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Amarillo Travel Guide  

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233 km2
1099 m

Situated in Texas, USA, the city of Amarillo is located in the Texas Panhandle and covers an area of 234 sq km. The city, with a population of 180,000, lies at the meeting point of the desert and the plains.
Amarillo has a semi-arid temperate climate. Summers are hot and moderately humid with temperatures ranging from 18°C to 33°C. Winters are accompanied by blizzards with temperatures ranging from –6°C to 9°C.
First settled in 1887 and originally named as Oneida, the city has the world’s largest natural gas development. Discovery of natural gas and petroleum has given rise to many industries in Amarillo.
Also known as the ‘Yellow Rose of Texas’, Amarillo offers all the facilities of a big city while maintaining a small town atmosphere. The famous attractions of the city are the Cadillac Ranch and the Big Texan Steak Ranch. Natural attractions like the Palo Duro Canyon attract many visitors.

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Overall Guide : Splash Amarillo is an entertainment venue which features a children's activity area, a wave pool, waterslides, large arcade and a concession bar. Amarillo Dragway and Route 66 Motor Speedway Amarillo offer the best racetracks and speedways. Helium Monument Amarillo, located... more in the Don Harrington Discovery Center, stands as an evidence of Amarillo's role as the Helium capital of the world while Texas Panhandle War Memorial Amarillo honors all the veterans from the Spanish-American War. The Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument offers a glimpse into some of the earliest life in North America. Pampa and Borger are the towns located near the city of Amarillo that are quite popular among the tourists and locals alike. Amarillo Livestock Auction is a livestock sale held every Tuesday throughout the year while the Tri-State Fair Amarillo is an annual September event featuring a petting zoo, artists, live entertainment, and much more. 
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Overall Guide : Nice, clean town
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