San Antonio Texas, Our City
San Antonio enjoys a comfortable climate every day from April to October each year being above 60 degrees Fahrenheit, as are most days in winter months. Summer temperatures are above 80 degrees every day and remain top 69 degrees most nights. The climate surrounding San Antonio & the Hill Country provides great temperatures to enjoy a pool and spa all year.
According to a recent article in Travel + Leisure Magazine ranked the city of San Antonio as the 5th best city to live in in America:
“America’s Friendliest City.”
5. San Antonio, Texas
The magazine used a number of criteria to rank the top 20 friendliest cities in the nation, and San Antonio came in at number one.
Readers of the magazine took part in an “America’s Favorite Places” survey, and ranked more than 400 cities across the nation in 70 different categories, including best burgers, best wine bars, best historical attractions, best free attractions and more. Included among these categories were rankings for locals themselves, including the most attractive residents and the friendliest residents.
San Antonio is known for, among other attractions, the San Antonio Spurs, the Alamo, great Tex-Mex food, the River Walk, a notable heavy metal and hardcore music scene, SeaWorld, its sizable military presence, and a favorite destination for many; SplashTown!
Average annual rainfall in San Antonio is 30.38″, but averages mean little here. Forty inches of rain may fall in one year, but the next year there may be less than 20″.
Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 46. On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in San Antonio, Texas.
The pace of life in San Antonio can be as active or as quiet as one may choose. Living in a destination city has its benefits. Families appreciate having year-round access to Six Flags Fiesta Texas and SeaWorld San Antonio. Foodies enjoy every genre of cuisine from food trucks in Southtown to the beloved Tex-Mex and barbecue fare. Theater, music and art aficionados can attend productions at the Majestic Theater and the Tobin Center or exhibitions at the McNay Art Museum. Sports fans cheer on their NBA Champions, the San Antonio Spurs.
San Antonio offers more than 50 major events and festivals throughout the year, including the Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony, the Texas Folklife Festival and the famous Fiesta, a spirited 10-day salute to the Spanish heritage with numerous events citywide. U.S. News analyzed 100 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people’s desire to live there. San Antonio is ranked as the 23rd best place to live in the USA. And number 3 in the best places to retire.
San Antonio features a cost of living that’s slightly lower than the national average. Home prices are less than the national average, while renters can secure a two-bedroom apartment for around $1,000 a month. Additionally, San Antonio residents pay slightly less for everyday expenses, such as food and health care, than those who live in other metro areas. San Antonio provides a wonderful quiet setting for homeowners to build their dream backyards.
Your swimming experience in a Sensational Pools luxury pool and/or spa will be fantastic when compared to enjoying a swimming pool in any other city. Hillside residences, and wide views of the Hill Country near Edwards Plateau allow for us to design some more amazing pools & spas and backyard settings throughout Bexar County Texas. We are Texans, San Antonio Pool Builders, we love our city and hope you do to!