El Paso street art

Paint the Town

El Paso artists paint the town red — and just about every color. More than a hundred murals dot the city, capturing the region’s cultural pride with depictions of community leaders, religious figures, and other symbols. Segundo Barrio (a neighborhood along the border) and downtown bear the lion’s share of these public art pieces; the neighborhoods themselves have become fitting …

Great American Steakburger

Great American Steakburger

Our aged premium hand-cut steaks, ground-on-premises steakburgers, and amazing seafood have been one of El Paso’s finest traditions for more than 40 years. Buying the finest choice cuts and aging them on the premises, our master meat cutters then hand-trim and cut your steak daily to exacting standards. Great American Steakburger has been honored and respected worldwide for our quality …

Las Cruces NM

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Photo courtesy Visit Las Cruces Plaza de Las Cruces Organ Mountains–Desert Peaks National Monument New Mexico State University Chile Pepper Institute Photo by Ashley M. Biggers Rio Grande Theatre Farmers and Crafts Market of Las Cruces In 1629, Franciscan monks smuggled vines into New Mexico and planted the first grapes along the Rio Grande — making the state the oldest …

Daytrips

Day Trip – Ciudad Juárez

Photo by Marshal Demunbrun Make your first stop south of the border the Mission of Guadalupe; built in 1659, it is one of the earliest missions the Franciscans constructed in the area that’s still standing. Kids love La Rodadora Museo Interactivo, one of the largest museums in Latin America. More than 120 interactive and playful exhibitions explore science — like …

Great American Steakhouse

Great American Steakhouse

Enjoy the best of each season with friends and family. Since 1977 we’ve delighted our customers with our renowned selection of delicious meat, tender rib eyes, T-bones, and steaks that will make your mouth water. Taste our cut-at-home meat seasoned with our famous blend of spices or our BBQ ribs with their exclusive sauce, attracting meat lovers from all places …

Family Attractions

Family Attractions

El Paso ranked as the best large city for families in a 2017 survey — and proves it daily with a newly expanded zoo, playgrounds, spray parks, and field-trip friendly museums. El Paso Zoo Ascarate Park Spray Parks Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens 1. The zoo is a strong proponent of the M.O.M. (Missing Orangutan Mothers) Campaign, which brings …

Mesa Street Grill

Mesa Street Grill

For more than 21 years, Mesa Street Grill has set the standard for fine dining in El Paso. In 2018, the restaurant was honored with its sixth consecutive Distinguished Restaurants of North America Award for Excellence and its 13th Wine Spectator Award, in addition to being named Best Steakhouse in El Paso and Best Westside Restaurant in 2017. No other …

Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico

Photo courtesy sierracounty.info Hot Springs Bathhouse and Commercial Historic District Photo courtesy New Mexico Tourism Elephant Butte Lake State Park Spaceport America