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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

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

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 Municipal Golf Course

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

Marfa, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Marfa, TX

Odessa Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Border Patrol Museum

Presents the rich heritage of the U.S. Border Patrol. Equipment, documents, books, and memorabilia available to the casual vi...

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...

Presidential Museum

The Presidential Museum is one of the few museums in the country dedicated solely to the office of the President. Permanent e...

Apache Trading Post

Rustic log cabin and family oriented gift shop features Big Bend collectibles, books on the history and geology of the Big Be...