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Check out SATXtoday’s top 10 list of times San Antonio ranked top 10 on lists

We took the top 10 Alamo City rankings from this the year and made our own top 10 list.


Let’s see where the Alamo City’s rankings sit on our top 10 list.

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Raise your hand if you think San Antonio is the best city in the US. Throughout 2023, our beloved city has landed on multiple top 10 lists from the best grocers to the geekiest cities in the country.

We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite lists that San Antonio has ranked highly on, and created a ranked list of our own. Here is SATXtoday’s top 10 list of times the Alamo City ranked top 10 on lists:

10. Americas Most Envied Suburban Lifestyles
The Alamo Heights neighborhood ranked proved it has it all in this ranking, coming in at No. 8 out of 175 suburbs.

9. Best City to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Video games have prepared us for this moment. Lawn Love compared 200 of the biggest cities in the US, and San Antonio ranked No. 3.

8. Geekiest Cities
Who can argue with that? We host San-Japan which rightfully makes us No. 3 on the list.

7. Best BBQ Restaurants in the U.S
The restaurant is just 45 minutes north of San Antonio in New Braunfels, Travel Awaits couldn’t pass up highlighting Black’s Barbecue for the No. 2 spot.

6. 10 Best Food Halls Readers Choice Awards
Check out the new eateries inside the Food Hall at Bottling Department. It’s lush green space and food selections makes this destination No. 10 on USA Today’s list.


San Antonio has been shattering records this year.

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5. San Antonio International Airport is one of the best for stress-free travel
Our airport has had high reliability when it comes to air travel with only 2.4% of flights having been canceled in 2022, which makes it No. 5 on this list.

4. 2023’s Best Cities for Paranormal Activity
After all, we are home to the Alamo. This got San Antonio’s slot at No. 7 on this spooky list.

3. 10 Best River Walks Across the US
Somehow we ranked No. 6 on this list from USA Today, which is about six spots too low, if you ask us.

2. Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best
Hotel Emma took the No.1 spot for Best Luxury Hotel, and No. 2 for Top Hotel in the US.

1. America’s Top Grocer
San Antonio-based grocery store H-E-B snagged the top spot beating out Amazon and Costco. No store does more than my...we’ll let you finish the rest.

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