Thrifty Car Rental –El Paso (ELP)
6701 Convair Drive
El Paso, TX 79925
Explore in your El Paso rental car
El Paso, Texas is the largest U.S. city located on the border to Mexico, which means its unique blend of cultures makes it an excellent destination for travelers. Whether you're visiting one of the city's many museums or exploring its desert landscape, there are plenty of ways to have a good time. Hop into your El Paso rental car and find out what this city has in store for you.
The great outdoors
El Paso is a dream for anyone who considers themselves outdoorsy. If you enjoy camping, check out over 10 acres of semi-private camp sites at Hueco Rock Ranch. Climbers and hikers will love McKelligon Canyon. A number of hiking paths go through the canyon, and it's full of footholds and crevices for climbers of all skill levels. Hikers looking for a challenge should consider the Thousand Steps Trail, a rocky, strenuous hiking path that covers 4 miles round trip.
History and culture
Like many cities in the American Southwest, El Paso is home to a mix of different cultures. History buffs and amateur anthropologists will reel at the chance to explore the various historical sites El Paso has to offer. To learn more about the Spanish and Indian cultures that first shaped the area, head out to the Mission Trail.
Visit Union Passenger Station to see the ways El Paso connected to the rest of the world when transportation and communication was sparse. The Museum of Archeology will satisfy anyone looking to learn about the ancient and modern artifacts that have been found in the region.
If you're looking to have a truly spectacular view of the night sky, take your El Paso rental car out to the Davis Mountains State Park. This park is the closest of Texas's six Dark Sky spots, which are parks that have low light pollution. This park has other features like elevation and atmospheric conditions, which make the park the perfect place to get a great view of the stars. Bring a sweater and a star chart, and see what you can spot.