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Vacation rentals in San Marcos

There are 162 vacation rentals near San Marcos for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable San Marcos vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $52/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in San Marcos, there are 16 between $422 and $1,552/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 52 there are short term home and apartment rentals in San Marcos to fit your vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in San Marcos are houses, hotels and condos. San Marcos has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available San Marcos vacation homes for your trip.

Where is San Marcos

Located between Austin and San Antonio in Texas, the small city of San Marcos offers many charms for travelers. With its historic downtown area and abundant recreational activities, there's no shortage of things to do in this river city.

Quick Guide to San Marcos

If you're looking for vacation rentals near fun places to spend time in San Marcos, check out these key areas:
  • San Marcos River: Outdoor enthusiasts never get bored here -thanks to the river that flows through town. A water temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit ensures that locals and travelers enjoy swimming, kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding year round.
  • San Marcos Parks: Plenty of parks promise more outdoor recreation in San Marcos. Sewell Park on the Texas State University campus offers river fun, volleyball, open green space and plenty of picnic sites.
  • Downtown: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, downtown San Marcos features attractions like the Hays County Courthouse and the LBJ MLK Crossroads Memorial. For shopping and dining opportunities, head to the charming town square.

Home-types in San Marcos

San Marcos has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in San Marcos:
- House86 vacation rentals
- Hotel30 vacation rentals
- Condo16 vacation rentals
- Private Room16 vacation rentals

Points of interests in San Marcos

San Marcos has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in San Marcos:
- Five Mile Dam Park: 187 vacation rentals
- LBJ Museum: 187 vacation rentals
- Sewell Park: 187 vacation rentals
- Stokes Park: 187 vacation rentals
- Charles S Cock House Museum: 187 vacation rentals
- Heritage Association-San Marcos: 187 vacation rentals
- Ramon Lucio Park: 187 vacation rentals
- San Marcos Plaza Park: 187 vacation rentals