JB San Antonio, TX - Nearby Cities

    San Antonio, TX
    The City of San Antonio is home to just over 1.4 million people, making it the seventh largest city in the United States and the second largest city in the state of Texas. The city hosts JB San Antonio, made up of three bases: Lackland and Randolph Air Force Bases and Army post Fort Sam Houston. The latter is only 6 miles from the city center. San Antonio offers a thriving community for those settling in the area.

    Looking to buy? A 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence in the area starts at $118,000. Rental apartments and homes start at monthly rates of $480 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit.Temporary lodging for visitors is available all over San Antonio. For example, the Hotel Contessa and the Drury Hotel offer nightly rates starting around $69 and up. Many accommodations include free high-speed internet, swimming pools and prime locations along the San Antonio’s famed Riverwalk.

    American History enthusiasts will enjoy visiting San Antonio. In late February and early March of 1836, 250 Texan revolutionaries held a small Spanish mission church called the Alamo against a force of almost 2000 Mexican soldiers for 13 days. Known today as the Battle of the Alamo, the siege remains iconic in American history.San Antonio also hosts SeaWorld, offering animal exhibits and daily shows with emphasis on the Orca whale. Six Flags also is just 16 miles northwest of downtown and offers roller coasters and other thrill rides for all ages.Want to stay close to town? The famed Riverwalk has shopping, dining, and entertainment venues right in the heart of the city.

    Kirby, TX
    Kirby began as an agricultural railroad town that blossomed into a community of around 10,000 people. Kirby offers a short commute for personnel working at Fort Sam Houston, now part of JB San Antonio, which is just five miles away. Want to go downtown? The San Antonio Riverwalk is just eight miles away.

    If you’re looking to buy in Kirby, a 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence starts at $97,000. Rental properties are available, too, with apartments and homes going for a monthly rate of around $450 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit.Kirby has temporary lodging for visitors as well. The La Quinta and Red Roof Inn offer nightly rates of $89 and up.

    San Antonio is nearby and offers Kirby residents plenty to do. The King William Historic District is a 25-block area of historic and extravagant homes available to tour. Also, The San Antonio Zoo is just nine miles away and features many species of animals and special events during the holiday season. Finally, Splashtown, an 18-acre water park packed with rides designed to help you beat the Texas heat, is just five miles from Kirby.

    Windcrest, TX
    With a population of around 5,500 people and family-friendly environment, Windcrest sits just 12 miles northeast of downtown San Antonio. Each year during the holidays, Windcrest holds its annual Festival of Lights, drawing numerous visitors from surrounding communities. Windcrest is close to Fort Sam Houston and offers a short commute to the other parts of JB San Antonio.

    If you’re relocating and looking for a house to buy, a 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence starts around $129,000. Rental apartments and homes start around $483/month for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. Local hotel accommodations include the Drury Inn and the Pear Tree Inn. Nightly rates are around $59 and up.

    History fans will appreciate the close proximity of the Alamo. The most historic site in the state of Texas is part of a larger network of Spanish missions recently named UN World Heritage sites. The Alamo Museum and the Alamo Quarry Theatre are must-see attractions.

    Converse, TX
    Converse is a town of around 19,000 people. It sits about 15 miles northeast of the City of San Antonio. It is adjacent to Randolph Air Force Base and just ten miles from Fort Sam Huston, both of which are major components of JB San Antonio.

    If you’re looking for homes for sale in Converse, a 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence starts at $90,000. A 1-bedroom, 1-bath rental unit starts at $539.Temporary lodging for visitors is available, too.Accommodations include Best Western and Winfield's Restaurant and Motel with nightly rates of $67 and up.

    Natural Bridge Caverns is just over 16 miles from Converse. Daily tours of the amazing columns, crystalline growths, and emerald pools are available. The caverns feature narrow passageways underneath a 60-foot natural limestone bridge as well as other underground and above ground attractions. San Antonio is nearby and offers theme parks such as Six Flags and SeaWorld, historic locations like the Alamo and other Spanish missions, and the famous Riverwalk.

    Alamo Heights, TX
    Alamo Heights is a community of around 7,000 people surrounded by the larger city of San Antonio. Alamo Heights sits just seven miles north of San Antonio's shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. With its central location, Alamo Heights is close to all of JB San Antonio's locations.

    Area homes for sale start at $174,000 for a 2-bedroom, 2-bath residence. Rental homes and apartments start $480/month for a 1-bedroom, 1-bath unit. Temporary lodging for visitors is available. Accommodations include Roadway Inn and Comfort Inn with nightly rates starting around $79 and up.

    Art lovers will enjoy the nearby AnArte Gallery and Design Studio, exhibiting contemporary art. The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum is also nearby and features 19th and 20th century European and American artists such as Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent Van Gogh. Alamo Heights is also close to the Alamo Quarry Market and Quarry Village which features a host of shopping, dining and entertainment options.

    China Grove, TX
    China Grove is a small town on the east side of San Antonio, about 15 miles from downtown. Most people know China Grove from the 1973 Doobie Brothers hit of the same name. China Grove is close to all parts of JB San Antonio. It sits just 12 miles from Fort Sam Houston and 15 miles from Randolph Air Force Base.

    If you’re looking for homes for sale in China Grove, they start around $198,000 for a 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence. Apartments and homes for rent start at $289/month for a 1-bedroom, 1-bath unit.Local hotels include the Holiday Inn and the Days Inn with nightly rates of $81 and up.

    China Grove is just 14 miles from the Alamo, the most historic site in Texas, now a part of the UN World Heritage program. Visitors can tour the historic site. Also, China Grove is just ten miles north of Calaveras Lake Park. Visitors can use the lake for waterskiing, jet skiing, or other water sports for a daily fee.

    Leon Valley, TX
    Leon Valley is a community of 11,000 people on west side of San Antonio. Located just 11 miles north of Lackland Air Force Base (now part of JB San Antonio), Leon Valley residents enjoy the entertainment venues of the city while living in small-community atmosphere.

    Homes for sale in Leon Valley start around $119,000 for a 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence. Rental homes and apartments start around $505/month for a 1-bedroom, 1-bath unit.Visitors seeking for temporary lodging will find Comfort Inn and Red Roof Inn offering nightly rates starting around $49.

    Leon Valley is just 13 miles from Government Canyon State Natural Area, which features more than 40 miles of hiking trails, camping, and the opportunity to see real dinosaur tracks. It is also close to Sea World San Antonio and within driving distance of the historic downtown Riverwalk.

    Balcones Heights, TX
    Balcones Heights is home to 3,000 people and the Crossroads Mall, which was the first shopping mall in San Antonio. Balcones Heights sits 13 miles northeast of Lackland Air Force Base, part of JB San Antonio. Its central location gives residents access to the culture of San Antonio, but the atmosphere of a smaller community.

    3-bedroom, 2-bath residence homes for sale start around $174,000. Rental homes and apartments are also available, starting around $470/month for a 1-bedroom, 1-bath unit.Temporary lodging for visitors is available at local hotels like the Comfort Inn and Red Roof Inn starting at $49 per night.

    Balcones Heights is close to many attractions in the area. Sea World San Antonio is just 13 miles away. Six Flags Fiesta Texas is just a little over ten miles away. The famed San Antonio Riverwalk is only eight miles away. The San Antonio Zoo, home to some 9,000 animals, is just a little over six miles down the road.