Welcome to Appletree’s El Paso site! El Paso is a desert city, which lies in West Texas and is rich with history and culture. El Paso stands on the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte), across the border from Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. The two cities form a combined international metropolitan area, sometimes called El Paso-Juárez. The El Paso site is centrally located in downtown El Paso with spectacular views of the Franklin Mountains to the north and across the border into Mexico from the south. Appletree El Paso is located less than 5 miles from the University of Texas at El Paso and 10 miles from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.