Moving from Virginia Beach, VA to San Antonio, TX

Moving from Virginia Beach, VA to San Antonio, TX
Moving from the coast of the Atlantic Ocean to deep in the heart of Texas is going to be an experience you won’t forget. While Virginia Beach is the most populous city in Virginia with a population of 437,994, San Antonio is one of the largest cities in the United States and the second largest in the state of Texas with a population of 1.3 million residents. San Antonio is home to several Fortune 500 Companies and the South Texas Medical Center, the only medical research center in south Texas. Some of these companies include Valero Energy Corporation, Tesoro, USAA, Clear Channel Communications, and NuStar Energy.  When you live in San Antonia, you will be a short drive away from New Braunfels, San Marcos, or Austin.  

What you can expect from a move from Virginia Beach to San Antonio:
If you’re driving from Virginia Beach to San Antonio in your personal vehicle, you’ll be traveling around 1598 miles, 26 hours on the road. Your drive to San Antonio will take you through Fayetteville, NC, Atlanta, GA, Montgomery, AL, Mobile, AL, Biloxi, MS, Baton Rouge, LA, and Houston, TX.

The weather in San Antonio
San Antonio’s climate is only going to be a little different from what you’re used to in Virginia Beach.  San Antonio has a humid subtropical climate much like Virginia Beach. However, temperatures in San Antonio get a little warmer than in Virginia Beach, so be prepared for summer highs to get up in the 90s.  Winters are also a little warmer here than what you’re accustomed to, with lows in the 40s and highs in the 60s.

Getting Around in San Antonio
Getting around San Antonio is quick and convenient when you jump aboard VIA Metropolitan Transit. VIA operates 84 regular bus routes as well as three downtown streetcar routes to get you around town. Their monthly passes are extremely affordable (approximately $30) and their extensive routes are sure to get you where you need to go. For bike lovers, San Antonio is also proud to boast 136 miles of bike lanes.

Getting an education in San Antonio
School-age children in Virginia Beach public schools will easily fit into the San Antonio Independent School District. The San Antonio Independent School District includes 89 schools: 53 elementary schools, 14 middle schools, 14 secondary schools (with Magnet programs), and eight high schools.

Dining & Entertainment in San Antonio
 San Antonio is known for its great variety of restaurants. After your move to San Antonio you’ll definitely want to try some of the local favorites such as Boudros, Tower of the Americas, Guenther House, and  La Margarita. When it’s time to have a little fun, San Antonio has a ton of things to do! SeaWorld, Wonder World Park, San Marcos River, Six Flags, and the Riverwalk are all places you have to visit after your move!

Welcome to San Antonio! Alamo City!

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