Things to do in Texas
The Marfa Lights have baffled scientists since the first recorded sighting in 1883. Visible only on clear nights, the weird yellowish-green orbs float, bounce around, and vanish then reappear over the Mitchell Flats, just outside of Marfa, Texas. Explanations range from the mundane (mirages, car taillights) to the otherworldly (alien spacecrafts, displaced souls), so it’s only natural that visitors flock here year round to spot the mystifying glows from the viewing center, about 10 miles east of Marfa.
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Discounts aside, off-season travel also brings more chances to interact with locals and make friends in immersive, stress-less experiences.
Christine Wei Assistant Editor
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