This John Wayne movie set of a resort, complete with tumbleweeds and horses tied to hitching posts, is on 27,000 acres of desert and mountains near Big Bend National Park, in far southwest Texas. You’ll get away from it all—Lajitas is two hundred miles from the nearest town—while being surrounded in comfort: The resort is nearly self-sufficient, thanks to a general store, spa, restaurant, and saloon to go along with the 101 rooms and villas. There’s even a chapel if you decide you want to tie the knot, or renew your vows. Book one of the Officers’ Quarters, with king-sized beds and parlor rooms, as well as views of the golf course and mountains. For an extra touch of romance, sign up for an overnight horseback stargazing trip with catered campfire meals for the full Wild West experience.
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100 Main Street, Lajitas, TX 79852, USA