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Texas State University

Visitor Resources

San Marcos, Texas

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 60,000 people in the Texas Hill Country. Sitting in between the major metropolitan areas of Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is renowned for the beauty and recreation opportunities of its crystal-clear San Marcos River. There's also world-class shopping, plenty of entertainment options on and off campus, and a growing number of hotels and restuarants to make you feel at home. 

The San Marcos Convention and Visitor's Bureau is a great resource for more information about travel in and around the area.

 

 

the downtown square in San Marcos, Texas
Students enjoy music at Riverfest

Things to Do

Texas State offers plenty of cultural activities featuring our talented and award-winning faculty, students and collections. For more information about events at Texas State, be sure to check out the university's events calendar.

San Marcos also offers plenty of events and attractions. Plus, both Austin and San Antonio are just a short drive from campus. Find more interesting and fun thins to do in San Marcos on our Getting to Know San Marcos page.

Parking and Directions

Plan ahead with information on how to get to and park on our San Marcos campus.