Extended Stay America - Amarillo, TX
Taking its name from the word "yellow" in Spanish, Amarillo is known as "The Yellow Rose of
Texas." If you're looking for Amarillo hotels, Extended Stay
America has a great place to stay at a great price.
Considered by most to be the regional
economic center for the Texas Panhandle and parts of New Mexico and Oklahoma, Amarillo is a
popular business hub.
Meat, primarily beef, production is the area's largest single
industry, and Tyson Foods is the city's largest private employer. In fact, Amarillo is one of the
largest meat processing areas in the United States.
Another key industry for Amarillo is
aircraft manufacturing. Near Amarillo International Airport, Bell Helicopter Textron operates the
Military Aircraft Assembly Center, where it builds the V-22 Osprey and performs upgrades on the
Cobra and Huey helicopters.
Other industrial employers in Amarillo include Pantex, the only
nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility in the nation, and ASARCO, a large mining
company. ASARCO's Amarillo operation is a copper refinery that produces 375 million pounds of
refined copper a year.
In addition to drawing business travelers, Amarillo has much to offer
the tourist. Showcasing an important part of the American West is the American Quarter Horse Hall
of Fame and Museum. This museum traces the history of this great American horse from colonial
times to present day using interactive exhibits, dramatic video presentations and live
Less than two miles from the Extended Stay America Amarillo - West is the
Don Harrington Discovery Center. This science center features nearly 160 interactive exhibits as
well as permanent and traveling exhibits on a wide range of scientific topics.
want to visit the East or West Course at Ross Rogers Municipal Golf Course. While both are 18-hole
courses, the East Course is par 72 and considered the more challenging.
For a comfortable,
convenient, and affordable Amarillo, Texas hotel, Extended
Stay America is a terrific choice.