A : San Marcos is definitely an exciting town! There is plenty to do here from learning to shopping to dining! The river in San Marcos is close to a lot of college apartments and is a popular recreational area and is great for tubing, canoeing, swimming, and fishing. There are awesome concerts that come to town and there is even a summer concert series. The town is even nicknamed,“San Marvelous.” Some other great attractions near student housing includes the Meadows Center Glass-bottom Boat Tours and spelunking in the Wonder World caves. For nightlife activities in San Marcos, students can explore places like the Tap Room, Zelicks Icehouse, and the Triple Crown. It's a great town to visit and go to school in!