Sunset Heights

As one of El Paso’s first neighborhoods developed outside of Downtown, Sunset Heights holds a special place in the city’s history. Established in the late 1800s, this area is brimming with gorgeous turn-of-the-century architecture like the classic Queen Anne, Mission Revival, and Craftsman-style homes that line its tree-shaded streets. The neighborhood may be rooted in the past, but it has become a hub for artistic expression and free-spirited culture. Spend an afternoon wandering through the Sunset Heights Artists District, browsing indie art galleries, funky boutiques, and music shops. You can’t leave without grabbing a bite from one of the area’s eclectic eateries like the vegan-friendly Rave On Plant Based Kichen & Juicery or the Korean-Mexican fusion at K-Mix. On warm evenings, nothing beats catching some live music at one of the neighborhood’s cozy bars and pubs.


For a taste of El Paso’s thriving culinary scene, look no further than the Concordia neighborhood. Known as the International District, this dynamic corner of town is a melting pot of authentic Mexican, Central American, and South American flavors. Following the Rio Grande bordering Mexico, Concordia’s Redd Road has blossomed into a smorgasbord of family-owned taquerias, panaderias (bakeries), and vibrant mercados that transport you straight to a bustling Mexican mercado. After filling up on delectable tacos al pastor or fresh-baked concha pastries, walk off your Food Coma by exploring the stunning Mexican history and culture on display at the Chamizal National Memorial park. End your Concordia crawl with a stop at one of the neighborhood bars and cantinas to sip some tequila or cerveza while taking in the festive atmosphere.

Kern Place

Nestled just south of Downtown, the historic Kern Place district boasts some of the most magnificent homes and buildings in El Paso. Many of the grand mansions and European-style estates were built at the turn of the 20th century by wealthy settlers and industrialists like Samuel Dill Mills, Francis B. Kern, and Henry C. Trost. Even if you aren’t staying at one of the elegant inns or Airbnbs, exploring Kern Place feels like traveling through a real-life museum. Architecture buffs will geek out over the preserved gems lining Prospect Avenue and Nevada Street, with beautiful examples of Victorian, Italian Renaissance, and Mediterranean Revival styles. Stop by the Kerns Place Neighborhood Association for a guided walking tour of the most prominent homes or simply wander the pathways of Memorial Park for a relaxing afternoon picnic.

Cielo Vista

You don’t need to wait for fiesta season to experience the vibrant party atmosphere of Cielo Vista. This flourishing commercial and entertainment district located in East El Paso offers an abundance of music venues, local breweries, quirky boutiques, and mouthwatering Mexican restaurants that capture the city’s festive spirit year-round. Grab your crew and groove to the sounds of Tejano and Latin pop while people watching along Airway Boulevard. Popular haunts like Ebar Lounge and Rockin’ Cigar Bar & Grill get the party started early and keep the high-energy going late into the night. Just be sure to pace yourself before refueling on stuffed sopaipillas and elote loco from an area food truck!


Historic Downtown El Paso pulses with an infectious energy that perfectly blends the city’s rich cultural heritage with its modern revitalization. Wander along the lively El Paso Street to experience the vibe of a classic mercado, with restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues tucked into turn-of-the-century architecture. A stroll down this vibrant thoroughfare transports you from sidewalk patios serving street tacos and margaritas to trendy boutiques and chic galleries. For a hit of history along with your dining and nightlife, venture inside Downtown’s beautifully preserved buildings like the Plaza Theatre, a Spanish Renaissance icon that regularly hosts live music and comedy acts. The nearby El Paso Museum of Art, located in a stunning 1903 building, is the perfect stop for immersing yourself in regional art and traveling exhibits from across the globe.

Segundo Barrio

For an authentic glimpse into El Paso’s deep Mexican roots, make your way to Segundo Barrio, known as El Paso’s “First Neighborhood.” Established in the late 1800s as the city’s original Hispanic community, this area has blossomed into one of the cultural hearts of El Paso, brimming with historical landmarks, mom-and-pop eateries, murals, and small businesses that proudly celebrate the region’s traditions. Wander the lively streets to discover iconic taquerias, panaderias, and mercados selling fresh tortillas, candies, and craft goods. Or embark on a self-guided mural tour to admire the vivid Chicano art adorning buildings throughout the neighborhood. The crown jewel of Segundo Barrio is San Jacinto Plaza, the district’s public square that hosts exciting events like Mariachi festivals and Dia de los Muertos celebrations throughout the year.

Cincinnati District

Step off the beaten path and experience one of El Paso’s most eclectic up-and-coming districts, Cincinnati. Located off Montana Avenue, this unique pocket of the city is quickly cultivating a reputation for its budding arts scene and trendy culinary offerings that perfectly blend the old and the new. You’ll stumble upon everything from art galleries displaying Southwestern works to hip cafes and bakeries specializing in “gastronomica” delights. Pop into places like The Tap for craft beers and upscale bar bites or Boba Berry for Taiwan-inspired treats like artisanal cheese teas. Then wander through Artes Revueltas, an art venue and collection that showcases a “revolting” blend of painterely, sculptural, and musical works. You’ll definitely want a party bus waiting for you on Montana Ave after exploring the ever-evolving Cincinnati scene.

Castner Heights

If your El Paso visit needs to include some outdoor recreation along with food and cultural exploration, Castner Heights has exactly what you need. Perched in Northeast El Paso, this neighborhood combines easy access to some of the area’s most scenic natural attractions with a thriving community specializing in Southwest-inspired dining and retail destinations. After a morning hike or mountain biking at the Franklin Mountains State Park, recharge at one of the neighborhood’s Tex-Mex cafes like Crave or The Ruck. Shopaholics will delight in the unique finds along Copia Compact, an indoor shopping bazaar brimming with West Texas gifts, decor, and accessories. Thanks to its prime locale close to popular trails and parks, Castner Heights has also become a hub for active lifestyle outfitters like Desert Sports and The Base Camp.

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