Trip Ideas

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Guide to Las Plazas Art District

The Art District is one of downtown El Paso’s hottest spots, with all sorts of notable features. From entertainment, to leisure, to food, this is an area you won’t want to miss.

Socialize:  International
Socialize: International
114 E. Mills Ave.

INTL, or International, is one of the best bars to have a late-night drink at. They showcase DJ’s and boast one of the coolest rooftop patios in the city—come by and enjoy their delicious food and expertly made cocktails.

Hungry:  Delight
Hungry: Delight
502 N. Oregon St.

Come by Delight, one of the best restaurants around this part of town. With a wine list and a wide array of gourmet food items, there’s something for everyone.

Relax:  San Jacinto Plaza
Relax: San Jacinto Plaza
114 W. Mills Ave.

El Paso’s San Jacinto Plaza is a staple in the local culture, with its iconic alligator statue planted right in the center of the space. The plaza hosts live music and special events, and is a beautiful spot to spend your free time in.

Team Spirit:  Southwest University Park
Team Spirit: Southwest University Park
1 Ballpark Plaza

Opened in 2014 to home the El Paso Chihuahuas, our triple A baseball team, the Southwest University Park has quickly established itself as one of the city’s biggest attractions. In 2019, the stadium will also welcome the El Paso Locomotives, the newest members of the USL Championship soccer league.

A Slice of Europe:  Cafe Central
A Slice of Europe: Cafe Central
109 N. Oregon St.

Cafe Central is probably El Paso’s snazziest restaurant. The whole place, including the street where it’s located, recall images from old French movies. The staff is well dressed, the tables perfectly set, and the food as good as one could ever hope.

Get Creative:  Creative Kids
Get Creative: Creative Kids
504 W. San Francisco

If you’ve got kids in tow, then heading to Creative Kids is the perfect activity. A community-based art agency, will give you the chance to channel your artistic side as a family and get creating.

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