Amarillo also boasts many museums that are related to West Texas culture and history, such as the Quarter Horse Museum or the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum.
You don’t have to bring your own spray paint, as half-full canisters can be found scattered around the area surrounding the cars.
Palo Duro State Park offers a variety of activities including hiking, camping and mountain biking. The 16-mile round trip takes from the canyon rim to the canyon floor.
The museum houses one of the best collections of Southwest art. Locals often refer to it as the Smithsonian with an accent.
The museum’s lower level features a range of exhibits that cover topics such as the biology of Quarter Horses and horse careers.
There are sculptures from South and South East Asia, as well as pieces of Buddhist and Hindu art from the 2nd century BC.
The reptiles, amphibians and spiders are less adorable but just as interesting. There are many snakes to choose from, plus turtles and salamanders at the Herpetarium.
The best thing about the Texas Air & Space Museum? Visitors are allowed to get into the planes and have a hands-on experience.