Amarillo knows about his cattle and cowboys is a city in the Texas skyline, and is a city worth spending some time with. The city offers great restaurants, museums, and state parks are located nearby. The world-renowned Big Texan Steak Ranch Ranch, built in 1960 along Route 66, soon became famous nationwide, the sign of the long-legged cowboy has become a national landmark. Another landmark just west of Amarillo on the right along Route 66 to Interstate 40 is the Cadillac Ranch. Ten caddies were buried in the nose deep into the dirt lined from West to East. Cars have been in the ground as art for longer than they were on the highway. Seven days a week, rain or shine, people move along the cow pasture to make their mark on the cars.
What better place than Amarillo to have a Hall of Fame for a fourth horse. Here one can read the signs on the wall of the glory of the people and horses that shaped America. In addition, one can learn about the different types of horses in many other countries, as well as the proper breeding, feeding and care of the American Quarter Horse. Touring this facility is very rewarding and educational. The RV Museum shows the technological changes that have taken place over the years in the camping industry. You can also see displays of vintage motorcycles, bikes, gas station layouts and vending machines for 1950. Everything that the Jack Sisemores Traveland RV Museum has on display has been restored to its original state, quite incredible. While you're here, check out some of today's smallest five-wheeled travel trailers on the market today, as well as all classes of mobile campers
The Palo Duro Canyon canon, just thirty miles south of Amarillo, is the second largest canyon in the country. The canyon is about 120 miles long and 20 miles wide. The deepest point is about 800 feet. The road that leads down into the canyon is about eighteen miles back. Driving down the canyon allows one to see closely the colorful and rugged beauty of the canyon walls. RV campsites are located throughout the canyon as well as tent sites. What better way to experience life in a canyon than through camping? Inside the canyon, one can explore more than thirty miles of trails, such as hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. The canyon is home to wildlife such as turkeys, deer, coyotes, travelers and many species of snakes and lizards. In order to truly experience what the canyon has to offer, one has to spend a week in the canyon. To experience the heart of the canyon, take the scenic Texas 207 drive from Claude to Silverton. This quiet stretch of 48 miles runs past the site where Paul Newman's Classic Hood was filmed in 1963.
If weather permits, take a trip to Liberal Kansas. During the journey, the landscape will pass from flat land to large rolling hills and back to open plains. On a liberal tour Dorothy House and the Land of Oz. Oz Land is a 5,000-square-foot animated building that features the Dortheys & # 39; a yellow brick road trip back home to Kansas. The house is a replica of Dorothy's home from the movie "The Wizard of Oz." To experience some history, head to Liberal Airport and tour the Mid-America Air Museum. Be amazed at the World War, along with planes from the Korean and Vietnam wars.