San Marcos

  • Log Beds & Texas Tiny Cabins

    14150 Hwy. 16 N
    Medina

    Welcome to Log Beds In the Heart of the Hill Country, we've been manufacturing for 20 years. Designing and developing the best choices for rustic decor for your home or tiny Texas cabin! Come take a stroll through the Hill Country and visit our cabins and furniture and decor showroom. Log Beds is ... Read More >>

  • Joshua Creek Ranch

    132 Cravey Road
    Boerne

    Welcome to Joshua Creek Ranch Located in the renowned Texas Hill Country just 45 minutes northwest of San Antonio and 90 minutes southwest of Austin, Joshua Creek Ranch occupies a uniquely diverse terrain including miles of Joshua Creek and Guadalupe River bottomland planted in fields of grain cr... Read More >>

  • Cowboy Steak House

    416 Main St
    Kerrville

    The story goes that in 1977, the Cowboy Steak House opened and Richard Ferris quickly became one of its favorite patrons. After the restaurant had been in business but a few months, Richard says to Lorrie, “We’re buying the Steak House.” Lorrie replied, “We don’t know anything about runnin... Read More >>

  • Reservation on the Guadalupe

    12821 River Road
    New Braunfels

      Imagine escaping from the real world for a while. Come discover your inner spirit at our newly built Reservation on the Guadalupe! The camp is comprised of seven Tipis on one and a half acres with Guadalupe River access. Each unit sleeps up to 6 guests in three queen-sized beds (some h... Read More >>

  • The Inn Pub at Inn of the Hills

    1001 Junction Hwy
    Kerrville

    The Center of Kerrville's Nightlife For 50-years, the landmark Inn of the Hills has been the center of Kerrville’s dining and nightlife. Whether you are looking for casual dining or live Texas music, the Inn has it all! The Alpine Lodge Restaurant and Inn Pub are both accessible from the hotel lo... Read More >>

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites ~ Boerne, TX

    6 Cascade Caverns Road
    Boerne

    Our Hotel Enjoy Hill Country hospitality within easy reach of San Antonio, Six Flags Fiesta TX, and Sea World. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Boerne offers you an ideal location off IH10, exit 543, spacious rooms and free hot breakfast at a great value. Discover the rich TX history of the Alamo and... Read More >>

  • Mike Starks RE/MAX Town & Country

    116 East Austin Street
    Fredericksburg

    Mike Starks RE/MAX Town & Country If you are looking to buy or sell real estate, it’s best to be well informed and work with a professional who has the experience you need….. My name is Mike Starks. As a Realtor with RE/MAX Town & Country, I believe that Fredericksburg Texas Real Es... Read More >>

  • River Road Treehouses

    12660 River Rd
    New Braunfels

    From the moment you arrive you’ll see the enormous eighty-foot cypress trees with decades old wild mustang grapevines hanging from their limbs, you will realize why we love this very special place. First off you will notice the footbridge attached to the trees that will take you safely across the ... Read More >>

  • Gruene River Inn

    1111 Gruene Rd
    Gruene

    Welcome to Gruene, Texas where the music is hot and the river is cool. Here you will find Texas’ oldest continuously run dance hall, Gruene Hall, just a short walk up the road from the beautiful Guadalupe river. This small historic district of New Braunfels was once a thriving cotton-producing tow... Read More >>

  • Creekhaven Inn

    400 Mill Race Lane
    Wimberley TX 76876

      Texas Hill Country elegance is yours at this romantic waterfront lodging facility, lush in natural setting, exquisite décor and gracious hospitality. Nestled on the banks of the Cypress Creek just downstream from “Blue Hole,” and within walking distance of the Wimberley Village Square... Read More >>

  • PoPo FamilyRestaurant

    829 FM 289 I-10 Welfare Exit 533 Boerne
    TX 78006

    PoPo Family Restaurant   Our History Established in 1929, PoPo has been serving your hill country favorites, certified angus steaks, seafood, and more. PO PO is not just your ordinary restaurant. It has a unique history with a cast of unique characters and circumstances, a... Read More >>

  • Jellystone Park Texas Hill Country

    12915 FM 306
    Canyon Lake

    Camping With the Comforts of Home - The Best of Both Worlds Located in beautiful Texas Hill Country, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort Hill Country offers a breathtaking camping experience that the whole family will enjoy. Our Camp-Resort is located a half mile from the Guadalup... Read More >>

  • San Marcos truly is in the center of everything. So no matter where you are, you won’t have far to go.

