El Paso has been a tourism destination from prehistoric times.
Seen at right: Ancient Native American pictograph (rock painting) at Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site.
For those who love the great outdoors, El Paso has numerous parks, public and private golf courses, tennis clubs, skate parks, sports clubs and swimming pools. Hikers, bikers and climbers find ideal elements for any level of challenge in and around the 7,000-foot Franklin Mountains.
The location of the mountain pass and the intrigue of the two-nation, three-state area has always funneled travelers throughout history and from all over the world to and through El Paso. Attractions in and close to El Paso include state and national parks, museums, natural wonders, amusement parks and activities such as horse racing, skiing, watersports and alpine sports.
Follow the links below to much more information on things to do around the El Paso Area!
For Families »»
These destinations offer fun for all ages.
For Natural Beauty Wanderers »»
In this scenic city, beauty is all around.
For Outdoor Enthusiasts »»
With more than 300 sunny days a year and countless sheer cliffs, canyons, and mountain trails, El Paso is a year-round outdoor playground.
El Paso Attractions Guide »»
Get out and discover the natural wonders of the region.