Hotel’s I-40 Location Makes It Easy to Explore Amarillo
Get ready for big Texas fun in Amarillo, a city steeped in Old West history and situated along the celebrated Route 66. The Country Inn & Suites hotel’s location just off I-40 gives you easy access to the heart of downtown. Catch all the excitement of the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo, held each September at the Amarillo National Center and drawing crowds from New Mexico, Oklahoma and (of course) Texas. Discover thousands of years’ worth of Lone Star State history at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, or take the kids to learn about the world around us at the Don Harrington Discovery Center. You won’t want to miss the Palo Duro Canyon—the nation’s second largest canyon system and a sight that’s sure to take your breath away. Don’t miss these Amarillo attractions:
- Westgate Mall (1 mile)
Amarillo’s largest mall features more than 100 stores, including American Eagle, Best Buy, Christopher & Banks and Eddie Bauer.
Phone: +1 (806) 358-7221
- Don Harrington Discovery Center (1.9 miles)
Families enjoy this non-profit museum’s fun, interactive exhibits that explore biology, engineering and astronomy. Don’t miss the Imagination Playground or the Science Theater planetarium.
Phone: +1 (806) 355-9547
- Cal Farley's Boys Ranch (5.5 miles)
Visit the annual rodeo or tour this ranch to support the work that Cal Farley’s does for children and young adults.
Phone: +1 (806) 372-2341
- Downtown Amarillo (6.5 miles)
Get a taste of the real Texas in this quintessential town. Enjoy great dining and shopping and even catch a performance by the Amarillo Little Theater, Amarillo Opera or Amarillo Symphony.
- Amarillo Civic Center & Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts(6.7 miles)
This multi-purpose facility is a great place to attend trade shows, concerts, conventions, local banquets and sporting events.
Phone: +1 (806) 378-3096
- Wonderland Amusement Park (8.5 miles)
Spend a day of fun at this local amusement park, offering kid-friendly rides, water raft rides and coasters including the thrilling Texas Tornado.
Phone: +1 (800) 383-4712
- Amarillo National Center (9 miles)
Head to this events center to catch equestrian shows, monster truck rallies and, of course, the famous Tri-State Fair and Rodeo.
Phone: +1 (806) 376-7767
- Splash Kingdom Amarillo Waterpark (10 miles)
Cool off on a hot day at this waterpark that offers a wave pool, a lazy river plus thrilling water slides 60 feet high!
Phone: +1 (806) 376-4477
- Panhandle Plains Historical Museum (15.8 miles)
Tour 14,000 years of state history, from Native American culture to the Old West to the oil boom and beyond.
Phone: +1 (806) 651-2244
- Palo Duro Canyon State Park (26 miles)
Explore the “Grand Canyon of Texas” via 30 miles of trails you can explore on foot, by bike or even on horseback. Don’t miss the one-of-a-kind outdoor musical TEXAS, playing in evenings throughout the summer.
Phone: +1 (806) 488-2227