Amarillo is a city like no other, here are a few things to take into consideration before you commit to Bomb City, USA.

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    The Cost of Living is Cheap

    Amarillo sits at an average of 83% out of 100%, the cost of living is lower than the national average. Even our groceries are cheaper. 90% to the national average. Housing is 63% to the national average!

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    Amarillo Has Small-Town Friendliness in a City Setting

    Southern hospitality is a staple here in Amarillo, if you don't have it you better figure out how to get it.

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    Amarillo's Tourist Attractions are NOT Tourist Traps

    Cadillac Ranch is free. Palo Duro Canyon is free. The Big Texan is affordable. Amarillo is not trying to rob you, just offering a nice place to rest while traveling the I-40.

    *Editor Note: Palo Duro Canyon is $5 a person.

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    The Medical Community Has Some Of The Best Doctors in Their Field

    One of the largest health-care providers in the Panhandle, Baptist St. Anthony’s Health System was named one of the Top 50 performing hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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    Everywhere You Go Take 15 Minutes

    Unless you're habitually late. Everywhere in Amarillo takes 15 minutes. Parents take note! ...I mean 'how awful!'

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    The Most Beautiful Sunsets/Sunrises

    Nothing like starting your day or ending it with a beautiful sunrise/set. Head over to John Stiff memorial park and grab some exercise and watch the sunset. Absolutely perfect.

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    Unlimited Steak

    The Panhandle supplies the US with 30% beef, and 88% of beef in the Lone Star state comes from the panhandle. Moo!

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    Fantastic Local Sports Teams

    Venom indoor Football and The Bulls Hockey team games are where it's at. All kinds of activities to do at the game and it's a great place for families to go out.

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    Best Coffee and Tea in The Area

    Amarillo citizens run on coffee in the morning and iced tea in the afternoon. You'll find the best jump starters on any corner in Amarillo.

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    Hike The Beautiful Palo Duro Canyon

    Every citizen gets away for exercise or a break from the hustle and bustle of the flat land. You're hooked on this spot the moment you step foot.

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