Kids are outta school and as a parent/guardian…it’s up to you to keep them entertained right? Here are some ideas for “Cheap Summer Fun In Amarillo”
See a movie at the drive In – Get 2 features for the price of one !! Admission is $8 for adults – Kids under 10 $4 and Babies in car seats FREE Click to see what movies are playing
Take a trip to the Cadillac Ranch and take fun family pics – It’s free !! Cadillac Ranch Info Here
Take a trip to a National Park in and around Amarillo ( most are free, by donation or entry fee of less than $5
See the list below –
- Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge – https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Buffalo_Lake/
- Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument – https://www.nps.gov/alfl/index.htm
- Lake Meredith National Recreation Area – https://www.nps.gov/lamr/index.htm
- Palo Duro – http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/palo-duro-canyon
Try Geocaching. Geocaching.com, geochaching is a “real-world treasure hunting outdoor game. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocashes, using GPS enabled devices “such as your smart phone “and then share their experiences online.”
Google “find a pen pal” and learn to write actual letters with paper and stamps to friends all over the world.
Have fun at Wonderland Park prices vary on the day you decide to go – Find a list here
Have a picnic – There are a lot of great parks in Amarillo/Canyon. All you have to do one is pack a basket of goodies and pick one LOL 🙂
Use Volunteer Match.org to find volunteer opportunities for you and your kids.
Home Depot’s Kids Workshop kits (start as low as $9) – find more info at Homedepot.com
Check out the Amarillo Community Market – Saturdays (10th & Polk) – http://amarillocommunitymarket.weebly.com/
Visit the NEW Big Texan Starlight Ranch complete with local live music Thursdays – More music on Fridays, a zip line, maze and more. – http://bigtexan.com/starlight-ranch/
Hope these ideas get your summer started off right. Have a happy and safe summer.
*Remember keep hydrated, wear sunscreen, a hat and be sun smart*