    William Lindsey, Gen. Edward Burleson and Eli T. Merriman founded San Marcos, Texas in 1851. They bought the Juan Vermendi tract of land along the river and laid out the city. Legend says Franciscan Monks paddling up the Guadalupe River discovered a clear river with large springs at its source. The Monks named the river San Marcos because the discovery was made on St. Mark’s Day. The clear, cold San Marcos River rises from mammoth springs. Noted for a profusion of both plant and animal aquatic life, the river is ranked among worlds most fertile. White-tailed deer are numerous in the Hill Country and fishing is enjoyed year-round in the San Marcos River and nearby Blanco River.

    San Marcos is home to the alma mater of Lyndon B. Johnson, Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State University). The University campus commands an impressive view of the town.

    Historic downtown, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, features a quaint marketplace with art, gift shops and unique restaurants. In years past, these shops and restaurants on the square were grocery and clothing stores, doctors’ offices and bank buildings. Also in the center of town is the restored Hays County Courthouse.

    The 1867 Charles S. Cock House is featured annually in the Tours of Distinction Event, held the first weekend in May. However, lunch is served in the cottage kitchen on Fridays from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. throughout the year. It is located at C.M. Allen Parkway and E. Hopkins St.

    The A. E. Wood State Fish Hatchery focuses on bass, catfish, and paddlefish. It accommodates up to 150 by appointment only. The address is 505 Staples Rd. The phone number is 512-353-0572.

    The Belvin Street Historic District is one of two historic districts in town (the other is the Downtown Historic District). Superb examples of 19th-century homes along the street are shaded by huge live oaks. It is well worth a drive or stroll (it’s only a few blocks long) in the southwest part of town. All homes in this district are private residences. They are not open to the public, except during the Tours of Distinction, which is observed the first weekend in May.

    Twenty three city parks on 225 acres, dot the area. The Children’s Park, also known as Playscape, is a six-acre wooden playground located along the river.

    The San Marcos River Walkway unites five city parks along the picturesque river. It is accented by lush landscaping. There is access from Juan Veramendi Plaza, located at the intersection of C.M. Allen Parkway and Hopkins St.

    There are several scenic drives. R.R. 12 northwest to the junction with R.R. 32 is the winding ridge route called the Devil’s Backbone. It offers exceptional views of Hill Country scenery.

    Water recreation abounds. You can scuba, snorkel, fish, kayak or tube the clear San Marcos River. The water is 72 degrees year-round. The Lions Club Tube Rental and the River Taxi operate on weekends in the spring, and daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day in the San Marcos City Park. Call 512-396-5466 for information.

    San Marcos is the perfect place to stay and play. With an abundance of leisure and recreation activities, this gateway town to the Hill Country offers small-town charm with modern activities. There is a wealth of restaurants to choose from, as well as many exciting entertainment venues. The lively college town atmosphere makes the city a fun place to be any night of the week.

    Hill Country Day Trippin’

    There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the San Marcos area.

    Enjoy a relaxing drive through the spectacular Texas Hill Country on wide-open roads lined with breath-taking flowers and trees. Relish views only available in the Hill Country. You’ll feel like you’re light years away from a crowded freeway…because you are.

    And, you won’t have to pick up and move. No packing and unpacking. While based in San Marcos, you can stay as long as you want and experience an abundance of places to go and things to see and do.

    Here are a couple of the possibilities:

    City/AttractionMilesApproximate Drive TimeClick Below for Directions
    Canyon Lake32 miles50 minDirections
    Gruene16 miles24 minDirections
    Guadalupe River State Park51 miles1 h 4 minDirections
    Boerne68 miles1 h 10 minDirections
    New Braunfels18 miles25 minDirections
    Wimberley14 miles22 minDirections
    Blanco46 miles48 minDirections
    Dripping Springs29 miles40 minDirections
    Johnson City49 miles57 minDirections
    The Alamo (San Antonio)48 miles53 minDirections
    Sea World (San Antonio)61 miles1 hr 3 minDirections
    Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)53 miles57 minDirections
    River Walk (San Antonio)49 miles53 minDirections
    Texas State Capitol, Austin32 miles36 minDirections
    Source: Google Maps

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