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Abilene Travel Guide

Visit wonderful Abilene, a gorgeous city in the heart of Texas. Abilene was the former frontier settlement in the state of Texas, thus it has a long and important military history. This historical value shows in the buildings, the historic downtown and the many museums. Abilene was founded and incorporated into a town in 1881, and not long after, many businesses opened up making the city economically bloom. There is lot to do and even more to see at Abilene, so do not hesitate to visit this cool Texas city complete with lakes, parks, museums and amazing restaurants.

Things to Do in Abilene

There are lots of wonderful things to do in Abilene. If you like to explore museums or spend quality time outside, Abilene is the place to be. The dozens of museums and galleries in the city are ideal for travelers looking to soak up the local culture. The most popular museum is the Grace Museum which is a museum that features contemporary paintings, sculptures, kitchen equipment, and house decors. There's also a nice area for children to play in and create art pieces.

Elsewhere, due to Abilene's military background, the 12th Armored Museum displays various military equipment and is the place to learn all about Abilene's history. Elsewhere, the Frontier Texas is home to everything cowboy, including cattle runs and trails where visitors can feel like they've stepped back in time.

If you're traveling with children, plan a day at the Abilene Zoo to get up close and personal with different types of species and even feed the giraffes. After a long day of adventures, head to Jacob’s Dream, set in the University Park, to admire the beautiful monument and watch the sunset over the horizon.

Best Places to Stay in Abilene

The best areas to stay in Abilene are in the northern parts of the city close to Lake Fort Phantom Hill. Here, guests have restaurants, bars and cafes easily within reach but without the noise of the busy city center. There's a large selection of vacation home rentals in Abilene, ranging from home rentals with full kitchens and dining areas, to cozy apartments suitable for couples. If you're traveling with a family, extras such a kids high chairs and pet-friendly accommodations are also available.

Best Time to Visit Abilene

Visit Abilene in October when the rainy season has passed and the weather is generally warm and pleasant. April to October has an average temperature of 70 degrees, while May to September sees temperatures above 88 degrees and July peaks at 100 degrees. The rest of the year is not too cold, averaging 50 degrees in winter time.

Food in Abilene

Check out the many amazing Mexican restaurant of Abilene. The top choice of restaurant in the city is Abuelo’s which has a fantastic ambience and an authentic old school Southern restaurant vibe. The restaurants is also great for those who have dietary restrictions and is child-friendly.

Price and Availability in Abilene

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Abilene tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Abilene tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Abilene is in December, while the cheapest month is in August. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Abilene is in the high season in September. Abilene has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Abilene

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Abilene. The hottest month in Abilene is April, when temperatures peak at 104 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Abilene is August with 8.14 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.05 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Abilene

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. Abilene has 728 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Abilene can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price accommodation is available at $17 per night. In general, a place to stay in Abilene will cost you $124 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your stay in Abilene, then you can choose from over 182 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 32 places to stay include a morning meal. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 23 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Abilene by car, be sure to choose from 187 accommodations that provide parking. We have 48 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with your best friend, then make sure to choose one of the 58 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Abilene AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 151 places to stay from Airbnb, 17 accommodations from Priceline and 17 places to stay from Agoda.

398 of the accommodations in Abilene have been reviewed and rated. 69% are rated excellent or good. 113 accommodations allow instant booking.

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