Things to do in El Paso
Start planning your next trip to our hotel today, and check out our top picks for things to do in El Paso. Staying at our hotel means you're in amazing proximity to the best of the city. Traveling into town is a breeze, as we're just a short drive from the El Paso International Airport. When you're looking for fun things to do, head out and about into Downtown for everything you need: a vibrant social scene, delectable eats, plenty of shopping, and more. Have it all when you're a guest of Aloft El Paso Downtown.
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EPIC ADVENTURER >> A getaway isn't downtime, it's go time for the Epic Adventurer. Enjoy a fast-paced, energized trip in El Paso.
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Adventure in El Paso
Franklin Mountains State Park
El Paso has a stunning landscape worth exploring. Take a hike in the scenic mountains of Franklin State Park for a memorable experience.
Wyler Aerial Tramway
Take in amazing views from the Tramway, where you can see two countries and three states on sunny days.
Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino
Test your luck at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Bet on horse races, play the slots, and enjoy a great meal at one of two on-site restaurants.
Get your adrenaline going at Western Playland - a thirty-acre amusement park in Sunland Park. Enjoy an exciting day of roller coaster riding March - October.
For the Explorer
El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center
Learn the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of survivor Henry Kellen at this locally funded museum.
El Paso Municipal Rose Garden
Head outdoors and surround yourself in the beautiful scenery of the Garden, including 1,500 rose bushes spanning four acres.
The Downtown Art and Farmers Market
This year-round, outdoor artisan market spotlights the city's locally sourced art, food, and musical artists.
El Paso Museum of Art
Get an authentic taste of the culture of El Paso at this museum, home to a variety of collections spanning from Renaissance era to present day.
Magoffin Historic Walking Tour
Explore El Paso on your own terms with this historic walking tour that takes you through the beautiful architecture of Downtown, starting with the Magoffin Home State Historic Site.
Keystone Heritage Park
This park, botanical garden, and wetlands also includes the remains of an ancient village - a must-see for every explorer.
El Paso International Airport
Explorers will enjoy close proximity to the airport, just minutes away from our hotel.
Southwest University Park
Take the family out to a ball game during your stay with us. Southwest University Park is home to the minor league baseball team, the El Paso Chihuahuas.
University of Texas at El Paso
Visiting loved ones at the University? Stay at our hotel and enjoy a quick ride to campus.
El Paso Museum of History
Educate yourself on the history of the unique city of El Paso at the Museum of History, which includes artifacts dating back 400 years. The kids will most love DIGIE – an interactive digital wall.
El Paso Zoo
Take the kids for a fun day at the El Paso Zoo and roam 35 acres to see over 220 species.
Relax to the Max
Cielo Vista Mall
This massive shopping and lifestyle complex is home to all of your favorite retailers, plus several specialty boutiques you're sure to love.
Tierra Buena Park
As a pet-friendly hotel in El Paso, we're happy to host you and your pup. Head outdoors for some much needed R&R at the dog park on your getaway.
Lone Star Golf Club
Chill out and relax with a day on the green at Lone Star Golf Club. Get your fill of golfing and then head to their on-site restaurant for a delicious meal.
Abraham Chavez Theatre
It's hard to miss the unique sombrero-inspired architecture of the Chavez Theatre. Check out what performances are happening during your stay.
El Paso Convention And Performing Art Center
If you're in town for a major convention, our hotel is located less than a mile from the Center.
Kick back and enjoy a show at Plaza Theatre. Originally opened in 1930, this venue has seen a variety of musicians, Broadway productions, and performers through the years.