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San Marcos, Texas... A Texas Natural

Discover... San Marcos, Texas

San Marcos, Texas is a destination known the world over for fantastic shopping and beautiful surroundings. Conveniently situated halfway between San Antonio and Austin, our hometown is within driving distance of these metropolitan hubs, yet it remains a world away from the hustle and bustle of big city life.

Hays Country Courthouse, San Marcos
Hays Country Courthouse, a time-honored attraction

Shopping for Some Peace of Mind?

Every year, more and more people are discovering the incredible savings that can be found at our outlet malls, now the third most-visited attraction in Texas! With amazing discounts, up to 70% off retail, the prices at the Tanger Outlet Center and Prime Outlets - San Marcos are hard to resist. With more than 200 different stores to choose from, there's something for everyone.

For that more unique find, Historic Downtown shopping is an adventure waiting to happen. With the backdrop of the picturesque Square in the historic heart of San Marcos, browse through quaint storefronts, eat at one of the local cafes, and check out great finds from art to antiques and Texas-style gift shops in this tranquil surrounding.

Step Into Another Time...

Visit and enjoy our National Register Historic Downtown and Residential Districts, as well as a number of other time-honored attractions. Key sights and tours include Belvin Street Historic District, Charles S. Cock House Museum, Heritage Visitors' Center at the Hays Country Courthouse along with Tours of Old San Marcos and more. Regardless of the historic path you take, you'll find a timeless place alive with the memories of yesteryear.

We'll Feed Your Spirit and Free Your Mind...

After you've shopped and enriched your mind, let go completely and let the adventure begin. Enjoy tubing, canoeing and relaxation on the San Marcos River in the heart of the city. Also on the venue is the fresh water springs of Aquarena Center, where you can ride glass-bottom boats and get an intimate look at the unique plant and animal species that thrive in the river plus much more. Include Wonder World on your tour where you can explore earthquake-formed caverns and ride to the peak of the 110-foot Tejas Observation Tower.

San Marcos, Texas is a relaxing place to be, yet there's always something going on for those in search of fun. Whether it's shopping, history, the great outdoors or old-fashioned family fun, San Marcos, Texas has the answers you've been searching for.

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Visitor Information:

San Marcos, Texas... A Texas Natural

San Marcos Convention & Visitors Bureau
202 N. C.M. Allen Parkway
San Marcos, TX 78667
Phone: (512) 393-5900
Toll-Free: 1-888-200-5620
Fax: (512) 393-5912

E-mail: cvb@sanmarcostexas.com
Web: www.toursanmarcos.com

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