El Paso, TX

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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

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 ¥5,737 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 11
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Fountains at Farah and The Woodhouse Day Spa - El Paso. Del Sol Medical Center and El ...
3.5/5Good! (926 reviews)
"all good"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham El Paso Cielo Vista
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham El Paso East
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham El Paso East
2.5 out of 5
7944 Gateway Blvd E, El Paso, TX
The price is ¥6,675 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 11
Situated in the business district, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Del Sol Medical Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of El Paso Community College and The Fountains ...
3.9/5Very Good! (956 reviews)
"Was great for a quick overnight stay on a road trip"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham El Paso East
The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park
The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park
4 out of 5
106 W MILLS AVENUE, El Paso, TX
Fully refundable
The price is ¥17,312 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Located in Downtown El Paso, this hotel is steps from Plaza Theater and El Paso Symphony Orchestra. El Paso Museum of Art and Judson F. Williams Convention Center ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (189 reviews)
"Very clean and beautiful hotel! Amazing customer service. Will be returning here to stay again"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park
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.
Homewood Suites by Hilton El Paso Airport
Homewood Suites by Hilton El Paso Airport
3 out of 5
6656 Gateway Blvd E, El Paso, TX
The price is ¥17,627 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
Located in Cielo Vista, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cielo Vista Mall, Bassett Place, and Gene Roddenberry Planetarium. The Woodhouse Day Spa - El ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (356 reviews)
"The staff was friendly and helpful. The housekeeping could do a little better. I did not mention it to anyone so that’s on me. The lady that made breakfast was Great friendly and happy everyday. I believe her name was Lola. The maintenance team runs the shuttle as well they ran me around town for ..."

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton El Paso Airport
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 ¥19,652 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
Situated in El Paso, this aparthotel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Del Sol Medical Center and within 6 mi (10 km) of El Paso Community College and The Fountains at Farah. ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)
"The room was clean and the bed was comfortable!"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

TownePlace Suites by Marriott El Paso East/I-10
Home2 Suites by Hilton El Paso Airport, TX
Home2 Suites by Hilton El Paso Airport, TX
3 out of 5
6308 Montana, El Paso, TX
The price is ¥18,866 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 25
Situated in El Paso, this aparthotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Gene Roddenberry Planetarium and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cielo Vista Mall and El Paso County Coliseum. ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (601 reviews)
"Great service. We got to the hotel late at night and it was raining. The staff was quick, helpful and accommodating. The check-in process was flawless. Very appreciated."

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton El Paso Airport, TX
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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