Book Flights to Amarillo
The Friendly City
Amarillo is an exciting city in the state of Texas. The city is a must visit for the history buffs as one will get to learn more about the old-west of America. Amarillo is an ideal Texan town, where travelers can discover some mesmerizing flora and fauna in a variety of desert parks.
Know More about Amarillo
From several outdoor events to historical heritage, and a thriving arts division; the city of Amarillo has something to offer to everyone. No wonder it’s a popular destination for tourists looking for a realistic Old-West experience, or something a bit modern. Within the borders of this typical Texan town, one can find famous museums, great historic sites, shops and restaurants than you can wrangle in a single tour.
Popular Tourist Attractions
TEXAS – The Musical – Travelers exploring Amarillo during the summer can’t miss the globally acclaimed open-air musical performance, ‘TEXAS-The Musical’. This outdoor musical show features an artistic cast that reaches into the history to disclose the struggles, fortes, merriments, burials, and politics of the initial settlers who were the Native Americans and cowboys. This family-friendly show is held Tuesday- Sunday in the months of June to mid-August
Palo Duro Canyon State Park – Until and unless you visit the remarkable ‘Palo Duro Canyon State Park’, your trip to Amarillo isn’t complete. It is the largest park in the country with superb scenic lures. This Canyon State Park is the one of the largest in USA that offers memorable picturesque views and several outdoor refreshments. The park offers over 30 miles of biking, hiking, and riding-trails that keep an adventure enthusiast entertained and at the same time they also get to savor the canyon’s gorgeous terrain!
Historic Route 66 District – The iconic ‘Route 66’ is not the same as the one from yester years, but it is now known as ‘Amarillo’s Route 66 District’. It is a mile-region that includes the city’s first housing and commercial districts. Presently, the famous buildings that used to mark the earlier Route 66, now house unusual antiques, skill and specialty stores, painting galleries, unique restaurants, exotic bars and several music venues, which easily draw tourists from every alcove and corner of the world.
Amarillo Little Theatre – Amarillo city is famous for its cowboys and cattle, but recently there’s much more happening than one would imagine. Recently, this city is evolving as an authentic destination for the performing arts. Enjoy a play at the ‘Amarillo Little Theatre’- one of the first operating theaters in the United States of America, or see a concert at the ‘Amarillo Opera’. For the music lover, a performance by the much-loved ‘Amarillo Symphony’ which offers seven performances each season at the ‘Globe-News Center’ is worth remembering for a lifetime.
The Cadillac Ranch – The city of Amarillo is home to the most renowned art-installations in the country! The Cadillac Ranch was created by Chip Lord, Hudson Marquez and Doug Michels, along with the historic ‘Route 66’ in 1974. This installation is supposed to be an honor to the ‘Golden Age’ of the ‘United States of America Automobiles’ and comprises of ten stunning ‘Cadillacs’ that are half-buried in the ground. The cars have become colorful over the year with people adding their touch to the buried masterpieces, while stopping by. You can also see this installation in many iconic music videos and movies.
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument – This National Monument is situated 35 miles of the ‘Amarillo adjacent Fritch’ in the state of Texas. A unique 1.5 mile strolling tour led by volunteers or park official offers a sight into the lives of the ‘High Plains Indians’. One can also enjoy the picturesque ‘Lake Meredith National Recreation Area’ which is situated in proximity to Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. Although, owing to drought-like circumstances the lake levels are always low.
Amarillo Botanical Gardens - Enjoy these mesmerizing lush scenic gardens in central Texas. Experience the Panhandle, fragrances, and sounds of the ‘Mary E. Bivins Tropical Conservatory’ that is teeming with an array of vibrant and exotic plants. Discover four acres of periodic open-air themed plantings such as Butterfly, Fragrance, Xeric and Japanese gardens. Major events, exhibits, classes and rental facility are also accessible here.
Amarillo Historical Museum – This museum is lovingly called as ‘Amarillo's Littlest Treasure’ as it preserves yesterday’s history for tomorrow. This museum is one of the prime modern museums in the city which has been evolving at a rapid speed. Visit the Amarillo Historical Museum in the state of Texas, and witness the cultural excellence exhibited by this museum.
Getting Around in the City
Other Popular Cities to Visit
- Canyon, TX
- Borger, TX
- Hereford, TX
- Dumas, TX
- Pampa, TX
Book Flights to Amarillo
When you search online flights on travel-booking portals, you’ll see that Lookupfare offers some of the best Amarillo flight deals available online. Go through Lookupfare’s easy-to-use website and find cheap one-way tickets to Amarillo, as well as, last minute cheap flights to Amarillo.