Top things to do in Marathon

Landmark in Marathon

Target Marathon

At some point in early 2016, a tiny cinderblock shack on US 90 morphed into Target Marathon, complete with the Target bull's-eye. There's nothing here except a sly nod to Prada Marfa, itself a sly nod to commerciali…
Coffee in Marathon

V6 Coffee Bar

Whoa! The nitro iced coffee here is really darn good. Mix it up right and you'll be set for your drive to the national park down the road. Nice service too, and the place shines with a modern but inviting interior. …
Bar in Marathon

White Buffalo Bar

Guess what's on the wall of this upscale bar located in the Gage Hotel? Not just taxidermy but rare taxidermy. Enjoy a margarita and just try to ignore the glassy stare of the enormous white buffalo. You might catch…
American in Marathon

12 Gage

In a ranch-fabulous setting, the 12 Gage serves a seasonal menu of creative fusion fare, with underlying Western themes (meaning meat). Think Moroccan-spiced lamb chops, sriracha-braised osso buco and Texas quail wi…
Market in Marathon

French Co Grocer

Stock up on picnic supplies for the road or enjoy them at the tables outside at this charming little grocery store – formerly the WM French General Merchandise store, established in 1900. It also stocks toothbrushes…
Sports in Marathon

Marathon2Marathon

Pronunciation aside, with a name like Marathon, this was bound to happen. This race is a 26.2-mile run through the desert from Alpine to Marathon, and it’s a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon (which after west…