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Highlights El Paso
- Hispano-American culture
- Southwest comfort food
- Historical sites
- Nature Parks
- Botanical gardens
- Cultural town
- Fun activities
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Rich in Hispano-American culture, El Paso Texas is a Southwest cultural melting pot full of history, nature, and interesting things to do. Although this city is not on the tourist radar yet, you won’t regret making it your next destination. El Paso is heavily influenced by Mexican and Native American culture, which is reflected in the city’s architecture and numerous historical sites and landmarks. Visitors will be excited to explore the numerous botanical gardens, museums, fun family activities and historical sites. Most of these rentals are located in El Paso City Limits.Independent rentals for every traveler
Have the best vacation ever without lacking any comforts. These rentals are affordable without sacrificing charm and perfect for solo travelers, couples and families. They are spacious and fully equipped with parking, living room, laid out kitchen and more. Many of the accommodations have beautiful views and gardens so you can live it up during your trip or kick back and unwind with a glass of wine or two by the swimming pool.
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The area and getting around
El Paso sits on the Rio Grande in Southwest Texas, right across the border from Chihuahua, Mexico with New Mexico to the north. Surrounding the area are mountains, dessert and a plethora of interesting flora and fauna for you to discover. While in El Paso, you will find many historical buildings and areas like St. Patrick Cathedral and Chamizal National Memorial. You will also be able to do fun activities including biking, hiking, and rock climbing. Or, spend an afternoon at Western Playland Amusement Park.Authentic Southwest culture and cuisine
El Paso’s combined Mexican, Native American and Southwestern culture is deeply reflected in its live entertainment and food. Check out the Plaza Theater. Dating back to 1930, this historical theater, built in the Spanish Colonial Revival style, is a great place to catch some of El Paso’s best live performances. Speaking of live performances, if you’re in town at the right time, see the Viva El Paso. This show is an exciting musical drama taking spectators through the city’s fantastic history from the early Native Americans up to Mexican control. Also, you will find many excellent Mexican, Hispanic and TexMex restaurants around to satisfy your culinary curiosity.
Travelers and activities
Thanks to El Paso’s rich, multicultural heritage, it has a lot to offer those who travel for history. History buffs will love visiting the Ysleta Mission. This iconic Mission is one of the highlights of the Mission Trail as well as one of the oldest operating parishes in Texas. Check out the Magoffin Home, one of the oldest and finest adobe homes in the region. Built in 1875, it is a must-visit for travelers wanting to know about the region’s first settlers. A visit to The El Paso Holocaust Museum will take you through the history of WWII including life in Pre-War Europe and Post War Holocaust survivors. The museum also offers a library and educational workshops.El Paso for families
With loads of activities for all ages to enjoy, El Paso is a great place for families. Fun centers like Bob-O’s Family Fun Center and Disaster Room 915 will provide laid-back entertainment for the whole family. Bring the kids to El Paso Zoo and see incredible animals from 4 different continents. The zoo hosts fun programs for both children and adults as well as unique features like a huge treehouse playground, African Star Train and Wildlife Amphitheater. El Paso Museum of History, dedicated to preserving the town’s rich, intercultural heritage is a great place for the whole family to learn about El Paso while having a great time.
„El Paso got its nickname “Sun City” thanks to its 302 days of sun.“
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El Paso Museum of Art, housing more than 7,000 pieces, hosts unique exhibits and fine collections of European, American and Mexican art dating back to the 12th century. They also host workshops and programs for all ages, so be sure to check out their website for updates. On Saturdays, you can meet local artists at the Downtown Artist and Farmer’s Market.2. Take a stroll through the gardens
For starters, the Municipal Rose Garden is a great place to take a peaceful walk with over 320 different varieties of aromatic flowers. Garden enthusiasts will also love walking around in The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens. Dedicated to over 100 years of independence from Mexico, this place features tons of natural and cultural artifacts.3. Check out Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums
Fort Bliss, dating back to the 19th century, is home to diverse military museums and one of the largest air defense center on the planet. As you walk towards the entrance to the museum, you will be greeted by a fantastic display of military might in the form of rockets, tanks, missiles and more!4. Explore the nature parks around El Paso
The idyllic Franklin Mountains State Park is a great place to visit for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, or just taking a scenic stroll. There’s also other interesting activities like wildlife watching and riding the Wyler Aerial Tramway to catch unbeatable views of this vast territory.5. Admire ancient rock wall art
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is a great place to both enjoy outdoor activities and learn about the region’s ancient history. Named for the large rock formations and natural basins that ancient people used for collecting water, visitors are able to catch glimpses of archaic pictographs on the rock walls.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in El Paso
How much did it cost for a vacation rental in El Paso in 2020, the first year impacted by the corona crisis?
The COVID-19 pandemic strongly impacted travel in 2020. Last year, rentals in El Paso had an annual average price of around $196.06 per night.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in El Paso?
Those who want to be budget-friendly should visit El Paso in June, August, and May, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $162.48, $165.68, and $166.09 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
When does the price of vacation rentals in El Paso go up the most?
When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in El Paso, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, February, October and December, with average prices per night of $249.89, $242.23, and $215.94, respectively.
Should I plan a trip to El Paso well in advance?
It's worthwhile if you can book your stay well in advance when visiting El Paso, as only 29% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
Which months offer the highest availability?
April, May and January are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with respective average availability figures of 51%, 39.6%, and 32%.
Which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is October (only 19.4% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by August (22.2%), and July (22.25%).
How many vacation rentals are there in El Paso?
In El Paso we work with 3 different providers to give you a choice of 120 properties, so you will not be short of options!