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
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
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
- Address:750 JBS Parkway
Odessa, TX 79761
- Phone:(432) 272-4567 Website:https://www.ihg.com/candlewood/hotels/us/en/odessa/odscw/hoteldetail
Extended stay travelers play by different rules and need a hotel that understands their unique needs. Candlewood Suites is designed from the ground up, just for you. Located at the intersection of John Ben Shepperd Parkway and I-20, just minutes from downtown Odessa and all local attractions including the Music City Mall and Odessa Regional Medical Center. Our comfortable, spacious suites provide everything you need to live, work, and relax while you’re away from home. All suites provide fully equipped kitchens; including full-size refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave and stovetop, plus a variety of dishes, cookware, and utensils. Stay connected with free wired and wireless high speed Internet, cable, sports and movie channels. Keep fit in the 24 hour Fitness Center and for a relaxing evening; use the gas grill in the Gazebo to cook up your favorite meal! Enjoy the convenience of the Candlewood Cupboard, open 24 hours a day for snacks, refreshments and other necessities. You have many choices when choosing a hotel, choose Candlewood Suites Odessa and feel at home.
Address:750 S. John Ben Shepperd Parkway
Odessa, TX 79761
|Rooms: 83 spacious suites
Meeting Facility Type: N/A