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

Super 8 by Wyndham El Paso Airport
Super 8 by Wyndham El Paso Airport
2 out of 5
7144 Gateway Blvd E, El Paso, TX, 79915
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $51 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
$51
per night
Dec 8 - Dec 9
Stay at this business-friendly motel in El Paso. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the overall value in our reviews. Popular ...
3.1/5 (1,000 reviews)
"Very good experience"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2022

Super 8 by Wyndham El Paso Airport
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ El Paso East
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ El Paso East
2.5 out of 5
11400 Chito Samaniego Dr, El Paso, TX, 79936
The price is $57 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
$57
per night
Dec 4 - Dec 5
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in El Paso. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,001 reviews)
Excellent
"The room was big ,clean, the bed was soo soft. I will definitely book again when i go back to El Paso. A plus that its in middle of everything"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2022

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ El Paso East
Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel & Waterpark
Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel & Waterpark
3.5 out of 5
2027 Airway Blvd, El Paso, TX, 79925
The price is $101 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
$101
per night
Dec 3 - Dec 4
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly hotel in El Paso. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
3.6/5 Good! (1,002 reviews)
"We had a very enjoyable stay over Thanksgiving. The hotel staff was really friendly and cared how we were doing. They went out of their way to ensure we were well taken care of. The bed was really comfortable and the workout room had some really good equipment for us to use. Definitely recommend ..."

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel & Waterpark
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.
Studio Basement Central El Paso
Studio Basement Central El Paso
El Paso, TX
Stay at this apartment in El Paso. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions St. Patrick Cathedral and Billy Rogers Arroyo Park are located ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Easily accessible"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Studio Basement Central El Paso
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, 79936
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in El Paso. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Ysleta Mission and Speaking Rock ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (70 reviews)
Very nice hotel
"Very clean, lovely room. Comfortable beds. Nice, small kitchen area. Pet friendly. Even had treats for our dog when we checked in. Friendly, courteous staff. Nice breakfast in morning. Well pleased with our experience."

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2022

TownePlace Suites by Marriott El Paso East/I-10
Montoya 1 BDR Luxury Condo
Montoya 1 BDR Luxury Condo
El Paso, TX
Stay at this apartment in El Paso. Enjoy free WiFi, an onsite playground, and a Smart TV. Popular attractions Adventure Zone and El Paso Desert Botanical Garden ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Second stay at this residence. A+ rating
"Wonderful host. Was always there to handle what ever need."

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Montoya 1 BDR Luxury Condo
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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