The Chamizal National Memorial is known as the 55-acre peace park, commemorating the Chamizal Treaty that settled a border dispute between the U.S. and Mexico after the shifting of the Rio Grande River in the mid-1800s. Birdwatching, hiking and outdoor activities are popular activities here.
Explore the otherworldly history at the Concordia Cemetery. This historic graveyard dates to 1856 and is the final resting place for gunfighter John Wesley Hardin, Buffalo Soldiers, Texas Rangers, Civil War Veterans, early Mormon pioneers, and other civic leaders. Ghost tours and history reenactments are scheduled regularly here.
Plan your getaway to the most historic area of El Paso, the Mission Trail and visit the San Elizario Presidio Chapel, Socorro Mission, Ysleta Mission and the surrounding local places.
Visit the first international train station in the U.S., the El Paso Union Depot. Dating back to 1906, the building's high steeple and red brick exterior is now home to the local bus and trolly service, Sun Metro.
Address: 701 E Yandell Dr, El Paso, TX 79902 - MAP
Phone: (915) 533-1144
Get your ride polished while you polish off a plate of homemade Mexican food at H & H Car Wash and Coffee Shop. A local institution since 1958, the Tex-Mex diner and car wash is a must-see in El Paso.
Address: 400 W San Antonio Ave, El Paso, TX 79901 - MAP
Phone: (915) 422-3420
El Paso Railroad & Transportation Museum is a fun place for young and old transportation buffs, especially folks who want to see old locomotives and steam trains up close. Tours of the trains on the grounds are available for all visitors.