What to do when you visit Amarillo?

If you’re looking for activities with the kids, or a fun night out, Amarillo has many things to do for your visit! We have put together a list of our favorite things and places to stay in Amarillo. Throughout the panhandle, you’ll find plenty of ways to fill a one, two, or even three-day trip with performances, experiences, and wild west adventures!

Things to do in Amarillo

Our top picks for things to do when you visit Amarillo.

Dinner at the Big Texan Steak Ranch

Experience the famous steakhouse, home of the FREE 72-ounce steak.

Concerts at the Starlight Ranch

Enjoy your favorite country music artist under those big, bright Texas stars.

Shop Route 66 & Texas Products

Shop from the widest selection of Route 66 & Texas products in the Big Texan gift shop.

Beer Sampling 

Try one, try all! Samble the homemade beers from the Big Texan Brewery.

Palo Duro HorseBack Riding

See the beauty and ruggedness of Palo Duro Canyon State Park close up. 

Big Texan Beer Garden 

Craft beers and LIVE music! That is what you can find in the Big Texan Beer Garden. Open only during summer months.

Shooting Gallery 

Test your aim at the Big Texan Shooting Gallery, located in the lobby.

Wranglers Hockey 

Yes, there is Hockey in Texas. Experience a Wranglers hockey game.

Palo Duro Canyon 

Experience the wonders & beauty of the second largest canyon in North America.

Route 66 Mini Putt

Play a round of 18 hole Mini Putt! Only open during Starlight Ranch events.

Where to Stay In Amarillo

Our top picks for where to stay when you visit Amarillo.

Big Texan Airbnb

Spend a night in the wild west. located off I-40 on Big Texan property.

Big Texan RV Ranch

Park your camper or RV over night in Amarillo top rated RV Park. located off I-40.

Doves Rest Cabins

Stay on the rim of Palo Duro Canyon in a luxury cabin.

Hampton Inn & Suites Amarillo East

Located next door to the Big Texan Steak Ranch. Right off I-40.

Holiday Inn Amarillo East, an IHG Hotel

Located next door to the Big Texan Steak Ranch. Right off I-40.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Amarillo East

Located next door to the Big Texan Steak Ranch. Right off I-40.

Featured Events & upcoming Things to do

Upcoming events in Amarillo.

Big Texan Christmas Day Buffet

Join us this holiday season for our famous Christmas Day Buffet!

Palo Duro HorseBack Riding

See the beauty and ruggedness of Palo Duro Canyon State Park close up. 

Beer Sampling 

Try one, try all! Samble the homemade beers from the Big Texan Brewery.