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Alamo Heights, Texas

Living in Alamo Heights, Texas

Everything you need to know about living in Alamo Heights, Texas is right here! Whether you’re new to the Alamo Heights area, or you’re already familiar with it, you have come to the right place. I have tons of info here for you ALL about Alamo Heights, Texas. From schools in Alamo Heights, to homes for sale, even family activities in Alamo Heights, I’ve got you covered!

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Texas Relocation Specialist

As a Relocation Specialist in the San Antonio area, I help families that are moving to the area from all over the country! Many times when moving to Texas, people prefer making the move to a smaller suburb, rather than the huge cities. That’s where these suburbs, and outlying towns (like Alamo Heights) really shine!

Whether you think Alamo Heights may be the right place for your family to call home, or you want to see other options, I’m here to help! You can text me anytime with questions, to get information, or to get your plan started for your move to the San Antonio area. Here’s my cell: 210.236.2393 (If I’m not available, don’t worry – I’ll get back to you asap)!

Let’s take a look at why SO many families absolutely LOVE living in Alamo Heights, Texas.

WHERE Is Alamo Heights?

Alamo Heights is located in north central San Antonio, along the 281N corridor. This makes it ideal location-wise for those that need frequent access to the San Antonio International Airport, or a quick commute to the downtown San Antonio area. Alamo Heights is also ideal for those that are PCSing to JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Randolph AFB or Camp Bullis. (See the interactive map further down the page).

The Alamo Heights area is often grouped with 2 other neighboring San Antonio suburbs: Terrell Hills and Olmos Park. Although each of these suburbs offers a different set of amenities and features, they are similar in several ways.

WHY Families Love Living in Alamo Heights

The Alamo Heights area is probably one of the most well-known, picturesque suburbs of San Antonio. This quintessentially charming community showcases some of the city’s most upscale, and elegant historic homes. But, what really draws in so many families to this area, is the super tight-knit community atmosphere that is completely centered around family-friendly living. 

From hiking the trails of Olmos Basin Park, to enjoying a peaceful walk along the lush, tree-lined streets in the evenings, people just really love the scenery in the Alamo Heights area. 

School Districts in Alamo Heights

The main school district that serves the Alamo Heights area:

There are 3 elementary schools, 1 middle shool & 1 high school for the Alamo Heights area:

  • Woodridge Elementary School
  • Cambridge Elementary School
  • Howard Early Childhood Center
  • Alamo Heights Junior School
  • Alamo Heights High School

Family Activities in Alamo Heights

Family activities in Alamo Heights are easy to find! Being so close to the heart of San Antonio is really a plus when it comes to entertainment! Here are some great family activities in the Alamo Heights area:

  • Picnic at Brackenridge Park: When the weather is mild (do not recommend this in the heat of the summer!) Brackenridge Park is perfect for day of picnicking amidst lush greenery. With sprawling lawns, shaded areas, and picturesque picnic spots along the San Antonio River, it’s the perfect setting for a relaxed outdoor meal and exploring nature.
  • Visit the San Antonio Zoo: Observe the fascinating wildlife from around the globe, including lions, giraffes, and elephants. With interactive exhibits, animal encounters, and educational programs, it’s a fun-filled day for the whole family.

  • Explore the Witte Museum: Dive into the rich history and culture of Texas at the Witte Museum. With interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, and immersive displays, this fun-filled museum is sure to impress! From dinosaur fossils to South Texas heritage, there’s something to engage every member of the family.

  • Stroll along the Museum Reach: Take a leisurely stroll or bike ride along the Museum Reach section of the San Antonio River Walk. View stunning & unique public art installations, vibrant flora, and charming bridges as you explore this scenic urban oasis. Don’t forget to stop by the beloved Pearl District for a bite to eat or to browse the local shops.

  • Attend a Family-Friendly Event: Keep an eye out for family-friendly events happening in Alamo Heights throughout the year. From outdoor concerts and festivals to holiday celebrations and farmers markets, there’s always something exciting happening in the community for families to enjoy together.

Finding Home in Alamo Heights, Texas

Looking to find your dream home in Alamo Heights? Below, you will find resources to help you with your home search, grouped by popular search criteria. Click on the links to be directed to these specific Alamo Heights home types. Or, in the next section, you can beging your own home search with your specific criteria.

From charming historic homes to modern luxury estates, there are plenty of Alamo Heights homes to meet your family’s lifestyle needs. Check out the guide with links below to help you start your Alamo Heights home search.

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