El Paso, also known as “The Sun City”, has something for everyone. This location is filled with various outdoor activities, Wild West history, and outstanding Tex-Mex Cuisine. Luckily for you, your next Travel Nursing mission will enable you to experience it all!
Downtown El Paso
The five districts of Downtown El Paso are the definition of alive! With more than enough to see and do, you can immerse yourself here. From luxurious hotels and restaurants to sports events, this place has it all.
The Plaza Hotel, named one of the “World’s Best New Hotel Openings in the Southern USA” by Fathom, is home to three restaurants & bars with phenomenal views! We recommend making a reservation for the rooftop bar, La Perla. Here you will be astonished by the views of El Paso, the surrounding Rocky Mountains, and the borders of Mexico & New Mexico all while enjoying cocktails and/or shareable dishes.
Breakfast, lunch, or dinner? No problem, this high class restaurant has all three. Located right inside the Stanton House, enjoy a combination of flavors you will not regret trying. Check out the menu here: Stanton House – Taft Diaz and book those reservations!
No matter where you are stationed in Downtown El Paso, we promise you will be surrounded by art. But to take an even deeper dive into into this history, here are a few museums & exhibits to explore:
If you don’t find yourself Downtown, don’t worry! This city has plenty more to offer. Here are just a few of the many things to do while residing in El Paso, Texas.
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hike, climb, picnic, stargaze and more at this beautiful sacred desert sanctuary. Visitors are welcome to a guided or self-guided tour to view the park in full.
Sports & Entertainment
Sun Bowl Stadium
If you’re a sports lover, you may just find yourself at the Sun Bowl Stadium. Known for its late December college football bowl game – The Sun Bowl. Other than this, it is home to the UTEP Miners of Conference USA. The stadium’s seating capacity is over 50,000 and brings in some great mountain views from the stands.
El Paso Event Center Ice Skating Rink
More into hockey? Attend a Rhino’s Hockey Game! Check out news, tickets and more here: El Paso Rhinos. When the center is available, they offer affordable ice skating with food & beverages.
We know you have a busy schedule, and we know you value days off! Here is a list of things to do that we may not have covered up top:
Coffee & Treat Shops
No matter your contract length, we are sure that El Paso will give you a full itinerary of memories to make. We cannot wait to see you take off in The Sun City!