Big Bend Conservancy
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OR, anyone have any ideas on must see items for a historian? They stopped at Fort Davis on the way down, so that has been covered already.
You should have shot over to Chinati Hot Springs, it would have been perfect this past weekend.
CIBOLO CREEK RANCH - BIG BEND REGION, TEXAS is a working longhorn ranch surrounded by lush, spring-fed orchards secluded on more than 30,000 scenic acres in the Big Bend region of the Rio Grande. Three historic forts: El Cibolo, La Cienega and La Morita are listed in the National Register. Now fully restored, the adobe walls, cottonwood beams, saltillo tile floors and period antiques reflect traditional Mexican architecture and style. Romantic guest bedrooms and suites offer extensive amenities, fireplaces, down comforters and hand-stitched quilts. Three highly acclaimed, gourmet meals are served in the dining room, veranda or poolside. Enjoy a breakfast trail ride on horseback, or a lunch can be packed for hiking excursions. Archery, mountain bikes, clay target shooting, a stocked lake with bass and perch, cattle drives, paddle boats, a stargazing telescope, hammocks and 4-wheel drive tours are among the many activities offered. Spa services include a full resort staff. Visit the onsite pioneer ruins, museum, ranger camp, Indian caves and pictographs.
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