5 Things to do in El Paso

Top 5 Things to do in El Paso

Come to Sun City and enjoy all that this vibrant city has to offer, from desert hikes and natural beauty to the modern art. Check out our favorite top 5 things to do in El Paso, Texas.

Wyler Aerial Tramway

1. Franklin Mountains State Park

El Paso’s Franklin Mountains State Park provides a stunning vista of the city. Just fifteen minutes from the city, discover the rugged beauty of these high desert mountains.

At the Park you can immerse yourself in the great outdoors with unforgettable hiking, biking and rock climbing only a short journey from the bustling urban center.

Wyler Aerial Tramway

2. Wyler Aerial Tramway

Take an unforgettable trip on The Wyler Aerial Tramway at Franklin Mountains State Park and take in a breath-taking view of The Sun City. This remarkable aerial cable car transports visitors to Ranger Peak, a scenic 632 feet above sea level, giving an eagle eye’s view of the stunning desert scenery of Texas and Mexico.

El Paso Missionary Trail

El Paso Missionary Trail

3. El Paso Mission Trail

El Paso Mission Trail is a self-guided tour by car and provides a fascinating insight into the area’s past.

The trail, which skirts along the border, takes in three missions, one of which is a chapel, giving visitors a genuine sense of land’s people, history and culture. The trail brings the past to life once again its beautiful missions and is a must see for those exploring early America history or simply wanting to take in this frontier land.

El Paso Museum of Art

El Paso Museum of Art

4. El Paso Museum of Art

The El Paso Museum of Art is a must see. Here you can indulge your cultural desires by taking in a huge range of art work including excellent combination of permanent collections and special exhibits. The museum also hosts regular special events including film screenings, lectures with question and answer sessions and child-focused events –there’s something here for everyone.

El Paso Museum of History

El Paso Museum of History

 

5. El Paso’s Museum of History

El Paso’s Museum of History is a wonderful free resource a stone’s throw away from the Gardener Hotel in the heart of the city’s colorful downtown. Here you can learn about the history and people of this fascinating border city, known as the “Pass of the North”.  At the museum, you can learn about the past through new technology and enjoy an amazing array of videos and images from the city’s past on huge3-D touch-sensitive TV screens. The museum also offers group tours. It is closed in Mondays.

We hope you enjoyed your top tips for El Paso! Book your bed at The Gardner Hotel and we will be pleased to help you out with more great sites to see in El Paso and in Texas.

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