San Marcos Like A Local

Summer In San Marcos, Texas

Ah, summertime in San Marcos – it doesn’t get much better than that. The Texas sun can be ruthless, but San Marcos’ cool attractions, chilly river and cold beer makes it the perfect place for a summer respite. San Marcos River Adventures A San Marcos trip isn’t complete without a dip in the San…

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Beat The Heat In San Marcos, Texas

It’s hot out there, y’all! When the Texas sun is out in full force, it’s time to take refuge. Whether you prefer taking a dip in the river, journeying underground or soaking up all the air-conditioning you can, San Marcos has many ways to beat the heat. Cool Off In The Springs Hitting the San Marcos…

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2022 Rogers Family Tourism Awards

Visit San Marcos is proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 Rogers Family Tourism Awards! Each year Visit San Marcos recognizes a couple of individuals or organizations who epitomize the creative spirit and vision that tourism pioneers A.B. Rogers and son, Paul, exhibited when they first began…

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What We Love About San Marcos

The Visit San Marcos team is passionate about the place we get to call home. So passionate, in fact, that our job is to brag about how great San Marcos is and share it with others who may not know how wonderful it really is. Talk about a dream job! Ask any one of us for a recommendation, and we may…

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Celebrate Mother's Day in San Marcos, TX

Celebrate Mom in San Marcos, TX with, well, whatever you think she'd like to do! Maybe she wants to spend some time in the great outdoors with her family. Or maybe she'd prefer a quiet afternoon of pampering and spa treatments... Perhaps she'd like to end her day at a local nightlife hot spot or…

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History of Tourism in San Marcos

San Marcos has been a popular spot for visitors since, well, roughly 12,000 years ago… The Clovis Indians, the oldest known inhabitants of the western hemisphere, left some artifacts behind from their stay and ever since then people have been coming to enjoy the wonders of San Marcos. Wonder World…

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The Instagrammable Guide To San Marcos, Texas

There are few things that fuel our San Marcos-loving souls more than seeing visitors and locals sharing their #SMTXperience on social media. Snapping a photo of your coffee? Love it! A story of the San Marcos River? Yes, please! We love following along on your adventures (feel free to tag us, too at…

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Celebrate Earth Day in San Marcos

San Marcos is a beautiful place to live, work and visit, and we'd like to keep it that way! Celebrate Earth Day with the natural beauty of San Marcos by hitting the trails, exploring the river, partaking in an event and, of course, leaving it all better than you found it. Hittin' The Trails One of…

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Paddling The San Marcos River

While there is a lot to love about San Marcos (and we mean A LOT) exploring the crystal-clear San Marcos River is always at the top of the list. The spring-fed river stays 72-degrees year-round, perfect for adventures whenever strikes your fancy. Whether you're looking for a calm and peaceful paddle…

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Family Friendly Guide To San Marcos, Texas

Looking for a place to have the perfect family getaway? Of course, you’d want somewhere that’s fun for the whole family. Maybe a spot with some educational activities? Outdoor adventures? Look no further – San Marcos is just the place! The Meadows Center Head over to The Meadows Center for a very…

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