San Marcos Like a Local
From Downtown Swing to the Stupidbowl, it's going to be a jam-packed weekend of unique SMTXperiences!
Located just 30 miles southwest of Austin and 50 miles northeast of San Antonio, San Marcos is a charming city with a colorful downtown district, picturesque parks and a rich cultural background. It is home to Texas State University, the largest outlet shopping center in the nation and has become a popular destination for outdoor lovers.
The World's Toughest Canoe Race begins in San Marcos, Texas, where visitors can witness the spectacle of the 100-hour race's start while enjoying a day in this historic and charming city.
With Spring Break right around the corner, parents are searching for things to see, do and experience together as a family. From interpreter-led tours to interactive exhibits, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University offers outdoor fun to help you keep the kids busy while school is out