10 Best Places to Propose in El Paso Texas (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



El Paso, Texas is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for parks, lakes, vineyards, mountains, gardens or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in El Paso to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in El Paso for Outdoor Lovers
  • El Paso Scenic Drive Overlook
  • San Jacinto Plaza
  • El Paso Rose Garden
  • Ascarate Lake
  • Plaza Theatre
  • Chamizal National Memorial
  • Wyler Aerial Tramway
  • Romantic Destinations in El Paso
  • El Paso Mission Trail
  • Vineyard
  • Tom Lea Park
  • Best Places to Propose in El Paso

Romantic Locations in El Paso for Outdoor Lovers


1. El Paso Scenic Drive Overlook

The Scenic Drive Overlook offers panoramic views of El Paso and the surrounding mountains, making it a popular spot for romantic gestures. You could plan a surprise picnic at sunset or propose under the starlit sky with the city lights twinkling below.


2. San Jacinto Plaza

Located in the heart of downtown El Paso, San Jacinto Plaza is a historic park surrounded by beautiful architecture and vibrant cultural attractions. You could propose in the picturesque plaza, perhaps near the iconic San Jacinto Plaza Fountain, surrounded by the energy of the city.


3. El Paso Rose Garden

Situated within Memorial Park, the El Paso Rose Garden boasts over 1,400 rose bushes in bloom during the peak season. You could plan a romantic stroll through the garden and propose amidst the colorful blooms and fragrant flowers.


4. Ascarate Lake

Located in Ascarate Park, just east of downtown El Paso, Ascarate Lake offers a tranquil setting for a romantic proposal. You could rent a paddleboat or canoe and propose on the peaceful waters of the lake, surrounded by scenic views of the Franklin Mountains.


5. Plaza Theatre

Known for its stunning Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and rich history, the Plaza Theatre is a landmark venue in downtown El Paso. You could arrange for a private tour of the theater and propose on stage or in one of the elegant lobbies.


6. Chamizal National Memorial

Situated along the U.S.-Mexico border, Chamizal National Memorial features beautifully landscaped gardens, walking trails, and cultural exhibits. You could propose in one of the tranquil garden areas or near the memorial's iconic sculptures.


7. Wyler Aerial Tramway

For a unique and memorable proposal, consider taking a ride on the Wyler Aerial Tramway, which offers stunning views of El Paso and the surrounding landscape from atop the Franklin Mountains. You could pop the question in one of the tram cars as you soar above the city.




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Romantic Destinations in El Paso

El Paso is full of romantic vineyards and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, at a spectacular vineyard, or at a beautiful park.

8. El Paso Mission Trail

Explore the historic El Paso Mission Trail, which features three historic missions: Ysleta Mission, Socorro Mission, and San Elizario Chapel. You could propose amidst the rich history and tranquil surroundings of one of these historic sites.



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9. Vineyard 

Located in Canutillo, just northwest of El Paso, Zin Valle Vineyards is a family-owned winery situated in the beautiful Mesilla Valley. The winery also has a charming outdoor patio where you can enjoy a glass of wine while taking in views of the Franklin Mountains and surrounding vineyards. While it's not a traditional winery setting, Zin Valle provides a lovely atmosphere for a romantic outing and could serve as a unique location for a proposal.


10. Tom Lea Park

Named after the renowned El Paso artist Tom Lea, this scenic park offers panoramic views of the city and the Franklin Mountains. You could plan a romantic picnic or propose on one of the park's scenic overlooks.


Best Places to Propose in El Paso

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, El Paso has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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