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Stay close to great shopping and plenty of activities in San Marcos when you book a room at the Country Inn & Suites, San Marcos, TX. Bargain hunters love perusing the finds at San Marcos Premium Outlets and Tanger Outlets, both less than four miles away. Your kids can enjoy splashing the day away at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, and you can continue your aquatic adventures by tubing down the nearby San Marcos River. After touring Texas State University, return to your room to change into your best honky-tonk attire before attending a show at Cheatham St. Warehouse.

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San Marcos Premium Outlets

3.16 mi / 5.08 km from the hotel
Grab your wallet and find great deals at more than 145 stores, including Calvin Klein, Coach, Gucci, and Prada.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

190.38 mi / 306.39 km from the hotel
Prepare to get drenched at this popular attraction, featuring indoor water rides, thrilling speed slides, and waves for surfing along with endless lazy rivers, uphill water coasters, and kid-friendly playgrounds.

Cheatham St. Warehouse

0.97 mi / 1.56 km from the hotel
Known as the place that led the legendary George Strait into the spotlight, this honky-tonk is a great spot to catch up-and-coming country music stars.

Gruene Historic District

12.77 mi / 20.55 km from the hotel
Spend an afternoon perusing antiques and specialty shops in Gruene Historic District. Check the calendar to catch live music at a dance hall dating from 1878, or plan a wine-tasting trip with friends.

LBJ Museum

1.33 mi / 2.14 km from the hotel
Housing more than 150 personal items, the museum tells the story of Lyndon B. Johnson, a student and schoolteacher who would go on to become America’s 36th president.

Lions Club Tube Rental

1.84 mi / 2.96 km from the hotel
Start at San Marcos City Park for a relaxed, hour-long float down the river to Rio Vista Park. Along the way, enjoy the scenic views, stop off for a swim in an inviting pool, or keep an eye out for waterfall chutes.

Texas State University

1.89 mi / 3.05 km from the hotel
Home of the Bobcats and the fourth-largest public university in the state, Texas State University's 457-acre campus features prime access to the San Marcos River.

Wonder World Park

1.14 mi / 1.83 km from the hotel
Experience a unique blend of activities at Wonder World Park, including a cave tour, a petting zoo, and the Anti-Gravity House.

Tanger Outlets

3.68 mi / 5.92 km from the hotel
Browse outlet stores like Calvin Klein, LOFT, and Torrid to dress yourself from head to toe.

Wimberley, Texas

12.82 mi / 20.63 km from the hotel
Visit nearby Wimberley for an afternoon of ziplining fun or a night of honky-tonk and dancing.