Weekend Planner (Ideas)

Chill Marfa Weekend Itinerary

Lobby of The Well 

Lobby of The Well 

Friday (if arriving a day early)

  • 6:45pm-8:00pm Check in to your lodging and clean up before dinner.
  • 8:00pm-10pm Dinner at one the amazing restaurants in town!
  • 10pm Bedtime, or night out on the town to check out The Lost Horse Saloon, Bar Nadar, or The Capri

Saturday

  • 10am Hatha Yoga class at The Well: $12 drop in rate with Anne Rae (public class)
  • 12pm-2pm OPTIONAL 2 hour hike on a trail at the Fort Davis Mountains w/ Singer & Davíd - Bring a small lunch or snack to eat on the trail before heading back.
  • 4:15pm Arrive at the Well
  • ** 4:30pm-6:30pm 2 Hour Restorative Yoga Class
  • 6:30pm On your own! Recommendations: Dinner at La Venture, The Capri or Stellina. Late night drive out to The Marfa Lights or McDonald Observatory (45 min drive) for the 9:30pm Star Party (reserve tickets online)
  • 9:30pm-11:30pm OPTIONAL Star Party at McDonald Observatory near Fort Davis

Sunday

  • 8:45am Arrive at The Well, Yoga Studio
  • ** 9am-11am 2 Hour Restorative Yoga Class
  • 11:30am Lunch/Brunch in town

Left: Hiking at The Fort Davis Mountains, Aug 2017 (Singer & Emilee). Middle: walking from airbnb in the morning to The Well for our Saturday 7:45am class. Right: Camping at El Cosmico, walking distance to our Yoga Studio for the Weekend!


* Plan to be at The Well, our yoga studio for the weekend, 10-15 minutes before each class.


Marfa Food Guide

Breakfast / Brunch / Coffee

Marfa Burrito - Mexican brunch for the win! Order at the window style dining.

Frama - Espresso Drinks & Ice Cream

Frama - Espresso Drinks & Ice Cream

Frama - This laundromat is known for serving ice cream and a strong cup of coffee.

Squeeze Cafe - A swiss cafe serving fresh juice,

smoothies, sandwhiches and more.

Do Your Thing Coffee

Lunch Spots

Food Shark - A Mediterranean food truck. Named top 20 in the United States by Smithsonian Magazine. (OPEN: 11:30 - 3. CLOSED Sun/Mon/Tues)

Pizza Foundation - Call ahead to order. (NOTE: open from 1PM - 8:45)

Bar Saint George

Bar Nadar Pool + Grill - walk across the street from yoga and head right over for swimming and food!!

Bar Nadar Pool + Grill - walk across the street from yoga and head right over for swimming and food!!

Happy Hour / Night Life

Bar Nadar Pool + Grill - Food 4pm-9pm daily (pool opens at 8am, $10-$20 for a day pass!!!) 

Bar Saint George - 4 - 6PM daily. We've been told to try the pork belly sliders.

LaVenture - Fine dining restaurant located inside of the Hotel Saint George.

Hotel Paisano - Sip on a cocktail in the courtyard of this historic hotel.

Al Campo - Wine Garden & Rustic Bites (open 2pm-12am)

Dinner

Stellina

Stellina

Stellina - Marfa's newest restaurant serving Italian Tuscan cuisine with ever changing menu.Mediterranean Home Cooking (next door to The Well, our marfa yoga studio)

 - New American fare, cocktail bar and outdoor seating. *Reservations required.

Food Shark Museum of Electronic Wonders & Late Night Grilled Cheese Parlour  Dinner (7-9PM) with entertainment in strange indoor/outdoor setting. Happier Hour 9 - 11PM (Claims best deals in town). *Friday night ONLY.

Capri - Located inside the Thunderbird Motel showcases a cultural menu 

Bar Saint George - Eat dinner in the bar of Hotel Saint George

Al Campo - Wine Garden & Rustic Bites (open 2pm-12am)

Shop

Marfa Soap Company

Marfa Soap Company

Freda

Freda

Art Galleries

Check out this long list here: http://www.visitmarfa.com/arts.php#.WTYWn_ryvcM

 

Adventure

Marfa Lights Viewing Area

Marfa Lights Viewing Area

Marfa Ghost Lights - Appearing in the darkness are yellowish-white lights that glow, fade, disappear, and return in different places. The official Marfa Lights Viewing Area is located 9 miles east of town on Highway 90, towards Alpine. Bring an open mind. FREE

Prada Marfa - This installation art piece is a must-stop for a yoga photo-op. Located 25 miles outside of Marfa. FREE

McDonald Observatory - Star Party at 9:30pm on Saturday Night (purchase tickets online*). 45 Minute drive from Marfa towards Fort Davis.

Balmoreah

Balmoreah

Balmorhea State Park ($7 Per Person)- "Beginning May 27, we will limit day-use visitors to 1,300. This will make your visit more enjoyable, and helps us protect the pool and park. We will sell 1,000 day-use passes starting at 8 a.m. The next 300 visitors will receive a slip allowing them to return to the park at 3 p.m."

Swim: The pool is open daily; swimmers pay only the park entry fee. No lifeguard is on duty. Children under 18 must have permission to swim and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Learn more about swimming and scuba diving in the pool.

More than 15 million gallons of water flow through the pool each day, gushing from the San Solomon Springs. The pool is up to 25 feet deep, covers 1.75 acres, and holds 3.5 million gallons of water. The water temperature stays at 72 to 76 degrees year-round.

Chinati Foundation

Chinati Foundation

Chinati Foundation - Chinati is located in the high, arid Chihuahuan desert. The museum's collection is housed in fifteen buildings spread over a 340-acre campus, and access to the collection requires spending significant time outdoors in the sun, with walking distances from 0.5 to 1.5 miles on terrain that can be uneven, thorny or rock-covered. Please dress comfortably and sensibly for the climate and landscape. 

  • Most of Chinati's collection is only accessible by guided tour. Reservations are strongly encouraged as space is limited. MAKE SURE AND VISIT their website for info.