After gazing into the night sky and peering through telescopes while star-partying, it was time to come back to earth and move on. Our home base at Davis Mountains State Park was nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Davis Mountains, with the historic town of Fort Davis only 4 miles away. The total absence of internet and phone connectivity, along with many days of nice […]
Leaving Big Bend behind and heading north on FM118, we continued to enjoy the beautiful scenery that far-west Texas is proud of. So beautiful, that on this day we saw several aspiring artists facing either a mountain or a flower-covered field while capturing its beauty with strokes of their paint brushes.
Our final fun-filled outings at Big Bend Ranch State Park put a cap on our wonderful time in the Big Bend area.
Having driven and hiked around Big Bend NP, we added another layer of adventure – floating down the Rio Grande. This was a full day canyon float with Big Bend River Tours, and we had to make reservations well in advance since spring break was underway during our visit.
Seeing Big Bend National Park by car gave us some broad impressions, but it wasn’t until we pulled on our hiking boots and followed some trails that we could really let the beautiful surroundings engulf us. Hiking is always our favorite way to experience places up close, and with hundreds of miles of opportunities to choose from, we couldn’t wait to get out there.