San Marcos Like a Local

Why San Marcos is the Best for Family Getaways

September 24, 2018

Nationally ranked as one of the best places to raise your kids, San Marcos, Texas, is filled with fun and interesting activities that make it a great place for a trip with the family

The Weird and Wonderful Connection Between Mermaids and San Marcos, Texas

August 23, 2018

The clear water of the San Marcos River may not be the traditional home of mermaids, but the mythical creatures have become a Central Texas tradition.

Why San Marcos Is the Perfect Place to Escape the Texas Heat

August 7, 2018

Texas may be hot in the summer, but in San Marcos there’s no need to spend your time bound to the air-conditioner. Thanks to the San Marcos River, which stays at a perfect 72-degrees year-round, you can enjoy the outdoors without melting like a popsicle.

An Insider's Guide to the San Marcos River

August 3, 2018

The San Marcos River, which bubbles out of hundreds of springs near downtown San Marcos, features crystal-clear, 72-degree water year-round, making it the perfect escape on a hot Texas day.