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
Half the fun of visiting the only public Tram in Texas is driving the paved road that snakes up the east side of the Franklin Mountains. After purchasing your ticket at the tramway station, the Swiss-made gondola will take you on a remarkable four- minute ride through a vast canyon that ranges to a depth of 240 feet. During your journey, park rangers describe the various cacti and rock formation along the way. As the ride comes to an end, the spectacular 7,000 square mile view that encompasses three states and two nations proves to be truly breathtaking. View finders, restrooms and a gift shop are all available at Ranger Peak.