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8 Best and Fun Things To Do In Marfa, Texas

Thanks to the presence of several art institutions, stores, and New Yorkers and Angelenos who have moved there seeking simplicity, the little town of Marfa has achieved almost legendary status in the last five years.

Despite being a hot spot for minimalist and distinct art, Marfa still maintains its authentic cowboy roots. Marfa offers everything from vegan cuisine to trendy coffee shops to the famous Marfa Burrito. Creative people have been able to express their visions on the small town of Marfa’s canvas, which is flanked by ancient adobe fragments, 1950s kitsch, and panoramic vistas. Venture out to the Mystery Lights viewing platform and keep your eyes open for the mysterious ‘Marfa Mystery Lights,’ which can be seen dancing across the Paisano Pass mesas under clear night skies.

True to its reputation as the Mystery of the West, Marfa offers a magical experience, with a combination of magical artistic inspiration and small-town charm. Explore the list below to find some of the must-see attractions to make your trip to Marfa memorable.

The 8 Most Popular Things To Do In Marfa, Texas

8. Stardust Motel Sign

4.3 ★★★★☆ (7 reviews)

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Location: US 90 Marfa TX

7. Alta Marfa Winery

5.0 ★★★★★ (8 reviews)

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Location: 1305 W San Antonio Street Marfa TX

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6. Ayn Foundation Marfa

4.5 ★★★★★ (11 reviews)

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Location: 107   109 Highland Street Marfa TX

Tel:  432 729 3315

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5. Presidio County Courthouse

4.8 ★★★★★ (13 reviews)

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Location: 300 Highland Street Marfa TX

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4. Marfa And Presidio County Museum

4.3 ★★★★☆ (18 reviews)

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Location: 110 W San Antonio Street Marfa TX

Tel:  432 729 7000

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3. Building 98

4.0 ★★★★☆ (22 reviews)

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Location: Bonnie Street Marfa TX

Tel:  432 729 4826

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2. Marfa Visitor Center

4.8 ★★★★★ (55 reviews)

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Location: 302 S Highland Ave Marfa TX

Tel:  432 729 4772

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1. The Chinati Foundation

4.3 ★★★★☆ (371 reviews)

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Location: 1 Cavalry Row Marfa TX

Tel:  432 729 4362

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Marfa, Texas! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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