From Marquez, Dallas is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the north, while Houston is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southeast.
Don't limit yourself to Marquez; this region features a treasure trove scenic and cultural attractions just waiting to be explored. Buffalo, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest, and Franklin, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Marquez are worth a visit too.
While you are in Marquez, why not see College Station. Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south, this regional city is home to Post Oak Mall, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and J. Wayne Stark University Center Galleries. Ensure you don't head back to Marquez until you've visited College Station's Benjamin Knox Gallery, Texas World Speedway and Albritton Bell Tower.
Visitors in Brazos River Valley often head to the region's farms.
Active travelers searching for some fresh air and thrills shouldn't miss the chance to get their fix by joining a mountain biking or horse riding adventure.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time return home, head to the nearest major airport in College Station, 45 miles (72 kilometers) away.