Our second to last Texas Bucket List takes us to the Panhandle of Texas.
- Abilene State Park: Features a historic water tower.
- National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature: Kid lit is my favorite, so this is a must!
- Cadillac Ranch: The famous Cadillacs stuck in the dirt to form art.
- Palo Duro Canyon State Park: Referred to “the Grand Canyon of Texas.”
- Hilton Museum: The hotel that became the first in the Hilton chain.
- Bar H Dude Ranch: Ranch that offers chuck wagon meals.
- “Old Rip” The Horned Toad: Old Rip survived in the courthouse cornerstone for several years.
- Post Office Mural: Shows the history of the post office.
- Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument: This area provided materials for prehistoric people.
- Lake Meredith National Recreation Area: Area also features canyons.
- Replica of World’s Tallest Windmill: Rebuilt after the largest was blown down.
- American Wind Power Center: Museum features the largest windmill collection in the world.
- Famous Mineral Water Company: Only company that still bottles deep-well mineral water.
- National Vietnam War Museum: Site reflects on the Vietnam War.
- National Mule Memorial: Memorial to the unsung beasts.
- Devil’s Rope and Route 66 Museum: View large collection of barbed wire artifacts.
- The Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ: 190 ft cross located along I-40.
- International Waterlily Collection: Premiere collection of waterlilies.
- U-Drop-Inn: Building was an inspiration for Disney-Pixar’s Cars.
- Magnolia Station: Restored station was one of the first along Route 66.
- The Littlest Skyscraper: People claim that the architect presented plans in square inches instead of square feet.
- Wee-Chi-Tah Sculpture: Sculpture depicting the “waist-deep” water of the river.
- Wichita Falls Waterfall: 54 foot waterfall that replaced the original falls washed away in the flood.
All attractions found in the 2018 Texas Travel Guide.