San Marcos Like a Local

Family Friendly Holiday Activities

December 4, 2018

Embrace the holiday season in San Marcos by taking a sunset lights cruise, sipping cocoa in Whoville, carnival rides, lots of holiday music and so much more! See a list below of San Marcos’ holiday events which will provide fun for the whole family.

Holiday Shopping: Art Markets

November 28, 2018

It’s always a good time for an art-filled SMTXperience, but December is an extra special, magical even, time to find unique and beautiful gifts for every loved one on your holiday gift list! From art markets to gallery sales, you are sure to take home a piece of San Marcos with you. Check out the uniquely San Marcos art markets below.

5 Scenic Road Biking Rides Surrounding San Marcos

November 20, 2018

San Marcos, Texas, may be known for its famous spring-fed river, but the area is as much of a haven for cyclists as it is a paradise for kayakers and snorkelers. Enjoy these road rides to explore the area.

The Ultimate San Marcos Bike Tour: How to String Together the Town's Best Experiences on One All-Day Ride

November 15, 2018

San Marcos is a perfect city for cycling with its good roads, a mild climate and more than enough nature preserves, swimming holes, breweries and restaurants. Take advantage of it all on this ride around the city.

The Complete Guide to SUPing in San Marcos

November 8, 2018

Stand-up paddleboarding is the latest water-sports craze in San Marcos, Texas, and across the country. Not only is it a fun way to spend time on the water, but it’s an intense, full-body workout. For first-timers, San Marcos is an excellent place to learn.