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Amarillo is the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, and it's one of the best-known cities in the Lone Star State. After all, it has been referenced in a number of popular songs, such as "Amarillo by Morning" by Paul Fraser and Terry Stafford, "Amarillo Sky" by Jason Aldean and "(Get Your Kicks) on Route 66" by Nat King Cole. Even though Amarillo is frequently mentioned in popular culture, it's still not a very popular tourist destination, which is one of the reasons why I loved Amarillo so much. This city felt like a real, authentic Texas town, and I was able to get a great feel for the culture and character of this city by exploring it like a local. To book a hotel in Amarillo on my recent trip to Texas, I simply relied on HotelTonight. I always know that I can book a great hotel at a moment's notice on my HotelTonight app, no matter where in the country I'm traveling.

Historic Downtown

You shouldn't miss the chance to wander through the historic downtown area while in Amarillo. This Route 66-Sixth Street Historic District is full of beautiful historic buildings and sites, such as the Nat Ballroom, the Bussey Buildings, the Cazzell Buildings and the Taylor's Texaco Station. This long, postcard-worthy stretch of Amarillo's downtown is a must-visit for anyone who wants to get a better feel for the heritage and history of Amarillo.

The Cultural District

Amarillo's Cultural District is one of the best areas in all of Texas for great performing, culinary and visual arts. From great museums to acclaimed performing arts venues, there's always something to do or see in Amarillo. Notable arts and cultural centers in Amarillo include the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, the Amarillo Museum of Art and the Don Harrington Discovery Center. Even though Amarillo seems like the quintessential cowboy town, it also has plenty of refined arts and culture to offer its residents.

The Great Outdoors

Amarillo's countryside is exactly what you would expect from Texas. It has cactus, rugged terrain and beautiful vistas, and I have to admit that I was swept away by the surprising beauty of the Texas Panhandle. One of the best places to experience the beauty of Amarillo's natural surroundings is the Palo Duro Canyon State Park, where locals and visitors alike can enjoy great hiking, biking, horseback riding and, of course, limitless breathtaking natural scenery.

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Prior to visiting Amarillo, I had heard a lot about the town through music and movies, but I still wasn't quite sure what to expect from Amarillo. It certainly didn't take me long to fall in love with this picturesque city and its surroundings, though, and I loved every moment I spent in Amarillo. I'm already planning my return trip, and I know that I can always rely on HotelTonight to help me find great deals on Amarillo hotels whenever I decide to head out on my next getaway. Taking spur-of-the-moment trips has never been easier now that I always have HotelTonight at my fingertips.