If you decide to visit the Big Bend area in West Texas, consider visiting a local nightspot near Marfa. There's no music or refreshments, but there are plenty of bright lights along a deserted stretch of road. So many people have stopped to watch the mysterious Marfa Lights as they are called, that a large viewing platform was built to accommodate visitors.
Mystery Lights in the Desert of West Texas
A real unsolved mystery is still occurring near Marfa, Texas.
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The Viewing Platform
Visitors can see the lights any evening. Labor Day Weekend is celebrated as the Marfa Lights Festival in Marfa, Texas.