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Fun things to do in San Marcos, California
  • Main Street of old Downtown San Marcos speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As San Marcos the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.
  • Downtown San Marcos visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

  • Downtown San Marcos can warm you up on a cloudy day or simply offer your daily perk by visiting your local coffee shop. Quality, purity and punch are targeted with coffee beans curated globally and locally roasted while being served fresh as it is made right in front of you. Order up!

  • Downtown San Marcos is a great place to rent a bike and take it for a ride around downtown. There are many bike shops that sell bike and accessories as well as provide service and tuning on your ride. Donít forget your helmet and other protective gear such as reflective gear, headlight and horn.

  • Downtown San Marcos has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.





Al Rojo Verde Y Maya Restaurant

722 South Rancho Santa Fe Road
Downtown San Marcos



Barn Burner Bbq

1035 La Bonita Drive
Downtown San Marcos



2fatboys Catering & Cooking Cl

1562 Black Walnut Drive
Downtown San Marcos



Better Buzz Coffee

904 West San Marcos Boulevard
Downtown San Marcos



Downtown San Marcos Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown San Marcos can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:



Hampton Inn San Marcos
123 E Carmel St
Downtown San Marcos


Lakehouse Hotel and Resort
1025 La Bonita Drive
Downtown San Marcos


Ramada Limited San Marcos
517 W San Marcos Blvd
Downtown San Marcos


Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marc
1245 Los Vallecitos Blvd
Downtown San Marcos




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