Attractions in San Marcos, TX

With so many things to attract you to San Marcos, it can be hard to choose what to do first. From exciting outdoor adventures to the largest outlet shopping center in the U.S. - let's plan your next #SMTXperience!

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  • 1841 Airport Drive
  • (512) 396-1943

Housed in a 1943 vintage wooden hangar, the Central Texas Wing is home to airworthy historic military warbirds. Permanently assigned aircraft includes a B-25 Mitchell Bomber (Yellow Rose), the only flying Bell P-39 fighter plane in the western hemisphere (Miss Connie), a newly…

  • 131 N. Guadalupe
  • (512) 353-3300

The LBJ Museum of San Marcos preserves the legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, by focusing on his years spent as a student at what is now Texas State University (then Southwest Texas State Teachers College), his teaching experiences in South…

  • 2840 Harris Hill Rd
  • (512) 983-4976

Get behind the wheel of the latest exotic supercars - on a real racetrack! No pace car. No speed limits. No experience needed! Professional instructors coach drivers (18+) to their personal limits and offer thrilling high-speed ride alongs for anyone on-site (12+).

  • 201 San Marcos Springs Dr
  • (512) 245-7570

Head over to The Meadows Center for a very cool, and quintessential, San Marcos experience – the Glass-Bottom Boat Tour. The 30-minute tour of Spring Lake allows you to see the very bottom of the lake through a glass panel on the boat. You’ll see lots of flora and fauna, as…

  • Various Locations
  • (512) 393-5930

Mermaid March is a self guided tour that consists of ten seven-foot mermaid statues painted by regional artists installed around the city. This public art project by the San Marcos Arts Commission celebrates the art, culture and natural beauty of the city.

  • 117 N. Guadalupe St #101
  • (737) 213-4003

The San Marcos Art Center is located in the heart of Downtown San Marcos. The San Marcos Art Center encourages, fosters, promotes and nurtures the San Marcos arts community. Stop in and see what is going on at the center today.

  • 4015 South Interstate 35

Shop Big! Did you know the San Marcos Outlets make up 1.2 MILLION square feet of pure shopping paradise? Takes “shop till you drop” to a whole new level... With more than 220 name-brand and luxury stores, 20 eateries and restaurants, and amazing discounts of up to 65% off retail…

  • 517 Airfield Rd.
  • (512) 488-2214

Experience San Marcos from 14,000 feet above! The number one skydiving center in Central Texas, the closest drop zone to Austin and San Antonio and the only skydiving facility for 100 miles that operates a fast turbine-powered twin-engine aircraft.

  • 6469 Ranch Rd 12
  • (512) 393-3316

Wimberley Glassworks is known worldwide for their beautiful hand-blown glass art and lighting pieces. The artisans use a variety of materials, even pure silver and 23 karat gold, to achieve amazing luminosity and vibrancy of colors in each piece of art in the gallery. Come…

  • 1000 Prospect Street
  • (512) 392-6711

Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for more than 120 years at Wonder World Park, the first commercial show cave in Texas. Today, while the cave is still a high point, the park has many other attractions for family fun and educational entertainment. Enjoy a…

Things To Do With Kids

San Marcos is the perfect place for you and your family to get away, have a ton of fun and…

Free Things To Do

A great trip to San Marcos doesn’t have to hurt your wallet. In fact, some of our…

Wonder World Cave

Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park is fun for the whole family and has been a San…

Glass Bottom Boats

The Meadows Center Glass-Bottom Boat Tours, offers interpretive and self-guided tours…