Amarillo Area Attractions

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Palo Duro Canyon State Park is 30,00 acres of outdoor adventure, including some of the best hiking and mountain biking found anywhere. Enjoy camping of all levels and restored overnight cabins on the rim and the floor of the canyon. Activities subject to seasonal schedules. Located about 25 miles SE of Amarillo via I-27 South to TX Highway 217. Admission charged. 806-488-2227  www.tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/palo-duro-canyon

Panhandle Plains Historical Museum

PPHM is the Smithsonian with a Texas accent. Where else can you cover 26,000 square miles in a day on foot?  From dinosaurs to conquistadors, you'll find it all in Texas' largest history museum.  Relive the stories of courage and hardship, victory and defeat over the past 14,000 years. It is the state's largest history museum with a great permanent collection and top-notch traveling exhibits. 2503 4th Ave., Canyon, TX  panhandleplains.org   806-651-2244

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

Make plans to visit the Hall of Fame & Museum, including Quarter Horse Outfitters. While you are in Amarillo, you'll experience state-of-the-art technology, beautiful artifacts and touching histories of your favorite horse breed and the people who made it what it is today. I-40 East, exit 72a at Quarter Horse Drive, 2601 I-40 East, Mon.-Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission charged. 806-376-5181  www.aqha.com/museum

Cadillac Ranch

Fort Amarillo is just two miles from the famous "Cadillac Ranch". Cadillac Ranch was one of the world's first roadside sculptures. It features 10 Cadillacs buried nose down in a field. Personal creativity is encouraged so bring your own spray paint but take your empties to the on-site dumpster. Located on I-40 West at Arnot Road (exit 60) along south side access road

Bill's Backyard Classics


Bill's Backyard Classics have vehicles that take you back in time.  Our current inventory consists of over 90 vehicles. Those include cars and trucks, all kinds of makes and models that span a period from the 1920's to 2012.  We even have Model As (from 1928), Street Rods, Military Jeeps, Power Wagons, Smart Cars, Corvettes, and so much more.  Our full time custom and repair facility ensures that not only are the cars well maintained, but they are actually enhanced. Who knows? Maybe we can even encourage you to restore a classic for yourself.     5309 S. Washington   bbcamatx.com   806-373-8194

Kwahadi Kiva Indian Museum and Theater

The Kwahadi Kiva Indian Museum features fine art and exhibits of the crafts and cultures of the Pueblo and Plains Indian people, featuring the works of Thomas E. Mails and bronze artist, Tom Knapp.  The Kwahadi Dancers are a unique youth performing group from the Panhandle area of the Texas High Plains.  In addition to regularly scheduled public shows at the Kiva, the Kwahadis present their colorful pageant of song, dance, and stories of the American Indian nationwide.    9151 I-40 East    kwahadi.com    806-335-3175

 

The RV Museum

The RV Museum lets us step back in time and enjoy RV's, camping and lifestyle exhibits from the 1920's. Located in Jack Sisemore's Traveland 4321 Canyon Dr. (I-27 South).   rvmuseum.net   806-358-4891  Hours of Operation   Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM    Sat: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM  Closed Sunday & major Holidays

Public Golf Courses

Ross Rogers Complex (Mustang & Wild Horse courses) in Thompson Park and the Comanche Trail Complex ( Arrowhead & Tomahawk courses) in Southeast Park are four of the best public courses in the state.  playgolfamarillo.com  806-378-3086  (Ross Rogers)   806-378-4281 (Comanche Trail)