Travel Blogs from Alpine
On our way in to Alpine, TX (a common jumping off point for Big Bend National Park) we encountered what could be the first real threat to our plans for this part of the trip: snow! As we drove into town, the temperature was around -3°C and in response we immediately dived into the dollar shop to pick up hats and gloves. We crossed our fingers …
... door is the El Paso Museum of Archaeology, with displays showing the people who have lived in this area for thousands of years. This diorama in the Children's section shows the people we call Mescaleros because they gathered and used the mescal agave plant for food and fiber.
Fabulous views of the city can be found on the Rim Road and Scenic Drive up in the Franklin Mountains ...
... Took the road down from Alpine toward Study Butte. It is always so amazing to see how the landscape changes and the different colors that appear here and there. The cactus are blooming and were beautiful to see.
Got to the campground and checked in. Took awhile to get all the groceries arranged and put away. Took some time to make some quick food, ie tabouli and hummus for later on during the trip. Rested a ...
... coming into Marfa and the dog sniffing jumped up – they asked if we had another dog. George thinks it was the food in the RV.
Marfa used to be best known for being the site of the film for James Dean’s final picture GIANT starring Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor and Dennis Hopper. The restored hotel, Hotel Paisano served as the center of activity for making the movie. There is a roaring fireplace in the lobby.
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How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed