/
Close
Newsletters  | Mobile

City Face-Off: Results

201110-afc-w-austin
WINNER
Austin
201110-afc-san-antonio
LOSER
San Antonio
People


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Attractive 11 30
Intelligent 10 28
Friendly 12 13
Driving ability/Good drivers 18 10
Tech-savvy 3 33
Offbeat 3 28
Passionate sports fan 12 16
Proud of their city 9 22
Athletic/active 4 33
Diverse 18 21
Stylish 14 31
Nightlife


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Cocktail hour 13 24
Singles/bar scene 7 28
Live music/concerts and bands 4 23
Culture


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Classical music 25 28
Theater/performance art 26 29
Museums/galleries 26 23
Historical sites/monuments 22 9
Shopping


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Luxury stores 30 28
Independent boutiques 15 28
Antique stores 11 24
Home decor and design stores 21 27
Flea markets 22 6
Food/Drink/Restaurants


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Fine-dining restaurants 27 29
Barbecue 3 5
Pizza 19 22
Hamburgers 13 18
Cafes 18 25
Ethnic food 23 10
Street food 6 10
Microbrew beer 12 27
Coffee 14 29
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Cleanliness 15 20
Weather 17 16
Safety 6 18
Affordability 14 5
Wireless coverage 5 25
Architecture/Cool buildings 24 17
Range of hotel options 28 18
Public parks and outdoor access 16 23
Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness 24 22
Peace and quiet 16 19
People-watching 9 25
Best Times to Visit


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Fall 17 16
Winter 16 12
Christmas 19 6
New Year's Eve 7 11
Valentine's Day 12 10
Spring Break 8 12
4th of July 27 30
Summer 25 30
Type of Trip


Sub Category Austin San Antonio
Romantic escape 24 14
Wild weekend 5 22
Family vacation 27 8
Cultural getaway 24 15
Pet-friendly vacation 4 20
Base for day trips 14 19

Choose two more cities to go head-to-head!

Advertisement

Sign Up


Connect With Travel + Leisure
  • Travel+Leisure
  • Tablet
  • Available devices

Already a subscriber?
Get FREE ACCESS to the digital edition


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Marketplace