San Marcos Like a Local
Surrounded by miles of rivers, streams and lakes, the area around San Marcos is a water-lover’s paradise. Kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders and tubers from around the world gravitate to this college-town of 62,000 residents in Central Texas. The town was put on the kayaking map in 1963 by the annual Texas Water Safari, a 260-mile canoe race that begins in San Marcos each June and takes participants all the way to the Gulf of Mexico over the course of four days.
The gorgeous scenery, gently winding rivers and interesting wildlife in San Marcos, Texas, make it a wonderful destination for outdoor lovers of all ages. Here are seven of the area's best hiking trails to help you explore it.
Located halfway between San Antonio and Austin, San Marcos, Texas, is known for its lush landscape, friendly people, delicious cuisine, winding rivers and Honky Tonk bars. It's also got some quirky events that are a great excuse to plan for a getaway.
Spending a day exploring nature with your family shouldn’t include a long drive to find interesting natural areas worth exploring. Here in San Marcos, we have plenty of exciting outdoor adventures right in the middle of town! Here are five kid approved ways to enjoy nature without having to drive out of the city.
From Downtown Swing to the Stupidbowl, it's going to be a jam-packed weekend of unique SMTXperiences!