Things to do in El Paso with Kids

Your kids will have a great time, while learning more about nature and history. Best of all, you’ll finally get to be able to taste authentic Mexican food.

Take your pick from our list of fun family things to do in El Paso this weekend—including some suggestions for kids of different ages.

Kids can also join the free geocaching “treasure hunt”, where they can hunt for geocaches then sign the log where they find it, before hiding it somewhere else.

Franklin Mountains State Park

The 35-acre zoo is large enough to house many exotic animals, but still manageable enough for a toddler or preschooler to explore without becoming too tired or overwhelmed.

El Paso Zoo  

There are entire walls of touch screen displays, for a multimedia experience that brings together both the past and the future.

El Paso Museum of History

These rocky basins have great historical and spiritual significance. For centuries, people would come here to collect rainwater, especially during times of drought.

Hueco Tanks State Historic Site

Kids of all ages (and adults too) will enjoy this entertainment center, which is divided into different sections.

Adventure Zone

Just 10 minutes away from downtown El Paso is a prehistoric landscape that’s filled with 211 acres of dinosaur fossils and tracks.

Dino Tracks  

You’ll see over 40 tanks and other armored vehicles, and a large collection of military artifacts and memorabilia.

Fort Bliss and Old Ironside Museum

The whole family will love a rousing game of paintball, and there’s no better place to get it than at American Eagle.

American Eagle Paintball

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