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2nd Annual Cruise To Big Bend

Friday, October 5, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
Alpine Tx, Big Bend, Terlingua
Alpine, TX  
Paul Woeppel
AACC-Sponsored Event
Registration is required
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2nd Annual Cruise To Big Bend

New Updated Tentative Agenda

(all times are tentative and depend on what happens during the day, but every attempt to follow the schedule will be made.)



8:30 AM - Meet at the Walmart on Main Street in Boerne (1381 S Main St, Boerne, TX 78006)

9:00 AM - Depart Walmart onto IH10 for Ft. Stockton/Junction/Alpine

10:30 AM - Lunch Lum's BBQ (


12:00 PM- Depart for Ft. Stockton (Rest Break/Gas) (+2.75 to 3 hours)

1:00PM - Arrive Ft Stockton 3-3:30 PM

1:30PM - Depart Ft. Stockton for Alpine 67.3 miles

3:30 PM - Estimated Hampton Inn Arrival time +1 hour 4:00 to 4:30

5:00pm – 700pm – Happy Hour at Hampton Inn (Meet Dave from Stable Performance)

Dinner Options

6:00PM Depart to Brick Vault Brewery and BBQ in Marathon, Tx (estimated travel 30 min) Address: 102 NW 1st St #90w, Marathon, TX 79842  Phone: (432) 386-4205

  • Will need a head count for those attending

    6:00 Depart for Reata Restaruant, Alpine, Tx (Address: 203 N 5th St, Alpine, TX 79830) Phone: (432) 837-9232

  • Will need a head count for those attending

    Optional Marfa Lights Viewing

    8:00 PM or Dusk - Head to Marfa Light Viewing area Sunset there is 7:35 PM. There is no guarantee we will see anything. ( )



    7:30 AM - Parking lot Meetup at Hampton Inn

    8:00 AM - Depart for Presidio,

    10:00AM   - Metal Teepee stop ( Metal Teepee Stop )
                       - Movie location Stop (

    10:30AM Arrive Terlingua

    11:00-11:30AM Arrive Study-Butte

    11:30-1:00AM Lunch at Chili Peppers (Address: 100 TX-118, Terlingua, TX 79852) and Fill up with Gas

    1:00PM  – Depart for Alpine, Tx

    3:00PM – Arrive Alpine, Tx

    1:00PM - 2:30PM Depart for Hampton Inn ( Alpine) We may have less break time, so we can get to Ft Davis when we need to.

    2:30PM – 6:30PM – Visit to Stable Performance and Open time to sight see Alpine, Tx

    5:00-5:30 Dinner- Depart for Reata Restaruant, Alpine, Tx (Address: 203 N 5th St, Alpine, TX 79830) Phone: (432) 837-9232

  • Will need a head count for those attending
  • Optional On your own dining
  • Terlingua May want to stay more than 1 hour. The Mercantile Store has some cool stuff and Star Light is next door. ( )


7:30PM - Depart to McDonald Observatory (

  • Ensure you order your Star Party tickets

8:00PM - Arrive McDonald Observatory

10:00 – 10:30PM - Depart for Hampton Inn (Alpine)




9:00AM - Meet in Parking Lot for Departure

9:30 AM - Depart for San Antonio

11:00AM - Rest Break (Sanderson, Tx)

11:30AM - Depart

12:30AM - Langtry Roy Bean Museum ( Judge Roy Bean ) ( )

1:00PM - Depart

1:30PM - Arrive Pecos River Overlook ( )

2:30PM - Depart For Uvalde (Lunch/Rest Break/Gas)

3:00PM - Depart For San Antonio

4:30 PM - Arrive San Antonio