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Visit Terlingua, Texas

Quaint Desert Town on The Edge of West Texas
Terlingua, Texas, is a remote and rugged ghost town located in the Big Bend region of West Texas. It offers a unique blend of history, natural beauty, and adventure for tourists seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience. Visit the Terlingua Cemetery, a historic cemetery filled with the graves of former miners, or hike the trails in Big Bend National Park for breathtaking views of the Chihuahuan Desert. Enjoy a cold beer at the famous Starlight Theatre, a historic saloon, and live music venue, or join the annual Terlingua International Chili Championship to taste the wild west. Visit Terlingua for an authentic taste of the American West.

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La Posado Milagro: Espresso Coffee Shop

Coffee, Dog Friendly, Event Venues, Food, Kid Friendly, Small Bites, Sweets / Bakery

La Posada Milagro Expresso - Coffee Shop, is located above The Terlingua Ghostown, just outside Big Bend National Park, Texas. Open Daily, come for breakfast or lunch, or a drink from our full coffee bar. We also pack picnic lunches for the explorer! Don't forget us for any special event you want to celebrate here in West Texas!

Los Pajaros Rentals

Kid Friendly, Stay

Relax and recharge in the tranquil beauty of Terlingua Birds Vacations vacation rentals. They provide the best vacation rental experience with years of experience in hospitality, they understand what it takes to make your stay unforgettable. With the different properties, they have something available for everyone.

Big Bend Chamber Of Commerce


The BIG BEND CHAMBER is dedicated to "harnessing the power of cooperation" to create opportunity and support the community, that covers several thousand square miles of deep West Texas. Representing Lajitas, Terlingua, Study-Butte, Big Bend National Park & Big Bend Ranch State Park.

Craft PAC Texas

Brewery, Drink, Service

A Texas-based general purpose Political Action Committee (PAC) founded by members of the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. They are working to protect the rights of Texas craft breweries and champion common sense, 21st century legislative reforms. The goal is to sustain craft brewery growth and beer tourism expansion through Texas. Find out more and contribute to help support Texas small brewers and consumer choice at their website.

The Boathouse Bar & Bungalows

Dog Friendly, Drink, Stay

Located in the heart of Terlingua, it offers 4 clean and tidy, air-conditioned bungalows, each with access to a full bathroom. It also has a full bar, grab a cold beer, and challenge your pals to a game of pétanque. Easy access to Big Bend National Park with several adjacent dining options, you can't beat the location of their "Bitchin" Bungalows!

The La Centinela – Vacation Rental

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

The La Centinela is a custom adobe that exudes luxury. Imagine sipping your favorite beverage as you gaze through the arch of the 1,000 sq. ft. porch to see spectacular sunsets on the Rio Grande River. Located on a private ranch in Presidio, Texas just a few miles more to the entrance of Big Bend Ranch State Park.

The Terlingua Bus Stop

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

Enjoy a peaceful, quiet stay with breathtaking views. Offering a kitchen area with a full sized refrigerator, microwave and sink. Indoor toilet and spacious indoor shower, also an outdoor shower to enjoy the fresh air and open space. Wi-Fi onsite. There is room on the floor for a blow up mattress for an extra guest or pitch a tent up outside! We also have 10 Tent Sites on property if you want to rough it!

The Painted Feather Studio & Gallery

Art / Jewelry, Locally Made, Shop

This art gallery displays and sells original realistic paintings, rock art, ornaments and other art items created by Danilea "Dani" Bottenfield, as well as other local artists.Browse artwork of landscapes of the Big Bend, birds and animals of the world, pet portraits, copper & silver jewelry, unique Mandalas, and acrylic pours.

Quicksilver Vacation Rentals

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

Has excellent views of the Chisos Mountains with spectacular sunrises & sunsets. Enjoy stargazing from lounge chairs surrounding your private fire pit. Walking distance to town - Starlight Theatre Restaurant & Bar, Espresso Y Poco Mas (Coffee Shop), DB's Rustic Iron BBQ, and the Trading Company. Hosts have 50+ years of living in the area and we are happy to help you navigate your adventure in Big Bend.

