16 days in Marfa Itinerary

16 days in Marfa Itinerary

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16 days in Marfa Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  34​h
— 14 nights
End: Marfa


Marfa ©
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marfa: Fort Davis (Davis Mountains State Park & McDonald Observatory), Prada Marfa (in Valentine) and Big Bend National Park (Tuff Canyon Trail, Santa Elena Canyon, & more). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Fort Davis National Historic Site, stop by Terlingua Trading Company, identify plant and animal life at Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center, and kick your exploration up a notch at Lajitas Zipline.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Marfa trip planner .

Boston to Marfa is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Boston to Marfa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Marfa, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marfa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Big Bend National Park, Fort Davis, Terlingua, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Prada Marfa
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Observatory ©
McDonald Observatory
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Marfa Lights Viewing Center ©
Marfa Lights Viewing Center