Area Attractions

When you arrive our staff will be happy to tell you about area events happening during your stay!

  • Schedule an Adventure with Angell Expeditions
  • Historic Fort Davis – The reason that we are all here. No visit is complete without experiencing the  Fort Davis National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service) located a few blocks from the inn. The fort was recently named “Best Preserved Fort in the West” by True West magazine.
  • McDonald Observatory – Our number one attraction and one of the most important research observatories in the country. Their visitor center is great and a star party is not to be missed.
  • Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center – One of our favorite places to hike and see hummingbirds and butterflies. Don’t miss Modesta canyon with its springs and crawfish!
  • Davis Mountains State Park – Visit Indian lodge for lunch and check out the park’s trails for some good hikes and views.
  • Balmorhea State Park – One of the best swimming pools on earth!
  • Davis Mountains Preserve – 100,000 acres of pristine wilderness located in the heart of the Davis Mountains.
  • Texas Mountain Trails Guide – More information on the Davis Mountains and Surrounding Areas.
  • Museum of the Big Bend – Excellent Museum of all things Big Bend located in Alpine. If you venture into Alpine, stop by our sister property, the historic Holland Hotel and grab a drink or dinner at The Century Bar and Grill.
  • Chinati Art Foundation – Amazing contemporary art installation in Marfa.
  • Glider Rides.
  • Art Galleries in Alpine and Marfa.