Welcome to the new La Quinta Inn & Suites Monahans hotel in Texas. We will redefine the meaning of a great experience by providing you with an ultra- modern hotel located on I-20, 36 miles east of Odessa and 30 miles west of Pecos. The La Quinta Monahans is a first-class hotel located in the Heart of the West Texas Permian Basin close to Ward County Golf Course and Ward County Coliseum. After a hard day at work you can enjoy the open lobby which includes a bar or relax by the outdoor pool. Also our business center has the newest equipment to ensure your business needs are met.
Monahans is closely associated with business oil and gas giants like Weatherford International Ford, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, Shell, and FTIS.
Five miles east of Monahans is the Monahans Sandhills State Park. The park consists of 4,000 acres of sand dunes which gives you the feel of the Sahara Desert and also includes The Dunagan Visitor Center with its many events and exhibits. Also enjoy camping, hiking, picnicking and sand surfing. The park is also home to one of the most interesting arboreal oddities in the United States, a miniature Harvard Oak forest occupying 40,000 acres which makes it one of the largest oak forests in the U.S. The Monahans area offers many other attractions such as Freedom Fair, Green Thumb Show, Pie Auction, Mild to Wild Salsa Festival, AQHA Quarter horse show, Wickett Bluegrass Festival, Butterfield Overland Stagecoach & Wagon Festival and various livestock shows and rodeos.
If you are still craving more fun there is the Meteorite Crater and Exhibition Museum in Odessa and West of the Pecos Museum in Pecos. Nearby Midland is home to many athletic parks and shopping centers. It also includes Permian Basin Petroleum Museum and Library. There are early frontier army posts at Fort Stockton and Fort Davis. If you are in this area don’t miss the University of Texas McDonald Observatory. Big Bend National Park and Balmorhea State Park are located near Alpine Texas with its many art galleries and family owned gift and curio shops. The Ghost Lights of Marfa outside of Marfa Texas is a must.