San Marcos Like a Local

San Marcos Updates

June 19, 2020

San Marcos is a beautiful, wonderful place with lots to see and do and we want everyone who visits has a fantastic time exploring, however, our first duty is to make sure your SMTXperience is a safe one. The San Marcos area has needed to make some adjustments due to COVID-19, so in order to keep everyone healthy, your summer visit may look a little different than planned.

Celebrate Juneteenth in San Marcos

June 15, 2020

There are several ways to commemorate Juneteenth here in San Marcos! Take part in a virtual 5k in the morning, connect and learn from nature with a plant walk and then celebrate with a wonderful lineup of art, education and community with a virtual celebration. The end of slavery in the United States has been celebrated since 1865.

Colors of San Marcos

May 27, 2020

Whether exploring San Marcos in-the-flesh or through a screen, the sights and colors of San Marcos are one of the most unique parts of the city! Here are a few of our suggestions for adding some San Marcos flair to your day.

Pet Friendly San Marcos

May 26, 2020

Of course San Marcos is a great place for people, but did you know it’s also a great place for pets, too! From a hike through the Hill Country to a dip in the San Marcos River, and of course lots of delicious food and craft beer in between, San Marcos is a must-visit for anyone wanting to pamper their pup.

San Marcos River Tips

May 22, 2020

It doesn't get much better than San Marcos in the summertime! With the temperatures rising and families looking to escape into the great outdoors, we want to make sure you are prepared for a great summer SMTXperience. From bringing all the necessities, to knowing local rules and helpful tips – let us be your guide!