A glow-in-the-dark paddle on the San Marcos River is a memorable way to enjoy this scenic Central Texas town.
What are the ingredients for the perfect family getaway? Start with fun activities the whole family can enjoy, add some educational activities disguised as entertainment, and sprinkle in some outdoor adventure that will wear the kids out. Voilà, you’ve found yourself a perfect family vacation destination.
Not only does San Marcos, Texas, have all these ingredients, it's also very affordable. This Hill Country town is a fantastic and unique place for your next family getaway for the same reasons Business Insider ranked it as one of the "Best Places to Raise Your Kids."
A Glow-in-the-Dark Paddle
Sure, these days you can stand-up paddleboard on almost any river, lake or ocean. And, yes, some locations even have nighttime paddleboarding. But how many places combine nighttime paddle boarding and glow-in-the-dark fun? San Marcos might be the only one. When you book a SUP Glow Night Tour at Paddle SMTX, you can rent a board equipped with one of seven colorful LED lights. Known as one of the coolest experiences in Central Texas, the 90-minute paddle lets you practice your balancing skills, enjoy the beautiful scenery while leaving a glowing colorful stream in your wake.