Destination guide

Travel to lively El Paso

Enjoy the live music and other features of El Paso. This city's shopping, restaurants and sporting events draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include El Paso Museum of Art and El Paso Museum of History. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around El Paso

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes El Paso a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • El Paso Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Western Playland Amusement Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Butterfield Trail Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Lone Star Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Painted Dunes Golf Course (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Licon Dairy (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Paso

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, El Paso is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Franklin Mountains State Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Ascarate Lake City Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • El Paso Municipal Rose Garden (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Wyler Aerial Tramway (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Mckelligon Canyon (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Chamizal Federal Public Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around El Paso

Fly into El Paso, TX (ELP-El Paso Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua (CJS-Abraham Gonzalez Intl.), which is 17.9 mi (28.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to El Paso Union Depot.

Where to stay around El Paso?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 77 vacation rentals near El Paso. From 57 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near El Paso for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to El Paso?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in El Paso. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Bliss: 75 vacation rentals
  • El Paso Downtown Artist and Farmer's Market: 73 vacation rentals
  • Wyler Aerial Tramway: 73 vacation rentals
  • Scenic Drive - Overlook: 73 vacation rentals
  • Sunland Park Mall: 71 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Paso listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in El Paso?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 57 Houses in El Paso. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Paso include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 11 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Paso?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in El Paso. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.