Flee from the crowds of the city when you visit San Marcos City Park, where Mother Nature will take care of you.
To get there, you'll need to travel approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the state capital, Austin, until you arrive at San Marcos.
With no less than 22 accommodations in the vicinity of San Marcos City Park, it'll be easy to reserve a room that ticks all your boxes. Take a look at the Hampton Inn & Suites San Marcos and the Comfort Suites Near Texas State University, located 1 mile (2 kilometers) and 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, respectively. Another good choice, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Marcos, TX, is just 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.
You don’t need to burn out the credit card to enjoy a good night’s sleep. Have a look at the range of close-by bargain hotels. For example, the Red Roof Inn San Marcos is located only 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) away, while the Super 8 San Marcos is 1 mile (2 kilometers).
Need some caffeine? Coffee lovers can head straight to Jo On the Go, only a short walk from San Marcos City Park. Otherwise, you could enjoy lunch or dinner at Lucy's Tacos, also close at hand. If you find that the dusk light brings about a sudden thirst, pop into Urban Bricks Pizza Bar for a cool beer or a refreshing wine on the way back to the hotel.
Jump on the metro at the closest station, San Marcos Station, when you're finished exploring San Marcos City Park. It's only 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away!