Butterfield Inn

Address: Highway 17 & 118, Fort Davis, Texas, 79734, United States | Ranch
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This ranch, located on Highway 17 & 118, Fort Davis, is near McDonald Observatory, Davis Mountains State Park, and Fort Laramie National Historic Site.
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        Travel Blogs from Fort Davis

        On to the Mountains!

        A travel blog entry by dhkidd on Jun 30, 2014

        21 photos

        ... br> After a short rest we drove to the trailhead for the CCC Trail, and headed up. At the top we went over to the Fort Davis side and looked at the fort from above – we could see the barracks, officers’ housing, parade grounds, etc., plus the mountains in the distance – it was beautiful. Back down and a little confused with the map, but we found the access road back to the CCC Trail (good thing we did not do the entire ...

        Texas - from an old fort to new oil

        A travel blog entry by ronamoon on Jun 10, 2014

        8 photos

        ... quest for oil that smothered everything else. Garden City had survived the storm of oil workers pretty well and there were only a few signs of the madness further south; houses had green grass around them and it looked pretty good.

        We pushed on to Big Springs and we got out of the oil bonanza and the road quietened down a lot as we headed north; still the RV parks around Big Springs were still catering to the workers on the fields.


        Digging up Dom

        A travel blog entry by billhall on Feb 12, 2014

        43 photos

        ... out a couple of dune buggies. They guy was very friendly and we talked for a few minutes. A look in his garage revealed a Dodge Viper that had been "worked on", and it had a 680 horsepower engine. He also had a 70's cuda, and a bunch of street rods. It turns out the he owned the local bar, dance hall, hotel, and a bunch of other businesses in town and is involved in a lot of civic organizations. Nice guy....his name was Herman. Just another person we ...

        On Top Of The World

        A travel blog entry by patry on May 14, 2013

        2 comments, 14 photos

        ... hear an almost chirping or clicking sound that they made. Cohen and Clare missed them as they were already asleep (catching up!) but Caleb thought it was pretty amazing. Cohen and Clare will hopefully see some bats when we're in Carlsbad, New Mexico. We watched the sunset and then Caleb headed to bed. The stars were beautiful on this clear night and Bruce and I sat out and enjoyed the quiet in the middle of this Texan ...

        Davis Mt SP/Fort Davis/McDonald Observatory

        A travel blog entry by gsnakehill on Mar 26, 2013

        1 comment, 33 photos

        ... seems to be huge populations of javelina's (look like small pigs) and they are not very nice. There is a lodge in the park, Indian Lodge built by the CCC. The lodge was built with pine vigas and river cane latilla ceilings that add rustic charm. Cedar furniture was hand carved. This lodge has been expended to a 39 room full service hotel and restaurant.

        McDonald Observatory is amazing. McDonald was a banker who left his ...