Nuevo Terlingua

21+Only , Stay

Designed to emulate the traditional architecture of the area, these casitas are perfect for anyone looking for luxury accommodations in Terlingua. Every casita comes complete with its own bathroom, air conditioner, outdoor shower, seating area, king size bed(s) and an outdoor fire pit. Choose between one or two bed options and several unique design and decor options.

The Roaming Coyote – Art Photography by Kiley Cude


West Texas Photographer, Uniquely Showcasing Joy & Romance Weddings | Elopements | Portraits. Break away from the traditional and capture the meaningful, memorable and magical moments in your story. Accommodating West Texas + Big Bend + beyond. Based out of Fort Stockton, TX.

Milky Way Treats

Small Bites, Sweets / Bakery

The result of a passion for all things delicious, owner Valerie Stanley's dream came true opening Milky Way Treats. Enjoy delicious homemade goodies like pies, cakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls, kolaches, cookies, scones, ice cream, soft serve, sundaes, shakes and small batch ice cream to-go. Located at 390 Ivey Road - next to The Boathouse Bar & Bungalows in Terlingua.

Earth & Fire Art Gallery

Art / Jewelry, Locally Made, Shop

Nestled into a stacked rock structure this unique space is home to local artists who capture the essence of Big Bend. Featuring mixed media, pointillism, photography, metal work, pottery and more. The artwork is constantly changing, repeat visits are a must!

Terlingua Trading Company

Art / Jewelry, Locally Made, Shop

Located in the historic building of the old company store of the Chisos Mining Company, Browse & shop for cool souvenirs, trinkets, southwest art, pottery, jewelry, Mexican influenced gifts and collectables. It is also a spot to connect with the culture and the community. At sunset the town gathers on the famous "porch" to visit and listen to live music.

Long Draw Pizza

Dog Friendly, Drink, Food, Kid Friendly

This little eatery is a hidden gem, beloved by locals and travelers alike for its delicious pizza, cold beer on tap, casual sports bar atmosphere. The menu has a delightful fusion of flavors, featuring traditional pizza options along with Tex-Mex influences.

Lajitas Golf Resort

Drink, Event Venues, Explore, Food, Kid Friendly, Service, Shop, Stay

A unique and luxurious destination that offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and upscale luxury. The resort is nestled within the scenic Chihuahuan Desert, providing a stunning backdrop for guests seeking relaxation and outdoor adventure. It features a world class 18 hole championship golf course designed by PGA Hall of Fame golfer, Lanny Wadkins. The resort provides an array of outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, clay shooting, zip line, mountain biking, hiking, and other fun activities.

DB’s Rustic Iron BBQ

Dog Friendly, Drink, Food, Kid Friendly, Music

Enjoy tasty slow smoked brisket, ribs, turkey breast, chicken, pulled pork, and sausage. Gotta try the Brisket Tacos with the homemade mango sauce.

Retro Rents Vacation & RV Services


Your Grandmother's idea of luxury camping! Stay and enjoy comforts of the classic Airstream. Sit on your patio, gather around your camp fire and enjoy a beautiful sunset against the Chisos Mountains. Located 10 miles from Big Bend National Park.

CASI Terlingua International Chili Championship

Dog Friendly, Drink, Explore, Food, Music, Stay

The Original Host of the Terlingua Chili Championship in Terlingua, TX. This ultimate chili championship is held the first Saturday of November annually at Rancho CASI de los Chisos. This event is a fundraiser for local Terlingua charities and organizations and funds CASI's scholarship programs.

Starlight Theatre Restaurant & Saloon

Drink, Food, Music

A shining star in the heart of the Chihuahuan Desert. Enjoy Tex-Mex cuisine, classic American dishes, hand crafted cocktails & live music in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Whether you are fresh off a hike or visiting town, it's a great spot to relax and have a good meal.

