El Paso is rich in culture and history. Being a border town, El Paso has a large Mexican influence and is rich in history. From its humble beginnings as a mountain pass trading center, to becoming a frontier boomtown in the Wild West. Here are a few sites in the heart of downtown El Paso that are worth visiting.
Is El Paso safe to visit?
Its no secret that El Paso is one of the countrys poorest cities based on income level, but as KFOX14 and many other media outlets have reported for years, El Paso consistently ranks as one of Americas safest big cities because of our low crime rate, especially when it comes to violent crimes.
Is El Paso a good area?
El Paso is among the Best Places to Live in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report rankings for 2017. The magazine ranked El Paso as No. 76 of 100 metro areas it studied based on quality of life, job market, value of living and peoples desire to live there.
What food is El Paso known for?
5 Dishes to Try in El Paso, TexasSteak Tacos from La Malinche. Steak tacos are a classic Mexican dish, usually served with salsa and lettuce. Menudo from Good Luck Cafe. Gorditas from Jjs. Tamales from Gussies Bakery. Paletas de Crema from Paleteria Tepalca.
What is the best time to visit El Paso?
The best times to visit El Paso are from March to May and between September and November. Temperatures during these spring and fall months are temperate, with highs ranging from the upper 60s to the upper 80s.
What is the best part of El Paso to live in?
The West side of El Paso is the go to place for residents who are looking to live near the mountain, mall and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). This part of the city has a lot more restaurants and some of the apartments are even right next to the mountain. The best part of the west side area is Scenic Drive.