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Big Bend National Park, TX
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Terlingua Cemetery- must see sacred ground

We were staying nearby on an outcrop of the Terlingua Ranch and swung by on two occasions to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William D
Lewisville, Texas
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Good town to stay in when visiting Big Bend National Park.

Terlingua is remote, but has everything you need when visiting Big Bend. The people are extremely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cary W
Seattle, Washington
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Town which was abandoned after the mercury deposits were depleted.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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Big Bend National Park, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying nearby on an outcrop of the Terlingua Ranch and swung by on two occasions to explore. The first was to see the ghost town remnants (see my review) and also to take in the Terlingua Cemetery. This historical but still used sacred...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terlingua is remote, but has everything you need when visiting Big Bend. The people are extremely friendly and helpful. There are good places to eat, a small grocery store and a gas station. There are also tour activities for The Rio Grande.

Thank Cary W
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Terlingua, an eclectic, off the beaten path kind of place that should be visited during your vacation. There's not much to do here, except eat a fantastic meal at the old theater, turned into the Starlight Restaurant and sit on their long bench out front...More

Thank Back4morefun
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We spent a week visiting this little town in the Big Bend of TX. We had a lot of fun exploring the town and surrounding sites. We highly recommend visiting the ghost town, having meals at The Starlight Theater, Restaurant, & Grill as well as...More

Thank Kilraen
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Such a small interesting place and Terlingua Ghost Town was even better.. A large shop there with great purchases to be made. Glenda's little café was very welcoming too. Worth a visit.

Thank Anvee
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have been to Terlingua a dozen times in recent years, and I enjoy being there each time. Why? Because the community - and it is barely that - is as much counter-culture, New Age-oriented,, "live off the grid" as one can find anywhere east...More

Thank Playaman47
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We heard this was a 'must visit' area! So, we did and boy were we disappointed to find nothing of any consequence. We had made reservations to stay in this town, so we were stuck. We did find some good eats. See other review of...More

Thank Texas_traveler77833
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Terlingua is awesome! So much to see in a tiny little ghost town. The cemetery is fascinating and gut-wrenching, the dilapidated houses are cool to walk through, and you should absolutely have a beer with the locals on the porch of the Terlingua Trading Company....More

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I imagine there are tourists who go to Big Bend National Park and stay in Terlingua because it is one of the two nearest "towns." In that sentence, you should understand "nearest" in relative terms; everything is extremely far in this portion of the country;...More

5  Thank DFW E
Reviewed 23 April 2017

If you're in this area, definitely stop and walk around Terlingua. Presumably named after the 3 languages that were in the area, back in the day of the Chisos Mine. There are several attractions, restaurants, Starlight Lounge and even a motel. The area seems to...More

1  Thank Lynn A
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