Big Bend & West Texas: What To Do

Terlingua Ghost Town

Terlingua Ghost Town

On the random, I decided to finally (after many years of dreaming) visit Big Bend

National Park and make my way to West Texas. Driving from Houston, it’s an approximately 10 hour drive… did I mention I was doing this trip solo? No one to talk to for 10 hours which, honestly, was really nice. Now that I’ve “been there, done that” I thought I’d share what there is to do in this part of the (rural) world.

FROM HOUSTON TO BIG BEND
Seguin – wine
Del Rio – Lake Amistad & more wine (5.5 hour drive from Houston)
Langtry – the infamous Judge Roy Bean
Marathon – quaint town & the Gage Hotel
Alpine – another quaint town
Terlingua – ghost town (7 mi. from Big Bend)

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