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Back to School in San Marcos

As the school year approaches, San Marcos becomes a hub of activity for students and families preparing for the new academic term. From back-to-school shopping to finding the best study spots and places to kick back after class, we have everything you need to start the year off right. Here's a…

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The Savory, Sweet, & Sips of Downtown San Marcos, Texas

We know, with all the great dining options San Marcos has, it can be a struggle to pick your next bite or cold craft beverage. But don’t worry, we are here to make the dining and going out process a little bit easier for you with our savory, sweet, sips, and spirits guide to Downtown San Marcos…

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3 Ways To Get An Adrenaline Rush in San Marcos

There are more than a few ways to kick back and relax in San Marcos. But what about those times when you need a little (or big) thrill? We’re talking hands shaking, heart racing kind of thrills… Well, we have a few for you adrenaline junkies to add to your bucket list! Skydive Spaceland San Marcos…

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Summer Adventure in San Marcos, Texas

The Meadows Center What better way to start off your San Marcos adventure than with a Glass-Bottom Boat Tour at The Meadows Center. Once the iconic Aquarena Springs, and home to the San Marcos "aquamaids," Spring Lake has been transformed into a research and nature-lovers haven. We recommend coming…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in San Marcos, Texas

There are several ways to commemorate Juneteenth here in San Marcos! Enjoy lots of delicious food at the Cook Off, visit the Calaboose African American History Museum, and celebrate with a wonderful lineup of art, education, and community at the celebration. The end of slavery in the United States…

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4 Ways to Shop Downtown San Marcos, Texas

Shopping in Downtown San Marcos is always an adventure! The various shops include boutiques that have the latest trends, second-hand and vintage stores that carefully curate their stock, and many unique and colorful markets. Of course, you can’t miss out on shopping for specific niches offering…

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Summer In San Marcos, Texas

Ah, summertime in San Marcos – it doesn’t get much better than that. The Texas sun can be ruthless, but San Marcos’ cool attractions, chilly river and cold beer make it the perfect place for a summer respite. San Marcos River Adventures A San Marcos trip isn’t complete without a dip in the San…

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Breweries & Craft Beer Spots in San Marcos

San Marcos has become a craft beer destination, boasting innovative breweries and lively taprooms with something for every hophead. Here’s your guide to all things beer! Go Brewery Hopping Middleton Brewing Company An award-winning must-visit in San Marcos, Middleton Brewing Co. caters to all…

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Celebrate Mother's Day in San Marcos, TX

Celebrate Mom in San Marcos, TX with, well, whatever you think she'd like to do! Maybe she wants to spend some time in the great outdoors with her family. Or maybe she'd prefer a quiet afternoon of pampering and spa treatments... Perhaps she'd like to end her day at a local nightlife hot spot or…

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Bachelorette Guide to San Marcos, Texas

San Marcos, TX is the perfect destination for a fun bachelorette trip. Laid-back breweries, elevated cocktails, atmospheric wine bars, and lively nightlife hot spots - you’re sure to find the perfect place to cheers to your bachelorette weekend. Of course, a San Marcos bachelorette party needs an…

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