Head into the desert to enjoy the slow, sizzling artisanal and Minimalist art scenes in Marfa.
Stay: Choose to stay in a luxurious teepee, renovated Airstream trailer, or eco shack at the truly unique El Cosmico.
El Cosmico, 802 South Highland Avenue (near Madrid Street); 877-822-1950.
Shop: Marfa Book Store Co. is a local hangout with a huge selection of regional books, an impressive collection of poetry, and loads of in-store events.
Marfa Book Store Company, 105 South Highland Avenue (near San Antonio Street); 432-729-3906.
Eat: Food Shark is a '70s-era food truck that serves fantastic gourmet fare including a renowned version of falafel, called the Marfalafel.
Food Shark, South Highland Avenue; 432-386-6540.
See: It's here that Donald Judd installed huge, gleaming, conceptual concrete pieces on the side of the road. And it's where, even more curiously, a conceptual Prada store lives in a one-room adobe building.
U.S. Route 90
Want More? Check out Fathom's guide to Marfa.
Photo: Courtesy of Food Shark