- Our list of the best things to do in El Paso, Texas, features the top 28 nearby activities — including 5 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- El Paso, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of El Paso, TX
Known as 'The Showplace of the Southwest', the Plaza Theatre was opened to the public in 1930. When not being used for a wide-range of entertainment events, tours are available for guests to see the the meticulously renovated venue.
Dedicated to teaching its visitors about the horrors inflicted upon over 11 million victims, the El Paso Holocaust Museum, is one of only 13 such museums in the U.S. Through personal accounts, artifacts, exhibits, and multi-media presentations, this is worth a visit.
88% 181 votes
6900 Hueco Tanks Road No 1, El Paso, TX 79938 MoreLess Info
There is much to be discovered when visiting Hueco Tanks State Historic Site. Visitors can tour the prehistoric pictographs, and see ruins from ancient settlers in the area, as well as hike, rock climb, and explore the naturally-formed water collection basins.
A baseball stadium, Southwest University Park is home to the Pacific Coast League's El Paso Chihuahuas and offers a seating capacity of 7,500. The park provides concessions with food and drinks, party areas, luxury suites and club seating.
Those who aren't too afraid of heights enjoy a ride up the Franklin Mountains with Wyler Aerial Tramway. The 4 minute ride takes visitors to the top of Ranger's Peak and provides a great opportunity for priceless pictures and wildlife spotting.
89% 253 votes
1331 McKelligon Canyon Road, El Paso, TX 79930 MoreLess Info
Located within the largest continuous mountain range in Texas, Franklin Mountain State Park is quickly becoming a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts. The park features some camping sites, several hiking and mountain biking trails, and rock climbing opportunities.
84% 197 votes
Bldg. 5000, Pleasanton Rd., El Paso, TX MoreLess Info
U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Museum preserves the history and heritage of the U.S. Army and the Air Defense Artillery branch from 1907 to present. The museum displays historically significant artifacts and showcases a wide artillery collection.
Take a journey through the entire history of how our border is protected at the National Border Patrol Museum. This privately funded museum features the technology used over the years, actual vehicles for the children to climb into, and multi-media exhibits.
Originally opened in 1947, the El Paso Museum of Art id home to more than 5,000 permanent pieces of art work. The exhibits cover the gamut of artistic styles and periods, including European, American, and Lati American works from the past and present.
The mission of the Magoffin Home State Historical Park is to preserve the stateâ€™s historic resources for the use of future generations. The site has a courtyard that can be rented for banquets, meetings, and receptions.