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This vintage store located downtown sells anything and everything under the sun that has some kitsch and creativity behind it. Shoppers can find clothes, art, bags, jewelry and many more interesting and unique items inside. Moreover, there is a mini-gallery if you choose not to buy anything.
What The Plum City Lounge lacks in space in definitely provides in intimacy. On the floor, guests will find plenty of VIP space with affordable bottle service and good beats coming from the sound system. The clientele is quite mixed, with a diverse set of folks on any given night. Overall, a nice place to get to know that special someone without the hassle of large crowds and overbearing music.
Armoire is a boutique shop that specializes in men's and women's clothes alongside accessories for the home. It is somewhat of a one-stop shop because you can find a shirt, tie, wine rack, some utensils and anything else you might need for the kitchen or bath. The clothing styles vary from Southwest to more avant-garde and contemporary, it just depends on your style of course. Definitely a place to check out when you're downtown.
Pedicures and manicures are the specialty at this salon, where the professionals pamper you from head-to-toe. All of the usual services for hands and feet are wonderfully affordable and throughout the month the salon holds even more specials and discounts. While you get your hands or feet done, the comfortable massage chairs soothe the body until you leave the shop refreshed with beautiful nails. Overall, this salon provides quality while getting more bang for your buck.
Trend Society is located on the Westside and is one of many cool and eclectic boutiques in this part of town. Most of the clothing and accessories like bracelets, anklets and charms are usually made by local artists and they sometimes inflect the spirit of the Southwest within their design. Some of the products are also made with Native American motifs and many of the clothes feature bright, Southwestern patterns. Check out their Facebook page for promotions, specials and in-store events.
The Los Portales Museum is run under the auspices of the San Elizario Genealogy & History Society and it is here where you will learn all about the history of this tiny town. The museum is tucked away on the side of the San Elizario Presidio Church, itself a hidden gem for history lovers. Some of the artifacts exhibited here include documents and pictures from the Salt War and exhibits as far back as the Spanish Conquest. Guests will also find a visitor's center which provides comprehensive information about 'El Paso del Norte'.
Located about 45 minutes east of downtown El Paso, Xmotoball is primarily a spot for people to enjoy shooting paintballs at their friends or family. Although they also focus on motocross racing, most of the tracks are used for tournaments and better-than-novice riders. The price to rent a set of paintballs and play is incredibly affordable and the owners provide three massive turfs in which to fight. There is also a snack bar, grill areas and a pro shop in addition to other amenities. See website for more information and prices.