Historic Route 66
Route 66 was the first highway to connect the east and west coasts of the United States and represented more than just a way to get from point A to point B. Route 66 represented the hopes and dreams of a generation. Take in this living part of American history by visiting some of the diners and coffee shop still in operation today along historic Route 66.
The Big Texan Steak Ranch
Texas and Steak, few things go together quite as well. No trip to Texas is complete without partaking of wonderful, seared cut of beef that the Lone Star State is best known for. What better place to dig into a pink in the middle prime cut than at Amarillo’s Big Texan Steak Ranch? If you’re hungry enough you can always tie on the old feedbag and tear into their 72 ounce steak dinner!
Panhandle Plains Historical Museum
The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is home to more than 3 million exhibits, enough to keep you occupied all day long. Locals like to call it the “Smithsonian with a Texas accent.” Spend the day here and you won’t be disappointed.
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Go Camping in Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The Lone Star State is home to some of the best camping in the United States. If you’re in the Amarillo area and you like camping, you owe it to yourself to head out to the beautiful Palo Duro Canyon State Park for a night out under the stars.
Have a Fun Day at Wonderland Amusement Park
It’s everything that great about amusements parks all in one place. Everything you remember and more can be found at the Wonderland Amusement Park. Always lots of prizes to win, and being in Texas you can be sure that it’s bigger and better than anywhere else.
Enjoy an Authentic Chuck Wagon Meal
Relive the days of the Wild West and the life of a cowboy (or cowgirl) and head out to the River Breaks Ranch for an authentic chuck wagon meal. They serve both breakfast and dinner, just make sure you call ahead to ensure they have some openings.