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* '''Black Kettle National Grassland''', north on highway 83 about 55 miles  (''Take highway 60 from Canadian and look for the turnoff about 10 miles out''). Part of Cibola National Forest. While most of this park is in [[Oklahoma]], this separate 576-acre park includes '''Lake Marvin''', providing a beautiful relaxation spot for any Panhandle traveller who misses seeing lots of trees.
 
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Revision as of 16:27, 7 April 2008

Shamrock [1] is a town in Texas Panhandle.

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Get in

Shamrock is on Interstate 40 about 20 miles east of McLean and 85 miles east of Amarillo. Route 83 also connects it with Wellington and Childress to the south, and Wheeler and Canadian to the north.

Get around

As in other towns in the area, you'll want to have a car.

See

  • Pioneer West Museum, 204 N Madden St, +1 806-256-3941. M-F 10AM-12PM & 1PM-3PM.
  • Texas Theater, 217 N Main St,, 806 256 1212. Vintage downtown theater
  • U-Drop Inn and Conoco Station, 12th St. at Main. An art deco station built in 1936, restored to its former glory and photographed by many.

Do

Buy

Shamrock has a number of craft and antique stores.

  • Homestead Antiques, 115 N Main St, 806 256 3774.
  • Irishmoss, 315 N Main St, 806 256 1285.
  • Olde Station Antiques, 100 S Main St, 806 256 1828.
  • PJ's Resale & Crafts, 314 N Main St, 806 256 1050.

Eat

  • Cicero's Green Frog Pizza, 911 N Main St, 806 256 3764. Better than average pizza.
  • Hasty's Hamburgers, 203 E 18th St, 806 256 3061. Fast-foodish burgers.
  • Irish Inn Restaurant, off highway 83 north of town, 806 256 2332.
  • El Sombrero, 210 S Main St, 806 256 2091. Decent Tex-Mex with a daily $5 lunch buffet.

Drink

  • Blarney Stone, 303 E Interstate 40, 806 256 1726.

Sleep

  • Best Western Inn, 1802 N Main St, ''+1'' (806) 256-1001, [2].
  • Blarney Inn, 402 E 12th St, ''+1'' (806) 256-2101 (fax: ''+1'' (806) 256-8923), [3]. $29-59.
  • Econo Lodge, 1006 E. 12th St., ''+1'' (806) 256-2111.
  • Irish Inn, 303 E Interstate 40, ''+1'' (806) 256-2106.
  • The Route 66 Inn, 800 E 12th St, ''+1'' (806) 256-3225.
  • Shamrock Country Inn, 711 E 12th St, ''+1'' (806) 256-3257. $60-70.
  • Texan Motel, 412 W 12th St, ''+1'' (806) 256-3569. Vintage hotel that has been restored.
  • Western Motel, 104 E 12th St, ''+1'' (806) 256-3244.

Get out

  • Black Kettle National Grassland, north on highway 83 about 55 miles (Take highway 60 from Canadian and look for the turnoff about 10 miles out). Part of Cibola National Forest. While most of this park is in Oklahoma, this separate 576-acre park includes Lake Marvin, providing a beautiful relaxation spot for any Panhandle traveller who misses seeing lots of trees.
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