Marfa Travel Guide

Articles about Marfa

By Spencer Peterson
Long before the small west-Texas town of Marfa was an art mecca with a famous fake Prada store, it was known for its “ghost lights.” Head a few miles outside of town, south of Route 90 and east of Route 67, and if you’re lucky, you may spy a few f...
By Lindsay Taub

Simple science may explain the phenomena, but when it comes to natural light shows—be they in ravines in Arizona or caves in New Zealand—the effect is nothing short of magical. Onward for forest fireflies, an “everlasting” storm, and "Manhattanhenge."

By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Lyndsey Matthews
By Kathleen McKenna

Hotels in Marfa

On an 18-acre plot here, hotelier Liz Lambert has created the ultimate retreat for couples looking to get away from it all—El Cosmico, a collection of five expertly restored vintage travel trailers (including two Spartans and a Vagabond).

Things to do in Marfa

This former army base was converted by artist Donald Judd into an exhibition space.