This post may contain affiliate links, what’s that? Click here. Driving the River Road: Big Bend to Marfa I had anticipated the 2-hour drive from Big Bend National Park to Marfa to be rather boring. I expected a monotonous desert view as our only entertainment. But a tourist information center told us that, on the contrary, if we took “the River Road” it would be one of the most stunning drives we’d ever seen. FM 170: The River Road This stretch of desert highway connects Presidio and Terlingua, making it ideal for any road trip along the border. We were driving from Big Bend National Park to Marfa. The drive took us through Lajitas and Big Bend Ranch State Park, all the while hugging the Rio Grande along the Mexican border. Lajitas: A Beer Drinking Goat and a Fancy Resort We started our drive in Terlingua and in just 15…

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