San Antonio encapsulates a big city with a big heart. Read our Q&A with Meritage’s regional marketing director, Rick Stroud, as he reveals the inside scoop on living in San Antonio, Texas.
Q: What is a popular food choice you would find at a local San Antonio block party?
A: You’ll always find an array of Tex-Mex cuisine including street tacos, burrito bowls and fajitas.
Q: Which Meritage Homes community is best if homeowners want to live near downtown?
A: For those looking to live near downtown San Antonio, The Preserve at Castle Hills is a top choice. The Preserve at Castle Hills is a gated community surrounded by fun neighborhoods and beautiful landscapes with close proximity to the big city nightlife of San Antonio.
Q: For those families who love to stay active, what are some great outdoor activities near San Antonio?
A: If you love outdoor activities, San Antonio is the place for you. Those looking for a thrill can check out Schlitterbahn Waterpark, SeaWorld San Antonio, or Six Flags Fiesta Texas. For a more relaxed approach, try the River Walk or floating down the crystal-clear waters of the Guadalupe River. San Antonio is also a great place for families to get out and explore with the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails System, which offers 47 miles of multi-use hiking and biking trails.
Q: Where’s the best local hot spot to grab a cup of coffee?
A: Local Coffee is one of the most popular spots to enjoy a cup of coffee in San Antonio. With its unique brewing methods and coffee beans, you’ll taste why it’s a local favorite.
Q: What is San Antonio best known for?
A: Located in the heart of the city, the San Antonio River Walk provides easy access to the city’s cultural hot spots, go-to historic sites, shops, and restaurants. The Alamo is another popular destination for residents as well as visitors. For sports fans, be sure to check out The San Antonio Spurs, The Valero Texas Open, and the San Antonio Rodeo.
Q: For those families who want to be near hiking trails, parks and baseball fields, which Meritage Home community is best for them?
A: The Heights of Arcadia Ridge is a new up-and-coming community in close proximity of hiking trails, parks and other prime spots for families. The Heights of Arcadia Ridge community offers unbeatable amenities such as a resort-style pool, sports court, playground and greenbelt.
Q: If homeowners haven’t been to San Antonio and are considering moving to the area, where should they tour to get a taste of the lifestyle?
Q: What’s a random fact or reason you enjoy San Antonio?
A: In San Antonio, residents can enjoy the low cost of living, great people and a short commute to anywhere within the city. There are also many other great weekend getaways nearby, such as Port Aransas, Corpus Christi, Austin, Houston, and Texas Hill Country.