Amarillo is Nestled in the center of the Texas Panhandle and on the U.S.A.’s historic Route 66. Amarillo, Texas offers outdoor recreation, fun-filled entertainment, and historical attractions dedicated to preserving the city's rich western heritage. Book your complete vacation package including flight, hotel, and rental car to Amarillo, plus save up to $120 roundtrip per person because Bags Fly FREE+ with Southwest Airlines Vacations!
During your trip to Amarillo, stay in complete comfort near some of city’s most popular attractions. Amarillo hotels offer great amenities and access to fine dining, exciting entertainment, fabulous shopping, and more. Find accommodations throughout Amarillo including the Route 66 Historic District, Downtown Amarillo, and more.
AMARILLO ACTIVITIES, ATTRACTIONS, & TOURS
Amarillo Scenic Attractions: Follow scenic trails first explored by the Apache, Comanche, buffalo hunters, and early Spanish explorers during visits to Amarillo’s famed Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Stretching over 30,000 acres of magnificent canyons and peaks, Palo Duro Canyon State Park offers nature enthusiasts a spectacular variety of photo ops and picnic areas, horseback riding with stables, camping options, a restaurant, and miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Whether you are here for an afternoon, or an entire week, you will be glad you experienced the beauty of Amarillo’s Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Amarillo Family Attractions: Witness the wonders of the animal kingdom during a visit to The Amarillo Zoo! One of the city’s most popular attractions, the Amarillo Zoo appeals to families and animal lovers of all ages. The Amarillo Zoo has over 45 species of animals (including Bengal Tigers, Wallabies, and African Lions) and 50 varieties of plant life-all in a beautiful 15-acre forest like setting. Another popular family hot spot is Amarillo's Wonderland Amusement Park. Voted the “2009 Park of the Year,” Amarillo’s Wonderland Amusement Park offers roller coasters for adults and children, water rides, and a wide variety of food, fun, and entertainment. This park has been family owned and operated for over 50 years, and is the proud home of the Texas Tornado, one of the top-rated, double-loop steel roller coasters in the country.
Amarillo Historic Attractions: Amarillo's Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum will take you on an educational journey through this region’s rich past. One of Texas’ largest history museums, the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum features exhibits covering everything from the dinosaurs to the conquistadors. It even has a life-size 1880’s frontier town and one of the Southwest’s finest art collections.
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