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...

Viva! El Paso

June-July

Enjoy El Paso’s own outdoor musical extravaganza, in the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. This colo...

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