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San Marcos And Its Quirky Texas Vibes

Posted on 30 June 2018 by admin (0)

Want to visit a quirky town in Texas? Head over to San Marcos that is near Austin. Indeed, many who seek cheap rent as well as a laid back lifestyle have moved to San Marcos. It has obtained the nickname of being a hippie town of the state and for good reason. From live music found in most bars here to Texas State University bringing in a bustling student community, the cultural vibes of this place are unique.

Besides the artists, musicians who form the local community as well as retired veterans, you will find much of the city landscape unique for the natural beauty as well as historic landmarks to be found here. Being in the Texas Hill Country, the San Marcos River runs by the city which is a great destination for water activities. If you are visiting here from Austin, you simply need to come by the 85 mph toll road that links this region to Austin and San Antonio.

You can also drive by the road that has some of the best wineries of the state such as Driftwood Estate and Duchman. This town is also known to offer some of the best barbeque treats in the region. Stop by popular joints such as Smitty’s, Kreuz’s, Black’s and Salt Lick.

As a visitor here you will enjoy hopping at the San Marco outlet malls. These comprise of two distinct malls, the Tanger Factory outlet and the Premium Outlets.

Head over to the Rio Vista Park that has plenty of green space along with trails, pools and courts. Here the 14 acre park has a swimming pool, sports courts and biking or hiking trails.

Stokes Park is a riverside park that is popular for picnics and has walking trails that are by the river, making them a pleasure to discover.

When you are here on holiday with your children they are sure to enjoy the several parks in town. There is a dedicated park as well that has a big playground with different equipment as well as water activities that they can enjoy on the river.