A field of blooming poppies in El Paso

El Paso

Travel Region

Big Bend Country

Population

700,000

For most Texans, the 10-, 11-, or 12-hour drive may seem daunting. But the city is worth the drive for the near-seamless blend of Western and Hispanic culture made possible by its location on the border, just one time zone away.

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Upcoming Events

Sun City Scavenger Hunt

Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021

Have some fun in the sun exploring the westernmost city in Texas. On this culture-filled El Paso sca...

"Shen Yun"

Feb. 5

Experience the beauty of ancient China before communism. Shen Yun's unique artistic vision expands t...

Marathon and Half Marathon

Feb. 13

This Boston qualifier begins on El Paso’s east side and travels thorough various parts of the city...

Sun Bowl and Fan Fiesta

Dec. 31

Since the first Sun Bowl played on January 1, 1935, as a fundraising event for a local service club,...

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