El Paso

Meaning “the pass,” El Paso, Texas is situated in the far west corner of the state. Transitioning between a cold desert climate and a hot desert climate, the weather here is typically characterized by hot summers and cool, dry winters. To cool off, definitely head to a body of water. The Franklin Mountains State Park is the largest is the largest urban park in the nation, and offers hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, scenic drives, and beautiful views of the city. Feather Lake is a wildlife sanctuary worth checking out. Other nearby natural scenes to explore include Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Guadalupe Peak (8,749 feet), McKittrick Canyon, Lincoln National Forest, White Sands National Monument, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Head to El Paso, Texas for an epic glamping adventure.