Cordova International Bridge (Bridge of the Americas)

West Texas

These two bridges over the Rio Grange connect El Paso and Ciudad Juarez in Chihuahua, Mexico.

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2. El Paso Zoo

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3. Magoffin Home

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4. El Paso Museum of Art

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5. El Paso Holocaust Museum

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6. El Paso Museum of History

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8. Franklin Mountains State Park

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