- hotel year built - 2016 additional property description - amarillo is big on scenic beauty and outdoor recreation. palo duro canyon, the second largest canyon in the united states, is a popular spot for those who enjoy hiking, biking, or just spending time outdoors. the lake meredith national recreation area is another hot spot that offers opportunities for swimming, kayaking, and other water sports. amarillos well-established arts scene includes the amarillo opera, the amarillo symphony, lone star ballet and the amarillo little theatre, one of the oldest continuously operating theaters in the country. there are also numerous museums that highlight the citys colorful history. if youre a sports fan, youre in luck. the city has three professional sports teams the nahl amarillo bulls hockey team, the amarillo thunderheads baseball club, and the amarillo venom, an indoor football team. all of this is just a taste of what you can experience here. saddle up and discover springhill suites and amarillo.