West Texas

West Texas Travel Guide

Articles about West Texas

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 Travel + Leisure Staff

From Maine to California, Montana to Texas, T+L spotlights where to play, eat, and sleep this summer

By Kate Appleton

From Maine to California, Montana to Texas, T+L spotlights where to play, eat, and sleep this summer

By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Lyndsey Matthews

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

This restored Art Deco theatre is crowned with a ceiling painted with twinkling stars and fluffy clouds. Stop in for old movies on weekends or plays and concerts throughout the year.