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Terlingua

Big Bend National Park, TX
405-795-3905
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A Touch of West Coast Wierdness

I have been to Terlingua a dozen times in recent years, and I enjoy being there each time. Why... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Playaman47
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San Antonio, Texas
This is a Ghost Town!!!

We heard this was a 'must visit' area! So, we did and boy were we disappointed to find nothing of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Texas_traveler77833
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Brenham, Texas
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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“ghost town” (70 reviews)
“chilli” (13 reviews)
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Big Bend National Park, TX
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405-795-3905
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to Terlingua a dozen times in recent years, and I enjoy being there each time. Why? Because the community - and it is barely that - is as much counter-culture, New Age-oriented,, "live off the grid" as one can find anywhere east...More

Thank Playaman47
Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard this was a 'must visit' area! So, we did and boy were we disappointed to find nothing of any consequence. We had made reservations to stay in this town, so we were stuck. We did find some good eats. See other review of...More

Thank Texas_traveler77833
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terlingua is awesome! So much to see in a tiny little ghost town. The cemetery is fascinating and gut-wrenching, the dilapidated houses are cool to walk through, and you should absolutely have a beer with the locals on the porch of the Terlingua Trading Company....More

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I imagine there are tourists who go to Big Bend National Park and stay in Terlingua because it is one of the two nearest "towns." In that sentence, you should understand "nearest" in relative terms; everything is extremely far in this portion of the country;...More

2  Thank DFW E
Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you're in this area, definitely stop and walk around Terlingua. Presumably named after the 3 languages that were in the area, back in the day of the Chisos Mine. There are several attractions, restaurants, Starlight Lounge and even a motel. The area seems to...More

1  Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This place is likely the new Marfa (or the old Marfa) in as much as it is very cute and quaint but it has that overly touristy vibe about it. Still more than worth your time.

Thank brendonlaster
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have to agree that this is a unique ghost town,rising up from the ashes in so many ways.Our stay was at Retrorents Airstream rental, RV and camp site. First impressions was its just dust and desert but it was the perfect place. The Airstream vans...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you're here for the National Park hiking, don't bother to drive here, you're not missing anything.

Thank Mar R
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We could find only one place to stay for our visit to Big Bend National Park and this was it. It strikes me as an old hippy colony. Just not our thing. However, it is convenient to Big Bend and we found some very good...More

Thank OtPot
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

So Study Butte to terlingua and to Ghost town Terlingua are half a day activity. Get a map of the walking tour of Ghost Town,follow it and you will understand the area and have seen enough. To think there had been 80 children in the...More

1  Thank bootlegger77
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