Marathon Motel

Address: W. Highway 90, Marathon, Texas, 79842, United States | Motel
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This motel is located on W. Highway 90, Marathon.
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        TravelPod Member ReviewsMarathon Motel

        Reviewed by malonetravels2

        Camping at the Marathon Motel

        Reviewed Apr 22, 2013
        by (10 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

        Camping at the Marathon Motel includes areas for both tents and RV's hookups . There is a nice shower room for campers and and outdoor firepit area to sit at night around the provided campfire in the unique fireplace.

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

        TripAdvisor Reviews Marathon Motel

        4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

        Travel Blogs from Marathon

        Wide open spaces

        A travel blog entry by patsbike on Apr 21, 2014

        2 comments, 14 photos

        I started out from Alpine at about 10:00AM. Sul Ross University is in Alpine but I passed by without thinking to take a photo of their campus. This school has an outstanding rodeo team and when you look at the country side you can see it would be ideal for cowboys. The weather was good and the roads were nice. My initial goal was to bike from Alpine to Marathon a little over 33 miles. During this ride ...

        Small towns of West Texas

        A travel blog entry by 10sandy on Apr 06, 2014

        3 comments, 41 photos

        ... been very strong for the last week or so, and that is probably why it was not up. Another town we come by is Marfa - established in 1883, population 2,000. Named by the wife of the West Texas Railroad after a character in a Russian novel she was reading. This town is trying to re-invent itself. It is famous for some mysterious lights that appear at night. We were there in the day, so no idea if it was worth it or not. Also many ...

        Beautiful west Texas

        A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Dec 02, 2013

        4 photos

        ... inch the aging hippie. Many Mexicans too.

        I'm finally camping as the weather was a lovely 25 or so today. But the nights get cool so I'll be bundling up tonight when I go to bed, my first in the new tent. I found a great place too because they have RV hookups and regular rooms and all the amenities that come with that. So for $10 I can pitch my tent, have access ...

        Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center/ Marathon

        A travel blog entry by gsnakehill on Mar 22, 2013

        24 photos

        ... 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 ...

        The Big Bend in the Rio Grande

        A travel blog entry by ukcat on Jan 26, 2013

        1 comment, 27 photos

        ... post office, a bakery going out of business and for movie buffs the motel scene for the movie Paris, Texas.

        After visiting the Gage Hotel, which is very elegant with a nice pricey restaurant we decided instead to dine at the Snakebite Saloon. Entering through swinging saloon doors you will find a long bar, a few tables for diners, a corner ...