San Marcos Like a Local

7 Ways to Get Outdoors During a Football Weekend in San Marcos

September 12, 2018

In the fall, San Marcos is known for football, as fans come to Bobcat Stadium to watch Texas State University games. But fall also means cooler weather, and visitors also have the chance to enjoy all the outdoors opportunities this town offers.

15 Outdoor Events This Fall You Don’t Want to Miss in San Marcos

September 5, 2018

Fall is a spectacular time to be in San Marcos, Texas. Cooler temperatures make it possible to enjoy your time outdoors. Live music, running races, festivals, art displays, and water activities are all options on a San Marcos getaway.

The Weird and Wonderful Connection Between Mermaids and San Marcos, Texas

August 23, 2018

The clear water of the San Marcos River may not be the traditional home of mermaids, but the mythical creatures have become a Central Texas tradition.

Why San Marcos Is the Perfect Place to Escape the Texas Heat

August 7, 2018

Texas may be hot in the summer, but in San Marcos there’s no need to spend your time bound to the air-conditioner. Thanks to the San Marcos River, which stays at a perfect 72-degrees year-round, you can enjoy the outdoors without melting like a popsicle.

An Insider's Guide to the San Marcos River

August 3, 2018

The San Marcos River, which bubbles out of hundreds of springs near downtown San Marcos, features crystal-clear, 72-degree water year-round, making it the perfect escape on a hot Texas day.