San Marcos Texas
At the source of the San Marcos River, offers glass-bottom boat rides, an endangered species exhibit, historical exhibits, Texana Village, a candle factory and Hillside Gardens, where a 100-year-old gristmill operates. The grounds include a Spanish mission and a frontier house. Food is available.
Other History nearby:
(Fredericksburg) Admiral Nimitz Museum State Historical
(San Antonio) Alamo Cenotaph
(New Braunfels) Alamo Classic Car Museum
(San Marcos) Aquarena Springs
(Flatonia) Arnim and Lane Mercantile
(Austin) Austin Children's Museum
08/09 Coming to The San Marcos area
Wild Hog Festival and Craft Fair Sabinal TX March22-24 The annual World Championship Wild Hog Catching Contest features a two-person team chasing a wild hog in a pen, capturing the hog, placing it in a burlap sack and crossing the finish line in the fastest time.
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
Cactus Pear Music Festival San Antonio TX July5-15 A classical music festival inspired by the cactus pear margarita.