Thunderbird Hotel

600 West San Antonio, Marfa, Texas, 79843, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Marfa

Marfa stop

A travel blog entry by crisguidi

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... have not been able to solve the lights. Nevertheless today's ancestors of 1800 settlers donated money to build a huge pavilion dedicated to view the Marfa lights.
We stopped at this pavilion to check out the area but of course we could it see the lights since it was daytime. We did get some pictures of the Flats at this iconic location.
Off to downtown Marfa!! I researched on Yelp! and found this very highly rated food truck in ...

Out and about, exploring the cracks

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... was to die for. Wow.....it was fantastic.

After this, Laurie wanted to walk the outside grounds at the Chinati foundation, and I walked with her for a bit. It is on an old army base, that used to be a cavalry base...and I don't mean air cav.....I mean chasing Pancho Via on horses cavalry. It was also used during WW II. There were old watering troughs for the cavalry horses still there. A lot of the barracks and buildings are ...

Digging up Dom

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... here...it really doesn't matter. One side is just as barren and remote as the other.

There are places to put in a canoe or raft and float the river. The border is the center of the river.....leaving you floating in and out of either country. We saw people putting in with a canoe, and floating downriver to another vehicle which they would take back to the put in point. Like everything else out here.....you're on your own. You keep this in mind ...

Stuck in colder weather

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... tattooed hippie looking kid that was imported from Austin. The service was good, tattooed coffee dude was quite chatty, and the coffee was good! We did find out that a lot doesn't go on in town until the latter part of the week and the weekend. The first part of the week is slow and a lot of stuff isn't open.

We drove around a bit, and found where the Chinati Foundation is located. Laurie plans on going there in a few days. This is a big, ...

West Texas Here We Come!

A travel blog entry by dhkidd

2
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... orbits. We also learned a new Zodiac sign called Ophiucus. The Star Party was equally as enjoyable – there were many telescopes set up outside of the observatory with people to tell you what you were looking at. There were about 700 people there (compared with 1000 the night before) and we stood in line at the telescopes, but not for more than 10 minutes or so. We saw the Pliades, Jupiter, Orian Nebula, M81, M82, Messier 35, Panstaar ...

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Location

This hotel, located on 600 West San Antonio, Marfa, is near Chinati Foundation, Presidio County Courthouse, Fort D. A. Russell, and Marfa and Presidio County Museum.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good