San Marcos Like a Local

Explore Natural San Marcos

May 14, 2020

From leisurely strolls to more challenging hikes, San Marcos has trails for outdoor adventurers of all fitness levels. Below are some of San Marcos’ most beautiful areas, as well as tips to help you navigate and enjoy your outdoor SMTXperience.

National Travel & Tourism Week

May 6, 2020

It’s National Travel and Tourism Week and we are so excited to (virtually) celebrate what makes San Marcos one of the best places to visit in Texas.

School of San Marcos

May 4, 2020

We know how difficult it can be to insert some educational time into our kids’ days while they’re not in a classroom. So, we decided to open the School of San Marcos! Science, art, history – there’s plenty of ways to learn, connect and be entertained! (You’re on your own with math though…)

San Marcos Hand Washing Songs

April 3, 2020

Of course you could count to 20, go through the alphabet or sing Happy Birthday twice, but why not treat yourself to a San Marcos serenade while sudsing up? Here are just a few snippets from some famous current and former San Marcans.

Color The Courthouse

March 31, 2020

Missing your strolls around the Square? Color away the blues with this page from local artist Gav Sears’ coloring book. Gav uses clean lines, a signature he developed at the age of eight when an art therapist worked with him to develop communication skills. When he was seventeen, Gav drew his first building, the Historic Hays County Courthouse, and he’d like to share it with you.