Things To Do Near Valentine Texas – 3 Hours Away From Midland Odessa
Valentine, Texas is 3 hours away from the Permian Basin. Its name is of course a big reason why Valentine, Texas is notable. Did you know, every year letters are sent to the Post Office in Valentine Texas just so they will be marked Valentine, Texas for Valentine's Day? Couples have been known to take pictures in front of the post office on Valentine's Day. While the population is only around 134 and you can literally drive through it in a minute, Valentines Texas, and its surrounding areas make it a Valentine's Day road trip excursion. Here are some things to do around the Valentine, Texas area.
• HIT UP THE PRADA STORE
Talk about PHOTO OP. Your sweetheart will probably love visiting the storefront which is infamous for NOT being an actual store but more of an exhibit. It's only 1.4 miles north of Valentine, Texas. This is a SEFLIE DESTINATION for sure!
• STAY AT ONE OF MANY HOTELS IN MARFA
• SEE THE MARFA LIGHTS
There is a mystery about the Marfa Lights and maybe that's the whole 'fun' thing about them. Nevertheless, you can visit the Observation Center in Marfa.
• McDONALD OBSERVATORY IN FT. DAVIS, TEXAS
About 1 hour away from Valentine, Texas, the McDonald Observatory and the road to it will take your breath away.
• CHIHUAHUAN DESERT NATURE CENTER
Hiking and a visit to the Botanical Garden are the highlights of this excursion.