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Recent Big Bend Country reviews

  • Magical mornings in the desert

    "What a beautiful home! The photos do not do this place justice, it's so much more beautiful in person! We loved our stay here and hope to return in the near future or maybe even yearly! Everyone we met was warm and welcoming! Any time we mentioned we were staying at the Hill House, we always got an enthusiastic response. It seems like the place to be, and for staying during such a busy weekend, we sure lucked out! We spent a lot of time in the lush garden downstairs which was always full of butterflies. We love everything about this place, it all felt so magical. The sunsets from the patio are amazing, the furniture and art is tastefully chosen, and all the living areas are comfortable and welcoming. We even met with some of the artists in person during the Chinati Weekend! It was a pleasure to come back to the home and view the work in a different light. Thank you so much for having us!"
    Guest: Lynette L. Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 23, 2013
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  • Awesome Place!!

    "My daughter is getting married next year and it was our last big daddy/daughter trip just the two of us. We could not have stayed at a better place in the Big Bend area. Although it was just the two of us and we didn't need as much space as Terlingua House provided....we especially enjoyed all the outdoor areas there including the deck on top of the house. The house was clean and very well-stocked with everything we needed. It was a convenient drive from the house to Far Flung Adventures and Big Bend River Tours. I would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Big Bend. It would be especially great for two or three couples or large families since it provides the privacy of totally separate buildings for each bedroom. Thank you for a very enjoyable 5-night stay!!"
    Guest: Dennis Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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  • Very nice place

    "Highly recommend!"
    Guest: SaltWater Hooker Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 13, 2014
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  • outstanding vacation home

    "First off, I'll say that the owner of the house lives close by and is very responsive to questions via phone and text, plus she is a nice person. She has done an outstanding job of stocking the house with most anything you need, and the house is very clean and comfortable. Wifi, nice TV but really, we were there to explore West Texas. New appliances, plenty of hot water for showers, we much prefer this to any hotel anywhere."
    Guest: glg Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 26, 2014
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Big Bend Country Travel Tips

Experience Natural Beauty at Big Bend Country Vacation Rentals

Big Bend Country sounds like something out of a western novel. In truth, what you'll find there is probably not far from your imagination. Located in the remote southwestern part of Texas, it is so named because it is the territory surrounding a vast curve in the Rio Grande River. There are two states and national parks, offering outdoor recreation activities. In total, the region covers more than a million acres of public land. It's the perfect place to escape to from busy city life and enjoy the beauty of nature. Outdoor enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice deciding which activities to do on a daily basis.

Getting to Big Bend Country

The primary way to access Bid Bend Country is by road. Even then, it's a lengthy drive and you need to know where you are going. The two main towns are Alpine and Marathon which can be reached off interstate routes 10 or 20 and then by following Highway 385 to Marathon or Highway 67 to Alpine. The nearest commercial airports are either Midland, which is a three-hour drive from Marathon or El Paso which is a four-hour drive from Alpine. Because the distances are vast and there is no public transportation system, you will need a vehicle to get around. If not travelling to Big Bend Country lodging in your own vehicle, you can hire a car from either of the commercial airports on arrival. An alternative to flying is to travel across the state by train to Alpine. The Sunset Limited Amtrak train stops in Alpine three times a week from each direction. It's a great way to start off a leisurely vacation and the train route takes you through some spectacular scenery en route. Once in Alpine, you will need to hire a car to get to Big Bend Country.

Things to do Near Big Bend Country Vacation Homes

There is no better way to explore the region than by the age-old tradition of horseback riding. Excursions and tours range from an hour to several days and take you exploring the natural wonders of the area. If you are an avid rider and have your own horse, stable facilities are available. Most often the stable owners will also be able to point you in the direction of the best trails and provide a guiding service if required.

You may want to join an organized vehicle tour that takes you to remote and incredibly beautiful places in Big Bend Country. The experience is enhanced by the guide's expert knowledge on the geological and cultural history of the region.

There are numerous hiking trails in Big Bend Country. Most are well marked and if you are an experienced hiker, you will be able to follow the routes with ease. Guide books and maps are available and recommended if heading out on your own. If you are uncertain of the territory, you can arrange to hire a guide who will ensure you have a memorable hiking experience.

Adventurous bikers will love exploring the desert trails in Big Bend Country. You can have a guide show you around or you can get your hands on a guide book and make up your own adventure as you go along. Big Bend Country National Park has more than 400 different bird species, making it a birdwatcher's paradise. Explore on foot or in your vehicle and you should be rewarded with excellent sightings.

Country Living in Big Bend Country

In Big Bend Country, vacation rentals range from comfortable cabins to expansive ranch houses. Most can accommodate small groups or large families. Big Bend Country is the type of place that you want your own space and to be able to come and go as you please. Having a rental home to stay in provides that level of freedom and flexibility.

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