High Sierra Bar & Grill

Drink, Food, Music

Quaint watering hole in a historic ghost town hotel offering Tex-Mex eats, cocktails, beer, outdoor patio & great live music with the best views of the Chisos Mountains.

Terlingua Ghost Town Nightly Rentals

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

This is a great spot to stay for a weekend trip in Big Bend, Terlingua Texas. Bring the family and enjoy the fun, eclectic vibe of this home with plenty of room for everyone. Conveniently located near the Big Bend National Park & Big Bend Ranch State Park. Text at 325.456.5983 or Book @airbnb.

Big Bend Stargazer

Kid Friendly, Stay

A uniquely designed stay, offering guests a comfortable and authentic experience in a renovated 27' Airstream Safari. Enjoy your own private scenic overlook of the park, a large covered outdoor living space with an outdoor kitchen, and a separate bathhouse with hot outdoor shower. Outstanding views of the Chisos, Mesa De Anguilla and the desert valley.

Big Bend Holiday Hotel

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

This hotel is a delightful oasis in the midst of the arid Chihuahuan Desert. It has a rich history, dating back to the heyday of the cinnabar mining. Today it is welcoming place for visitors to rest and relax in comfort and luxury while exploring the wonders of Terlingua Ghost Town & Big Bend National Park.

La Kiva Restaurant & Bar

Drink, Food, Music

Straight out of Bedrock, a semi-subterranean Stone Age hideaway with dinosaur decor & rock walls. A cool vibe with a laid-back atmosphere. Serving up delicious food, cold drinks and beer. Nice dinner specials & live music in the evenings. Grab Dino and head over.

Wright Hardware Store

Service, Shop

The spot to go in Terlingua for all of your hardware needs. Shop for building materials, hand tools, power tools, keys, hinges, to plumbing supplies, electrical supplies, generators, water, and UHAUL rentals.

Wright Bee Mountain Cabins


Stay in cozy, rustic cabins nestled in the rugged desert landscape of West Texas. Enjoy beautiful views of the Chisos Mountains, simple amenities, queen size beds, and kitchenette. You can explore the rugged desert terrain, hike Big Bend National Park, or embark on an off-road adventure along the Rio Grande. The ghost town of Terlingua & Big Bend National Park is only just a short drive away.

Mel’s Place Cabin & Campsite


Getaway & unwind, rent the cabin or enjoy the camping area for the great outdoors. Take in the stunning views of the Chisos mountains and the Big Bend National Park.

Ghost Town Hotel

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

Experience the rustic charm and excitement of the old West at Ghost Town Hotel in Terlingua. Built brick by brick 20 years ago, the Hotel and Bar are reminiscent of a Clint Eastwood movie. Conveniently located in between Big Bend National Park & the Big Bend State Park.

Camp Elena

Kid Friendly, Stay

A desert retreat with that back-to-the-wild, luxury glamping vibe. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Chisos and Christmas Mountain Ranges and The World's Largest Dark Sky Reserve. Unwind while enjoying modern and sustainable amenities. Less than 10 miles from Big Bend National Park.

Big Bend Vacation Rentals

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Service, Stay

We are a personalized reservation service in the Big Bend Area. Don't settle for a cramped hotel, relax in a comfortable space with amazing views nestled near the mountains. It's your home away from home. Only a short drive to Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, and Terlingua.

El Gordo’s Grill Food Truck

Dog Friendly, Food, Kid Friendly

Craving great Tex-Mex? Head over to El Gordo's Food Truck. From Birria Tacos, Brisket Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas, Barbacoa to Breakfast Tacos, their dishes are flavorful, satisfying, and true to the spirit of Tex-Mex cuisine. A local spot. Open 7am-9pm.

Chili Pepper Cafe

Dog Friendly, Drink, Food, Kid Friendly

The Chili Pepper Cafe is a great spot to relax and enjoy a cold beer with delicious Tex Mex & American food while you are in Terlingua, TX. Open 8am-9pm daily - Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Drink, Food, Shop

Grab delicious breakfast, lunch, drinks, coffee, desserts, clothing, hats, and camping supplies before you head out for a day of adventure. The space features a large inside open area with tables and unique seating options, and outdoor gathering spaces. Order online - to grab & go!

