That left shoulder of Texas — the point that reaches farthest west and is flanked by New Mexico and Mexico — is where the town of El Paso resides. If you are thinking of putting El Paso in your travel plans, you will be in good company.
“We choose to go to the moon.” President John F. Kennedy’s words, spoken in 1962 in Houston, Texas, still echo through the decades. He continued, “Well, space is there, and we're going to climb it, and the moon and the planets are there, and new hopes for knowledge and peace are there.”
This small Hill Country town attracts visitors with live music and a laid-back atmosphere.