We love El Paso, and there are a lot of fun things to do and places to visit. We're going to highlight a few attractions here, but you may want to visit the Best of the Border for a broader scope of categories. We also have a handy brochure that you may want to look at.
1st Day sightseeing: The Texas Star, Rim Road overlooks, Cristo Rey, the border (view from I10 near UTEP), Sun Bowl stadium
Amusement: Bobo's, Wet -N-Wild, Adventure Zone, Western Playland
Camping: Aguirre Springs (NM), Caballo Lake State Park (NM)
Coffee: We have some great local coffee shops here. Some favorites are the Coffee Box and 2Ten Coffee Roasters.
Cultural: Missions, Museums (Archeology, Art, Border patrol, Holocaust, Planetarium)
Hiking: Franklin Mountain State Park (Cottonwood Springs, Aztec Caves, Ron Coleman), Cristo Rey (easy, great view), Anthony Gap Cave, Craters, Hueco Tanks (rock climbing), Aguirre Springs (NM)
Movies to watch: Glory Road, Films shot in EP
Nearby attractions/Daytrips: EP Zoo, White Sands, Carlsbad Caverns, Ruidoso
Parks: Park chart
Restaurants: Lots to pick from. Start with these authentic restaurants - Chico's Tacos, L&Js, Kiki's. For a really nice night out: Cattleman's Steakhouse
Shopping: Freedom Crossing (Ft. Bliss), Cielo Vista Mall, Sunland Park Mall
Sporting events: Minor League Baseball: Chihuahuas, UTEP sports