A small abandoned church sits at the base of sweeping red and brown rock mountains
Terlingua Ghost Town. Photo by J. Griffis Smith


The best kept secret is the view from the Porch in Terlingua Ghost Town. This was the site of the famous championship chili cookoff in 1967. Today, the events draw 10,000 “Chili Heads” from all over the world first Saturday in November.

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