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Recent Terlingua reviews

  • Spring Break 2014

    "Villa Terlingua was the ideal home base for our Big Bend adventures. With growing preteen/teenage children, our family needs room to spread out. The indoor spaces of this home are cozy and the outdoor spaces are breathtaking. The house is rustic, eclectic, and obviously built with love. Rustic does not mean roughing it, however. Hot water on demand in the middle of a ghost town! Who knew? Don't forget to look for the fossils in the shower. And for those who feel the need to stay connected to the outside world, there is internet access. The kitchen is well equipped, but you will want to stock up on groceries in Fort Stockton or Alpine before you make the trek to Terlingua. The local market is fine in an emergency, but expensive and limited. The real treasure of Villa Terlingua is the owner. What an amazing individual. She is a river and back country guide, a scholar, a protector of the environment, an activist, a volunteer, a respected community member. Her knowledge of and love for the area was indispensable as we planned our daily activities. Thanks to her guidance and connections, my husband and I felt very comfortable taking our children across the recently opened border to Boquillas del Carmen for the afternoon. We can't wait for Spring Break 2015 at Villa Terlingua."
    Guest: Kristen B. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 17, 2014
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  • Off the grid

    "Sweet and serene- especially loved the screened porch and the privacy. Good place to hang out an get away from it all."
    Guest: Lisart Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 5, 2014
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  • Big Bend Getaway

    "We really enjoyed the peace and quiet of this place. The evenings were simply amazing. Plus the place was extremely comfortable and very clean. This was one of our more memorable vacations thanks to this wonderful place in the Big Bend area."
    Guest: J&B Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • Beautiful Views

    "After spending the night in Alpine and then touring the whole region (Fort Davis, Marfa and Terlinqua Ghost Town) we are SO glad we chose to stay with Curt. he is just close enough to make Big Bend an easy trek and just far out enough that we felt a little like we were camping. All the friendly four legged hosts were a definite plus. Curt was generous with his time and stories and definitely made us feel at home. This will be our Big Bend spot from now on! Enjoy y'all!"
    Guest: Signe Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 17, 2014
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Terlingua Travel Tips

Find Terlingua Vacation Rentals in This Ghost Town

Terlingua was once a Texas ghost town in the desert near the Rio Grande. Today, the abandoned mines and buildings attract numerous tourists, and Terlingua is a charming community that makes a great vacation destination. Terlingua vacation houses allow you to stay in comfort, without fighting for lodging with the other tourists in the area, and you have easy access to all the great things to see and do in the Terlingua area.

Minutes from Big Bend National Park

Big Bend Country lodging means you're close to all of the wonderful outdoor activities that Big Bend National Park is famous for. Try rafting on the Rio Grande, riding your motorcycle on the roadways in the area, hiking, or riding your mountain bike on the trails to burn some energy and get your adrenaline flowing during your vacation. Walk right out the door of Terlingua vacation rentals—exciting adventures at Big Bend await.

Ride for Mas o Menos

Book Terlingua vacation Houses for Presidents Day weekend, when experienced cyclists from across the country come to Terlingua to race in the annual Mas o Menos 100 mountain bike race, sponsored by Desert Sports. This four-day event is open to bike riders of all skill levels because of the multiple events they offer. Mas o Menos 100 culminates with a 100 kilometer mountain bike race through the rough terrain surrounding Terlingua.

It's Chili Times Two in Terlingua

If chili is your specialty, Big Bend Country lodging can put you in the prime location to sign up for not one, but two chili cook offs in Terlingua. On the first Saturday of November, Terlingua hosts the Chili Appreciation Society International and the Frank X. Tolbert/Wick Fowler World Chili Championships. Use the kitchen in your vacation house, and then put your chili up against the rest if you're brave enough.

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