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San Marcos cabins

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Top-rated cabins in San Marcos

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Cabin in Canyon Lake
Lone Star Cabin _ Hilltop Views/Hot Tub/King Beds
The Lone Star Cabin is part of a gated, scenic 7-acre property at Waterlust Retreat. This newly renovated cabin has great hilltop views, enjoyable from your own personal hot tub, and is located only 3 minutes away from the nearest boat ramp. And, with plenty of acreage, boat/trailer parking is super easy. So you can take full advantage of the lake life, we also offer stand-up paddle boards/kayaks! Once you're sunned out, enjoy the comfiest beds in Canyon Lake with blackout shades for extra R&R.
$196 per night
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Cabin in Wimberley
Cozy Treehouse overlooking Wimberley Valley
Find a place of peace and calmness here at the Mustard Seed Treehouse. Our cozy treehouse was built at the top of the hill overlooking the Wimberly Valley and brings you incredible sunrises to enjoy with your coffee and sunsets to enjoy with a good glass of wine or hot tea. We are just a 5 min walk from the Blanco River and River Road and a 3 min drive to the Wimberley Square. The house is well stocked with your kitchen essentials and bath goodies to soak the day away.
$165 per night
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Cabin in San Marcos
Larkspur Cottage at The Wildflower Country Inn.
This cozy cabin is perfect for individuals, couples and families looking to relax in the Texas Hill Country! Just 4 miles from the Wimberley square, The Wildflower Country Inn and Event Center is home to unique guest accommodations, a nature trail, gardens, free roaming chickens, goats, magical sunsets & starry skies. Take it easy by relaxing on the screened in porch at this unique and tranquil getaway.
$98 per night
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Stay near San Marcos's top sights

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San Marcos Premium Outlets358 locals recommend
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Tanger Outlets San Marcos88 locals recommend
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Rio Vista Park24 locals recommend
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H-E-B628 locals recommend
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San Marcos Lions Club Tube Rental62 locals recommend
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Walmart Supercenter10 locals recommend

San Marcos cottages

Cottage in San Marcos
Rustic Hill Country Cottage
$71 per night
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Potters Cottage
$95 per night
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Bohemian Hill Country Cottage
$107 per night
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Palmer's Guest House in the heart of San Marcos
$135 per night
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Steps to Downtown/River/Shops/Bars/Restaurants
$134 per night
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Rainwater Cottage - Quiet and Convenient
$102 per night
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Cottage in Canyon Lake
Gruenehaus Glam~Hottub~2.5 miles from Whitewater
$162 per night
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Cottage in San Marcos
Passion Flower Cottage at The Wildflower
$80 per night
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Kind Of Blue - A Hill Country Cottage
$105 per night
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The Library- Cottage in the Woods
$106 per night
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Cottage in Canyon Lake
Southwestern Modern ~Hot Tub~
$166 per night
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Cottage in Wimberley
La Casita (Peaceful & Tranquil) w/private hot tub
$64 per night
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San Marcos vacation rentals

Private room in San Marcos
Private Entrance/Space/Duplex
$50 per night
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Rental unit in San Marcos
The Turtle Loft: 1 Bedroom Apartment with King Bed
$75 per night
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Guest suite in San Marcos
The Crockett Studio *Close to downtown & TXST!*
$81 per night
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Private room in San Marcos
Master Bedroom, FREE Breakfast/Wi-Fi/Parking/Snack
$59 per night
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Home in San Marcos
Cozy Cottage
$99 per night
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Castle in San Marcos
The Drawing Room at the Downtown Abbey
$76 per night
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Guest suite in San Marcos
Walk to TXST Campus – The Fountain Darter Suite
$71 per night
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Guesthouse in San Marcos
Cottage (detached) in Historical district
$125 per night
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Home in San Marcos
The Lookout- A Hill Country Gem
$112 per night
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Castle in San Marcos
The Parlour at the Downtown Abbey
$124 per night
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Home in San Marcos
Cabin in the heart of town
$82 per night
Rental unit in San Marcos
Enjoy the country and all the activities nearby
$90 per night
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Your guide to San Marcos

All About San Marcos

San Marcos sits deep in Texas Hill Country, midway between the major cities of Austin and San Antonio. If you’re looking to experience Texas outside its lively cities, San Marcos offers the best of both worlds — you can make the most of the great outdoors while sampling the town’s thriving nightlife. While San Marcos is mostly associated with its thriving college population — Texas State University is located in the center of town — there’s plenty of natural wonder in the surrounding area, and the region leads conservationist efforts to protect endangered species along the local rivers.

San Marcos was home to a former president during his college years, and you can see his yearbook and other memorabilia at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum. The city’s quirky cultural life is on full display at the Eye of the Dog Art Center and the Mermaid March, a self-guided tour of seven-foot painted mermaid statues.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in San Marcos?

The city’s climate provides warm, sunny days all year round. San Marcos is predominantly a college town, so traveling during the fall and spring means more events on campus during the Texas State school year. The university’s performing arts center hosts events and performances that are open to the public.

Spring and fall, with their moderate temperatures, are ideal seasons for spending time on the walking trails. The Hill Country heats up in April, and the high, dry temperatures can last through September. Summer is the best time to have the city to yourself, as students are on summer vacation, and the San Marcos River becomes especially appealing. This is also the perfect season to take in outdoor nightlife venues and food trucks in the balmy evening air. Winter might bring colder days, but the Sights & Sounds of Christmas event rings in the festive season with carnival rides, food and craft stalls, and an ice rink.


What are the top things to do in San Marcos?

Kissing Alley

This small side street, located in view of the Hay County Courthouse in downtown San Marcos, is known for its eclectic murals. Try to go right before the sun goes down so that the overhead string lights illuminate the area with a soft glow. If you’re lucky, you might catch one of the occasional concerts here.

Rio Vista Park

Just off South CM Allen Parkway, Rio Vista Park runs alongside a bend in the San Marcos River where you can take a cooling dip or step into a kayak for a relaxing paddle. The park is home to a range of hiking and bike trails, along with tennis and basketball courts. Join the locals tubing down the river and setting out picnics at the water’s edge.

Wimberley Glassworks

A 15-minute drive northwest of town, Wimberley Glassworks offers a gallery of kaleidoscopic glass vases, sculptures, and mesmerizing wall art. You can catch live glass-blowing demonstrations Thursday through Sunday, and there’s an outdoor gallery where you can spot glass pieces glimmering among the native succulents.

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