West Texas

West Texas Travel Guide

Articles about West Texas

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Lyndsey Matthews
By Kathleen McKenna

Hotels in West Texas

At this prairie ranch outside of Abilene, breakfast is served and beds are slept in. Otherwise, Rancho Loma, or what owners Laurie and Robert Williamson call a Restaurant + Rest, is a serious departure from a traditional B&B.

Restaurants in West Texas

The Esfandiary brothers, who originally hail from Iran, are famous for their steaks in here in Abilene. Settle in the saloon-style restaurant for choice meats ranging from New York strips and chop sirloin to shish kabob and chicken-fried steak.

Things to do in West Texas

Hear history from the holograph’s mouth: This center has high-tech exhibits where visitors can “meet” historical figures that settled the Texas Frontier between 1780 and 1880.