4 days in Big Bend National Park & Marfa Itinerary

4 days in Big Bend National Park & Marfa Itinerary

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Big Bend National Park
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Big Bend National Park

— 3 nights
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tuff Canyon Trail, Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive, Rio Grande Village Nature Trail, and other attractions. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Santa Elena Canyon, get to know the fascinating history of Castolon Historic District, explore the striking landscape at The Balanced Rock, and trek along The Window Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Bend National Park road trip app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Big Bend National Park. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in April, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marfa.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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. You've now added Prada Marfa to your itinerary. On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Prada Marfa.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marfa trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Big Bend National Park to Marfa takes 3 hours. Traveling from Big Bend National Park in April, expect Marfa to be slightly colder, temps between 76°F and 41°F.
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