Moving to San Antonio? What You Need to Know

Jean Jones
(October 20, 2015)


Are you planning your move to an apartment in San Antonio? Learning a new city is both the good news and bad news of relocation. We've done some of your homework by compiling this list of resources to help you become acclimated quickly. Find out for yourself why San Antonio's motto is "Something to Remember!"

City of San Antonio

Looking for the nearest park or library? Want to adopt a pet or renew your passport? This website is your guide to city services, facility locations and government offices. It also has a handy listing of phone numbers for fire and police and a comprehensive page for San Antonio International Airport with everything from flight information to real-time parking availability.

My San Antonio

The online home of the San Antonio Express-News features an in-depth look at local news and issues to keep you up to speed on what you need to know. Separate pages dedicated to sports, food, entertainment and lifestyle immerse you in the city's vibrant and colorful flavor.

San Antonio Events

For more than 20 years, SA Events has been the city's go-to community calendar. Search by a specific day or general time frame and filter by categories including art, music, sports and festivals.

San Antonio River Walk

Once you visit San Antonio's famed River Walk, you'll understand why it's the number one tourist attraction in Texas. Whether you're in the mood for culture, shopping or entertainment, you'll find it here. Its location along the banks of the San Antonio River provides a unique backdrop for social events such as holiday boat caroling, Oktoberfest and the famed St. Patrick's Day River Parade & Festival, when the water is transformed to a shimmering emerald green.

Get Creative San Antonio

This is the website of the Department for Culture & Creative Development (DCCD), whose mission is to nurture San Antonio's creative community and make local arts and culture accessible to city residents. You'll find information on events including dance, film, culinary arts, theater, and family activities. There are also extensive sections devoted to iconic San Antonio attractions La Villita Historic Art Village and Market Square.

Visit San Antonio

What better way to learn the city than viewing it through the eyes of a tourist? Plan your own personal itinerary with visits to the area's missions, theme parks and other attractions. Highlights of the site include a webcam feed from the Marriott Riverwalk and videos of local restaurateurs, artists and businesspeople giving insider tips on discovering San Antonio. 

One of your best resources is Springs Apartments. The teams at our five San Antonio locations are ready to answer questions and welcome you to your new home! 

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