Globe of the Great Southwest

A bit of Elizabethan England comes to life during the Odessa Shakespeare Festival at The Globe Theatre of the Great Southwest, Shakespearean Library & Anne Hathaway Cottage, modeled after Shakespeare's original Globe. The Globe also produces everything from Broadway musicals to country and Gospel revues. In addition to the Globe Theatre is the Anne Hathaway Cottage, which is a replica of the home Shakespeare built for his true love, Anne Hathaway. There is also a Barter Booth offering everything from souvenirs to refreshments. 

2308 Shakespeare Road 
Odessa, TX 79761 
Tel: 432-332-1586 


Odessa Meteor Crater 

The Meteor Crater is approximately 550 feet in diameter, is the second largest in the nation. The crater is the result of a barrage of meteors crashing to the earth some 20,000 to 50,000 years ago. It is approximately ten miles west of Odessa; via Interstate 20, exit 108. Enjoy a self-guided tour and  visit the Thomas Rodman Museum and Visitor Center on site.  Museum hours Tuesday- Saturday: 9 AM- 5PM; Sunday, 1 PM-5 PM. Crater Trail is open for self guided tours everyday from 9 AM-5 PM.  Free admission. Gift shop. 

3100 Meteor Crater Rd 
Odessa, TX 79760 
Tel: 432-381-0946 


Stonehenge Odessa

Twenty stone blocks, similar in size and shape to those of England's ancient Stonehenge, were trucked in on tractor-trailers and lifted onto bases made of reinforced concrete.  The replica is 70 percent of the original's vertical dimensions and exact in horizontal size, with the tallest of the limestone pieces standing 19 feet.  The exhibit is located off East University Boulevard on the UTPB campus. 

 Located on the campus of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, this replica of Stonehenge was constructed over a period of six weeks in the summer of 2004.  A community group, wanting to draw more visitors to the city from I-20, initiated the idea, and the university approved the location. 

4901 E. University 
Odessa, TX 79762

Barr Ranch Retreat

Retreat/Bed & Breakfast: Located South of Odessa about 30 miles. 15,000 acre working cattle ranch, original homestead built in 1906 and completely renovated with modern comforts.

  • 3 Bedrooms (2 Queens, 1 Full)
  • Bathroom with full tab and shower
  • Full kitchen with coffee maker, microwave, dishes, pot and pans
  • Refrigerator stocked with bottled water, milk, juice and soft drinks
  • TV for VCR or DVD (no TV reception)
  • Screened porch with chairs and table facing the pond
  • Fire Pit
  • Hunting packages available
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