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Shop Small in San Marcos

You’re making your list, you’re checking it twice, you’re shopping small businesses because you’re really nice… The holidays are upon us and it’s time to limber up and hydrate because you’ll want to shop San Marcos till you drop! San Marcos is THE place to find just the right thing, but don’t take…

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How to Enjoy a Leisurely San Marcos Weekend

With the holidays approaching, this time of year can be, well, stressful to say the least. You may be looking for a relaxing escape for you and your loved one(s), and we have just the weekend for you! Dip your toes or paddle in the crystal-clear San Marcos River. Shop big or small by indulging in…

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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 an interactive murder mystery or themed professional wrestling, a family-friendly fall festival or costumed live music, oh, and a visit to the Underworld, if you dare… You’re in for an…

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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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San Marcos Cinema

Hunkered down for a movie night? We created a list of movies and shows filmed in San Marcos for you. Some of these are 15 seconds of San Marcos glory and some were filmed here in their entirety. Let us know which ones are your favorites! Boyhood, Amazon Friday Night Lights, Hulu Piranha, Hulu…

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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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7 Ways to Get Outdoors During a Football Weekend in San Marcos

San Marcos features several natural escapes that feature excellent hiking trails. San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau Autumn weekends in San Marcos revolve around one activity: football. Texas State University fans head to Bobcat Stadium hours before game time to set up a tailgating spot…

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Fall Favorites in Downtown San Marcos, Texas

The fall season in Downtown San Marcos means wearing that new outfit, seeing old friends, and exploring local businesses. From strolling through a pumpkin patch and sipping on spiced lattes to finding the best deals at local boutiques and discovering vintage treasures – find your new fall favorites…

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Fall 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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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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