How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews Gage Hotel Marathon
Travel Blogs from Marathon
... running up a hill. She was so excited she couldn't figure out why she was not getting any photos! The lens cap on her new Canon Power Shot was on tight! She grabbed her iphone but it was too late to get a good shot. We have to believe her as I didn't see him!
In the park we saw roadrunners, lizards and a grey fox. No javelinas!
... towns we pass is called Valentine - population 215!! It looks pretty much like a ghost town - several vacant buildings and who knows how far they have to go for a grocery store. NOT my cup of tea! Along the way we stop along the road at a picnic area. The train track runs next to the road, but no trains in this area. We are surprisingly next to a tethered Drone Blimp - the kind we saw in Yuma. They are used to photograph the border. The ...
... pretty funky village. There are a few galleries, a freaky looking hostel that caters to the many cyclists who ride from California to Florida (crazy!), couple of coffee shops, and some interesting locals. Many from outside of Marathon have settled here too, the woman working at the grocery store (who also runs the hostel) is Slovakian, another who worked or maybe owned it ...
... are so run down houses there and you think the visitor center is there but you need to travel down the road a little passed the church to find this museum and visitor center.
Leaving the visitor center we drove miles and miles and miles of what I call Apache country. Hills and mountains of dry, gray, dirt and land of cacti all over the place with some ranches and fence. It is really stunning and it just goes on and on. I can ...
... board meeting we were ready for a destination. Marathon it is.
We chose Marathon because of its proximity to Big Bend National Park which was on our do list of places to see. We were not disappointed with either Marathon or Big Bend. Marathon has an elegant hotel (Gage Hotel), the Marathon Motel and RV Park (where we stayed), a couple of ...