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As a National Historic Building of Significance built in 1930 and restored to its original atmospheric theater splendor in 2006, The Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center is conveniently located in downtown El Paso-just a brief walk from the Judson F. Williams Convention Center and the Abraham Chavez Theatre. The theatre is built with Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and features intricately painted ceilings, mosaic-tiled floors, decorative metal railings and antique furniture. As one of the remaining atmospheric theaters in the United States, The Plaza conveys the illusion that viewers are seated outdoors in a Spanish courtyard. The stars on the ceiling reflect the Southwestern sky in June. In addition to its rich decor, the Mighty Wurlitzer Blaban III Organ is one of only six ever made. The organ has 1,071 pipes and can simulate 15 different instruments. In addition to the 2,050-seat Kendall Kidd Performance Hall, the Plaza Theatre features the 200-seat Philanthropy Theatre and the Alcantar Sky Garden, a delighful rental venue for private receptions, business parties and family gatherings. The main box office is located at The Plaza Theatre and is affiliated with Ticketmaster. Pricing and Availability Click here to contact us about pricing and availability. Venue Conditions of […]
1 Civic Center Plz, El Paso, TX 79901-1153
San Jacinto Plaza, Tranquil city plaza featuring quaint, tended green spaces, park benches, shade trees, a snack bar and small spray park.
114 W Mills Ave, El Paso, TX 79901
Family amusement park with an old-school vibe features classic park concessions, rides & games.
1249 Futurity Dr, Sunland Park, NM 88063
Chamizal National Memorial, located in El Paso, Texas, along the United States–Mexico international border, is a National Park Service site commemorating the peaceful settlement of the Chamizal boundary dispute
800 S San Marcial St, El Paso, TX 79905
The Wyler Aerial Tramway at Franklin Mountains State Park features an aerial cable car situated on 195.742 acres of rugged mountain and rock formations on the east side of the Franklin Mountains. Activities: Driving the paved road that snakes up the east side of the Franklin Mountains from the intersection of McKinley and Alabama streets is half the fun. The visitor arrives at a parking area that sits at an elevation of 4,692 feet. The view of El Paso, to the east, is magnificent. Here visitors can admire the beauty of cacti gardens or watch the tramway gondolas take off. Visitors can purchase tickets at the tramway station to ride a gondola that will transport them to the top of Ranger Peak. The Swiss-made gondolas travel on a 2,600 feet long, 1 3/8 inch diameter steel cable. While waiting to depart, the visitor can view part of the machinery and mechanism of the system through a window located on the south side of the base station. On the smooth ride to the top, the park ranger will describe the different cacti and rock formations along the way. Abundant wildlife, including reptiles, birds and insects, offer exciting viewing opportunities. The four-minute […]
1700 McKinley Ave, El Paso, TX 79930
So you’ve been in El Paso for a while now and you’re looking for something new… maybe even a little wild? How about getting into a staring contest with a pride of lions? Or catching an infectious smile as a family of meerkats shoot a curious glance your way? 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.
4001 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905
Call of the Mountains The Franklin Mountains provided most of the basic necessities of life for early people here. Today, the mountains meet a different human need – our need for time in nature. Come explore these high-desert mountains, just 15 minutes from El Paso. Things to Do /Que se puede hacer? Franklin Mountains State Park offers great hiking, biking and rock climbing. Visit for the day or camp overnight. Look for geocaches, bird (and nature) watch, or bring a picnic. Shop for gift items at our park store. Hiking and Mountain Biking Explore almost 27,000 acres (about 40 square miles) on over 100 miles of trail. Carry plenty of water and a cell phone, wear good shoes, dress for the weather, and travel with a partner. Be prepared for rugged desert terrain. GeoBetty Tours offers guided mountain biking and hiking tours in the park, and riding clinics for new riders. Call (915) 526-1091 for information. Camping Stay at one of our campsites in the Tom Mays Unit. Walk to one of 14 tent sites, or park at one of five RV sites. Rent a group camp area for your next gathering. Campsites do not have water or electricity; bring […]
Tom Mays Park Access Rd, El Paso, TX 79930
Out in the West Texas Town of El Paso ……. Oscar and Patricia Lopez took over the Cantina in November 2007 and have carried on the tradition and continue to add to El Paso history. Offering Live music and now serving dinner.
3454 DONIPHAN DRIVE, EL PASO, TX 79922
FOR ALMOST A CENTURY! The L&J Cafe is a uniquely flavorful link between El Paso’s past and present. Originally known as “Tony’s Place”, the restaurant opened on the outskirts of El Paso in 1927, providing home cooking, home brew and slot machines through Prohibition. Later renamed the “L&J Cafe,” a fourth generation now continues the family tradition. Delicious food and drink, excellent service and a historic (now central!) location make the L&J Cafe an enduring favorite among locals and lucky travelers alike. IMG_4921.jpg DELICIOUS FOOD Locals believe that El Paso is the “Tex-Mex Capital of the World,” and the L&J Cafe has set the standard for home-cooked comfort food since the 1920s. With a menu combining creative new twists on regional flavors and savory traditional plates, the L&J Cafe always satisfies popular demand for delicious borderlands food. IMG_4064.jpg EXCELLENT SERVICE Aside from great food, the secret to this successful fourth-generation business is family members’ continuing commitment to working in the kitchen and serving their customers. This hands-on tradition ensures the constant attention to customer needs and staff support essential for consistently excellent service. IMG_5351.jpg LOCATION Long known as the “Old Place by the Graveyard”, the historic building provides a warm […]
3622 E MISSOURI, EL PASO, TX 799034421