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TravelPod Member ReviewsMarathon Motel
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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The Marathon motel and RV park is where we stayed Thursday and Friday. We had the day off on Friday. The camp ground was very nice but it was very cold on Thursday night, went down to 37 degrees. That temp makes tent sleeping a bit rough. Bruce and I tried to get a room in the motel but they were sold out. Believe it or not the area is a big Spring …
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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...