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Travel south Texas and take a "Two Nation Vacation" this summer. From El Paso and sister city Ciudad Juarez, to Brownsville and Matamoros there are multiple communities convenient for travelers to cross the border. Southeast Texas offers various border gateway communities filled with events, activities, and fun
Chet's Picks in the Border Towns of Texas
These towns might be on the outskirts of the state, but trust me, they’ve got BIG TEXAN adventures! Truly experience all the Border Towns have to offer with my picks below.
The fall and winter months are especially comfortable across Texas’ border towns – from Anthony to Laredo to South Padre Island. One of the best ways to see it all is by embarking on a scenic driving tour; the El Paso Weekend Tour features some great attractions and sight seeing, while the Texas Border Towns Tour explores the southwestern culture in Alpine, Del Rio, McAllen, and others.
Try some authentic Tex-Mex
In a setting so close to the border, it's no surprise McAllen is home to some of the finest Tex-Mex cuisine in the Lone Star state. La Siberia, a local since the 1940s, Try some of the carne asada, served with cactus and – you won't be disappointed.
The Buena Vista neighborhood, neighboring the University of Texas at El Paso in the western part of the city, is your place for restaurants and nightlife. Pop in to the coffee shops, bars, and eateries along Cincinnati Avenue, and the surrounding area.
Late February is one of the best times of the year to get out and enjoy the cool temperatures in El Paso. For the active types, the Lone Star Hundred is February 11th and 12th at Franklin Mountains State Park. The Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon invites runners to downtown El Paso.
Appreciate the Arts
The Nuevo Santadar Gallery in McAllen, located in a unique and gorgeous Spanish-mission style building in the De Palmas Historic District, boasts a broad collection of art from a variety of cultures, including Spanish and Mexican, and the Old West. Daily guided tours are available.
El Paso is also popping with cultural centers. Check out the El Paso Museum of Art.
Catch a game
College football fans from all over flock to Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso to witness the 83rd Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl on December 30th. Get your tickets now to witness the bout between two of the best teams from the PAC-12 and ACC conferences.
Whether you're looking for Abeline to Zapata, you'll find a wide range of excellent hotels to have the time of your life. Look for more travel information in the Best Western City Guides. With 188 Best Western cities in Texas - you're bound to find something new where you're headed.