San Marcos Like A Local

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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Pet Friendly San Marcos

Of course San Marcos is a great place for people, but did you know it’s also a great place for pets, too! From a hike through the Hill Country to a dip in the San Marcos River, and of course lots of delicious food and craft beer in between, San Marcos is a must-visit for anyone wanting to pamper…

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The 7 Best Hiking Trails in And Around San Marcos

The gorgeous scenery, gently winding rivers and interesting wildlife in San Marcos make it a wonderful destination for outdoor lovers of all ages. You can experience the area’s natural beauty in a Glass-Bottom Boat Tour at The Meadows Center, in an inner tube floating the San Marcos River, or with a…

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San Marcos Spring Break

Can you believe it, Spring Break is almost here! Relaxation, great food, shopping, adventure and more – the week-long break is just a little teaser of what summer has in store. Whether you are enjoying your break with friends, family, kids, or by yourself, we have some ideas for your Spring Break…

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21 SMTXperiences To Do In 2021

After the year we’ve just experienced, setting goals for the year ahead brings about a bit of, well, skepticism. The idea of setting goals like “lose weight” or “stop biting nails” after a year of sitting on our couch in stretchy pants that used to be a little looser and biting our (freshly washed…

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San Marcos Sweethearts

This Valentine’s Day share the San Marcos you love, with the ones you love! Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day celebrating your friends, family, pet, significant other or yourself, San Marcos has plenty of activities to love. Romantic Rendezvous San Marcos has been named one of the best…

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20 SMTXperiences To Do In 2020

The arrival of a new year typically inspires a new set of goals. Those goals may be of the usual “lose weight” or “stop biting nails” variety, but we challenge you to more in 2020. More adventure, more culture, more art, and most importantly, more San Marcos in the year to come. In fact, we’ve…

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Choose Your Outdoor Adventure In San Marcos

Sure, San Marcos is great on a hot summer day, but it's a wonderful place for outdoor adventures year-round! From kayaking and hiking to disc golf and more, here are a few reasons why you should plan an off-season SMTXperience. 1) Kayak the San Marcos River The colder months of the year are superb…

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3 Ways To Get An Adrenaline Rush in San Marcos

There are more than a few ways to kick back and relax in San Marcos. But what about those times when you need a little (or big) thrill? We’re talking hands shaking, heart racing kind of thrills… Well, we have a few for you adrenaline junkies to add to your bucket list! Skydive Spaceland San Marcos…

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