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Amarillo, Texas, USA

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  • Splash Amarillo Waterpark
    1415 Sunrise Drive, Amarillo, TX 79104
    806-376-4477, This 14-acre water park offers cooling rides for summer visitors including a wave pool, speed slide, flume slides, a lazy river, arcade and concessions more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Harrington House
    1600 S. Polk St., Amarillo, TX 79101
    806-374-5490, This 1914 neo-classical house reflects exquisite materials and workmanship, as well as fine French and English furniture, porcelain, crystal, silver, carpets, and fine... more info  map

  • Lee and Mary E. Bivins Home
    1000 South Polk, Amarillo, TX 79105
    806-373-7800, This massive three-story house is a West Texas version of late Georgian Revival-style with a rather eclectic combination of architecutural features. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Alibates Flint Quarry
    419 East Broadway, P.O. Box 1460, Amarillo, TX 79036
    Located in Fritch, 37.5 Miles from Amarillo
    806-857-3151, For thousands of years people came for flint vital to their existence. Today this area is protected by the National Park Service and is the only National Monument in... more info  map

  • Helium Monument
    1200 Steit Drive, Amarillo, TX 79110
    806-355-9547, Gleaming stainless steel columns are a tribure to one of Amarillo's prevalent natural resources, helium. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Amarillo Museum of Art
    2200 South Van Buren, Amarillo, TX 79109
    371-5050, Part of a three-building complex designed by Edward Stone, who also did the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., this handsome complex includes a theater, sculpture... more info  map

  • American Quarter Horse Association
    1600 Quarter Horse Drive, Amarillo, TX 79104
    806-376-4811, Headquarters for the world's largest equine breed registry. Tours available at normal business hours. more info  map

  • American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum
    2601 I-40 East, Amarillo, TX 79104
    806-378-5000, Museum features many hands-on and interactive exhibits, video presentations, artifacts, and live demonstrations on the history and significance of this unique American... more info  map

  • Kwahadi Kiva Indian Museum and Event Center
    9151 I-40 East, Amarillo, TX 79118
    806-335-3175, Here you can explore the cultures of the American Indian people through paintings, displays, and performances. more info  map

  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
    2503 4th Avenue, Canyon, TX 79015
    806-656-2244, It takes several hours to do justice to this truly outstanding facility, Texas' oldest and largest state-supported museum. more info  map

  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
    2503 Fourth Avenue, Canyon, TX 79015
    Located 24 Minutes Away
    806-651-2244, The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum is the largest history museum in Texas. Stories of life are told through a variety of interpretive exhibits. more info  map

  • Texas Air & Space Museum
    10001 American Drive, Amarillo, TX 79111
    806-335-9159, The site of English Field is part of a plan by the Texas Aviation Historical Society, Inc. to create a superior aviation and aerospace facility in the Texas Panhandle.... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Amarillo Botanical Gardens
    1400 Streit Drive, Amarillo, TX 79106
    806-352-6513, he Amarillo Botanical Gardens is located north of I-40 in the Harrington Regional Medical Center, down the street from the Discovery Center. more info  map

  • Amarillo City Zoo
    2400 North Polk Street, Amarillo, TX 79107
    Located inside Thomas Park
    806-381-7911, A clean and pleasant children's zoo, featuring mostly animals native to the Panhandle--raccoons, rabbits, foxes, barnyard animals and birds. more info  map

  • Don Harrington Discovery Center
    1200 Streit Drive, Amarillo, TX 79106
    806-355-9457, The center hosts a variety of special exhibitions on physical, earth, and life sciences each summer. more info  map

  • Wonderland Park
    2601 Dumas Drive, Amarillo, TX 79107
    Off US 287 North at River Road Exit
    806-383-4712, One of Texas' largest privately owned amusement parks with more than 25 rides and 32 attractions, including miniature golf, arcades, bumper cars, Big Splash log flume,... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Elkins Ranch
    11301 East State Highway 217, Canyon, TX 79015
    806-488-2100, Chuckwagon suppers, country/Western entertainment, and jeeps tours await visitors at this ranch perched on the rim of Palo Duro Canyon. more info


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