This Texas State Historic site is known as El Paso’s Boot Hill where over 60,000 have been buried. Amongst them are famous gunfighter John Wesley Hardin. This well-known outlaw was said to have more than thirty notches on his gun, evidence that no more dangerous gunman ever operated in Texas. So, don’t be afraid to go down to explore and snap a few pictures of the historic tombstones as well as sites like the Buffalo Soldier Memorial.
Situated in an eclectic brick 1900’s warehouse in the historic Union Plaza, Rocketbuster Boots is the home to the Guinness Book of World Records ͞World’s Largest Boots.͟Featured on Lonely Planet, National Geographic, CBS Sunday Morning, Texas Highways and more, the Rocketbuster Shop tour is a traveler’s favorite. With so many photo ops, you are destined to Instagram a pic worth a thousand likes!
San Elizario Jail and Billy the Kid Jail
Dating back to the 1800’s and known as one of the deadliest gunmen in the West, the infamous Billy the Kid became famous for being the only man ever to break into a jail. Legend says jail guards found themselves face to face with Billy’s 44 revolver just before he quickly retrieved the guard’s guns, helped his friend break out, put the guards in the jail and threw away the key. This place will certainly have you saying ͞hold on let me Instagram this."
Known as the best view of the city accessible by car, Scenic Drive wows visitors every time. The winding road skirts around the east side of the mountain offering up some of the most stunning views of the city. A pic on Scenic Drive by day or night will certainly garner some attention along with a slew of likes!
Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park
Whether you are situated at 4,692 feet above sea level amongst the majestic Franklin Mountains or atop 5,632 feet above sea level at Ranger Peak, a pic from either location is sure to make your followers envious. With a 7,000 square mile view, finding that perfect pic spot provides no challenge at all.
El Paso's Mission Trail & Visitor Center
Located in El Paso’s Lower Valley this Trail is rich in history dating back 400 years. Sure to take your breath away these three adobe churches remain as living testaments to the faith of our Spanish and Indian ancestors. Established in 1862 the Ysleta Mission is the cornerstone of the Ysleta del Sur Indian Pueblo. Two miles east lay the Socorro Mission. The architecture of this mission reflects the culture, politics and insurmountable spirit of the early settlers of this vibrant town. Established in 1789 the San Elizario Chapel is an amazing paragon of late adobe church architecture in West Texas and New Mexico. It is an exquisite reflection of European architectural styles on the earlier, simpler box-like missions of the region.