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Marfa, Texas

Marfa was established in 1881 as a water stop of the Texas and New Orleans Railroad. Today it is a trading point for many large ranches in the surrounding mountains. A superb climate makes Marfa a popular tourist center. In season, hunters are attracted by plentiful mule deer and pronghorn antelope.

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El Paisano Hotel

The Hotel Paisano was built by Charles Bassett of El Paso and opened in June 1930. The Paisano was for the most part a cattleman's hotel for its first 40

Marfa, TX Historic Hotels

Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art museum founded by the late artist Donald Judd, dedicated to the creation and preservation of permanent installations of large-scale works or large groups of work by a small number of artists, located on a 340-acre site of the former Fort D.A. Russell.

Marfa, TX Museums

Marfa Mystery Lights Viewing Center

First reported by early settlers in 1883, the mysterious glowing orbs still defy explanation. Since then the legend, and the surrounding curiosity, has grown. What once was a Texas-based story of interest has captured national recognition.

Marfa, TX Natural Attractions

Marfa Municipal Golf Course

Marfa Municipal Golf Course is the highest golf course in Texas, at 4,882 feet above sea level with nine holes, 18

Marfa, TX Golf Courses

Marfa Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Marfa, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Marfa, TX

El Paso Zoo

Located near the Bridge of the Americas, gateway to the U.S. and Mexico, the zoo exhibits over 700 animals of about 200 speci...

Devils River State Natural Area

A remote and picturesque 20,000-acre preserve at the ecological junction of the Chihuahuan Desert, the Hill Country and the T...

Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art museum founded by the late artist Donald Judd, dedicated to the creation and pre...

West-of-the-Pecos Museum and Park

The West-of-the-Pecos Museum occupies an old saloon and three floors of the historic hotel, once the area's finest. See resto...