We road tripped from Seattle to Texas for the holidays and during days 4-7 of the trip we spent time in Marfa and Big Bend National Park! We hiked some awesome trails at Big Bend, saw Texas beauty we didn’t know existed, went alien hunting, and enjoyed the charm of small town Marfa.
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Whataburger (Texas): http://whataburger.com/
DB’s Rustic Iron BBQ (Terlingua): https://www.yelp.com/biz/dbs-rustic-iron-bbq-terlingua
Food Shark (Marfa): https://www.yelp.com/biz/food-shark-marfa
Presta Coffee Roasters (Tucson): https://www.yelp.com/biz/presta-coffee-roasters-tucson-2
Do Your Thing Coffee (Marfa): https://www.yelp.com/biz/do-your-thing-coffee-marfa
Prada Marfa: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g56804-d5557195-Reviews-Prada_Marfa-Valentine_Texas.html
Marfa Lights: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g56230-d105949-Reviews-The_Marfa_Mystery_Lights-Marfa_Texas.html
Big Bend National Park: https://www.nps.gov/bibe/index.htm
Chinati Foundation (Marfa): https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g56230-d145620-Reviews-Chinati_Foundation-Marfa_Texas.html
Lost Mine Trail (Big Bend National Park): https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60733-d145653-Reviews-Lost_Mine_Trail-Big_Bend_National_Park_Texas.html
Santa Elena Canyon (Big Bend National Park): https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60733-d144708-Reviews-Santa_Elena_Canyon-Big_Bend_National_Park_Texas.html
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We’re Adam and Kathryn, an adventurous married couple living in Seattle. You can often find us driving all around the PNW on the weekends, cuddling our fur child Kona, scoping out the best coffee shops, eating tacos, climbing mountains, and dreaming about Hawaii.
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