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San Antonio

2012-afc-san-antonioPhoto credit: Al Rendon / SACVB

THE BEST...

THE WORST...

Summer (#27)
4th of July (#27)
Athletic/active (#26)
  • denotes a Top 10 ranking
  • denotes a Bottom 10 ranking
People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
26 Athletic/active
18 Attractive
11 Diverse
8 Driving ability/Good drivers
6 Friendly
20 Intelligent
8 Charming local accent
23 Offbeat
7 Proud of their city
13 Passionate sports fan
20 Stylish
19 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
5 Base for day trips
7 Cultural getaway
2 Family vacation
23 Gay-friendly
12 Girlfriend getaways
13 Pet-friendly vacation
9 Romantic escape
12 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
17 Cocktail lounges
8 Happy hour
21 Music scene
18 Singles scene
12 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
23 Classical music
3 Free attractions
4 Historical sites/monuments
14 Museums/galleries
13 Street performers
23 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
10 Antique stores
5 Flea markets
19 Home decor and design stores
21 Independent boutiques
23 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
6 Barbecue
18 Cafes
26 Coffee
3 Ethnic food
21 Fine-dining restaurants
12 Hamburgers
21 Ice cream
21 Microbrew beer
13 Pizza
12 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
3 Affordability
14 Architecture/Cool buildings
16 Cleanliness
17 Environmental friendliness
9 Range of hotel options
13 Peace and quiet
18 People-watching
18 Public parks and outdoor access
15 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
11 Safety
12 Weather
7 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
27 4th of July
1 Christmas
11 Fall
6 New Year's Eve
10 Spring Break
27 Summer
6 Valentine's Day
8 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
33 Athletic/active
27 Attractive
16 Diverse
13 Driving ability/Good drivers
9 Friendly
25 Intelligent
8 Charming local accent
26 Offbeat
7 Proud of their city
9 Passionate sports fan
24 Stylish
24 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
14 Base for day trips
8 Cultural getaway
2 Family vacation
30 Gay-friendly
18 Girlfriend getaways
21 Pet-friendly vacation
12 Romantic escape
17 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
20 Cocktail lounges
16 Happy hour
25 Music scene
22 Singles scene
15 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
28 Classical music
13 Free attractions
9 Historical sites/monuments
18 Museums/galleries
21 Street performers
28 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
11 Antique stores
4 Flea markets
17 Home decor and design stores
21 Independent boutiques
17 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
5 Barbecue
20 Cafes
25 Coffee
10 Ethnic food
26 Fine-dining restaurants
3 Hamburgers
15 Ice cream
25 Microbrew beer
15 Pizza
11 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
3 Affordability
14 Architecture/Cool buildings
17 Cleanliness
17 Environmental friendliness
5 Range of hotel options
15 Peace and quiet
18 People-watching
26 Public parks and outdoor access
18 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
13 Safety
15 Weather
2 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
24 4th of July
3 Christmas
18 Fall
5 New Year's Eve
11 Spring Break
24 Summer
10 Valentine's Day
6 Winter
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