Located in northern Texas, Amarillo is a small city in the Texas Panhandle area. Larger cities such as Albuquerque and Dallas are a 5h drive away. Amarillo is a gateway to the vast, trail-lined Palo Duro Canyon State Park. It’s also known for the Cadillac Ranch, an installation of graffiti-decorated cars, partly buried in a field, along the famous Route 66. The historic district is a great place for dining and antique shops.
There is a good mix of gay-friendly big brand hotels and motels in Amarillo. The gay scene in Amarillo is small but friendly, with a few gay(-friendly) bars dotted around the city. There are a few great museums to visit here, like the Amarillo Museum of Art, the Texas Air & Space Museum, and the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum.
The 212 Club is a gay / LGBT friendly bar, dance and nightclub in Amarillo, Texas. Serving food (Taco Tuesdays!) and drinks, with regular shows and special events such as karaoke, drag bingo, and RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing parties.