See & Do
Where is the Judson F. Williams Convention Center located?
The Judson F. Williams Convention Center is located at One Civic Center Plaza in downtown El Paso. The Convention Center is conveniently located next to the Abraham Chavez Theatre in the Union Plaza District.
From I-10 East take the Downtown Exit, 19B then left on Santa Fe St. The Judson F. Williams Convention Center is on the right.
From I-10 West take exit 19, then right on Santa Fe St. The Judson F. Williams Convention Center is on the right.
Secure, underground parking is available.
Where is the Abraham Chavez Theatre located?
The Abraham Chavez Theatre is located at One Civic Center Plaza in downtown El Paso. The Abraham Chavez Theatre is conveniently located next to the Judson F. Williams Convention Center in the Union Plaza District.
From I-10 East take the Downtown Exit, 19B then left on Santa Fe St. The Abraham Chavez Theatre is on the right.
From I-10 West take exit 19, then right on Santa Fe St. The Abraham Chavez Theatre is on the right.
Secure, underground parking is available.
How far is Downtown El Paso from the El Paso International Airport?
The El Paso International Airport is located 6 miles east of downtown El Paso and 1.7 miles north of Interstate 10 Exit 25 (Airway Blvd).
Where are the Visitor Information Centers located?
There are two Visitor Information Centers in El Paso.
The Downtown Visitor Information Center is located at 400 W. San Antonio. From I-10 East take the Downtown Exit, 19B then left on Santa Fe St. and right on San Antonio St. The Visitor Information Center is on the left. From I-10 West take exit 19, then right on Santa Fe St. and right on San Antonio St. The Visitor Information Center is on the left. Secure, parking is available in the Union Plaza Transit Terminal on San Antonio St., next to the information center.
The Airport Visitor Information Center is located inside the El Paso International Airport in the main lobby. From I-10 East take the Airway exit then right on Airway, the El Paso International Airport is straight ahead. From I-10 West take the Airway exit then left on Airway, the El Paso International Airport is straight ahead.
Where are the Plaza Theatre and Arts Festival Plaza located?
From I-10 East take the Downtown Exit, 19B then left on Santa Fe St., left onto W. San Antonio St. and left onto S. El Paso st. The Plaza Theatre and Arts Festival Plaza are on the right.
From I-10 West take exit 19, then right on Santa Fe St., left onto W. San Antonio St. and left onto S. El Paso st. The Plaza Theatre and Arts Festival Plaza are on the right.
Secure, underground parking is available on Santa Fe. St. in the Judson F. Williams Convention Center parking garage.
Where is McKelligon Canyon Pavilion and Amphitheatre located?
From I-10 West take Exit 21 toward Piedras St., merge onto Gateway Blvd E., then turn left onto N Piedras St. Turn left onto San Diego Ave., take the 3rd right onto Alabama St. and turn left onto McKelligon Canyon Rd. McKelligon Canyon Pavilion and Amphitheatre is on the right.
Where is El Paso, Texas located?
Centrally located, El Paso sits on the westernmost tip of Texas. El Paso lies at the crossroads of I-10 and I-25 and is your true gateway to many exciting Southwestern destinations. We are easy to get to and on your way to everywhere!
From El Paso
Alamogordo, NM: 86 miles
Albuquerque, NM: 266 miles
Las Cruces, NM: 38 miles
Ruidoso, NM: 132 miles
Calrsbad, NM: 155 miles
Austin, TX: 576 miles
Big Bend National Park, TX: 328 miles
Tucson, AZ: 327 miles
See & Do
What are some of El Paso's most famous Mexican food restaurants?
Flavor on every corner! Venture out for real Mexican food. It’s all over town. Or follow celebrity chefs tosome great favorites-L&J Cafe, H&H Car Wash, El Paso’s legendary Chico’s Tacos and many more.
Avila’s Mexican Food – Voted Top 100 in the Nation
6232 North Mesa St., El Paso, TX 79912
H&H Car Wash and Coffee Shop – Featured on the Food Network
701 East Yandell Dr., El Paso, TX 79902
Kiki’s Mexican Restaurant – Featured on the Food Network
2719 North Piedras St., El Paso, TX 79930
L&J Cafe-The Old Place by the Graveyard
3622 E. Missouri Ave.,El Paso, TX 79903
Chico’s Tacos – Featured on the Food Network
5305 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX 79903
What are the top 10 things to do while in El Paso?
There’s no better way to explore El Paso than by taking advantage of the various attractions, events, and recreational activities happening throughout the city, every single day. Whether you’re here for business or vacation travel, you’ll never be bored with so many things to do in El Paso!
Concordia Cemetery: Concordia is the resting place for over 60, 000 historical citizens and early pioneers of El Paso and Juarez. John Wesley Hardin, Reverend Joseph Tayes, the Mundeay family, Lawman John Selman and many more are forever residents of Concordia.
Downtown Walking Tour: This self-guided walking tour (about 90 minutes) begins in the southwest corner of San Jacinto Plaza, at the 1910 E. Howard post clock. The tour takes you on a stroll to historic architectural landmarks and sites, some noted with historical markers.
El Paso Zoo: Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and features family attractions such as the African Star train and the Hunt Family Desert Spring. The El Paso Zoo is Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA.)
Franklin Mountains State Park: Towering above the city of El Paso is the Franklin Mountains State Park, the largest state park in an urban setting. Here you can hike, bike, climb, or run rugged terrain in 37 square miles of desert wilderness, scrub vegetation and open space, with 125 miles of multi-use trails.
Historic Mission Trail: This Trail is rich in history dating back 400 years. Sure to take your breath away these three adobe churches remain as living testaments to the faith of our Spanish and Indian ancestors.
Hueco Tanks State Historic Site: Hueco Tanks, one of the most historical sites in Texas, because of its pictographs and its use as a stagecoach stop along the old Butterfield Trail, is a haven for rock climbers from around the world. Climbing, hiking, rock art, and birding tours are held regularly.
Magoffin Home State Historic Site: A striking 1875 adobe structure, Magoffin Home State Historic Site explores the stories of a multicultural family who actively participated in U.S. expansion and settlement, military service, trade on the Santa Fe–Chihuahua Trail, Civil War turmoil, and U.S.–Mexico relations.
Museums: Downtown is home to 3 museums, all within walking distance. These include the Holocaust, Art, and History, Transmountain road is home to two very unique museums; the Archaeology which depicts the story of the first inhabitants of the El Paso area, and the Border Patrol, the only one of its kind in the Nation.
Wyler Aerial Tramway: Take a ride on an aerial cable car and enjoy a 7,000 square miles view that encompasses three states and two nations. The tramway ride is a memorable experience offering a vista of the vastness and stark beauty of the southwest.
Vineyards: With over 300 sunny days a year we’re bound to have the finest regional vineyards. La Vina Winery and Zin Valle Vineyards are located along the historic HWY 28.
How many hotels rooms does El Paso have?
There are approximately 9,600 hotel rooms City wide.
How many hotels rooms are in downtown El Paso?
There are approximately 675 hotel rooms in downtown El Paso. Downtown hotels include the Camino Real Hotel, DoubleTree Downtown City Center and the Holiday Inn Express.
What's the weather like?
It’s rare to have a day in El Paso, summer or winter, when the sun does not shine. In fact, it shines over 300 days a year! Winters are mild with an average daytime temperature of 60 degrees F and an average low of 35 degrees F. Summers are warm and dry with an average daytime temperature of 95 degrees F in June, July, and August. When you consider the five months, May through September, the average daytime temperature is 91 degrees F. On average El Paso receives 9 inches of rain fall each year.