75 Fun Things To Do In El Paso

El Paso (aka “The Pass”) offer plenty of interesting activities to do if you’re in town. From the western style food to the beautiful scenery, you’ll find plenty of things to marvel at, places to eat, and spots to relax. Check out 75 of our top selections in the state:

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Scenic Drive - Overlook

Drive the scenic route and take in the views from El Paso.

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El Paso Municipal Rose Garden

Envelop yourself in the aromatic scents at El Paso Municipal Rose Garden.

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El Paso Museum of Archaeology

Wander through the El Paso Museum of Archaeology.

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Southwest University Park

Pick your favorite players and watch a ballgame at Southwest University park.

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Wyler Aerial Tramway

Ride to the top of the mountains overlooking El Paso, Juarez and Mexico on a ride with Wyler Aerial Tramway.

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Wet n' Wild Waterworld

Get wet and wild at Wet n’ Wild Waterworld.

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Speaking Rock Entertainment Center

Dine in, Drink, watch a free live show or Catch a game with tv’s all around at Speaking Rock Entertainment center.

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El Paso Mission Trail

Meander through miles of trails on the El Paso Mission Trail

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Butterfield Trail Golf Club

Play at an interesting, challenging and scenic Golf Course at Butterfield Trail Gold club.

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Rollerbomb

Have some bomb blasting fun at Rollerbomb

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Coconuts Bar & Grill

Shake your stage fright and sing some karaoke at Coconuts Bar and Grill.

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Chamizal National Memorial

Enjoy a blend of history and culture at Chamizal National Memorial.

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Western Playland Amusement Park

Bring a smile to your face with a quick and entertaining roller coaster ride at Western Playland Amusement Park

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Adventure Zone

Dine, Drink & play a huge variety of games at at Adventure Zone.

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Socorro Aquatic Center

Have some underwater fun or shoot down a slide into the plunge pool below at Socorro Aquatic Center

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Zero to 60 Motor Speedway

Get ready to race at zero to 60 Motor Speedway.

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Westside Community Rec Center & Dog Park

Relax and rewind at Westside Community Rec Center and Dog Park

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Sun Bowl Stadium

Bring your camera and enjoy a game at Sun Bowl Stadium.

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Aceitunas Beer Garden

Enjoy eating out and book a table at Aceitunas Beer Garden.

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Containment Factory

Put your mind to the test with this crazy entertainment at the Containment factory.

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Franklin Mountains State Park

Explore some magnificent mountain ranges at Franklin Mountains State Park and get close with nature.

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GeoBetty Tours

See Texas from an altitude with GeoBetty tours.

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Jungle Jaks

Play, eat and party the day away with Jungle Jaks Venue.

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Fiesta Lanes

Enjoy a fiesty game of bowling at Fiesta Lanes.

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El Paso Saddleblanket

Grab some bargains and some unique souveniers from El Paso Saddleblanket.

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Don Haskins Center

If you fancy yourself a basketball game then choose Don Haskins Center.

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El Paso Zoo

Visit El Paso Zoo for an astonishing experience where you can interact with tropical creatures from all around the world.

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Magoffin Home State Historic Site

See the changing history at Magoffin Home State Historic site.

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Thousand Steps Trail

Walk and climb your way around the Thousand Steps Trail

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Rio Grande Vinyard & Winery

Sample some mexican wine at Rio Grande Vineyard and Winery

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Dripping Springs Natural Area

Grab some wildlife viewing opportunities or walk the easy trail at Dripping Springs Natural Area.

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White Sands Missile Range

See something different for a change and visit White Sands Missile Range.

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The Zuhl Museum

See rocks come alive at The Zuhl Museum

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Bob-O's Family Fun Center

Take a spin on the city’s most exciting go-kart track, or test your skills in a batting cages at Bob-O’s Family Fun Center

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Rockin Jump - El Paso West

Dunk it like a Boss at Rockin Jump – El Paso West

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Gadsden Museum

Check out the jail cell at Gadsden Museum

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The El Paso Holocaust Museum

Take a quick self guided tour of the El Paso Holocaust Museum

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Meerscheidt Recreation Center

Achieve your “goals” at Meerschedit Recreation Center

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Museum of Nature & Science

Watch science mix with nature at the Museum of Nature and Science.

