San Marcos Like a Local

How to Witness the World’s Toughest Canoe Race

March 14, 2018

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.

8 Family-Friendly Things to do this Spring Break at The Meadows Center

March 5, 2018

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

The Perfect Trail to Tavern Tour of San Marcos for Craft Beer & Outdoors Enthusiasts

February 28, 2018

Texans know there is nothing better after a day on the trails than an ice cold beer. Thankfully, there is no shortage of breweries in the area to sit down, relax and enjoy a Texas-style home brew. Here are five of our favorite combinations of trails and breweries that make for a great day in San Marcos.

7 Reasons the Off-Season Is the Perfect Time to Visit San Marcos

February 19, 2018

With its picturesque scenery, historical charm and rich culture, San Marcos is a wonderful area to visit year-round. In fact, the off-season provides countless opportunities for relaxation, outdoor activities, artesanal dining and more.

Plan The Perfect SMTXperience

February 13, 2018

Planning the perfect day in San Marcos just got much easier! We’re excited to unveil the San Marcos Guide on our site with integrated mobile apps, an interactive way to map out everything you don’t want to miss in San Marcos.