About San MarcosOne mile northwest of San Marcos are the headwaters of the San Marcos River at Aquarena Springs. Created by the Balcones Fault, the San Marcos Springs, from which the river flows, produce 150 million gallons of ice-cold water daily. San Marcos is the input point for the Texas Water Safari, a 260-mile, nonstop canoe race to the Gulf town of Seadrift. The record for this grueling race is 29 hours, 46 minutes.
Visitor Centers San Marcos Convention and Visitors Bureau 617 I-35 N. San Marcos, TX 78666. Phone:(512)393-5930 or (888)200-5620
ShoppingBargain shopping is popular at San Marcos Premium Outlets and Tanger Outlet Center, both at I-35 exit 200.
Things to Do The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
San Marcos, TX
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Members save up to 15% and earn Honors points when booking AAA/CAA rates!Embassy Suites by Hilton-San Marcos Hotel, Spa and Conference Center
1001 E McCarty Ln. San Marcos, TX 78666
Members save 5% or more and earn Marriott Bonvoy™ points when booking AAA/CAA rates!Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Austin-San Marcos
1250 N Interstate 35. San Marcos, TX 78666