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Art Obscura

Browse through art collectibles at Art Obscura.

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Lake Valley Historic Townsite

Set off on a walking tour at Lake Valley Historic Townsite.

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Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums

Go for a wander through time at Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums

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Keystone Heritage Park and Botanical Gardens

Feel the ambience of warmth and the bliss of beauty at Keystone Heritage Park and Botanical Gardens

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El Paso Symphony Orchestra

Let your mind be taken over with music at El Paso Symphony Orchestra

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Vintage Wines & Cigars

Smoke a cigar over a fine glass of wine at Vintage Wines and cigars

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Soledad Canyon Day Use Area

For an exclusive walk try a day out at Soledad Canyon Day use area

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El Paso Exploreum

A truly living labratory – let your mind come alive at El Paso Exploreum

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Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture

Take a quick stop on your way to the city, to see this giant Recycled roadrunner sculpture.

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Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center

Discover a world of play at Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center

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Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino

Have a go at gambling at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino

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Red Hawk Golf Club

Golf the day away at Red Hawk Golf club

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El Paso Museum of Art

Immerse your soul in exhilerating exhibits at El Paso museum of art

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Insights Science Museum

Let science blow your mind away at the Insights Science museum

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Border Sights Shuttle Tours of El Paso

Let yourself be taken on a luxury tour with Border Sights shuttle tours of El Paso

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El Paso Downtown Artist and Farmer's Market

Explore the winding streets at El Paso Downtow Artist and Farmer’s Market

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Cielo Vista Mall

Have a fun family day out shopping at the Cielo Vista Mall.

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Ascarate Park

Soak up the sun at Ascarate Park.

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Amaro Winery

Let your body be overtaken by the fine taste at Amaro Winery.

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Sonoma Ranch Golf Course

Take some time out and relax at Sonoma Ranch Golf Course

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Corralitos Trail Rides

Ride and explore true Western Style at Corralitos Trail Rides

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Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino

Bet on the finest racers at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino

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El Rodeo Discoteque

Get in touch with artistic performances or show off your own dance moves at El Rodeo Discoteque

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Aguirre Springs National Recreation Area

Take a dip in a spring while being surrounded by stunning nature at Aguirre Springs Narional Recreation Area

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National Border Patrol Museum

Learn some interesting facts about US Border Patrol at National Border Patrol Museum

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American Eagle Paintball

Take your team to glory in American Eagle Paintball’s most thrilling paintball skirmish challenge!

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Bowl El Paso

Get competitive and try out your bowling skills at Bowl El Paso

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I Painted That! Social Art

Get out, sip wine and get social at I painted that! Social Art

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Indian Cliffs Ranch at Cattleman's Steakhouse

Enjoy a meal in a western atmosphere, miles of desert scenery and spectacular sunset vista!

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Rent an ATV Off-Road Adventures

Have a BLAST with Rent an ATV Off-Road Adventures!

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Hueco Tanks State Historic Site

Peek into the world as it was, at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site

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Funtastic Punch

Have fantastic fun at Funtastic Punch!

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Prehistoric Trackways National Monument

Take a selfie at Prehistoric Trackways National Monument.

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El Paso Ghost Tours

Get spooked at El Paso Ghost Tours

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Crazy Cat Cyclery Rentals

Embrace cycling, and shop for all your needs at Crazy Cat Cyclery Rentals

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UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens

Go on a self-guided walking tour of UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens.

There’s plenty to do in historical El Paso. Although it may seem like there isn’t much to do, there’s plenty of activities for both residents and visitors to see and do. We’ve tried to knock out as many as possible here, but it’s possible we missed some. Make sure to Fun Things To Do know if there’s additions that need to be made!