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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 makes 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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Family Friendly Guide To San Marcos, Texas

Looking for a place to have the perfect family getaway? Of course, you’d want somewhere that’s fun for the whole family. Maybe a spot with some educational activities? Outdoor adventures? Look no further – San Marcos is just the place! The Meadows Center Head over to The Meadows Center for a…

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Enjoy a Colorful Weekend in San Marcos, Texas

Walking around San Marcos is truly a sensory experience. The smells, colors, textures and tastes of San Marcos tell a story of the city, its citizens and the unique culture that grew here. One of the most important San Marcos cultural staples is the flourishing art scene. With an ever-growing…

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Spring In San Marcos, Texas

San Marcos really comes alive in the spring. Carpets of wildflowers dot the landscape, and the trees return their lush green color. The sun is high and, most importantly, the temperature is not, making it the perfect time of year for outdoor adventures. Take To The Trails One of the best ways to…

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21 SMTXperiences To Do In 2021

After the year we’ve just experienced, setting goals for the year ahead brings about a bit of, well, skepticism. The idea of setting goals like “lose weight” or “stop biting nails” after a year of sitting on our couch in stretchy pants that used to be a little looser and biting our (freshly washed…

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Colors of San Marcos

Whether exploring San Marcos in-the-flesh or through a screen, the sights and colors of San Marcos are one of the most unique parts of the city! Here are a few of our suggestions for adding some San Marcos flair to your day. Join the Mermaid March Take a field trip to see all 10 of the statues…

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San Marcos Spring Break

Can you believe it, Spring Break is almost here! Relaxation, great food, shopping, adventure and more - the week-long break is just a little teaser of what summer has in store. Whether you are enjoying your break with friends, family, kids, or by yourself, we have some ideas for your Spring Break…

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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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Why San Marcos is the Best for Family Getaways

A glow-in-the-dark paddle on the San Marcos River is a memorable way to enjoy this scenic Central Texas town. What are the ingredients for the perfect family getaway? Start with fun activities the whole family can enjoy, add some educational activities disguised as entertainment, and sprinkle in…

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7 Things You Can Only Do in San Marcos, Texas

Take a Glass-Bottom Boat Tour on Spring Lake in San Marcos. San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau San Marcos is a charming college town halfway between Austin and San Antonio known for the country’s largest outlet mall, a historic downtown square, and tons of waterways to kayak, paddleboard or…

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