San Antonio & Region

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Chewing Gum in Class

Professor Jennifer Mathews uncovers surprising history of chicle and chewing gum industry

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San Antonio & the region

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Sunny. Relaxed. Friendly. Urban. Historic. Charming. We know we're fortunate to live in the nation's 7th largest city. There's tons to do and see, the weather is amazing, the people are welcoming, the cost of living is low, and the scenic Hill Country is just minutes away. We encourage you to explore San Antonio and find out for yourself why we're one of the country's favorite urban destinations.

San Antonio has:

  • 1,144,646 citizens (give or take a few)
  • 300 days of sunshine annually
  • 15 museums
  • 20 million annual visitors
  • 70 degree average temperature
  • 10 days of Fiesta (a city-wide party with over 100 events)
  • 3 theme parks
  • 5 historic missions and the Alamo
  • 85 score on the cost of living index (100 is the national average)
  • 4 professional sports team including the NBA Spurs
  • 12 accredited colleges and universities
  • 176 city parks and recreation areas
  • 8 malls
  • 30+ golf courses
  • The River Walk
  • Countless restaurants, shops, clubs, movie theaters

Hotel space can occasionally be difficult to obtain. We encourage you to make reservations as early possible and to investigate some of the hotels that offer special Trinity rates.

San Antonio links

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Guide

Riverwalk Guide

The San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio Spurs basketball

Six Flags Fiesta Texas


San Antonio Symphony Orchestra


AT&T Center events

Sunset Station events

San Antonio Map

City of San Antonio Official Web Site

San Antonio  eat, shop and relax on the historic River Walk