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Spooky Season In San Marcos, Texas

Photo By: Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park Enjoy Halloween fun all month long in San Marcos, Texas! Enjoy a picnic in a cemetery or themed professional wrestling, a family-friendly fall festive or costumed live music, oh, and a visit to the Underworld, if you dare… You’re in for an exciting spooky…

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Spooky San Marcos Stories

From folklore and hearsay, to hauntings and unexplained occurrences, you don’t have to look hard for someone with a spooky San Marcos story… Thompson Island Bridge Probably the most well-known spooky San Marcos tale revolves around a soldier who had a promise to keep. Legend has it that a…

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Autumn in San Marcos

Photo by: @ashwick_ While it’s hard to beat summer in San Marcos, autumn just might give it a run for its money. The temperature drops to a comfortable range, comfort food graces restaurant menus, football gives us something to look forward to weekly and seasonally flavored beverages become…

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‘Grammable Guide To Downtown San Marcos

Selfies in scenic spots, foodie photos that make us perpetually hungry, group pics to document the memories, and atmospheric shots to note a simple moment in time – we love seeing your SMTXperiences shared on Instagram. The memories captured in Downtown San Marcos are extra special to us. Downtown…

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Football Season In San Marcos

Break out your maroon and gold – it’s football season in San Marcos! Bobcats of all ages will be heading to Bobcat Stadium for tailgating and cheering their team on to victory. While you may be in town to cheer for your alma mater or join in on your kid’s college fun, there’s plenty to experience in…

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Tips for Shopping the San Marcos Outlet Shopping Center

The San Marcos Outlets heard that everything is bigger in Texas and said, “hold my locally brewed craft beer.” To say that the San Marcos Outlets are big is, well, an understatement. It is MASSIVE! In fact, the San Marcos Outlets are made up of two outlets: Tanger Outlets and San Marcos Premium…

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Mermaids, Murals & Art Markets

While there’s never a bad time to visit SMTX, September is one of the best months for an art-filled and off-the-wall SMTXperience. Travelers searching for a quirky and colorful weekend adventure will love San Marcos’ local art scene, markets, and even a festival dedicated to mermaids! We are the…

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5 Ways San Marcos is Perfect for Meetings & Events

Placed on the banks of the beautiful San Marcos River and saturated with all the charm of the Texas Hill Country, San Marcos is one of the top getaways in the Lone Star State. Where better to host your next meeting, incentive trip, conference or event than one of the most picturesque and creative…

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Beat The Heat In San Marcos, Texas

It’s hot out there, y’all! When the Texas sun is out in full force, it’s time to take refuge. Whether you prefer taking a dip in the river, journeying underground or soaking up all the air-conditioning you can, San Marcos has many ways to beat the heat. Cool Off In The Springs Hitting the San…

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The Instagrammable Guide To San Marcos, Texas

There are few things that fuel our San Marcos-loving souls more than seeing visitors and locals sharing their #SMTXperience on social media. Snapping a photo of your coffee? Love it! A story of the San Marcos River? Yes, please! We love following along on your adventures (feel free to tag us, too at…

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