Scenic Drive, cut along the edge of the mountains, traverses the southern tip of the Franklins. On the west side, take Mesa Street to Rim Road and turn toward the mountains. Along one side of the road is El Paso’s oldest prestigious addresses with stately homes. Along the other side is a fabulous view of El Paso and Juarez. Rim Road turns into Scenic Drive. From the east, take Alabama Street to Richmond and turn toward the mountain. Richmond turns into Scenic Drive. To get the most out of your drive, pull over at the small park and scenic overlook for a spectacular view across El Paso and Juarez.