Tacos at Cueva de Oso in Balmorhea. It’s authentic West Texas Mexican food at its finest.
Getting fitted for a custom hat in Alpine, TX.
Visit Guadalupe Mountains National Park and hike to Guadalupe Peak, the "Top of Texas" (elevation 8,951 feet).
Wearing Roy Orbison's last pair of sunglasses at the museum in Wink, TX.
Snow in the Chisos Mountains! Winters are usually mild in Big Bend, but when it does snow, it's light and doesn't stick around for long. I felt lucky to actually be there when it did snow overnight, dusting the Chisos Mountains with a layer of brilliant white!
Taking a road trip along River Road (FM 170), along the Rio Grande between Lajitas and Presidio, and onto Marfa and beyond. There, you'll get majestic views of the river, desert and mountains on both the U.S. and Mexico side.
Visit Big Bend at least once! You’ll find inspiration in the desert, mountains and along the Rio Grande in one of the last remaining wild corners of the U.S., and due to its remote location, it's destined to remain that way!