Texas Hotel Reservations
Visiting Border Towns of Texas
Texas towns and cities along the US – Mexico border feature a unique blend of cultures from both countries. From the expansive metropolis of El Paso to that of Brownsville, and charming towns and villages in between, the best of Mexico and US culture, food and shopping meld into distinct destinations. Mission, McAllen and Hidalgo – a triangle near the Hidalgo International Bridge are ideal for cross-border travelers. Zapata is a gateway to International Falcon Reservoir and Falcon Lake. Laredo, one of the oldest border crossings in the US, is also the busiest inland port. Travel to border towns of Texas for a unique adventure.
El Paso and Juarez, its sister city across the border in Chihuahua, Mexico, dominate the southwest corner of Texas. With a combined population of over 2 million, the energy never stops. Home of the University of Texas at El Paso, fall brings the excitement of UTEP Miners Athletics. Women’s Soccer and Volleyball enliven the UTEP campus starting in August, with Miners Football games running through November. Home games are played at the El Paso Sun Bowl on the UTEP Campus.
The El Paso International Airport serves as a gateway to the El Paso region, including West Texas, Northern Mexico and Southern New Mexico. With downtown El Paso and downtown Juarez within walking distance of each other, there is a thriving international business community in the area. US Army post Fort Bliss is located north of El Paso extending from El Paso County in Texas to Southern New Mexico. Fort Bliss is home of the 1st Armored Division along with other support division and the El Paso Intelligence Center. Whatever brings you to the area, if you are looking for an El Paso hotel, Best Western hotels offer two convenient locations both conveniently located off Interstate 10.
The cities of Laredo and Nuevo Laredo, on opposite banks of the Rio Grande River, have a combined population well over a half a million. Rich in history, Laredo has grown from a small Spanish villa to a modern commercial and cultural hub on the south Texas border. Downtown Laredo draws shoppers from both sides of the Laredo International Bridge, in search of bargains and must-have products. With GPS set for Zaragoza Street, shopper find three city blocks of stores merchandised for the international shopper. Visit the El Centro de Laredo Farmers Market the third Saturday of each Month to find fresh south Texas produce and products.
Mission, McAllen and Hidalgo are thriving international communities in Hidalgo County. Part of the Rio Grande Valley, Hidalgo calls itself the Magical Valley. Mission hosts the Texas Butterfly Festival the 3rd week in October, where visitors see thousands of wild butterflies migrating through the lower Rio Grande Valley. Hosted at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, this is a great time of year to visit. Visit Hidalgo in December for the Hidalgo Festival of lights. Celebrating 20 years in 2011, Hidalgo’s award winning Festival is one of the largest display of holiday lights in Texas. Events run the month of December, including the illuminated parade and the popular Ramon Ayala’s Christmas Posada.
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14 Best Western Hotels
in Border Towns of Texas
Oasis of the Sun
BEST WESTERN PLUS
Carrizo Springs Inn & Suites
Inn of Del Rio
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Edinburg Inn & Suites
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El Paso Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Sunland Park Inn
Casa Villa Suites
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Laredo Inn & Suites
San Isidro Inn
Rose Garden Inn & Suites
Las Palmas Inn
Inn by the Lake
Border Towns of Texas Events
2015 El Centro de Laredo Farmers Market
On the third Saturday of each month, Jarvis Plaza in Laredo becomes a hub for homemade gifts, handcrafted goods, locally grown produce, and more. The market opens at 9 a.m.
Experience true Laredo culture on the first Friday of each month when regional and national artists present their work at the Laredo Center for the Arts. The event begins at 5 p.m.
Launch Star Wars-themed hot air balloons while enjoying three days of excellent live music featuring the Gin Blossoms, all at the Wet N' Wild Waterworld in El Paso. Event times vary by day.
2015 Shop Downtown
Experience the unique culture of downtown El Paso with a variety shopping, authentic food, and more, every weekend all summer long.
2015 Billy the Kid Festival
Enjoy the western-themed shows, events, interactive exhibits, and more found throughout the San Elizario Historic Art District in El Paso. Event start times vary by day.
2015 Downtown Street Festival
Visitors and residents are invited to enjoy two days of excellent live music at the Conventer Center Plaza in El Paso. Headlining acts include Rob Zombie and Weezer.