Big Bend has inspired authors for centuries. The magnificent landscapes and peaceful atmosphere make for a wonderful story setting. Most of the following are written by local authors and bloggers with more content to come. Follow our posts to read some of this work here.
The Marathon Quilt and Craft Show is a long-running, free event held one Saturday each year at the Community Center in Marathon, usually in September.
Come to Big Bend for great night skies! Marathon’s New Moon Fest celebrates dark starry nights with educational talks, star parties, tacos, music, and more!
Post Park is a wellspring in the Big Bend region. Enjoy a picnic under shade trees near a spring-fed pond at this beautiful park the next time you’re in Marathon!
In Big Bend, you’ll find wildlife crossing the land, birds and bats flying high above, constellation critters dotting the night sky, and fossil creatures buried deep below! Enjoy Big Bend wildlife on your next visit!
From spectacular stargazing to amazing sunset horseback rides, these are the top reasons you need to experience Big Bend’s magical summer evenings.
One family fulfills a longtime dream of backcountry camping in Big Bend National Park!
A visit to Big Bend during the summer time can cast a hot spell on visitors! You’ll want to keep coming back if you consider these tips for travel!
Follow Ann on a 5-day roundtrip to Big Bend from Houston, Texas, where she shares great photo stops and a time table for visiting some of Big Bend National Park’s top sights.
Paul and Marsha Weaver documented their stay in the Big Bend in many blog posts. Here, they share wonderful views and insights from Pinnacles Trail in Big Bend National park.
Consider the recent history of the hot springs and the story of how they became national park property for only $10. Be sure to make your way down that pleasant path for a soak on your next visit!
Be sure to explore all your National Park has to offer! Put Ernst Tinaja Trail on the list of must-see hikes!
Welcome to the Big Bend! We want you to feel prepared and confident while you explore the vast wild lands of Brewster County! Here are some handy outdoors tips!
Visit Big Bend asked Joe Nick Patoski, prolific Texas author, to do a Top Ten for visitors headed to the faraway part of the state Patowski affectionately dubbed “Texas of the Imagination.”