- Our list of the best things to do in San Marcos, Texas, features the top 151 nearby activities — including 51 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- San Marcos, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 27 things to do within the city of San Marcos, TX , followed by 124 popular activities in nearby cities, including New Braunfels, Canyon Lake, Seguin, Wimberley, Lockhart, Dripping Springs, Buda, Austin and Gruene
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Kayak Instruction Austin MoreLess Info
Guests are outfitted for a half- or full-day of kayaking, fishing, or standup paddleboarding; members are granted unlimited rentals
99% 209 votes
120 Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
1930 to 1950 was known as the golden years of American automotive manufacturing and it is these years that Dick's Classic Garage focuses on the most. Visitors can see many cars at the garage from different periods including a 1919 Lone Star 4.30, and a 1924 Bentley 3.0L Red Label.
96% 137 votes
6469 Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
Since 1991, shoppers have found lighting, vases, sculptures, platters, glassware, and decore at Wimberly Glass Works. Owner Tim deJong gives public demonstrations of glassblowing along with his team, and is available to answer questions.
92% 252 votes
San Marcos, TX MoreLess Info
Visitors swim, snorkel, scuba dive, tube, canoe, and kayak on the clear water of the San Marcos River, and along its banks are many popular campgrounds. The river is home to several endangered species including the Fountain Darter, San Marcos Gambusia, San Marcos Salamander, and Texas Wild Rice.
89% 453 votes
3939 IH-35 South #900, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
San Marcos Premium Outlets, operated by the Simon Group, has room for 140 outlet stores. The center also has arrangements with area hotels as well as bed and breakfasts for shop and stay programs.
95% 37 votes
2249 Airport Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
The Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force is a specialty museum at the municipal airport in San Marcos, Texas. The museum is a historical attraction for lovers of old warplanes and other collective memorabilia. The most exciting part about this facility is you have the opportunity to ride the B-25 a…
90% 184 votes
201 San Marcos Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
Visitors can take a ride on Spring Lake with the Meadows Center Glass-Bottom Boat Tours, formerly known as the Aquarena. The water in Spring Lake bubbles up from underground, because of the Edwards Aquifer, and is home to eight threatened species, and numerous migatory birds.
76% 170 votes
4015 I-35 South, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
Tanger Outlet Mall San Marcos has more than 400,000 square feet of retail space, divided between merchants and restaurants. Some of the stores found at this location include American Eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic Factory Store, Tourneau, Eddie Bauer, and Disney Store Outlet.
90% 42 votes
Texas State University, 211 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
Environmental education, research, and outdoor learning is the focus of The Meadows Center for Water & the Environment. Visitors can enjoy viewing a variety of exhbits and taking a glass bottom boat ride.
58% 153 votes
1000 Prospect Street, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
The only earthquake formed cave in America is located at Wonder World Park, and visitors can visit the Balcones Fault Line Cave. Visitors can also tour Mystery Mountain and Wildlife Park, ride a train, see for miles from the Tejas Observation Tower, and experience the anti-gravity house.
100% 3 votes
4554 IH 35 S, San Marcos, TX 78666 MoreLess Info
Austin Canoe & Kayak is a paddlesports and outdoor retailer that carries equipment and apparel from over a dozen top brands. Besides paddlesport activities they also provide products for camping, hiking, snorkeling, fishing and hunting.