Discover plenty of things to do in Amarillo

Conveniently located off I-40 and historical Route 66, our Country Inn & Suites hotel is a perfect launching point for exploring all the fun things to do in Amarillo. Spend hours riding thrilling coasters at Wonderland Amusement Park, or spark your children’s curiosity in the sciences at Don Harrington Discovery Center. For a day outdoors, head to the stunning Palo Duro Canyon State Park for a day trip of hiking or horseback riding. Here for a concert at Amarillo Civic Center Complex? You can grab a new outfit to wear at Westgate Mall, less than a mile from our hotel.

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Amarillo Civic Center Complex

6.25 mi / 10.06 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Amarillo Bulls during a thrilling hockey game, visit a convention, or witness an exciting concert at this expansive complex.

Amarillo Botanical Gardens

1.42 mi / 2.29 km from the hotel
Stroll through thousands of flowers, plants, and trees at this 4.4-acre garden. If you’re visiting during the Christmas holidays, don’t miss the seasonal light display.

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

7.4 mi / 11.9 km from the hotel
You can learn about the history of the world’s most popular breed of horse at this museum offering rotating exhibits and interactive presentations.

Cal Farley's

5.41 mi / 8.7 km from the hotel
Tour the ranch or attend the annual rodeo to support this charitable organization that seeks to empower children and young adults.

Don Harrington Discovery Center

1.59 mi / 2.56 km from the hotel
Interactive exhibits like the Imagination Playground and the Space Theater planetarium invite kids to experiment with biology, engineering, and astronomy.

Downtown Amarillo

5.99 mi / 9.65 km from the hotel
Attend a performance at the Amarillo Little Theatre, the Amarillo Opera, or the Amarillo Symphony. You can also shop at local boutiques and dine at regional restaurants.

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

21.14 mi / 34.01 km from the hotel
Called the "Grand Canyon of Texas," Palo Duro Canyon State Park features more than 30 miles of trails for hiking, cycling, or horseback riding. In the summer you can attend TEXAS, a family-friendly outdoor musical drama.

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

14.65 mi / 23.58 km from the hotel
Explore Native American culture, the story of oil, and the impact of the World Wars on Texas at this diverse museum with exhibits that span 14,000 years of history.

Tri-State Exposition

7.99 mi / 12.86 km from the hotel
The home of the famous Tri-State Fair & Rodeo, this exposition center also hosts other events like livestock shows, chili cook-offs, and monster truck rallies.

Westgate Mall

0.74 mi / 1.19 km from the hotel
Browse more than 70 stores, including American Eagle, Dillard's, and Eddie Bauer at Amarillo’s largest mall.

Wonderland Amusement Park

7.01 mi / 11.28 km from the hotel
From kid-friendly rides to roller coasters like the Texas Tornado, this local amusement park offers attractions to keep families busy all day.