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El Paso, Texas

  • Buffalo Soldier Monument

    This bronze statue is based on the painting, "The Errand of Corporal Ross" by El Paso artist Bob Snead. It is located at the Robert E. Lee gate to the Fort....
    Buffalo Soldier Monument
  • Fray Garcia Monument

    This 14-ft. bronze sculpture by John Houser honors the priest who founded the area's first mission. The statue, in Pioneer Plaza downtown, is the first in the series of "Twelve Travelers" monuments by...
    Fray Garcia Monument

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Magoffin Home State Historic Site

Guided tours of homestead built in 1875 as replica of earlier home destroyed in 1868 flood. Was political and social center of Magoffinsville community (later named El Paso). Walls average 2 1/2 feet thick; timber cut in Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico, 80

El Paso, TX Historic Sites

Sierra de Cristo Rey

The Mountain of Christ the King looms above El Paso at point where territories of Texas, Mexico, and New Mexico meet. Prominent on the 4,576

El Paso, TX Natural Attractions

Insights - El Paso Science Center

El Paso Science Center-Features educational, hands-on exhibits about science and technology:

El Paso, TX Museums

Scenic Drives

Scenic Drive traces a winding course on southern flank of Mount Franklin above downtown El Paso, with view of Juárez across the river. Reached from Richmond St. on the east, from Rim Rd. on the west. El Paso is "V"

El Paso, TX Scenic Drives

Mission Tour

Hop aboard the "Trolley on a Mission" for mission tours. Visit Mission Ysleta, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, Socorro, and San Elizario. 4 1/2

El Paso, TX Tours

Things to do near El Paso, TX

Historic Fort Stockton

Typical frontier military post established 1858 as Camp Stockton; abandoned in 1886. Fort consisted of 35 buildings made of a...

Annie Riggs Hotel Museum

The old hotel, built in 1899, was built on this stage route. Restored and maintained by local historical society. Fourteen ro...

Haley Library and History Center

Learn all about Texas and Southwestern history, including the background of the cattle industry and the individuals who began...

Permian Playhouse Community Theater

The Permian Playhouse of Odessa, Inc. is a non-profit organization and one of the oldest arts organizations in West Texas. Ou...