The Arcon Inn

215 N. Austin, Marfa, Texas, 79843, United States | Inn
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Out and about, exploring the cracks

A travel blog entry by billhall


... a kid...but when they're the age of my kids....they're a kid) who was traveling and staying in a tent. He was from New York state and was a nice guy....his name was Collin. He was staying at a place called El Cosmico. It's not really a's the place I may have mentioned with the Teepees and old trailers. I have pics of it today. You can stay in old 50's era trailers or's kinda funky and unusual.


Digging up Dom

A travel blog entry by billhall


... and headed down route 67 towards Presidio, TX. We crossed through a border patrol checkpoint but weren't stopped on the way down. You pass through a bunch of sensors and cameras, but they only stop you coming north. Remember...this is 65 miles NORTH of the border. But there aren't many roads headed north.

We stop in Presidio, TX at a grocery store with gas pumps out front. Presidio is right on the border....and I mean RIGHT on the ...

Stuck in colder weather

A travel blog entry by billhall


... which had shoulders as wide as another lane. We are a very large vehicle.....8-6 wide and about 53 feet long overall. It's also sometimes a handful to drive when dealing with crosswinds and traffic. But we had neither of these. I thought this would be a great time to give Laurie a driving lesson!

I stood over her shoulder so I could watch the mirrors and give advice. She drove about 25 miles, and did a fine job. I think it's important that she ...

Made it to Marfa.

A travel blog entry by nora.lavandrez


... to smiles with the same unchanged stone face. Also, some dewd with his girlfriend at the trendy restaurant we went to, looked me up and down to take in all of my outfit. That is really intrusive thing to do. You're only supposed to do it when the object of the state-down is unaware. Having noticed, I stuck a pose for him to take a picture so it'll last longer. I insist anyone who takes themselves so seriously can't be a great ...

Road to Marfa, Texas to See the Lights?

A travel blog entry by travelintommy


... counter spoke no English and was asking how I was and what I wanted. I answered that I was good (in English) and played it safe by ordering Huevos Rancheros. It was awesome - Chicken, Sausage Potatoes, Beans, Eggs and Green Chili Sauce. I ate it all because it was so good. I also knew I had another full day of driving and would hate to stop for junk food at the usual food stops along the way.

I got in the truck and headed for Austin, TX. ...

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This inn, located on 215 N. Austin, 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