Big Bend Stables & Lajitas Stables

Explore, Kid Friendly, Service

Experience an unforgettable journey through the untamed beauty of trail riding in the desert & mountains of Big Bend. A full-service Horseback Riding Outfitter - ride horses, donkeys, and mules, in two locations. Rides for kids, novices, and those more experienced in the saddle.

Jackass Flats and Little Burro Country Store

Dog Friendly, Food, Kid Friendly, Shop, Stay

Your last-chance stop on route to Big Bend National Park. Grab ice, propane, basic groceries, snacks, sandwiches, beer, wine, camp gear and more. They also offer a tent camp, RV Hook-ups, and the Greasewood Grocery Cabin are great to stay overnight.

Big Bend Station

Dog Friendly, Food, Kid Friendly, Locally Made, Service, Shop, Stay

Big Bend Station offers camping, RV, comfortable lodging, supplies, and activities. Just minutes from Big Bend National Park, guests can explore the stunning and remote natural wonder of this area.

Chisos Mining Co. Motel & Vacation Rentals

Dog Friendly, Explore, Kid Friendly, Shop, Stay

Specializing in travel accommodations, getaway lodging, motel rooms and vacation rentals in the scenic Rio Grande, Big Bend, Terlingua, Study Butte and Lajitas.

Terlingua Ranch Lodge

Drink, Event Venues, Explore, Food, Kid Friendly, Service, Stay

Rustic, cozy accommodations and amazing views. Guest rooms, RV sites, including campgrounds with a horse corral and stable. Enjoy all the conveniences plus an airstrip, restaurant, laundromat, clean showers, pool, and Wi-Fi. It's the place to stay for adventure and fun in West Texas area.

Desert Mountain Cabin


Wake up to breathtaking mountain views at this cozy cabin. All of the amenities are here - plus Satellite TV, firepit, and a washer & dryer. It's the perfect retreat for those looking to escape & experience the beauty and solitude of the desert. Only 15 minutes to the Big Bend National Park entrance.

Ten Bits Ranch


Go back in time to the Old West! Themed around the town of “Chimney Rock." Stay at the Bank, Gun Shop, Schoolhouse, or General Store. Rooms are comfortable, with private bath, covered porch, a/c, satellite TV, gas log fireplace, and WiFi. Set in the rugged mountain landscape, surrounded by beautiful dark star filled skies, build a campfire and enjoy in peace and serenity. You can even bring your horse!

Rocking RB Ranch – Storage & Vacation Rentals

Kid Friendly, Service, Stay

Settle into comfortable casitas with all the amenities and great views. It includes two porches, full bathroom, kitchenette, propane grill and Tesla EV charger. A perfect getaway for couples. Located just minutes from Terlingua Ghost Town. Brian & Sue Brown are your Superhosts. Email - [email protected]

Bad Rabbit Cafe

Dog Friendly, Drink, Food, Music

Western decor, warm hospitality, and a small-town diner vibe. It's a great place to enjoy homestyle, made-from-scratch items for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Decadent desserts, ice cream or cap off the night with a cold beer or glass of wine. Staff is friendly and there is an outdoor patio.

Alpine Radio

Music, Service

Welcome to Big Bend radio. Kick back, put your feet up, grab your favorite snack and listen as they discuss, declare, proclaim & publicize the wonders, beauty, music and happenings in the Big Bend of Texas. KVLF 1240 AM and KALP 92.7 FM

Angel Fire Creations

Service, Shop

Let Angel Fire Creations help promote your business. Creating specialty crafts customized to your needs from T-shirt’s, hats, mugs, plates, puzzles, and more.

Far Flung’s Big Bend Casitas

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

Enjoy the privacy and convenience of your own little casita located right outside the entrance to Big Bend National Park. The Casitas offer stunning views and tranquility with all the comforts of home. Cool off at the luxurious pool -- or experience unparalleled adventure with ATV, Jeep, or river tours.

