Amarillo Things to Do

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  • 1. Cadillac Ranch

    The Cadillac Ranch was a huge disappointment. From photos going back about forty years, I was expecting a pink Cadillac or two. What exists now is a lot of graffiti-covered junk. All the original...

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  • 2. Palo Duro Canyon

    The guide you obtain when you enter Palo Duro Canyon informs that the park consists of 18,438 acres in Randall and Armstrong Counties, encompassing a formation which is about 120 miles long and 600'...

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  • 3. American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

    This is a gathering place for horse outfitters along with a museum honoring one of the most important breeds of horse to the history of the west. There are interesting and informative displays inside...

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  • 4. Quarter Horse Museum

    The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum is a hidden gem of Western art in the Texas Panhandle. The moment you approach, you are greeted by the beautiful, larger-than-life bronze statues of...

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  • 5. Shortgrass Country Museum

    The Shortgrass Country Museum is located is SAYRE's Old Rock Island Depot, 106 E. Street. The depot is perhaps Sayre's most important historical landmark; were it not for the train, Sayre might never...

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  • 6. Visit the Big Texan

    I mentioned the "Big Texan" in a restaurant tip but there is more to see here than just food. It is worth a quick stop to see the restaurant, hotel, and murals...

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  • 7. Kwahadi Kiva Museum of the American Indian

    The Kwahadi Kiva Museum of the American Indian is a combination museum and showplace. Their mission is to preserve the history of the native peoples of the...

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  • 8. Stop at the Texas Welcome Center

    There is a very nice, large Texas Welcome Center in Amarillo, which is one of 12 operated by the Texas Department of Transportation throughout the state. Here...

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  • 9. Downtown

    The downtown is dead for the most part. It has the Santa Fe building and one other high tower structure, but the rest are vacant, or barely occupied buildings....

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  • 10. Kwahadi Indian Museum

    It is located to the far eastern section of town, and on the frontage road; across from the visitor center. it was not open when I was there, and is said to be...

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  • 11. Botanical Garden

    This is a nice, but a bit small facility; yet again good for the city to view. Fee to enter may be $3, but sometimes it is free. There is a main building that...

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  • 12. The other Big Texan~

    Even if you don't stop to eat at the Country Barn Steakhouse restaurant, stop and see the very big Texan. It reminds me and still is part of good old Route 66....

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  • 13. Try a jeep tour of the Canyon

    Elkins Ranch offers you a chance to see quite a bit more of Palo Duro Canyon than you can do in your own vehicle -- or even with a mountain bike or horse unless...

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  • 14. Earn a free 72oz. Steak

    Normally, I wouldn't think that eating challenges are note-worthy as "earned", but then again, I had never witnessed someone try to put down a 72 oz. piece of...

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  • 15. Amarillo Updates Feb 2006

    Just a quick update. We were just in Amarillo in Feb and the American Quarter Horse Association is closed for at least a couple of months for remodeling. You...

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  • 16. Cadillac Ranch

    Ten half-buried cadillac cars make for a nice stop for people traveling along I-40. Cars are always covered with graffiti but I believe they get repainted every...

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  • 17. To the west of Hydro is a...

    To the west of Hydro is a great 66 address: Lucille Hamon's Gas Station and Store, which the flamboyant Lucille has owned for over 50 years. Lucille has loads...

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  • 18. The Route 66 Association...

    The Route 66 Association headquarters in Texas, McLean remains motionless in its time-warp where you only remember the good times. A copy of a Philips station...

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  • 19. A few places to visit are Palo...

    A few places to visit are Palo Duro Canyon, the Cadillac Ranch, Panhandle-Plains Museum in Canyon, and 6th Street on historic Route 66.Palo Duro Canyon is the...

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  • 20. Palo Duro Canyon is one of my...

    Palo Duro Canyon is one of my favorite things to do near Amarillo. In the photo you can see the visitor center. It is made of stone and perches on the canyon...

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  • 21. If at all possible, i think...

    If at all possible, i think all visitors should see the musical TEXAS which is performed in the amphitheater in PaloDuro Canyon located 15 miles south of...

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  • 22. The musical 'Texas' in the...

    The musical 'Texas' in the valley of Palo Duro Canyon, located 20 miles from Amarillo. A must see!It starts around dusk and filled with beautiful props and...

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  • 23. Visitor Center

    This is a must stop, if you want information of TExas sites. It is loaded with brochures and maps, and the staff helpful

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  • 24. Museum of Art

    This is a nice, but not big display of local artists with eclectic pieces and paintings. Some art paintings are permanent collections, but most are changing...

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  • 25. Alanreed jail. It's the...

    Alanreed jail. It's the smallest jail on earth. It's right next to the Alanreed postoffice. ( for serious people: it's a gag ).

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