census-designated place in Brewster County, Texas, United States
Highway 90 runs through the town center.
- Marathon Coffee.
- Gage Hotel, 101 Highway 90 West, ☏ , toll-free: , fax: , email@example.com. Check-in: 4PM, check-out: 11AM. Built in the 1920s by cattle tycoon Alfred Gage so he would have a place to stay while overseeing his interests in the area. The hotel has since been carefully restored and now includes a cafe and a spa. Rooms in the original building (with or without private bath) are the biggest bargain; those in the Los Portales annex and in the 3 well-appointed houses nearby offer more modern trappings without sacrificing the West Texas mood. $90-$381.
Traveling west on Highway 90, you'll find:
Also in the area:
- Big Bend National Park has 801,000 acres of land to explore.
- Fort Davis is home to the McDonald Observatory, which hosts terrific Star Parties after dark.
|Routes through Marathon|
|Van Horn ← Alpine ←||W E||→ Sanderson → Del Rio|
|Odessa ← Fort Stockton ←||N S||→ Big Bend N.P. → END|