Just south of the train tracks in Marathon is a quiet place worth a stroll. The Gage Hotel has gardens open to the public, with serene places to sit and enjoy the green oasis.
Just to the east of the public area, is the hotel restaurant's organic garden. Diners at the Cafe Cenizo restaurant enjoy the locally produced fruits, vegetables and herbs.
The Gage is one of the Texas Mountain Trail region's historic hotels...check out the entire list at www.texasmountaintrail.com/historichotels