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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Browse rentals from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 738 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Abilene, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Abilene is available at $19 per night. In general, an accommodation in Abilene will cost you $142 per night.
If you need to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 154 accommodations in Abilene that have WiFi. 44 places to stay include a morning meal. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 26 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Abilene? Then choose one of the 158 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 41 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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