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Darren B wrote a review Jan 2021
Courtland, Virginia470 contributions43 helpful votes
Not much here to see or get excited about. After you've been thru Big Bend Park the "Ghost Town" is a "Let Down". Stay in the park and spend more time at beautiful spots like Santa Elena Canyon on the Rio Grande. Safe travels.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Bill K wrote a review Nov 2020
Mantorville, Minnesota3,494 contributions329 helpful votes
Terlingua is a sprawling city with a number of nice places to eat, some interesting shopping spots, and the Terlingua Ghost Town. The ghost town includes a number of relics from days past, the cemetery is a beautiful place to visit, the Starlight Theater (now a bar and grill) is really neat, and be sure to check out the store next door. Take your time and explore all that Terlingua has to offer.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Janet B wrote a review Sep 2020
Anna, Texas32 contributions9 helpful votes
The ghost town was very cool, it still had the mining area set up. The trading post was really cool, led into the starlight cafe,. The porch view is awesome. Very Nice. Not as impressed with the Gringo bar and grill, but they did have live music. They have a historic graveyard and stream liner camp that is very interesting and eclectic.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Rick Kretschmann wrote a review Aug 2020
New Braunfels, Texas39 contributions52 helpful votes
I suppose our little family does what everyone else does and takes a trip to the Big Bend-Over (it was essentially closed) and also putzes about these little 'must -see' towns along the way. There is nearly nothing to do in the town except look at some old shut down mercury mines. The river is super muddy and kind of fast so it is not suitable for small children to swim in. The saving grace was the La Jajitas golf resort. We stayed there and it was a great stay with a really great restaurant. If you golf it may be worth checking out the golf packages but my 3 year old twins don't golf, yet.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Gran7 wrote a review Apr 2020
Crossett1,255 contributions422 helpful votes
Charm and history and outdoor activities fill Terlingua. Good restaurants and saloons add to the unique sounds of this Southwest Texas town. Small but big in character and atmosphere. Lots to see and do before or after your visit to Big Bend. For the outdoors adventurer there are opportunities for hiking and rafting.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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