8 Reasons Why You've Got To Visit This Quintessential Texas Ghost Town
By Katie Lawrence|Published January 23, 2016
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
We all have stereotypes of ghost towns in our heads from old western movies – tumbleweeds blowing across the road, abandoned saloons, and not a soul in sight anywhere. This is no more than fantasy, at least in Texas. We do have a ghost town, but it’s anything but empty. Although its population is tiny (we’re talking dozens!), it makes up in spirit what it lacks in size. Here are 8 reasons why you have to visit Terlingua – I promise you, it’s a true Texan experience you’ll never forget.