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Revision as of 08:24, 12 December 2008

Canyon is a city in the High Plains region of the Texas Panhandle. It is home to the West Texas branch of Texas A&M University, the most prestigious in the region, and is the gateway city to Palo Duro Canyon.


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  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 4th Avenue, 806 651 2244, [1]. The largest historical museum in the state hosts a wide range of artifacts covering Panhandle pre-history, American Indian life, the early pioneer era, and cowboy life on the ranches.
  • Combine City, FM 1151 near Osage Road. A farmer living along the road to Palo Duro Canyon has created a tractor version of Amarillo's Cadillac ranch, planting 12 wheat combines in a field. Unlike the Cadillac version, visitors are not invited onto the property.




  • Down Home, 1517 4th Ave, 806 655 8783.
  • It's the Berry's, 407 16th St, 806 655 0111.
  • Stewart Antiques, 805 19th St, 806 655 0676.
  • Vintage Funk, 405 16th St, 806 655 4000.


  • El Patio, 1410 Highway 60, 806 655 4300. Family-owned restaurant with Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine.
  • Pepito's Mexican Restaurant, 408 23rd St., 806 655 4736. Good Tex-Mex food plus chicken fried steaks and hamburgers. Try the beef fajitas.
  • Thai Spice Restaurant, 102 23rd St, 806 655 4635.



  • Buffalo Inn, 300 23rd St, 806 655 2124. An older hotel, but clean and inexpensive.
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2901 4th Ave, 806 655 4445. Better than most locations of the same chain. Clean rooms, microwave, a good complimentary breakfast.
  • Hudspeth House, 1905 4th Ave., 806 655 9800, [2]. Bed and breakfast in a house dating from the 1910's with a wraparound veranda and beautiful gardens.


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