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!
Downtown | Fourteen area artists have come together to create the vibrant, artist-owned 218 Co-op Gallery. Housed in one of SMTX's historic downtown buildings, the gallery’s vintage brick and plaster walls provide a warm backdrop for the eclectic mix of art, jewelry, sculpture and functional wares.
There are very few music venues that have as much musical reverence and historical charm as Cheatham Street Warehouse.
The Children's Park playground is an accessible and inclusive place for children to play and exercise. The park features a poured rubber safety surface, wide ramps, a roller slide, four-seat We-saw, Expression Swing, Liberty Swing, Omni Spinner, Team Swing and a therapeutic seat on the Zip Krooze.
Americans fell in love in and with the car industry, and Dick’s Classic Garage Car Museum salutes that love affair right here in San Marcos.
Taste the Texas Hill Country with a Hooga Rides Brewery Tour. We provide fun, cozy, and safe rides for your private event or join us on one of our unique tours!
The Meadows Center Glass-Bottom Boat Tours, formerly Aquarena Center, offers interpretive and self-guided tours, historic glass bottom boat rides, wildlife viewing, wetlands boardwalk, Texas River exhibits, nature-friendly Gift Shop and much more.
Middleton Brewing- A Texas Hill Country Brew Pub featuring a 13 unique beers brewed on site!
Paddle SMTX offers paddleboard and kayak night tours, paddleboard yoga and paddleboard rentals on the San Marcos River. For a unique experience, take one of the SUP Glow Night Tours. Each board is equipped with waterproof LED lighting that lights up the river below, offering a very cool view of the aquatic flora and fauna.
Downtown | Among our treasures, locally-owned shops and restaurants, bistros and nightspots adorn every corner of historic downtown San Marcos, fueling American’s favorite vacation pastimes – shopping and eating!
About 251 acres of undeveloped parkland that sits just above the headwaters of the San Marcos River.
Hill Country Vin de Vie is dedicated to promoting local producers of stand out Texas Wine and the beauty of the Texas Hill Country through a unique and engaging wine tour experience. Indiviudal bookings and custom private groups welcome.
Wimberley Glassworks is known worldwide for its beautiful hand blown glass art and lighting pieces. A visit to the gallery is unique, visitors can observe the beautiful craftsmenship of glassblowing and then shop the gallery.
Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line cave for more than 105 years at Wonder World Park, the first Texas commercial show cave. Today, the park has many other attractions for family fun and educational entertainment.