El Paso Comes Alive
Six reasons why Texas’s westernmost city has gone from sleepy border town to must-see destination―almost overnight.
Since opening in 2008, Crave Kitchen & Bar has been El Paso’s hot spot for breakfast and lunch. The 40-seat diner combines chicken-and-waffle tradition with quirky decor: A thousand forks and spoons hang from the ceiling. cravekitchenandbar.com
Galeria San Ysidro owner Harl Dixon makes annual trips to Morocco, India, Peru, and Mexico to fill his 60,000-square-foot warehouse with armoires and wrought iron relics perfect for a Texas hacienda. Best to get a GPS before roaming this three-story trove! 915-544-4444
The view from the Wyler Aerial Tramway at Franklin Mountains State Park is, in one word―magnificent.