Conveniently located 35 minutes South of Austin and 45 minutes North of San Antonio this town has it all. Trendy boutiques, eclectic markets and unusual resale stores can be found around the charming and hip downtown square and in shopping plazas throughout the San Marcos area. San Marcos has the largest outlet shopping center in the United States. 260 stores and 1.2 million square feet of shopping heaven.

San Marcos Premium Outlet 
Shop at over 145 famous name brand outlets and designer factory stores. Find exceptional brands like Coach, Michael Kors, Prada, Tory Burch, St. John Outlet and more. 

Tanger Outlets
For millions of bargain hunters, brand name shopping doesn't get any bigger or better than the Tanger Outlets in San Marcos. Offering the World’s most popular brand names and designer outlet stores including: Banana Republic Factory Store, Tourneau, Eddie Bauer, LOFT Outlet, Old Navy, Reebok Outlet Store, LeCreuset, Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, Kenneth Cole, and many more. 

The Meadows Center
Experience the unique aquatic world of Spring Lake from a glass bottom boat or kayak tour and watch the springs bubble up forming the San Marcos River.

Dick’s Classic Garage Car Museum
Three decades of automobiles with models dating back as far as 1929. The collection is a tribute to the American love affair with the automobile and presents many of the finest cars ever made in the U.S. The museum is home to 80 pristine, restored classic cars.

This historical college town offers more than fabulous outlet shopping, it offers great food too! 

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