Travel Blogs from Marathon
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This is always one of the fun things we do while we are the area, go to the White Buffalo Bar and get a bite to eat and enjoy the drinks and atmosphere.
I went to Big Bend National Park today. It's nearly an hour drive from Marathon to the park entrance. I first went to the Persimmon Gap Visitor Center where I looked at the exhibits, talked to a ranger for recommendations on what to do and watched a movie about the park.
Big Bend became a state park in 1933. In 1935 Congress passed …
I went to the Texas State Capitol today. My timing wasn't very good. The building is currently undergoing restoration work and parts of both the inside and outside aren't visible. That's bad enough but I arrived on a morning when there had been a shooting at the University of Texas, which is just seven blocks from the capitol, and the police had …
1. Thursday, March 22 - I had to get a picture of the sunset at Seminole Canyon State Park and then in the morning a sunrise picture. We left the canyon around 9:30 am and headed west on 90. This is canyon country and we saw some beautiful views of canyons as we traveled along. Of course we had to stop in Langtry, TX about forty miles up the road. Langtry is named for Lilly Lillie Langtry the international star. Judge Roy Bean was fascinated ...
January 26 - 27, 2013
Motorhome Trip Odometer – 2,686
Why in the world would we go to Marathon, TX? Population 455. A little dot in the dry west Texas landscape. But this was a treat. After a 320 mile drive out of hill country into the flats of west Texas along with a 2 hour stop at a rest area to make another ...
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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.
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