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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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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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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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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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Best Coffee Shops In San Marcos, Texas

Whether you're looking for a little pep in your step before a San Marcos adventure, or a place to sit and relax for a while with a specialty beverage, there are lots of great coffee shops here in San Marcos! Downtown Coffee Shops Babe's Doughnut & Coffee Mmmm Babe's... While this picturesque spot…

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‘Grammable Guide To Downtown San Marcos

Selfies in scenic spots, foodie photos that make us perpetually hungry, group pics to document the memories, and atmospheric shots to note a simple moment in time – we love seeing your SMTXperiences shared on Instagram. The memories captured in Downtown San Marcos are extra special to us. Downtown…

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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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Celebrate The New Year In San Marcos

Well, 2022 is (thank goodness) right around the corner and we can’t wait to ring it in, San Marcos-style! From jazz performances and multi-course dinners to DJ sets and a costume party – you’re sure to find a fun way to say goodbye to 2021. NYE Cosmic Costume Party with Rusty Dusty & Typical Girls…

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San Marcos Sweethearts

This Valentine’s Day share the San Marcos you love, with the ones you love! Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day celebrating your friends, family, pet, significant other or yourself, San Marcos has plenty of activities to love. Romantic Rendezvous San Marcos has been named one of the best…

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7 Reasons the Off-Season Is the Perfect Time to Visit San Marcos

The Meadows Center offers visitors a starting point for exploring Spring Lake, one of the largest artesian springs in the world. San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau If the first thing to come to your mind when someone mentions San Marcos is tubing, you’re not alone. Wide, slow-moving rivers…

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