Featuring over 100 unique artists who work in practically every discipline, The Galleries at Sunset Center is one of Texas' biggest and most renowned artist communities. The galleries are divided into 35 studios, where every second Saturday of the month there is live entertainment and featured artists. Workshops and classes in painting, pottery and other art forms are also available to the public. Art lovers visiting Amarillo will enjoy the admission-free showcase of work created by talented local artists.
Coyote Flight Centers offers a variety of programs and air tours of Amarillo for visitors. Lessons are conducted by highly trained professionals and after certification, the center still provides aviation support. For travelers wishing to see Amarillo from above, sightseeing tours, night flights and Christmas Light specials are available. Air tours last about an hour, cost USD 150 and are perfect for families with kids.
Lake Meredith is the largest Lake in the Amarillo area. Located in the high plains northeast of Amarillo, Lake Meredith offers boat rentals to guests. Lake Meredith is the perfect place for a day trip, with picnicking spots along with fishing, swimming and sailing. Even though the lake is 40 miles from the city, it is worth the journey.
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Founded by Mila Gibson of Amarillo College, the Amarillo Opera is a professional member of Opera America and one of its "Success Award" winners. Along with producing and showing critically acclaimed performances, the Amarillo Opera is renowned for its community outreach programs. The opera offers free workshops for youths between 5-18 in creative fields such as visual arts, music, drama, dance and poetry. Guest artist performances, scholarships and educational demonstrations are all part of the opera's community benefiting programs.
The Sports World Family Fun Center is a great place for families traveling with kids. There are batting cages and miniature golf to keep the whole family entertained. Go Karts (along with "kiddie Karts) are also available. Group packages may be purchased by advanced request.
The Kwahadi Museum is one of Amarillo's newest cultural heritage sites. The museum features rare Native American artifacts and a dance hall for live performances. Designed to mimic a pueblo, the museum is the perfect place for kids to have fun while learning about Native American culture.
The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is the largest museum in all of Texas. With an incredibly diverse range of exhibits showcasing archeology, paleontology and geology, Panhandle Plains could be explored for weeks.
Amarillo's Thompson park covers and area of over 600 acres which makes it a perfect destination for families with kids. A day can be devoted to exploring the park and discovering it's features. A small zoo can be found on Thompson Park. For adults, a 36-hole golf course is available. But don't get too sidetracked and miss the lake, baseball park or child amusement area.
The Amarillo Botanical Gardens is a great place to visit
for families or individuals who want to have a fun, educational experience involving the outdoors and native plant life. New exhibits are regularly being added, such as the Palo ...
From premiere restaurants and buzzing clubs to quaint, small town
shops, Polk Street has something to offer just about every visitor. For families seeking out historic landmarks, Polk Street's Harrington House, a neo classical mansion, is the perfect place ...
The Texas Panhandle War Memorial pays tribute to soldiers who
either lost their life or went missing in action since the Spanish American War. Several large red granite stones, each dedicated to a different war, lists the names of ...