Located in the far western end of Texas, on the border of Mexico, you will find El Paso, the Spanish-cultured city full of history and education.
El Paso sits at the spot where Texas, New Mexico, and Old Mexico meet. It is considered to be the largest international metroplex in the world, the city a colorful blend of the historic Old West, Native American heritage, and Mexican tradition. You will find old-world adobe buildings and livestock ranches juxtaposed with a sprawling downtown area full of museums, shopping, dining, and much more.
The history of this city is astounding, dating back to the early days of Spanish Conquistadors arriving at the Rio Grande in 1598. You can further explore this history by visiting educationally enlightening attractions such as the El Paso Museum of History, El Paso Museum of Archaeology, and various religious sites such as the Presidio Chapel of San Elizario or St. Patrick Cathedral.
Geographically, El Paso sits at the foot of the Franklin Mountains, near the Rio Grande, giving it access to countless outdoor adventure and recreation opportunities. Discover all the natural wonders the area has to offer at the Franklin Mountains State Park, Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, Ascarate Park, and more. You can fish, hike, wildlife watch, or simply sightsee throughout these sites.
Of course, there is plenty of fun to be had in El Paso, with attractions such as Western Playland, the #1 amusement park in the southwest, the 200-species El Paso Zoo, and the nearby Wet 'N' Wild Waterworld fun park.
Whatever you decide to do, get ready for one seriously epic adventure in El Paso!