Amarillo Day Trips

Weekend Getaways, Road Trips and Day Trips Near Amarillo

Amarillo, Located in the Texas Panhandle and bordered by New Mexico and Oklahoma, Amarillo was first settled in 1887. The name, Amarillo, was taken from the Spanish language meaning yellow, because of the color of the sub-soil in the channel of the Amarillo Creek. In the early days, most of the houses were painted yellow to commemorate the name. Visit Amarillo and you're visiting the old west. From families to senior travelers, Amarillo has an activity for the outdoor enthusiast, the arts connoisseur and the western history buff. Attractions include Palo Duro Canyon State Park, with over 18,00 | Read More About Amarillo