San Marcos is located between Austin and San Antonio. At the center of the city you will find the San Marcos River where you can “float the river” while sipping on your favorite adult beverage. There is also some great kayaking at the Rio Vista Falls. The San Marcos Premium and Tanger Outlets are located here so you know there is plenty of world class shopping available. The best neighborhoods to look into in San Marcos are Blanco Vista, Cottonwood Creek, Kissing Tree, La Cima, Vista De Los Santos, Trace, and Willow Creek.