On your next epic Texas road trip, you have to make sure you stop in Marfa. Marfa, Texas is a small desert city just a few hours outside of El Paso. The city has so many amazing art installations, not only would it be hard to miss, it would also be hard not to stop!
The city has continuously grown in popularity over the years as it has become one of the hot spots for artifactual art. One of the most popular exhibits being a mini Prada "shop" in the middle of the barren desert. They are also known for all of their stunning neon lights around the city. The entire place has a funky, old American feel to it.
Marfa also has two massive murals of James Dean and Elizabeth Taylor in their classic movie, "Giant". Most of the art installations in Marfa are minimalistic, including a quirky one that is a cement box you can sit in.
Marfa also has a viewing spot for their famous Marfa lights. The lights are a mystery to this day as no one has been able to find their source for over 100 years. Most people that go to see the lights believe they are either ghost or UFOs.
The city is the perfect mix of old and new that will make you feel like you're in a western movie.
If you're looking for a place to spend the night that is also super instagram worthy, Marfa is definitely the place to go.
For more information on Marfa, you can visit their website here.