Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Amarillo

The area's art galleries and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Amarillo. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping. Local cultural sights include Amarillo Museum of Art and American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Amarillo

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Amarillo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Splash Amarillo (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Don Harrington Discovery Center (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Ross Rogers Golf Course (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Wonderland Amusement Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Amarillo Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Comanche Trail Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Amarillo

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Amarillo is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palo Duro Canyon (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
  • Amarillo Botanical Gardens (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • John Stiff Memorial Dog Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Amarillo

Fly into Amarillo, TX (AMA-Rick Husband Amarillo Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Amarillo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 42 vacation rentals near Amarillo. From 32 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Amarillo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Amarillo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Amarillo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • RV Museum: 67 vacation rentals
  • Amarillo Botanical Gardens: 59 vacation rentals
  • Amarillo Civic Center: 67 vacation rentals
  • Amarillo National Center: 67 vacation rentals
  • Amarillo Zoo: 59 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Amarillo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Amarillo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 32 Houses in Amarillo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amarillo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 2 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Amarillo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Amarillo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.