El Paso Vacations & Travel Packages!
The county seat of El Paso County in Texas, El Paso is a city situated in the far western corner of the state of Texas. The city stands on the Rio Grande River across the border from Ciudad Juarez. El Paso features a transitional climate between cold desert climate and hot desert climate with mild and dry winters and hot summers. Situated on the western tip of Texas, the city boasts unique desert landscapes and is home of varied flora and fauna. El Paso is also affluent in cultural attractions.
Places of Interest in El Paso
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Easily accessible from El Paso, Guadalupe Mountains National Park boasts wildlife such as desert amphibians, javelinas, golden eagles, and more than 90 species of butterflies. This beautiful park is also popular for its high spire of rock, El Captain. In the park, there is Guadalupe Peak, which is the highest altitude in Texas. This peak is popular for hikers because of its 80 miles of trails.
The National Border Patrol Museum
Offering a fascinating look at the history of the US Border Patrol, the National Border Patrol Museum includes a large collection of patrol vehicles, from motorcycles, jeeps, and rudimentary boats to sophisticated helicopters and other aircraft. In addition to this, the museum also display weapons, artwork, photos, badges, and uniforms.
El Paso Museum of Art
A wonderful place to visit for art lovers, El Paso Museum of Art boasts an impressive collection of more than 5,000 pieces that focus on Mexican, European, and American art from the 12th to the 18th centuries. El Paso Museum of Art features works by Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington, along with portraits by Thomas Sully, Gilbert Stuart, and Rembrandt Peale.
El Paso Zoo
An ideal place to visit for a wildlife aficionado on a tour to El Paso, the El Paso Zoo offers an entertaining outing option for families and nature lovers as they explore the Animals of Asia, Africa, and Americas. Each of these exciting exhibits at the zoo boasts wide array of creatures - both big and small. This beautiful zoo also features fun Zoo Adventure Programs focusing on children and adults alike. At the zoo, visitors can get up-close with various animals like sea lions, monkeys, eagles, tortoises, and more.