Visit El Paso

Convention Center12,356 sq. m
Guest Rooms9,300
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel
Special Event Venues18
Average Room Rate$91.00
Daily Food Cost$51.00
Occupancy Rate87.5%
Tax Rate17.5%

Visit El Paso


Why Choose Our Destination?

Known for friendliness and being the only Texas city that can boast a mountain in the middle, El Paso is on its way to becoming America’s next great meeting and tournament destination. With a $500 million dollar quality of life bond and several privately-funded projects well underway, El Paso is experiencing unprecedented growth and substantial change unlike any other city on the nation. While the QOL Bond projects are scattered throughout the city, the majority are located in the heart of downtown within walking distance of the 133,000 square-foot El Paso Convention Center. Key developments include a new children’s museum; multi-purpose performing arts venue; Hispanic cultural center; new and improved parks; public art projects; public transportation in the form of refurbished street cars, dating back to the 1940s; and the first and only TouchCity Digital History Wall in the United States. Privately-funded projects include Southwest University Park, home to the El Paso Chihuahuas, Triple-A Baseball Team. In its inaugural year (2014), the ballpark was named “Ballpark of the Year” by and Baseball Digest. There are also major downtown hotel developments in the works; a 119 room Hotel Indigo, opened in February 2016 and an 89-room Aloft Hotel to open by spring 2018 as well as a $75 Million renovation/restoration of the historic 357-room Camino Real Hotel, estimated to be completed in late 2018. If you’ve never been to El Paso or haven’t visited in several years, you’ll definitely be surprised by what this dynamic, evolving city has to offer. You Better El Paso Up and experience it for yourself.

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Distance from Airport

  • El Paso International Airport

    11.27 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Concordia Cemetery

Historical Landmark
3 mi. away
Founded in 1853, Concordia Cemetery began as a rancho founded by Hugh Stevenson. When his wife tragically died from blood poisoning after being gored by a pet deer, she became the first resident of what was to become the largest cemetery in the southwest. 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. Visit the regions own “Boot Hill” where you will “Walk Through History.”
3700 E. Yandell Drive
El Paso, TX, US 79903

El Paso Museum of Archaeology and Wilderness Park

13 mi. away
The El Paso Museum of Archaeology presents 14,000 years of prehistory in the El Paso area, the greater Southwest, and northern Mexico. You’ll see dioramas and exhibits of American Indian lives and their material culture from the Paleoindian hunters of the Ice Age to their modern Indian descendants. The exhibits are periodically changed to reflect the scope of the museum's collections and the interests of the community. Special changing exhibits are located in the auditorium where lectures, family programs, and events are held. Walk nature trails on our 15 acres with more than 250 varieties of Chihuahuan Desert native plants, outdoor exhibits and an Indian Garden. A gazebo is available for rent for family picnics and small group activities. Free tours may be scheduled in advance
4301 Transmountain Road
El Paso, TX, US 79924

Chamizal National Memorial

3 mi. away
A unit of the National Park Service, the Chamizal National Memorial commemorates the 1963 Chamizal treaty that ended a century-old boundary dispute between the United States and Mexico caused by a change in the course of the Rio Grande. The memorial includes a museum, theatre and art galleries, and hosts many festivals and special events throughout the year. Admission is free.
800 S. San Marcial
El Paso, TX, US 79905

El Paso Museum of Art

1 mi. away
Founded in 1959, the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA) is a major cultural and educational resource for West Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico. The Museum houses a permanent collection of over 6,000 works of art. In addition to displaying works from its holdings, the Museum offers a divers schedule of temporary exhibitions, films, lectures, concerts, and other educational programs to the general public. EPMA has a steady record of accreditation by the American Association of Museums. The Museum was first accredited in 1972, then re-accredited in 1985 and, most recently, in 2001. Since the new downtown building opened in 1998, the Museum serves approximately 80,000 visitors per year.
One Arts Festival Plaza
El Paso, US 79901

El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center

1 minute away
The El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center was established to educate the public about the Nazi Holocaust, and to honor those who perished and those who survived. The museum houses exhibits that trace the rise of the Third Reich, the mass deportations of millions of German and European citizens to ghettos and concentration camps, their valiant resistance efforts, and the liberation of the camps by Allied Forces in the closing days of World War II. Admission is free
715 N. Oregon
El Paso, TX, US 79901

El Paso Museum of History & 3D Digital Wall

1 mi. away
The El Paso Museum of History is host to more than 16,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space featuring five galleries representing 400 years of U.S./Mexico border history. Two first floor galleries have featured traveling exhibitions highlighting the brilliant mind of Leonardo da Vinci as well as early Spanish exploration prior to the arrival of the Mayflower; borderland racing history, the history of medicine and much more. Second floor galleries include the Wall of Giants; an exhibition space dedicated to individuals and businesses that have impacted life in El Paso. The Changing Pass gallery explores centuries of cultural history. Las Villitas: Neighborhoods & Shared Memories, the museum’s newest permanent gallery, features artifacts from El Paso’s earliest neighborhoods. The museum is also home to DIGIE - a vast collection of images and videos exploring El Paso’s past and present. It examines its people and its many cultures on giant 3-D touch-sensitive TV screens at the Museum of History and on a mobile Mini-Digie as well. Our Mini-Digie will be transported to classrooms, malls, community centers and other locations where citizens gather so everyone has the opportunity to experience and be included in El Paso’s digital history.
510 N. Santa Fe Street
El Paso, TX, US 79901

El Paso Mission Trail

Historical Landmark
23 mi. away
Located in El Paso’s Lower Valley 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. Established in 1862 the Ysleta Mission is the cornerstone of the Ysleta del Sur Indian Pueblo. Two miles east lies the Socorro Mission. The architecture of this mission reflects the culture, politics and insurmountable spirit of the early settlers of this vibrant town. Established in 1789 the San Elizario Chapel is an amazing paragon of late adobe church architecture in West Texas and New Mexico. It is an exquisite reflection of European architectural styles on the earlier, simpler box-like missions of the region. El Paso Mission Trail Association is dedicated to the education, promotion and preservation of the missions at Ysleta, Socorro, and San Elizario Chapel. An exhibit, “Paths of the Padres-Discover El Paso’s Historic Missions” is on permanent display at the El Paso International Airport.
Adobe Horeshoe
1500 Main St.
San Elizario, TX, US 79849

El Paso Zoo

4 mi. away
It’s not the typical El Paso experience, but, then again, visiting the El Paso Zoo is anything but typical. The park looks as though it was carved right out of the city, an expansive green space that is home to exotic animal species from around the world. From your first visit you’ll know that this zoo was not created to house curiosities. It was carefully planned as an open landscape to be explored and discovered. It’s a place that encourages outbursts of oohs!, ahhs!, not to mention the occasional mad dash to the next exhibit. Imagine that… a place where your kids can run amuck and the only repercussion is your struggle to keep up with them. One of the most interesting things about the El Paso Zoo is that it was developed with a “total immersion” mindset. Visiting this zoo is like taking a journey; an experience that could bring out the animal in anyone. So, if you’re expecting a typical walk in the park, then you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the uncommon encounters that await you. Get ready to transform your usual family outing into a real adventure.
4001 East Paisano Dr.
El Paso, TX, US 79905

Convention Centers

  • El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Centers (El Paso LIVE)

    El Paso Live! Home to the El Paso Convention & Performing Arts Centers, where you’ll find everything from circus performances, to tradeshows, major conventions, concerts by major performing artists and much much more.

    • Exhibit Space8,000 sq. m
      Total Meeting Space> 10,000 sq. m
      Guest Rooms 1 mi. from Convention Center671



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