4 days in Big Bend Country Itinerary

4 days in Big Bend Country Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Big Bend Country visit planner

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El Paso
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Alpine
— 1 night
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Terlingua
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El Paso

El Paso ©
On the 19th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, then get engrossed in the history at El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, and then cruise along Scenic Drive - Overlook.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our El Paso travel planner.

Houston to El Paso is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to El Paso due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in November: high temperatures in El Paso hover around 68°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Alpine.

Things to do in El Paso

Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center ©

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Alpine

Alpine ©
Alpine is a city in and the county seat of Brewster County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stop by Davis Mt. Broom Shop, then contemplate the long history of Fort Davis National Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Big Bend, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Marfa Lights Viewing Center.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Alpine online day trip planner.

You can drive from El Paso to Alpine in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Alpine are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Terlingua.

Things to do in Alpine

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Davis, Marfa Lights Viewing Center
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Big Bend ©
Museum of the Big Bend
Fort Davis National Historic Site ©
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Marfa Lights Viewing Center ©
Marfa Lights Viewing Center

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Terlingua

Terlingua ©
Terlingua is a mining district and census-designated place (CDP) in southwestern Brewster County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get interesting insight from Far Flung Outdoor Center, explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon, and then explore and take pictures at Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Terlingua vacation tool.

Getting from Alpine to Terlingua by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, Terlingua is somewhat warmer than Alpine - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Terlingua

Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Big Bend National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chisos Mountains ©
Chisos Mountains
Santa Elena Canyon ©
Santa Elena Canyon
Far Flung Outdoor Center ©
Far Flung Outdoor Center