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 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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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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Spring In San Marcos, Texas

San Marcos really comes alive in the spring. Carpets of wildflowers dot the landscape, and the trees return their lush green color. The sun is high and, most importantly, the temperature is not, making it the perfect time of year for outdoor adventures. Take To The Trails One of the best ways to…

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‘Grammable Guide To Downtown San Marcos

Selfies in scenic spots, foodie photos that make us perpetually hungry, group pics to document the memories, and atmospheric shots to note a simple moment in time – we love seeing your SMTXperiences shared on Instagram. The memories captured in Downtown San Marcos are extra special to us. Downtown…

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Celebrate The New Year In San Marcos

Well, 2022 is (thank goodness) right around the corner and we can’t wait to ring it in, San Marcos-style! From jazz performances and multi-course dinners to DJ sets and a costume party – you’re sure to find a fun way to say goodbye to 2021. NYE Cosmic Costume Party with Rusty Dusty & Typical Girls…

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The Perfect Holiday Weekend in Downtown San Marcos

While it’s always a great time to explore all that Downtown San Marcos has to offer, there is something magical about Downtown during the holiday season. From shopping at local boutiques and art markets to a cozy cup of coffee and a stroll to see the festive décor and murals – there’s plenty of…

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Brews, Music and More: How to Have a Fun Time in San Marcos

San Marcos has a vibrant nightlife, including several craft breweries that are making unique local offerings, like Middleton Brewing. San Marcos is full of trails for hiking and water for floating, but the fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down. San Marcos is a college town stocked full of bars…

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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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7 Reasons the Off-Season Is the Perfect Time to Visit San Marcos

The Meadows Center offers visitors a starting point for exploring Spring Lake, one of the largest artesian springs in the world. San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau If the first thing to come to your mind when someone mentions San Marcos is tubing, you’re not alone. Wide, slow-moving rivers…

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