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Experience the History, Culture and Excitement of El Paso!

Experience the History, Culture and Excitement of El Paso!

Groups will love exploring El Paso, Texas like a local.

With a blend of challenging hiking terrains and serene landscapes for walking or bike riding, El Paso is filled with boundless adventure. Visitors can enjoy year-round sunshine and moderate temperatures when visiting the Franklin Mountains State Park or Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site. Both parks are perfect for guests of all ages to explore the rugged beauty of El Paso.

Whether you're looking to go climbing, bird watching, or simply enjoying a leisurely picnic, El Paso invites outdoor enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the city's desert landscape, where the spirit of adventure meets the beauty of the Southwest.

Savor the rich tapestry of flavors in El Paso, where a culinary renaissance awaits. Renowned for its authentic Mexican cuisine, the Sun City's food scene is a vibrant fusion of tradition and innovation. Explore the bustling streets and stumble upon popular restaurants like Carlos & Mickey's or L&J Cafe that serve mouthwatering tacos, enchiladas and more, which perfectly capture the essence of true Mexican food.

From charming family-owned eateries such as Desert Oak Barbeque to upscale dining establishments like Cafe Central, El Paso offers a diverse range of culinary experiences that suit every palate and budget. Whether you're craving street food delights or seeking a sophisticated dining experience, El Paso's food culture promises an unforgettable journey through delectable delights.

Dive into the trendy shopping haven of El Paso, where every purchase tells a story. Explore local craftsmanship at boot-making boutiques like Rocketbuster Handmade Custom Boots and Lucchese Bootmaker, where skilled artisans fashion custom footwear that embodies Texan flair. Indulge in retail therapy at the Fountains of Farah or the Outlet Shoppes at El Paso, each offering an array of renowned brands and stylish finds for every taste. When you're in the city, you can also uncover hidden treasures at vintage stores that have a perfect blend of nostalgia and fashion-forward discoveries waiting for you.

El Paso's shopping scene is a dynamic fusion of tradition and trend, where local businesses thrive, and every storefront beckons with unique offerings. Whether you're strolling through boutiques, scouring vintage racks or indulging in mall delights, El Paso invites you to shop in style, making each purchase a vibrant part of your next adventure in the Sun City.

Decades of history live among the streets that make up El Paso. Visitors are welcome to discover the enchanting stories of El Paso's past for themselves as they visit some of the city's best-known historical attractions and cultural sites.

Tour the El Paso Mission Trail, recognized as the Best Historical Site in Texas. The nine-mile trail takes guests to view the oldest operational parishes in Texas, the Ysleta Mission, Socorro Mission and the Presidio Chapel of San Elizario. After the missions, make your way to Downtown El Paso, the heart of the city known for its collection of notable landmarks and sights. Enjoy an afternoon walk through San Jacinto Plaza or take a self-guided tour to admire the century-old architecture of downtown such as the Anson Mills building and the O.T. Bassett Tower. You may also tour the beautiful Plaza Theatre, a 93-year-old landmark, serving as a live entertainment venue for Broadway performances, concerts and much more.

Embark on an enriching journey through time and history while visiting El Paso's expansive collection of over 15 museums and cultural centers.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene at the El Paso Museum of Art, showcasing permanent collections of American, European, and Mexican art. Uncover the city's rich history at the El Paso Museum of History, a captivating voyage through the years that shaped the region. At the El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center, experience poignant stories of resilience and remembrance. Visitors are also welcome to dive into global perspectives at the International Museum of Art to view the presentation of local, regional, and international artist exhibits, lectures and more.

Learn more at Visit El Paso.

Courtesy of Destination El Paso.

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