small, quaint experiences to expansive outdoor excursions. And outlet mall shoppers can rejoice in San Antonio, with some of the best of this type of shopping, including Wonderland of the Americas and San Marcos Premium Outlets.
With beautiful outdoor spaces and tons of things to do, San Antonio is a great place to settle down, which is why Perry Homes builds in several area communities. From Mill Creek Crossing for families and young professionals looking for a new home in San Antonio, to elegant Vintage Oaks for established homebuyers looking to upgrade and expand their space, Perry Homes has something for everyone.