San Marcos Like A Local

Mermaids, Murals & Art Markets

While there’s never a bad time to visit SMTX, September is one of the best months for an art-filled and off-the-wall SMTXperience. Travelers searching for a quirky and colorful weekend adventure will love San Marcos’ local art scene, markets, and even a festival dedicated to mermaids! We are the…

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Best Coffee Shops In San Marcos, Texas

Whether you're looking for a little pep in your step before a San Marcos adventure, or a place to sit and relax for a while with a specialty beverage, there are lots of great coffee shops here in San Marcos! Downtown Coffee Shops Babe's Doughnut & Coffee Mmmm Babe's... While this picturesque spot…

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Explore Natural San Marcos

From leisurely strolls to more challenging hikes, San Marcos has trails for outdoor adventurers of all fitness levels. Below are some of San Marcos’ most beautiful areas, as well as tips to help you navigate and enjoy your outdoor SMTXperience. Helpful Tips Always carry water for you or any…

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