The city of San Marcos in Texas is conveniently located along the Interstate 35 corridor between San Antonio and Austin, and it is believed to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited areas in America. San Marcos has been named one of the best places to raise kids multiple times, as well as one of the fastest-growing and most exciting cities in the U.S. With 12 veterinarians and animal hospitals in town, it is also a great place for pet parents.
San Marcos is a dog-friendly city with plenty of activities and destinations for locals and travelers alike. Get some exercise on the trails at the green space atJohn J. Strokes, or spend some time along the San Marcos River at William & Eleanor Crook Park.
When you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, check out Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery. Don’t let the name fool you; this bakery has pet-friendly tables for dogs and not just gatos (cats). If traditional Texas BBQ is more your style, head to Kent Black’s BBQ.
If you are just passing through, both La Quinta Inn San Marcos and Red Roof Inn San Marcos offer comfortable, affordable accommodations with no additional pet fee. Whether you are in San Marcos to eat, play or stay, you and your pup will find exactly what you’re looking for.