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Panhandle Plains Region

Amarillo Museum of Art - Six galleries are programmed with 16 exhibitions per year focused on changing loan exhibitions and art from the Museum's permanent collections. Educational and children's programs available.

Amarillo City Zoo - The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you'll do more than just look…you'll experience the animal world.

Armstrong County Museum & Gem Theatre - Providing a reflection of the Heritage and Culture of Armstrong County and the Texas Panhandle through the Arts & the preservation of treasures from days gone by.

Castaway Cove Waterpark - Splashdown in acres of rides, slides and attractions. Discover Casstaway Cove Waterpark and enjoy splishin' and splashin', slippin' and slidin' and unlimited cool fun in the sun!

Don Harrington Discovery Center - You get hands-on experience at the Don Harrington Discovery Center. Participate in static and visiting exhibits, planetarium shows, special events, educational/outreach programs, and children's science workshops.

Joyland Amusement Park - Features over 30 great rides and attractions ranging from water caster and roller coasters to junior rides and family classics, like the colorful carousel, food favorites, exciting fun games and group outing facilities. Mackenzie Park also boasts a golf course, disc golf, and Prairie Dog Town.

Panhandle Plains Historical Museum - The largest history museum in Texas. Stories of courage, of hardship, of victory and defeat...stories of life are told through a variety of interpretive exhibits.

Splash Kingdom Family Waterpark - The Panhandle's premier waterpark. There are shaded areas, a children's activity area, water slides, a wave pool, concession bar, large arcade, and low prices.

Grace Museum - Houses three museums in the historic Grace Hotel -- The Art Museum, The History Museum and The Children's Museum. The first floor of The Grace Museum includes an elegant, historic marble ballroom, a glass loggia, a large enclosed brick courtyard, restored lobby, and a beautiful gift shop.

Abilene Zoo - More people than ever before are visiting the Abilene Zoo with its 500 animals representing over 160 species including lion, jaguar, giraffe, zebra, bison, alligator, monkeys and various birds.

Amarillo Botanical Gardens - Features a tropical conservatory which showcases a flourishing indoor collection of exotic plants. Explore the diverse natural beauty of numerous outdoor themed plantings which include Japanese, fragrance, xeric and butterfly gardens.

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum - Features many hands-on exhibits, fascinating artifacts, dramatic video presentations, horse demonstrations and breathtaking works of art. There is even a research library and archives for serious owners and enthusiasts.

Buddy Holly Center - The Center collects, preserves and interprets artifacts relevant to Lubbock's most famous native son, Buddy Holly, as well as to other performing artists and musicians of West Texas. Changing exhibitions in the visual arts provide an arena for celebrating creative talents of fine artists at work in a region distinguished by vast distances and a rich tradition of creative resources.

Center For Contemporary Arts - This unique arts center is home to more than 70 artist members and 10 working studios. Center's four galleries present more than 24-exhibits annually by regional, national and international photographers and artists working in a variety of media.

Don Freeman Memorial Museum - The story begins with the prehistoric mortar stone fields along Brady Creek and the Indian Pictographs on the Concho River bluff. The 1849 Military Expedition crossing the area preceded the roads of the 1860's and 1870's made by the U. S. Army traveling to and from the forts surrounding what would become Concho County.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature - A gallery exhibition of the works of award-winning illustrators of children's literature.

Putt Putt Fun Center - A fun activity center with mini golf, batting cages, arcade games with loads of prizes, and more. Let the fun begin!

Texas Outdoor Musical Drama - This family friendly show, set against an authentic tapestry of history, the show's fictional characters bring to life the stories, struggles and triumphs of the settlers of the Texas Panhandle in the 1800s. Song and dance abound-and a generous helping of good ol' Texas humor too-with spellbinding lighting, special effects and fireworks.

Wonderland Amusement Park - Texas' Greatest Amusement Park. In operation since 1951, Wonderland is one of the most progressive parks in the country.

Square House Museum - The historic Square House is just one of 21 buildings, galleries, outdoor diorama, and large outdoor artifacts that make up the Square House Museum complex. Case exhibits and full-sized diorama tell the story of the Texas Panhandle and its people.