San Marcos Like a Local

The 7 Best Hiking Trails in And Around San Marcos

April 23, 2018

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.

10 Unique Events in San Marcos, Texas, That You Should Experience

April 5, 2018

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.

Five Kid Approved Ways To Enjoy Nature Without Leaving The City

April 2, 2018

Spending a day exploring nature with your family shouldn’t include a long drive to find interesting natural areas worth exploring. Here in San Marcos, we have plenty of exciting outdoor adventures right in the middle of town! Here are five kid approved ways to enjoy nature without having to drive out of the city.

Jam-Packed Weekend In San Marcos

March 30, 2018

From Downtown Swing to the Stupidbowl, it's going to be a jam-packed weekend of unique SMTXperiences!

The Fascinating History of One of the Oldest Places in Texas

March 19, 2018

Located just 30 miles southwest of Austin and 50 miles northeast of San Antonio, San Marcos is a charming city with a colorful downtown district, picturesque parks and a rich cultural background. It is home to Texas State University, the largest outlet shopping center in the nation and has become a popular destination for outdoor lovers.