Explore El Paso
El Paso, Texas, is on the border with Mexico, which it faces across the Río Grande. The city is located where the Franklin Mountains meet the Chihuahuan Desert and it's a haven for hikers and golfers. The pervasive Mexican influence and open country make the city an interesting place for a getaway break and there are plenty of El Paso hotels to make your stay a welcoming one. A mix of Spanish and Mexican cultures is apparent, especially noticeable in Tex-Mex food which can be found in many El Paso restaurants.
When to visit El PasoJuly temperatures are high at around 97ºF, so visitors tend to travel to El Paso in the cooler spring and fall seasons. The city affords a pleasant stay at all times of the year even in winter when January temperatures are around 55ºF.
How to get to El PasoEl Paso International Airport (ELP) is situated northeast of downtown and there are a selection of airport hotels including the highly rated Wyndham El Paso Airport. The city is also served by Amtrak services (calling at Union Depot). Greyhound buses drop off in the center. The major highway is the I-10. The Wyler Aerial Tramway transports tourists to Ranger Peak.
El Paso attractionsEl Paso Museum of Art is centrally located and is full of American and Mexican art. El Paso Zoo lies to the east and has more than 200 different species of animal within its grounds and is a draw for families. Twenty miles from downtown El Paso is the picturesque Hueco Tanks State Park; the Franklin Mountains State Park lies completely within the city limits. The City Hall has many downtown hotels clustered around it, most of them business-friendly hotels.
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