Amarillo Things to Do

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  • 1. Cadillac Ranch

    4 out of 5 stars

    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

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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. Rick Husband

    Rick Husband was a native of Amarillo who was well known for his love of his family, his religion and Amarillo. He was a military man, and a pilot and he was...

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  • 6. Horse Statues

    Different cities and towns like to adopt an animal or a symbol as a kind of mascot, and they place decorative statues of that animal around town. In Amarillo...

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  • 7. Veterans Memorial

    There is a nice veterans memorial on the courthouse grounds honoring those who have served in the nation's military from Potter County and around the country. I...

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  • 8. Old Potter County Library

    Another beautiful example of architecture in the early 1900s is the old Potter County Library. The library was started in 1902 when about a dozen local women...

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  • 9. The Old Fisk Building

    This is another of the old skyscrapers in Amarillo. Like the Santa Fe building this is a Gothic Revival style building but it was completed in 1928 and was...

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  • 10. The Santa Fe Building

    One of the most noticeable and interesting old buildings in downtown Amarillo is the Santa Fe Railroad Building. This impressive Gothic Revival building was...

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  • 11. Centennial Plaza AKA Centennial Park

    There is a nice park dedicated to the pioneers that founded the city located in the downtown area. A nice space of green in the middle of all that congestion....

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  • 12. Amarillo Historic Districts and Polk Street

    Amarillo has quite a few buildings of historical and/or architectural interest. Many of the finest homes and examples of business architecture from the late...

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  • 13. Amarillo Civic Center

    This is the Amarillo Civic Center where the city hosts the trade shows and various entertainment venues. The complex includes the Globe News Center for the...

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  • 14. Wonderland Amuseument Park

    There are two amusement parks (that I know of) in Amarillo. One is Splash Amarillo which I have not been to, and the other is Wonderland. Wonderland is one of...

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  • 15. Old Route 66

    During the heyday of Old Route 66, as it is today, Amarillo is the largest Texas town along the route. You can still see some of the old route through town;...

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  • 16. Amarillo Zoo

    To be perfectly honest I was disappointed by the Amarillo Zoo. It is well advertised and Amarillo has a population of almost 200,000 people; but nearby Clovis,...

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  • 17. Amarillo College

    In addition to the Amarillo Museum of Art, there are other attractions on the Amarillo College Campus. There is a Museum of Natural History, but it was not open...

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  • 18. Displays Inside Amarillo Museum of Art

    The museum has far more to their collection than they can put on display at any one time, plus they share with other museums so displays change periodically....

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  • 19. Amarillo Museum of Art

    The Amarillo Museum of Art has some nice sculptures around the building and a decent collection of regional 20th Century art and some Pan-Asian items. The...

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  • 20. Helium Monument

    There is a monument to the element helium in front of the Don Harrington Discovery Center. Helium is found in the largest quantities on earth, here around...

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  • 21. Don Harrington Discovery Center

    This is a terrific place to bring kids of all ages. Lots of stimulating displays (many hands-on) to teach them about art and science. Don't miss the Space...

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  • 22. Amarillo Botanical Gardens

    The Amarillo Botanical Gardens is a bit smaller than some I have been through but is still very nice. What it lacks in size it makes up for with the surrounding...

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  • 23. Amarillo Visitors Center

    The visitors center in Amarillo had an abundant amount of information about the city and the Panhandle Plains Section of Texas. The lady I talked to was very...

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  • 24. Amarillo and Potter County

    Amarillo is a large city of almost 200,000 (up 13% since 2000) located at the intersection of Interstate 40 and 27, and US Highways 60 and 287 in Potter County...

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  • 25. 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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