A group of men and women in mermaid costumes pose on a parade float
Mermaid SPLASH Festival. Photo by Will van Overbeek

San Marcos

Dip your toes or paddle in the crystal-clear San Marcos River. Shop big at the nation’s largest outlet shopping center. Immerse yourself in nature and explore some trails. Relax with a cold one brewed in the Hill Country. And of course, stroll around downtown to see colorful murals and even mermaids.

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