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Recent Big Bend Country reviews

  • LOVE LOVE LOVE El Sueno

    "This was my second trip to Marfa and I had only ever stayed in a hotel. From the moment that I booked the home until we left on our final day it was a lovely experience. The house was spotless and the beds super comfortable. We really enjoyed the look and feel of the home -from the decor to the oversized porch it was all perfect! Thank you so much for providing us with a home we could enjoy every time we come to Marfa!"
    Guest: A.Coldiron Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 5, 2015
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  • Look no further - this is the best!

    "Most people venturing into the Big Bend need simply a "launching pad" to go see all sights. Why settle for just a hotel room or plain house when you can rent this cozy cottage (on acreage) with expansive day-and-night views? A porch wraps around all four sides of the house. There is plenty of seating indoors and out (including rocking chairs, a swing and hammock), a fully equipped kitchen, outdoor grill, luxury linens, comfortable beds, large dining table, and a loft with a "picture window" that perfectly frames the daytime mountain view and allows for star-gazing from indoors. There are books and games for all ages. The kitchen was easy to use, stocked with oil, spices, condiments and all the necessary tools. With the groceries we picked up in town, we often cooked at the house. When my husband and I visited in April, the desert was in full bloom. The quiet here in the still of the night is unforgettable. If you have binoculars or a telescope, bring them to better gaze at the wildlife, mountains and stars, even though the views from either inside the cottage or from the porch are remarkable enough to leave you content. This is a wonderful place for reflection, introspection and recharging your spirit, so you may not want to go anywhere else on your trip! The internet allowed us to check our email, listen to Sirius radio while we watched the stars and watch a Neftlix movie. There is no cell phone service, but it is possible to keep in touch via email with your laptop or tablet. There is no TV because this is a place intended to connect you with the majesty of the outdoors. Be forewarned: it will be hard to leave this beautiful little piece of Texas. The owners live in a nearby town and are responsive if you have a question, either before or during your stay. They provided plenty of sightseeing books and brochures, as well as a list of dining places. The house is not wheelchair accessible but the only real obstacle I saw was the front porch steps, which have a handrail on one side. Two sturdy walking sticks were provided for outdoor walks. The road to the house might be a challenge for a subcompact car, but we had no trouble in our regular-size pickup."
    Guest: Texaslady Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
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  • amazing property and wonderful hostess

    "we just did spring break here and had the best time-to be honest, the pictures don't even come close to doing Nancy's land and the house she has built justice- spectacular place with amazing views and a wonderful house with all the amenities one could ask for Nancy was an a great hostess and will help you with anything you need- our only regret was that we didn't stay an extra week"
    Guest: Tim L. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 16, 2015
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  • Wonderful Retreat Spot

    "This was an ideal spot for my week long solo retreat in Marfa! It is perfect for 1-2 people and right on the main strip with easy walking/biking to the center of town. I loved the loft -- open and bright, functional little kitchen area, huge beautiful bathroom and great outdoor deck. I would recommend this loft to anyone and David was great and responded to anything I needed with a easy going attitude. I hope to be back again next summer!"
    Guest: flash Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 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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