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Best things to do in Amarillo

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Steakhouse
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“Go grab a juicy steak or hang out in the beer garden with home brewed beer! You may catch the chance to witness someone attempt the 72oz steak challenge! Featured on Man versus Food, Craziest Restaurants in America, No Reservations, and Food Paradise. ”
21local recommendations
Amusement Park
“Amarillo's own amusement park, it's roller coasters and water rides are a great way to freshen up a summer day. A nice area for small children includes a carousel and other gentler rides for the smaller adventurers.”
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Shopping Mall
“Westgate Mall is the largest, local mall with stores such as Dillards, Whitehouse Black Market, Bath & Body Works, Victoria's Secret and many more. ”
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Art Gallery
“The Amarillo Museum of Art specializes in American art post -1945. It offers permanent and changing exhibitions in a facility designed by famous American architect Edward Durrell Stone. Summer art programs for children are a local favorite, and the third floor dedicated to Asian art is worth a visit.”
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Wine Bar
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“Chic and modern place for shared bites and a nice drink. You can have a full dinner too. Then, cross the street for live Jazz at Esquire.”
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Movie Theatre
“Down the road. They offer a mild beer selection and reclining lounger seats! ”
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Museum
“The Discovery Center is the region's hands-on science museum and planetarium. Folks from toddler age to near centenarians can be found enjoying interactive exhibits on physics, human health, earth sciences, and a variety of changing topics. Located in the region's most popular park, it sits adjacent to walking trails around a lake, a child's playground, and the Amarillo Botanical Gardens.”
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Trail
“Wildcat Bluff offers hiking opportunities in the natural environment of the High Plains. Meander through wildflowers & mesquite to reach the top of the limestone bluff. For those needing a gentler walk, Libb's Trail offers a level, wheelchair accessible trail near the center's headquarters. Wednesday night musical gatherings throughout the summer.”
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Park
“Dedicated to the art, science, and enjoyment of horticulture, these outdoor gardens feature displays on flora indigenous to the high plains region and offer a pleasant spot of "scent garden" and attractive tropical conservatory.”
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Cafe
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“Very small hole-in-the-wall place but worth the wait! best burger and cheese fries around! ”
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Cafe
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“Has been here forever, great hamburgers during dining hours and bar with live music on the weekends. A favorite local hangout.”
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Cafe
“This business is a minute long walk south of the unit. They open at 7am Monday - Friday and 2pm on Saturday. ”
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Museum
“For horse lovers and equestrians, a visit to the AQHA is well worth the time!”
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Supermarket
“Short drive away or even walk if you are up for a little exercise. Less than 2 miles away. Has all that a normal grocery store provides. But the best part is the large market with cooked food, salad bar, grill, sushi, pizza to take home or eat there. Starbucks on site too!”
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Cafe
“Great coffee in an historic building in downtown. Other locations are all great! If you are a large group try their Canyon location or the one on the 34th and Coulter. They have room!!”
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Bar
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“Want something different, this is the place to go. Original creations, craft beers. YCSF has been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.”
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