Things to Do in West Texas (Permian Basin)

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Advisor - Lynsey Parsons
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Lynsey Parsons

  • Texas

  • Arts & Culture

  • Off-the-Beaten-Path Travel

  • Road Trip Travel

  • Small Town

  • Local food

  • Outdoors

Texas highway and panoramic views.
Curator’s statement

The Permian Basin of Texas has a lot to offer for travelers! As a local, I've been able to find a lot of the best places to eat, learn and explore. Midland and Odessa are the largest cities in the region, but there are many other cities and towns worth checking out. Let me give you some tips!

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Where to stay in West Texas (Permian Basin)

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Places to eat & drink in West Texas (Permian Basin)

A beer factory in Texas.

Midland: Cowboy Prime, Up In Smoke BBQ & Co., Venezia
Odessa: Brantley Creek Barbecue, Curb Side Bistro, FortyOneTen
San Angelo: El Rincon de San Miguel, Diego's Burritos, Southern Smoke

Need to Know

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Advisor - Lynsey Parsons

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This guide is part of our ongoing series on travel to Texas.