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 together created the vibrant, artist-owned 218 Co-op Gallery. Housed in a 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.
Get behind the wheel of the latest exotic supercars - on a real racetrack! No pace car. No speed limits. No experience needed!
The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours, formerly Aquarena Center, offers interpretive and self-guided tours, historic glass bottom boat rides, 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!
The 570-acre Purgatory Creek Natural Area is within the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone. Portions of the natural area are generally referred to as Prospect Park, lower and upper Purgatory.
Downtown | The Brewpub Tour is a guided walking tour through historic downtown. If you are interested in learning more about the history of beer, how it is made, the difference in beers and seeing the passion of some of the best brew-masters in Texas! **Click HERE to schedule your tour** (Tours available Friday-Sunday)
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!
*Closed for the season will reopen in March 2020*
Snorkel TX offers tours of the beautiful underwater landscape of the San Marcos River which is home to sunfish, blue tilapia, crayfish, red ear slider turtles and many more.
Tours meet at Snorkel TX HQ (401 E Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666)
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 craftsmanship 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.