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El Paso, TX
Travel Guide

El Paso which includes a city, a sunset and modern architecture

Enjoy Texan charm, culture, and endless outdoor activities in “Sun City.”

With cloudless days almost every day of the year, it’s little wonder that El Paso is nicknamed “Sun City.” Located in the western corner of Texas, it is bordered by Mexico to the south and west, and is less than 6 miles (10 kilometers) from New Mexico. Thanks to the convergence of different states and country, the area is often called “The Borderland.”

El Paso is tucked into the Franklin Mountains, which cut into the city to divide it into different neighborhoods. Known for having one of the lowest crime rates of any U.S. city, it is a melting pot of different cultures, creating unique communities that feel like distinct mini-cities.

Explore the outdoors in this unique southwestern city. McKelligon Canyon offers a stunning desert wilderness right in the center of the city - and check the Amphitheater schedule to catch an open air concert or play. Urban parks dot the downtown and Franklin Mountain State Park borders the north of the city, creating an oasis for hikers, rock climbers, and mountain bikers. If you want to leisurely enjoy the outdoors, take advantage of the vineyards that surround El Paso.

Children will love exploring the tigers, sea lions, and other creatures that live in the El Paso Zoo. On the rare rainy day, head to the El Paso Exploreum for a hands-on learning experience. Every member of the family will enjoy strolling through the art galleries and museums that dot the city - don’t miss out on the Centennial Museum to understand more about the city’s past. El Paso Mission Trail offers a peek into the historic missions - and enjoy the shops and eateries as you stroll through this corner of the city.

Thanks to the sprawling nature of El Paso, it is easiest to explore the city by car. Visitors can also use the bus system, Sun Metro. Interstate 10 runs directly through El Paso and El Paso International Airport is conveniently located just 5 miles (8 kilometers) outside the city center.

Where to stay in El Paso

Motel 6 El Paso, TX - Southeast
Motel 6 El Paso, TX - Southeast
2 out of 5
12211 Gateway W, El Paso, TX
The price is ¥4,614 per night from Jun 6 to Jun 6
Located in the heart of El Paso, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Ysleta Mission, Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, and Del Sol Medical Center. Socorro ...
3.2/5 (968 reviews)
"The above and beyond the clerk went to help us rent the room !"

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Motel 6 El Paso, TX - Southeast
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham El Paso Cielo Vista
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham El Paso Cielo Vista
2.5 out of 5
9125 Gateway West, El Paso, TX
The price is ¥5,278 per night from May 16 to May 16
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from The Fountains at Farah and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Cielo Vista Mall. The Woodhouse Day Spa - El Paso ...
3.6/5Good! (966 reviews)
"Plumbing had issues otherwise wasn’t bad for the price"

Reviewed on May 1, 2021

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham El Paso Cielo Vista
HI Express El Paso Downtown, an IHG Hotel
HI Express El Paso Downtown, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
409 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX
Free Cancellation
The price is ¥8,769 per night from Jun 1 to Jun 1
Located in Downtown El Paso, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of El Paso Holocaust Museum, Don Haskins Center, and University of Texas at El Paso. El Paso Scottish ...
4.1/5Very Good! (872 reviews)
"Easy to access the hotel."

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

HI Express El Paso Downtown, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
TownePlace Suites by Marriott El Paso East/I-10
TownePlace Suites by Marriott El Paso East/I-10
2.5 out of 5
11521 Gateway Boulevard West, El Paso, TX
The price is ¥16,181 per night from May 21 to May 21
Situated in El Paso, this aparthotel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Del Sol Medical Center and within 6 mi (10 km) of Cielo Vista Mall and El Paso Community College. ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
"A great quick stay on the interstate. It was clean and the staff was very nice."

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

TownePlace Suites by Marriott El Paso East/I-10
Large 4-br House in a Nice Neighborhood!
Large 4-br House in a Nice Neighborhood!
El Paso, TX
The price is ¥8,579 per night from May 11 to May 11
Situated in El Paso, this vacation home is within 9 mi (15 km) of Butterfield Trail Golf Club, Lone Star Golf Course, and Del Sol Medical Center. Cielo Vista ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)
Great Location
"This place was very clean and had everything we need. The location was perfect!"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Large 4-br House in a Nice Neighborhood!
Vista Hills Spa Retreat W/free Breakfast & Parking
Vista Hills Spa Retreat W/free Breakfast & Parking
El Paso, TX
The price is ¥7,089 per night from May 9 to May 9
Located in El Paso, this family-friendly apartment building is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Del Sol Medical Center, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Gene Roddenberry Planetarium ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Wonderful retreat!
"I was thrilled to have a chef prepare my morning meals and to have a wide selection of choices as well! Michael was delightful as were the huskies!"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Vista Hills Spa Retreat W/free Breakfast & Parking
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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