San Marcos Like a Local

Outdoor Dining in San Marcos

August 5, 2020

Patios, sidewalk seating, courtyards and more – taking your meals outside allows you to change up the atmosphere, soak up some fresh air and support local businesses all at the same time! We’ve rounded up some of our local eateries with outdoor seating for you to choose from.

Legend Has It...

July 27, 2020

From tall tales to totally true and everything in between, San Marcos is full of interesting, quirky and downright thrilling stories. Bank robberies, brave citizens, old rivalries and more than our share of mischief – we’ve rounded up a couple of local legends to share with you.

How To Explore San Marcos Safely

July 21, 2020

From packing the right things to knowing the best practices, we want to make sure your summer SMTXperience is a safe one!

San Marcos Updates

June 19, 2020

San Marcos is a beautiful, wonderful place with lots to see and do and we want everyone who visits has a fantastic time exploring, however, our first duty is to make sure your SMTXperience is a safe one. The San Marcos area has needed to make some adjustments due to COVID-19, so in order to keep everyone healthy, your summer visit may look a little different than planned.

Celebrate Juneteenth in San Marcos

June 15, 2020

There are several ways to commemorate Juneteenth here in San Marcos! Take part in a virtual 5k in the morning, connect and learn from nature with a plant walk and then celebrate with a wonderful lineup of art, education and community with a virtual celebration. The end of slavery in the United States has been celebrated since 1865.