- TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Canyon, Texas, including 26 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Amarillo and Comfort.
- From Palo Duro Riding Stables to Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, the Canyon area offers 25 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Hiking Trails, Ziplines and History Museums.
- West Texas A & M University makes its home in Canyon. This small college town offers an array of outdoor recreation and cultural activities for both residents and guests to enjoy. Along with a state park, the area further features a wildlife refuge where a variety of fish and wildlife can be seen. Another popular tourist attraction is that of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.
Ranch House Cafe 810 23rd St., Canyon, TX MoreLess Info
Homestyle dishes such as hand-formed Angus-beef burgers and golden chicken-fried steak
Don't miss the opportunity to experience your visit to the canyons up close, and on horseback with a visit to Palo Duro Riding Stables. This family owned stables features guided tours through the canyons insuring that you see everything nature has to offer.
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2503 Fourth Avenue, Canyon, TX 79015 MoreLess Info
There is only one place in Texas where you can cover 14,000 years of history in one visit, the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. From dinosaurs to conquistadors, and a full size replica pioneer town, this museum has it all.
Take a trip to the second largest canyon in the country by visiting Palo Dura Canyon State Park. Amenities include, hiking, camping, fishing, and the ever present wildlife that call this 80-mile stretch of canyon lands home.
From bouldering to zip lines, Palo Duro Zip Line offers outdoor adventure activities in the surrounding canyon region. The bouldering excursions are half day trips with experienced instructors that include the climbing of a 13 story rock.
If you are visiting the Palo Duro Canyons, Elkins Ranch, is one place you must visit to maximize your experience. From providing Jeep tours through the canyons, or serving authentic chuckwagon meals, this ranch has it all.
Settle into a beautiful, outdoor amphitheatre nestled in the Palo Duro Canyons to see TEXAS Outdoor Musical. More than 60 actors present the history of Texas through song, dance, and storytelling, with spectacular lighting and sound.
Dedicated to the Texas cowman and trail blazer Charles Goodnight, the Goodnight Memorial Trail actually follows a path utilized by the man himself. The trail begins at a small museum with artifacts from Goodnight's life and runs to the Palo Duro State Park.