San Marcos Like a Local
Dip your toes or paddle in the crystal-clear San Marcos River. Shop big or small by indulging in retail therapy the San Marcos way. Immerse yourself in nature and explore some trails. Taste the local flavors under the stars and enjoy a cold one brewed right here in the hill country. And of course, no SMTXperience would be complete without a stroll around downtown to see murals and even mermaids.
From folklore and hearsay to hauntings and unexplained occurrences, you don’t have to look hard for someone with a spooky San Marcos story…
From wanting to be more environmentally conscious to keeping up with the fashion trends (we see you TikTok aesthetics) vintage and thrift shopping has become more popular than ever! Downtown San Marcos has several great options to choose from to discover some fabulous new-to-you items.
Culture, history, art and more - just because COVID-19 put a damper on our in-person events doesn’t mean we can’t bring a little San Marcos to you in your very own home! A 5K, Powwow and several theatre productions - October is a great month for virtual events San Marcos style.
You’ve had a day full of exploring all that San Marcos has to offer, be it hiking, a sporting event, shopping, or visiting an attraction or two. You and your friend(s)/family/beloved are looking for the perfect ending to a wonderful day. We suggest celebrating and relaxing with some of San Marcos’ finest brews. With four breweries and brewpubs to choose from, you’re sure to find one that hits the spot!