AMARILLO

Population 160,288

Altitude 3,676


General

Commercial, cultural, and recreational center for vast plains of Texas Panhandle. World's leading helium producer; superb climate with air rated the cleanest in the nation for a city of its size. Fifty-six parks cover 2,300 acres and includes tennis courts, swimming pools, fishing lakes, playgrounds, and a 36 hold municipal golf course.

First settlement in 1887 was buffalo-hide tent camp of railroad construction workers. Today, excellent accommodations, spacious convention/civic center, symphony, ballet, little theater, opera, and home of Amarillo College and Texas State Technical College.

Inquire locally about Big Texan Steak Ranch and Emporium. Known nationwide for 72 ounce steak dinner offered free to anyone who can eat the entire meal in one hour. 7700 I-40 East; open daily

AMARILLO LIVESTOCK AUCTION

AMARILLO MUSEUM OF ART

AMARILLO ZOO

AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE HERITAGE CENTER AND MUSEUM

CADILLAC RANCH

COWBOY MORNING/EVENING

CREEKWOOD RANCH OLD WEST SHOW AND CHUCK WAGON SUPPER

DON HARRINGTON DISCOVERY CENTER

GARDEN CENTER


Attractions


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