Visit Amarillo

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Hotels82
Convention Center38,090 sq. m
Guest Rooms6,449
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel200 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues25
Average Room Rate$84.00
Restaurants500
Daily Food Cost$46.00
Occupancy Rate15%
Tax Rate8.25%

Visit Amarillo

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Why Choose Our Destination?

Amarillo meetings are well done! With more than 6,000 hotel rooms and all the space you need, Amarillo is that rare site with heritage and hospitality. Our meeting and event possibilities are as endless as our horizons! We won't steer you wrong! Here in Amarillo, we wear our Western heritage on our sleeves, have never met a stranger, and were recently named as one of the Top Ten True Western Towns by True West Magazine! In addition to 410,000 square feet of flexible convention center space, more than a dozen hotels with meeting rooms, and several event venues, Amarillo offers unique spaces within several world renown attractions.

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Distance from Airport

  • Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport

    17.7 km from City Center

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Local Attractions

Big Texan Steak Ranch

Recreation
10 mi. away
A world-renown restaurant that is famous for its 72 oz steak dinner challenge; eat it all (steak, potato, salad, roll and appetizer) in one hour and it is free! Also, the Big Texan Brewery is home to award-winning microbrews and may be reserved for special events.
7701 I-40 East
Amarillo, TX, US 79118

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

Museum
3 mi. away
Discover the horse that settled the West! The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates the history of the American Quarter Horse with state-of-the-art technology, beautiful artifacts and histories. The moment you approach the museum, you are greeted by the beautiful, larger-than-life bronze statues of history-making American Quarter Horses. Meeting & event space available for rental.
2601 I-40 East
Amarillo, TX, US 79104

Cadillac Ranch

Recreation
15 mi. away
The world's only! Ten Cadillacs buried nose down in a field at the same angle as the Cheops Pyramid. Visitors are welcome to leave their mark on this roadside art piece.
I-40, exit 60, Arnot Road
Amarillo, TX, US

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Museum
20 mi. away
Where else can you cover 26,000 square miles on foot? At the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, the largest history museum in Texas. It’s so big, it's called The Smithsonian with a Texas accent!
2503 4th Ave.
Canyon, TX, US 79015

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Park
30 mi. away
One of the nation's most magnificent scenic attractions. Enjoy extraordinary vistas of color and beauty from the comfort of your automobile. Travel the same trails used by Native Americans, early Spanish explorers, buffalo hunters and pioneers. The park has over 25,000 acres of room and offers camping, cabins, riding stables, picnicking, and miles or hiking, mountain bike and horse trails.
11450 Park Rd. 5
Canyon, TX, US 79015

Historic Route 66

Historical Landmark
5 mi. away
Over a mile of antiques and collectibles, clubs and restaurants and historic landmarks await along this preserved section of Route 66 through Amarillo.
6th Ave between Georgia & Western Sts.
Amarillo, TX, US 79104

TEXAS Musical Drama

Theater
30 mi. away
This internationally-known outdoor musical drama has been performed since 1965 in majestic Palo Duro Canyon State Park. A talented cast reaches into the past to reveal the struggles, strengths, celebrations, burials and politics of the early settlers, cowboys and Native Americans. The best attended outdoor musical drama in the U.S., TEXAS is performed Tuesday through Sunday from early June through mid-August.
1514 5th Ave.
Canyon, TX, US 79015

The RV Museum at Jack Sisemore Traveland

Museum
4 mi. away
Welcome to the RV Museum at Jack Sisemore Traveland. The Sisemore’s began collecting and restoring unusual vintage RV’s over 25 years ago and have built a museum to house their collection. These include the Flexible Bus from the movie RV, the first Itasca motor home ever built, and the oldest Fleetwood in existence. And many other RV’s from the 1930's through the 1970's. Step back in time, reminisce and enjoy the progression of the RV industry from its inception till now. Just walk in the main showroom and tell the friendly staff you want to see the RV Museum. They will point the way. The museum is free and is open Monday – Saturday, 9-5.
4341 Canyon Drive
Amarillo, TX, US 79110

Convention Centers

  • Amarillo Civic Center Complex

    Conveniently located in downtown, the Amarillo Civic Center Complex offers more than 410,000 square feet of state-of-the-art space, including a coliseum, two auditoriums and plenty of space and breakout options for meetings and exhibits.

  • Amarillo Tri-State Exposition

    The Amarillo Tri-State Exposition is offers a wide-array of facilities and buildings available to host your next event.

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Additional Information

Chances are, the majority of your attendees, have already been to those big cities. Smaller destinations have many virtues that shouldn’t be overlooked: new and unique experiences, exceptional value in food, facilities and other services, ease of traveling to and through the area, and our communities WANT groups here! We notice, we care, and we work in partnership to roll out the welcome mat and provide personalized service to the meetings we have the honor of hosting!