With Texas-sized adventure on the menu in Big Bend National Park, you’ll need a good night’s sleep to make the most of it. These hand-picked hotels and holiday rentals will make sure you get just that. Book your stay now with Culture Trip.
Perhaps one of the most underrated national parks in the United States, Big Bend is a nature lover’s paradise. The Chisos Mountains meet the Chihuahuan Desert to paint a landscape full of river canyons, rocky cliffs and an abundance of wildlife that lives unbothered by the rest of the world. This Texas state park is a swatch of wilderness butting up to the Mexican border and deserves more than a weekend to explore. Get lost in the marvels of Big Bend National Park when you stay at one of these hotels or vacation rentals.
Despite what your camping-mad dad might tell you, a little luxury never ruined a good outdoor vacation. And Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa will do nothing except elevate your experience of this stunning part of the world. Sure, you can get out and about – taking in everything from golf and horseback riding to clay shooting and mountain biking. But, if it’s a little pampering you’re after, the Agave Spa, with treatments using native stones and ingredients, will send you home glowing.
Drive your rig over to the Paisano Village RV Park & Inn for a laid-back and quiet stay in-between visits to the Big Bend National and State Parks. Pull into a fully hooked-up RV site, or rent a Southwest-themed room for a hot shower, refreshing air conditioning and a spot of lazy evening cable TV. Paisano Village is a three-minute drive to Big Bend National Park, letting you sleep in as long as you please and still make good time getting on the hiking trails.
Imagine hiking, star gazing and 360-degree mountain views – and all that before you even enter Big Bend! Terlingua Nights Cabins will set you up with a scenic stay in the heart of the Lower Big Bend. The 12 acres (5ha) of land host a handful of cabins, though you’re welcome to pitch a tent and rough it. “Roughing it” might be the wrong word, as hammocks, outdoor furniture and communal cooking supplies are yours to use during your stay. You’ll definitely see shooting stars, but you won’t wish you were anywhere else.
Cibolo Creek Ranch and Resort asks why stay in a guest room when you can sleep in a fort? These historic forts have a history all of their own, offering a unique overnight like no other in West Texas. Traditional Mexican dishes infused with international ingredients are paired alongside bottles from a curated wine collection at the ranch restaurant. When you’re not enjoying yourself on the ranch, explore the rest of the resort with guided mountain tours, ATV rides and photo hunts for roadrunners and javelinas.
Looking for somewhere else to stay? For the best of the best, book into one of the most unforgettable hotels in Texas, or treat yourself to a top luxury hotel in the state. Inspire your itinerary with this epic Texan road trip; if you’d rather stay in comfort, don’t miss the top day trips from El Paso. And, while in El Paso, book a table at one of the best restaurants in the city.
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