Comfort Suites University
949 Sunland Park Dr.
El Paso, TX 79922
Phone: (915) 587-5300
Fax: (915) 587-6165
949 Sunland Park Dr., El Paso, TX, US, 79922
- Phone: (915) 587-5300
- Fax: (915) 587-6165
Located inside Keystone Heritage Park, the El Paso Desert Botanical Gardens is the home to the region's succulent plants. The gardens feature well-manicured grounds populated primarily with desert flora, however there are plenty of other non-succulent species as well. In fact, there are seven gardens in total, those of which are the Xeriscape, Butterfly, Culinary, Healing, Formal, Cactus and Children's gardens, respectively. The picturesque venue is also a popular site for private functions like weddings and Quinceañeras. See website more information and calendar of events.
Keystone Heritage Park is a site steeped in the history of the area. The grounds span 52 acres and harbors many see-worthy sites, including the Keystone Wetlands, the Desert Botanical Gardens and the Keystone Dam Archaeological Site. Many exotic animals and plants call this park their home and would love a visit from fellow nature-lovers.
Looking for a fun way to spend the day? Western Playland is the perfect way for the whole family to get out and enjoy the outdoors. There's roller coasters, water rides, bumber cars - you name it. And if rides aren't the grandparents' idea of fun, the Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino is right next door. See website for hours and prices. Parking is free.
Despite its name, the Helen of Troy Softball Complex, isn't as beautiful as the fabled women of yore, but it's no pushover, either. Built in 2004 to the tune of nearly two million USD, the complex is nothing if not state located on the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) campus. Phone for upcoming events.
Built in 1996, University Field serves as the soccer stadium for the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), and is located on the campus. Though modest in size, with a seating capacity of 500, the matches that take place here are no less exciting for it. Phone to see what events are coming up.
Located on the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) campus, this museum offers the perfect educational experience with a bit of fun. The museum focuses on the history of the area's native population, while the garden has over 600 species of plants native to the Chihuahuan Desert. See website for further info.
Located in El Paso Texas, this university is an integral part of EL Paso. UTEP has a number of spaces within it's campus for hosting various types of events and shows. Featured event spaces include Don Haskins Centre, Sun Bowl Stadium, Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall and Magoffin Auditorium. Also available is a facility to house art exhibits. Each venue has its own distinct features and is complete with state-of-the-art amenities, audio-visual effects and ample seating space. Stages, tables, chairs and lecterns and other necessary equipment can also be arranged for. The Special Facilities Management at the University of Texas at El Paso maintains the facilities at UTEP.
Nature lovers as well as city dwellers will adore the Franklin Mountain range, it is one of the largest state parks in Texas and it presents magnificent views and many outdoor activities. Some activities include camping, hiking, picnics and mountain bike thrills alongside its quick trails. The park charges a nominal fee for camping and/or parking the car. For more information and FAQ's, see website for full details.
The Scottish Rite Temple stands as one of the oldest buildings in El Paso, and is an impressive landmark, to say the least. The glowering sphinxes that guard the entrance are but a hint of the treasures inside. The temple houses a beautiful theater, a library, a museum and a a large banquet hall capable of comfortably holding 380.
The famous city designer and architect Daniel Burnham designed this historic three-story building in his trademark neoclassic style. The station was erected in 1906 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Over those last seventy years, the station gradually fell into disrepair until the city restored the entire structure in the 80's. Today, Amtrak has trains that run through its terminals and if you find yourself downtown, it's definitely a building that deserves a visit.
The visually impressive El Paso City Hall houses the various government departments of the city, such as General Services, Mass Transit Department (Sun Metro), the Convention & Visitors Bureau, Museums & Cultural Affairs, Parks and Recreation and many more.
Union Plaza, which is nearby the Union Depot, is a modest, well-manicured park right next to the trolley terminal. Depending on the time of day, the park can be pretty quiet.