Each of the neighboring cities and towns has their own distinct history, culture and personality.
Whether you’re interested in historic western frontier forts; are seeking a a taste of minimalist art or
Old Mexico; are a railroad buff or want to see real cowboys at work, you can experience what
makes West Texas unique all within a short drive of Alpine.
www.fortdavis.com • 26 miles north on TX 118
A historic town and home of The Fort Davis
National Historic Site. The highest town in Texas
features a historic walking tour, shopping and
lodging. Fort Davis is also the Hummingbird
Capital of Texas with 16 conﬁrmed species. The
high altitude and mild year round climate make
it a haven for 511 diﬀerent species of birds
which is the highest concentration in one region
of bird species in America.
78 miles south on TX 118
Between Big Bend National Park and Big Bend
Ranch State Park; gateway to the western entrance
to the national park. Featuring the Terlingua
Ghost Town, adventure outfitters, services,
shopping, dining, and lodging.
www.fortstockton.info • 67 miles north on U.S. 67
Home of Paisano Pete, the world’s largest
roadrunner, Fort Stockton is the westbound I-10 Big
Bend gateway, featuring a historic downtown and the
frontier Fort Stockton, other attractions, lodging and
www.marathontexas.com • 30 miles east on U.S. 90
A historic railroad town and gateway to the
eastern entrance to Big Bend National Park.
One of Texas’ best kept secrets features historic
lodging and unique dining.
www.marfacc.com • 25 miles west on U.S. 90/67
Home to the world-recognized Chinati
Foundation and several unique art galleries. Art,
ﬁlmmaking, soaring over Marfa, and the Marfa
Mystery Lights provide an interesting blend of
61 miles south of Marfa on US 67
The western gateway to Big Bend Ranch State
Park and Big Bend National Park and the
western terminus of “River Road”, FM 170, one
of the most scenic drives in North America.
Presidio/Ojinaga is the only 24 hour port of
entry in the Big Bend region.
www.vanhorntexas.org • 99 miles west on
A key travel center in the shadow of
Guadalupe Mountains National Park and El
Capitan, Van Horn is the eastbound I-10 Big
Bend gateway, providing wide choice of lodging
options and traveler services.