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San Marcos, Texas, is located just a half-hour drive from state capital of Austin and offers local residents and families looking for homes for rent a variety of community events and recreation opportunities. 

4 Facts About San Marcos for Renters

  • Texas State University is located in San Marcos. 
  • San Marcos is home to 1,700 acres of parkland and open space. 
  • The city is home to a number of recreational and nature preserves, including the Spring Lake Natural Area, the Purgatory Creek Natural Area, Spring Lake and San Marcos River. 
  • The city government has made a commitment to be environmentally sustainable and preserve the air, water and open spaces. 

Key Resources for San Marcos Renters

  • Founded in 1851 and incorporated in 1877, San Marcos is the county seat of Hays County. 
  • The Tour San Marcos website provides residents and visitors with information on all the local attractions and events. 
  • The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce, which works to improve economic development in the community, provides information on local businesses and services. 

Things to Do in San Marcos

  • Residents can experience a unique and convenient shopping experience at the Tanger Outlets, located in San Marcos. 
  • Art UnHitched is an outdoor art market that takes place each month in San Marcos, giving residents a chance to see and purchase the works of local artists, experience live music and enjoy culinary arts from food trailers. 
  • The San Marcos Plaza Park is the site of family-friendly events all year-round. The 3-acre park also houses the Chamber of Commerce and Parks offices. 
  • Families can visit the Commemorative Air Force Exhibit to see a collection of combat aircrafts flown in World War II. 
  • The Wonderland World Park in San Marcos offers tours of the Balcones Fault Line Cave - the first commercial show cave in Texas. It's also home to the nation's only example of an earthquake-formed cave. 
  • Children will love the Aquarena Center in San Marcos - an aquatic observatory that offers fun tours on a historic glass-bottom boat and gives families a chance to view wildlife.