Far, Far, Far West Texas & Big Bend

September 18-22, 2017

Five days/ four nights — open to individuals

This is your chance to see the most dramatic and overpowering scenery in Texas – the mountains of the Trans-Pecos region and the Big Bend area, in the comfort of a luxury motor coach. From our departure point in Midland, we will take a leisurely tour through:

Alpine • Balmorhea • Fort Davis • Fort Stockton • Marathon
Marfa • Pecos • Presidio • Terlingua

We will be driving on three of the top four “Most Scenic Drives in Texas” as voted by Texas Highways readers - truly the State’s most spectacular scenery!

Tour Highlights

Just a few of the many highlights:

  • Nighttime Star Party and daytime tour of the McDONALD OBSERVATORY.
  • A full afternoon going OFFROAD in the BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK.
  • Searching for the MARFA LIGHTS, one of the world’s greatest UNEXPLAINED MYSTERIES!
  • Wonderfully intriguing museums along the way that explain the essence of West Texas, OIL and COWBOYS: the PETROLEUM MUSEUM in Midland and the WEST OF PECOS MUSEUM in Pecos.
  • FORT DAVIS, a restored frontier fort, and the most photogenic & attractive town in the region; location of the movie Dancer, Texas.
  • Seeing the movie Giant memorabilia at the EL PAISANO HOTEL in Marfa.

Tour Can Include

  • Two nights at the INDIAN MOUNTAIN LODGEor the OLYMPIA in Fort Davis, one night at the renowned CHISOS BASIN LODGE in the heart of Big Bend National Park, plus one night in Pecos.
  • Four lunches and three dinners.
  • Round trip airfare to/from Midland.