San Marcos Like A Local

Colors of San Marcos

Whether exploring San Marcos in the flesh or through a screen, the sights and colors of San Marcos are one of the most unique parts of the city! Here are a few of our suggestions for adding some San Marcos flair to your day. Join the Mermaid March One of the things that make San Marcos the…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in San Marcos, Texas

There are several ways to commemorate Juneteenth here in San Marcos! Take part in a 5k in the morning, visit the Calaboose African American History Museum and celebrate with a wonderful lineup of art, education and community at the celebration. The end of slavery in the United States has been…

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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 make 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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Enjoy a Colorful Weekend in San Marcos, Texas

Walking around San Marcos is truly a sensory experience. The smells, colors, textures and tastes of San Marcos tell a story of the city, its citizens and the unique culture that grew here. One of the most important San Marcos cultural staples is the flourishing art scene. With an ever-growing…

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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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