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Celebrate The New Year In San Marcos

We're ringing in 2024 San Marcos style! From live music performances and multi-course dinners to cozy firework shows – you’re sure to find a fun way to say goodbye to 2023. NYE at The Porch The Porch Party at The Porch! Ring in 2024 with musical performances by Elephant Ears and Full Tones. Doors…

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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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Winter in San Marcos, Texas

Photo by: @mrsjetsetrockett When you think of exploring all the fun things there are to do in San Marcos, the wintertime probably isn’t the setting you imagine… But trust us, you don’t want to sleep on a chilly San Marcos adventure! Winter Weather in San Marcos San Marcos winters are usually…

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Holiday Season in San Marcos

Once the Thanksgiving turkey has been consumed and the cranberry sauce nobody ate has been disposed of properly (it’s tradition) it’s officially time to look towards all the festivities that December brings. Whether you’re hoping to check off some names on your to-gift list, take the perfect holiday…

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Self-Care In San Marcos, TX

Travel doesn’t have to be stressful or action-packed. You don’t have to have a plan and a to-do list to enjoy a destination. In fact, we are seeing more and more of an emphasis on leisurely, wellness-focused weekends and we are here for it! San Marcos is a great place to unwind and indulge in some…

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The Perfect Holiday Weekend in Downtown San Marcos

While it’s always a great time to explore all that Downtown San Marcos has to offer, there is something magical about Downtown during the holiday season. From shopping at local boutiques and art markets to a cozy cup of coffee and a stroll to see the festive décor and murals – there’s plenty of…

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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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Hittin' The Trails In San Marcos, Texas

Between the usual stress of the holidays and the black hole between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day (if you’re like us, those days are spent in a horizontal position) you may be needing a little energy boost only an outdoor journey can bring. San Marcos is home to trails of all fitness and activity…

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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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4 Ways to Shop San Marcos

Shopping in San Marcos is always an adventure! We’ve got one of the largest outlet shopping centers in the country where you could spend days, and we mean days, combing over all the discounted scores at name-brand and luxury stores. There are lots of markets to shop – a market for those looking for…

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