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Canyon Travel Guide

Situated in the Texas Panhandle, Canyon is a small but bustling town with a rich cattle and ranching history and some excellent attractions. It's location also has perfect access to the Palo Duro Canyon State Park and is home to long running musical drama TEXAS, which is performed outdoors.

Things to Do in Canyon

You can't come to Canyon and not see TEXAS, the outdoor musical drama running since 1965, depicting the West and the settlement of Texas all in the beautiful setting of The Pioneer Amphitheatre. Vast, desolate, and stunning Palo Duro Canyon State Park is well known as The Grand Canyon of Texas and is the perfect place to hop on a horse and explore the breathtaking countryside. Travelers can hike, drive, or cycle around, but don't miss the Lighthouse trail for famous rock formations and the view from the top of the canyon. Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is a must for any history buffs, it represents the region's rich history through the days of pioneers, Native Americans, and even back to the prehistoric times.

Best Time to Visit Canyon

Early Spring and late Fall to avoid the intense heat of summer.

Price and Availability Index in Canyon

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Canyon is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Canyon is in the high season in June. Canyon has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Canyon tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Canyon tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Canyon

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Canyon. The hottest month in Canyon is July, when temperatures peak at 106 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -3 ˚F. The wettest month in Canyon is September with 3.4 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0 inches of rain.

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