Study Butte RV Park


Full RV Hook-ups & Tent Camping. Offers electricity, flush toilets, fresh showers, and amazing views of the mountains. It's a great spot to camp! Closest RV park to Big Bend National Park.

Terlingua Jeep Rentals

Explore, Service, Trasportation

Rent brand new Jeep Gladiators featuring rugged, all-terrain tires, comfortable seating, high ground clearance, precision steering, and automatic transmission. Reserve your ride for adventure & fun in Terlingua, Texas with Terlingua Jeep Rentals!

Galeria Chisos

Art / Jewelry, Locally Made, Shop

An art gallery featuring art, jewelry, & gifts by regional artists They also have a fantastic selection of beautiful crystals, rocks, minerals & fossils.

Big Bend Realty


With over 42 + Years of Real Estate background and 10 more years of experience with Terlingua Ranch Real Estate. They can find the property of your dreams.

Casita De Chile


Stay on a this beautiful, peaceful, remote 107 acre property. Experience a comfortable stay with great amenities, a cooling/hot tub, wildlife, expansive views, and stargazing. This property is a scenic 50 minute drive to the #BIGBEND entrance.

Big Bend River Tours

Explore, Kid Friendly, Service, Trasportation

Experience adventure with guided river, hiking, and vehicular tours with exceptional and experienced staff. The oldest river outfitter running the Rio Grande in the Big Bend area of Texas!

Cottonwood General Store


Cottonwood General Store has a little bit everything- from fresh produce, gourmet coffee, pantry goods, wine, beer to camping gear! It's your one-stop-shop while visiting Big Bend National Park & the Terlingua area.

Taqueria El Milagro

Dog Friendly, Food

Walking distance from the La Posada Hotel in the heart of Terlingua. Serving authentic homemade Mexican fare, like street tacos with a choice of delicious fillings, enchiladas, quesadillas - bring your own beer!

La Posado Milagro Guesthouse & Casitas

Dog Friendly, Event Venues, Food, Kid Friendly, Stay

Spacious & bright with a touch of Mexico, offers unique hotel rooms with rustic luxury accommodations at a moderate price. Guests enjoy large terraces and courtyards with fire pits, an outdoor kitchen and extraordinary views of historic Terlingua in front of the Chisos Mountain range. There is a cafe onsite offering coffee, breakfast, lunch, & smoothies. We also have a special events coordinator for weddings or any event you want to celebrate. Minutes from the Big Bend National Park.

Quilts, Etc. By Marguerite

Service, Shop

A treasure trove of beautiful quilts handcrafted by talented quilters from the surrounding areas. Marguerite also sells blankets, clothing, jewelry, and handmade gifts, from local artists.

Far Flung Outdoor Center

Event Venues, Explore, Kid Friendly, Music, Service, Shop, Stay, Trasportation

Big Open Spaces, Big Adventure, Big Comfort, Hiking, ATV tours, Jeeps & River Trips. Far Flung Outdoor Center provides you with the ultimate outdoor adventure experience and lodging. Located outside the entrance to Big Bend National Park, enjoy stunning surroundings and tranquility, with all the comforts of home.

Big Bend Boating and Hiking Company

Explore, Kid Friendly, Service

Explore the wild terrain of West Texas. Navigate the waters of the Rio Grande between Texas and Mexico. Or hike the rugged canyon trails. Offering single day to multi-day trips in Big Bend National Park & Big Bend Ranch State Park with a variety of hiking & boating opportunities.

Big Bend Observatory

Explore, Kid Friendly, Locally Made

Dedicated to providing space science education and outreach promoting astronomy. They are part of the largest Dark Sky Reserve in the World! Offering rustic cabin and observatory rentals for anyone visiting.

Road Runner Travelers

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

If you’re looking for a great location in Terlingua, with plenty of space, then you’ve found the right park for your camping trip! They are located on 40 acres right in the heart of the Big Bend Region. All RV sites have excellent views of Bee Mountain. We also have a Dog Park and Fire Pit.

