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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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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 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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Explore Natural San Marcos

From leisurely strolls to more challenging hikes, San Marcos has trails for outdoor adventurers of all fitness levels. Below are some of San Marcos’ most beautiful areas, as well as tips to help you navigate and enjoy your outdoor SMTXperience. Helpful Tips Always carry water for you or any…

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San Marcos River Tips

It doesn't get much better than San Marcos in the summertime! With the temperatures rising and families looking to escape into the great outdoors, we want to make sure you are prepared for a great summer SMTXperience. From bringing all the necessities, to knowing local rules and helpful tips – let…

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Celebrate Earth Day in San Marcos

San Marcos is a beautiful place to live, work and visit, and we'd like to keep it that way! Celebrate Earth Day with the natural beauty of San Marcos by hitting the trails, exploring the river, partaking in an event and, of course, leaving it all better than you found it. Hittin' The Trails One of…

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Paddling The San Marcos River

While there is a lot to love about San Marcos (and we mean A LOT) exploring the crystal-clear San Marcos River is always at the top of the list. The spring-fed river stays 72-degrees year-round, perfect for adventures whenever strikes your fancy. Whether you're looking for a calm and peaceful paddle…

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