El Paso Zoo
One of Texas' best-kept secrets, this El Paso landmark was built in 1875 for Joseph Magoffin, an early El Paso politician and...
US Army Air Defense Artillery Museum
The US Army Air Defense Artillery Museum is the only one of its kind in the US. Its exhibits focus on the history of air defense...
As the largest air defense training center in the Western world, Fort Bliss consumes much of the desert northeast of El Paso, and trains...
Tap Bar & Restaurant
If you prefer dive bars, duck in to the Tap. Located right downtown, it's also a Mexican restaurant, so you can scarf down some nachos...
This El Paso staple is located next to the Concordia Cemetery. It's a great place to cure a hangover on Saturday morning, when it serves...
4001 E Paisano Dr · interesting places nearby
El Paso Zoo information
Home to a large number of endangered animals, including the Asian elephant, Sumatran orangutan, Malayan tiger and the rare Amur leopard. All told, 700 animals represent 220 species packed into 35 acres. It's not the biggest or most impressive zoo you've ever seen, but it's worth a visit. And it's mercifully shady for both the animals and you.