Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
104 IH 35 N
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: (512) 392-1006
Fax: (512) 392-9162
Southwest Golf Range is a great place to hone your skills and up your game. This range offers lessons from experienced golfers as well as buckets of golf balls so you can learn on your own. Featuring a putting green, pitching green, and a sand trap, you'll have the opportunity to practice a variety of skills. Other services offered here include a club repair shop, club re-gripping, and used golf club sales.
Don's Fish Camp offers a great experience for waterfront recreation. Named after a famous local hero, Don Nelle, it has been in business for over a decade. They offer kayak and tube rentals as well as essential paraphernalia like coolers, sunglasses and bobbers, sunscreen, hats and camping equipment. Enjoy some tubing activities and a picnic in the relaxed atmosphere at the San Marcos river site with the best floats in Texas.
Gregg-Clarke Park Sports Complex features just about everything you need to be active. Softball and football fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, jogging trails, and ultimate Frisbee fields can be found here, as well as areas for playing horseshoes and washers. The pool is one of the most prominent features of the sports complex. It is open during the summer and is a great place to get away from the Texas heat.
Thrill seekers, this is the place for you! Skydive San Marcos offers skydiving opportunities for every skill level, from complete beginner to advanced jumper. Skydive San Marcos also offers ground school classes, complete training packages that will take you from novice to expert, tandem jumps, and licensing. The price for each jump or jump-package includes a personal pair of goggles, a professional skydiver logbook, an information manual, and all other gear needed for a successful jump.
If you're looking to keep yourself cool, consider the Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort. With seventeen water slides, three miles of tubing excursions and three uphill water coasters, Schlitterbahn is sure to send you through dips, dives, and splashes of excitement. When all of the watery activity makes you hungry, claim a table and relax with a home brought picnic, or order something straight from the grill. Schlitterbahn is sure to elicit adventurous delight in the smallest of children and the bravest of grown-ups.
About 45 minutes northeast of San Antonio in Lake McQueeney, is one of the toughest, most exciting courses in the area. The golf course features include fast, undulating greens and lots of water, along with breathtaking views of the surrounding area. The 18th hole in particular, can make or break a good round, as it can be played differently, depending on the wind conditions. On calm days, a par is very attainable, but if the wind is blowing, a triple or even a quadruple bogey is only a swing away.
You definitely would not want to leave this place. With Canyon Lake in the backdrop, wildlife and beautiful fairways in the surroundings, tough greens and a game of golf at hand... what better could a golfer want? The course is spread over 6,500 yards—it has 18 holes and the par is 72.
Established in 1974, by champion Jimmy Demaret, this amazing golf course is Austin's most iconic one. Located at Onion Creek Parkway, the lush course is often frequented by amateurs and professionals alike. The 27-hole course, is definitely one of the best that Texas has to offer. With luxurious facilities, you are sure to enjoy a hearty game along with fellow golfers or family.
A hunting adventure, Storm Ranch provides access to animals like deer and pigs. You get your own stand, where you can hunt, walk or drive in the 500 acres (202.34 hectares) of land. To know more, just log on to their website or call ahead.
This 344-acre park has an equestrian trail, a two-mile hike and bike trail, a fishing pier and an 18-hole disc golf course. Other sporting options include basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis and soccer. So you can see, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park is usually bustling with guests on the weeknights and weekends, with visitors bringing food to grill in the barbecue pits. There is also a picnic pavilion to sit under for a shady lunch.
Golfers will enjoy this Jay Morrish designed golf course nestled in the Texas Hill Country. Located minutes away from Austin, this 18-hole golf course gives golfers of all skill levels a satisfying experience. With its marsh, tall grass and lakes the experienced golfer will be challenged while the novice will find the driving range and practice facility very useful. The instructional programs and teaching academy is available for those wishing to polish their skills. There's a two-story clubhouse that overlooks the 18th hole and the clubhouse's front porch is an excellent place to enjoy a sunny afternoon.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center was established by Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady of the United States from 1963-1969. This fabulous garden bearing her name brims with native Texas plants in courtyards, terraces, arbors and meadows. Along with a fantastic children's center, visitors can explore a visitors gallery, observation tower, café, gift store and nature trails. Enjoy award-winning architecture and fabulous scenery in this wonderful garden spot. Tours by appointment.