About El Paso


Let's have a look around into background of El Paso
  • County: El Paso County
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 31.7586111
  • Longitude: -106.4863889
  • Time zone: US / Mountain
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in El Paso

  • Climate: Hot Dessert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: Spring and Fall months

Location

It is the city located in the far western region of the state of Texas of the U.S.A. with a population of about 649,133 (2010 Census)

Distance from El Paso center to Airport

El Paso International Airport is commercial is the largest airport for commercial purpose in West Texas, while Biggs Army Airfield, Horizon Airport and Dona Ana Airport handle other general aviation needs of the city.

Driving Distance: 13 miles / 21 km

Driving Time:  19 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish and German.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: El Paso International Airport, Biggs Army Airfield, Horizon Airport and Dona Ana Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Services by Sun Metro Mass Transit System and  NMDOT Park and Ride ; Taxi – Yellow Cab Taxi El Paso

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




San Antonio

Location

It is the 2nd most populated city of the state of Texas and 7th most populated of the whole of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,409,019 (2014 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to April
Tourist Attractions
  • King William Historic District
  • San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
  • Mission San Jose

Emergency Contact Numbers in El Paso city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (915) 534-3667
  • Cab: +1 915-532-9999 (Yellow Cab Taxi El Paso)
  • Airport: +1 915-212-0330  (El Paso International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 915-544-1200 (University Medical Center of El Paso)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in El Paso.

  • San Elizario Historic District Tours
  • Music On The Patio at La Viña Winery
  • Let Freedom Sing - Brett Young

Tourist Attractions

  • Hueco Tanks State Historic Site
  • Magoffin Home State Historic Site
  • Chamizal National Memorial

Theatre & Concerts

  • El Paso Playhouse
  • El Paso Symphony Orchestra
  • Socorro Entertainment Center

Visit Top Restaurants in El Paso

  • Cafe Central
  • Stonewood Modern American Grill
  • Mesa Street Grill

Top Shopping Centers in El Paso

  • El Paso Saddleblanket
  • Cielo Vista Mall
  • Old Fort Bliss Cigar Company

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The El Paso Holocaust Museum
  • El Paso Museum of Art
  • El Paso Municipal Rose Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Beef Carpaccio  - Cafe Central
  • Steak Diane - Mesa Street Grill
  • Roasted Cauliflower (with Lemon Zest and Walnuts) - Stonewood Modern American Grill

Sports Club

Home of El Paso Chihuahuas Triple-A team (San Diego Padres), El Paso Marathon and Sun Bowl, the second oldest consecutive football contest at college level

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.12 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $ 2.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 978.13
  • Cheap meal: $ 10.00
  • Gasoline: $0.54 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $ 35.00
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