San Marcos Like a Local

7 Things You Can Only Do in San Marcos, Texas

July 11, 2018

San Marcos is a charming college town halfway between Austin and San Antonio known for the country’s largest outlet mall, a historic downtown square, and tons of waterways to float on. But you might be surprised by what else you can do there.

5 Of The Best Places For Views, Brews And Tunes In San Marcos

July 2, 2018

Patio weather is coming soon, but you don't need to confine your al fresco enjoyment to only Dallas and Fort Worth. San Marcos is a quick four-hour drive away, right between Austin and San Antonio, and it boasts a number of spots that are ideal for outdoor sipping, enjoying live music, or just taking in the view.

San Marcos Art Markets

June 27, 2018

One of the coolest cultural aspects of San Marcos, in our opinion, is the thriving and diverse art scene. Visiting one of the many art markets in San Marcos is a great way to experience the colors, textures and faces of the unique community. From coffee shops to galleries, fire spinners to glassblowing, you never know what you’ll stumble upon in San Marcos.

4 Rainy Day SMTXperiences

June 19, 2018

Rainy days can throw a wrench in your SMTXperience if you planned a weekend of river floats and outdoor adventures. However, some of our favorite things to do in San Marcos take place indoors (or underground) and away from any gloomy weather.

7 Unique Ways You Can Enjoy the Outdoors in San Marcos

June 12, 2018

Gaze at the night sky as you paddle along a peaceful river, trek on remote trails through picturesque Texas Hill Country terrain, and indulge in one adrenaline rush after another. These kinds of outdoor adventures are yours to be had in San Marcos, a charming small town settled between San Antonio and Austin.