Ocotillos Village

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

Sleep under the stars! Enjoy the international dark night sky and epic mountain views from the climate-controlled comfort in your own personal planetarium. Each Stargazer A-frame has a/c, heating, mini-fridge, queen bed, fire pit and a coffee maker. It's the perfect space to rejuvenate after the day in the Big Bend. Campgrounds for tent camping is available.

Basecamp Terlingua


Luxury tipis and rustic casitas just minutes from Big Bend National Park. Great place to relax after a day of hiking and 4-wheeling. Enjoy the outdoor shower, a cozy fire, and relaxing soak in the hot tub.

Paisano Azul Ranch

Dog Friendly, Kid Friendly, Stay

Paisano Azul Ranch is a great getaway spot to spend the night near Big Bend National Park. We have tent camping, a house and yurt to rent. Enjoy incredible 360 views of the Chisos Mountains, Santa Elena Canyon, and Terlingua Creek. They offer unique vacation rentals, yurts, and tent camping with all the amenities, so you may relax comfortably after a day in the park.

Canyon Brew Coffee

Coffee, Sweets / Bakery

Get your morning caffeine boost at Canyon Brew Coffee, a full service coffee shop. Power your day with espresso, macchiatos, hot tea, chai, or hot chocolate with delicious local homemade muffins, sausage kolaches, and bagels.

Buzzard’s Roost – Tipis & Casitas


Enjoy desert living with all the comforts of home at The Buzzard's Roost. Offering stunning views of the Chisos Mountains, just minutes from Terlingua Ghost Town and Big Bend National Park.

Big Bend Jeep

Explore, Service, Trasportation

Tour the Big Bend area at your own leisure in their fleet of Jeeps! It's a fun way to explore the vast terrain and experience unbelievable views in an adventurous off-road excursion, not accessed by the conventional roads.

Shot Time Liquors

Drink, Shop

Eclectic shop in Terlingua Ghost Town, where you can find a large array of quality spirits, wine, beer, tobacco, ice & more!

The Original Terlingua Chili Cook Off and the Tolbert Chili Cook Off Group

Dog Friendly, Food, Stay

The Original TIC Chili Cookoff the first weekend in November every year. Frequently referred to as the Tolbert Cook-off, or Behind the Store, this is the original and Grand Daddy of all chili cook-offs - in the world! The Tolbert sanctioned cook-offs donate proceeds to local charities such as Terlingua Schools and the Terlingua Fire and EMS, including competition Behind the Store.

Lucky Sun Jeep Rentals

Service, Trasportation

Experience Big Bend National Park with a private Jeep tour. Half-day trips of the National Park and the "West Texas Sunset Trip" are a wonderful way to discover the area's beauty. Cruise in a Jeep Wrangler with the luxury of controlled air, while you learn about the history, the culture and enjoy nature.

Big Bend Regional Medical Center


Quality care, justa round the corner. Their goal is to provide the people of with quality care and service. The hospital offers 24-hour emergency care, medical/surgical rooms, OB care, pharmacy, laboratory, surgical and home health services.

West Texas National Bank


Service Is the backbone of their bank. West Texas National Bank is one of the state’s oldest privately owned banks, with deep roots in the region. The community is who they are – from the mountain peaks of Alpine, the river valley of Pecos, to the ranchlands and farms of Seminole, and the vast oilfields of the Permian basin.

Fossil Knob Ridge


Book your vacation at the ultimate modern shipping container rentals in the rugged Big Bend area of Terlingua, Texas. Choose from 5 rentals with spectacular views, inside and out, and on-the-grid convenience, WiFi, all the amenities and more. Managed by Big Bend Vacation Rentals!

Summit At Big Bend

Explore, Stay

Stay at unique, luxury campsites between Big Bend National and State Park. Offering over 1,000 acres of raw desert for your enjoyment on-site. Stargaze in your own private paradise, and enjoy a unique, comfortable, and luxurious stay.

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