San Marcos Like a Local
74 years after the D-Day invasion in Normandy, That's All, Brother, the first Douglas C-47 Skytrain in the formation makes its home in San Marcos at the Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing.
Dane Adamson of PaddleSMTX, Hooga Rides and Adamson Brothers Design, and Lions Club Tube Rental were presented with the Rogers Family Tourism Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Travel and Tourism Week Reception hosted by the San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau on Wednesday, May 9.
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.