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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.
- US 87 connects Canyon with Amarillo to the north and Lubbock to the south.
- US 60 comes in from Hereford and Clovis, New Mexico to the southwest.
- Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, 2503 4th Ave, ☏ . 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, 1151 FM (near Osage Rd). 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, ☏ .
- It's the Berry's, 407 16th St, ☏ .
- Stewart Antiques, 805 19th St, ☏ .
- Vintage Funk, 405 16th St, ☏ .
- El Patio, 1410 Highway 60, ☏ . Family-owned restaurant with Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine.
- Pepito's Mexican Restaurant, 408 23rd St, ☏ . Good Tex-Mex food plus chicken fried steaks and hamburgers. Try the beef fajitas.
- Thai Spice Restaurant, 102 23rd St, ☏ .
- Buffalo Inn, 300 23rd St, ☏ . An older hotel, but clean and inexpensive.
- Holiday Inn Express, 2901 4th Ave, ☏ . Better than most locations of the same chain. Clean rooms, microwave, a good complimentary breakfast.
- [formerly dead link] Hudspeth House, 1905 4th Ave, ☏ . Bed and breakfast in a house dating from the 1910s with a wraparound veranda and beautiful gardens.
- Palo Duro Canyon is only a few miles down the road.
|Routes through Canyon|
|to Clayton ← ends ← Amarillo ←||N S||→ Plainview → Lubbock|
|Clovis ← Hereford ←||W E||→ Amarillo → Enid|