Collected by Colin Roohan , AFAR Ambassador
Sights around and in Amarillo, TX.
Amarillo, TX, TX, USA
CATCH (Do): You may have heard of the Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo Texas: the series of painted Cadillacs, rear up and situated in a line in the middle of a field. But you've probably never seen VW Beetle Ranch in Conway, Texas, just a short...
11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5, Canyon, TX 79015, USA
A half hour south of Amarillo lies the second-largest canyon in the United States. Palo Duro offers lovely hiking and camping along its 120-mile length. Georgia O’Keeffe painted landscapes inspired by what she called the “burning, seething...
6103 S Coulter St suite 200, Amarillo, TX 79119, USA
Excellent gelato tops off a feast of the best food on old Route 66. Both the decor and the menu take their inspiration from 1960s spaghetti westerns: Try the Morricone cheeseburger, the Van Cleef (pulled pork), or the Eastwood (bacon-wrapped pork...
7701 Interstate 40 Access Rd, Amarillo, TX 79118, USA
It isn’t fancy, but it is the most interesting hotel in town—all charming, if somewhat faded, classic Texas kitsch. Next door is the famous Big Texan Steak Ranch, where your 72-ounce slab of beef is free if you eat the entire meal in an hour. 7701...
Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
Texans knew how to dress back in the day, and their vintage clothes are sold cheaply in shops along this Amarillo corridor. The Sixth Street Antique Mall overflows with collectible early-20th-century Americana. Old Route 66 (SW Sixth Avenue),...
7701 I-40 East, Amarillo, TX 79118, USA
Have you ever driven through Amarillo and seen the signs for the free 72oz steak? Well don't be fooled -- it actually is free!! But you must finish the whole dinner in under an hour, on stage, while everyone else can watch and gawk. The Big Texan...
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