A city to awaken your senses

Living In New Orleans
City Information

San Antonio is a big city with a small town feel. The culture of the city is very friendly and welcoming.  There are many festivals and events, such as Fiesta Season, a 10 day Mardi Gras Mexican heritage party. San Antonio is full of outdoor beauty and attractions such as the Natural Bridge Caverns, the Alamo, the Riverwalk, Market Square, and many local parks.  San Antonio is also home to numerous professional sports teams and amusement parks. 

Living in New Orleans
Housing

Average rental cost for a 2 bedroom apartment is around $780. AmeriCorps typically have roommates and live in Tobin Hill, King William, South Town, Medical Center, Downtown, Alamo Heights, and Castle Hills. 

Living In New Orleans
Transportation

AmeriCorps members receive a free VIA Metropolitan Transit bus pass to use for the year. The buses are outfitted with air conditioning, heat, and Wifi, and bus locations can be tracked using Google Maps. Due to the city being very car heavy, AmeriCorps members are encouraged to bring personal vehicles if they have one. 
Useful San Antonio Links

Things To Do
City of San Antonio
News & Events Calendar
SNAP: Food Assistance
Apartment Finder
Roommate Finder
Farmers’ Markets

Fun Things to Do

Enjoy this list of free things to do in San Antonio
Get special offers and promotions for the San Antonio rodeo
Visit San Antonio’s museums that offer free admissions
Visit the Alamo and learn about its history during the Texas Revolution
Walk down the River Walk to experience this urban ecosystem
Chow down with this list of the best cheap eats
Live like a local with this list of 52 things to do throughout the city
Check out the arts and crafts, live music and food for South First Fridays on South Alamo Street
Take advantage of the city’s bike share program on a cruiser