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A well-rounded life should include new experiences. What better way to incorporate new experiences into your life than through travel? Amarillo is uniquely suited for this pursuit. Situated at the intersection of of Interstates 40 and 27 in the Texas Panhandle, our city is a gateway to many destinations.

View of the Rocky Mountains in CO

Denver, CO

With a travel time of 6.5 hours, The Mile High City is a weekend trip waiting to happen. Whether you’re skiing in the winter, rafting in the summer, or hopping the rails for a scenic tour anytime of the year, Denver is a great place to broaden your horizons. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).

Dodge City, KS

Immerse yourself in the history of Old West, or enjoy a more contemporary atmosphere at Boot Hill Casino & Resort. Dodge City lies 4 hours from Amarillo. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City is a straight shot east from Amarillo. In just 4 short hours, you could be shopping at the outlet malls, kayaking down the Oklahoma River, or searching for dinner in Bricktown. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).

Rangers game in Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX

A 45-minute direct flight or a 6-hour drive, either way Dallas is calling your name. Watch the Cowboys play, enjoy a night on the town, or tour the Dallas World Aquarium. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).

Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Cavern National Park sits 5 hours from Amarillo. Whether you want to hike into this natural wonder, or take the elevator, the National Park Service offers options for every visitor. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).


International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM

Four hours is all it takes to get to the Land of Enchantment from Amarillo. Whether you want to attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, enjoy a soak at a spa, or hike Albuquerque’s surrounding mountains, this city should not be missed. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).

Roswell, NM

Just under 4 hours away, Roswell may be known for its proximity to Area 51, but it has more to offer than the supernatural. From nearby lakes and wildlife refuges to golf courses and its symphony orchestra, Roswell pleases visitors with all interests. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).


Loretto Chapel In Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe, NM

Immerse yourself in New Mexico’s rich culture in a 4-hour drive from Amarillo to Santa Fe. Be sure to take in this city’s many historical sites and local flavors. Plan your trip now (Opens in new window).

Angel Fire, Taos & Red River, NM

Just north of Santa Fe, these three areas are prime skiing destinations about 4.5 hours from Amarillo. Each has unique aspects, so be sure to do your research. Plan your trip to Angel Fire (Opens in new window)Taos (Opens in new window), or Red River (Opens in new window).