Home to one-of-a-kind historic sites, mysteries of the Wild West, and places where characters from classic children's stories come to life, Abilene is a typical West Texas town that has embodied the spirit of the frontier. Also known as the "Official Storybook Capital of Texas," Abilene offers a variety of things to see and do for the whole family while embracing its Western history and heritage through fun activities, adventures, and excursions. Here are the best things to do in Abilene, Texas.
1.12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
2.Abilene Zoological Gardens
3.The Grace Museum
4.Discovery Center Creation Emporium
5.Fort Phantom Hill, Abilene, Texas
7.Morgan Jones Planetarium, Abilene, Texas
8.National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (NCCIL)
9.Pappy Slokum Brewery Co.
10.Paramount Theatre, Abilene, Texas
11.Play Faire Park
12.Sup Abilene Lake Fort Phantom Kayak Rentals
13.The Swenson House
14.The Town & Country Drive-In
15.The Winery at Willow Creek
15 Best Things to Do in Abilene, Texas
- 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum, Photo: 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
- Abilene Zoological Gardens, Photo: Courtesy of dinhhang - Fotolia.com
- The Grace Museum, Photo: The Grace Museum
- Discovery Center Creation Emporium, Photo: Discovery Center Creation Emporium
- Fort Phantom Hill, Abilene, Texas, Photo: Courtesy of Den - Fotolia.com
- Frontier Texas!, Photo: Frontier Texas!
- Morgan Jones Planetarium, Abilene, Texas, Photo: Morgan Jones Planetarium
- National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (NCCIL), Photo: National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (NCCIL)
- Pappy Slokum Brewery Co., Photo: Pappy Slokum Brewery Co.
- Paramount Theatre, Abilene, Texas, Photo: Paramount Theatre
- Play Faire Park, Photo: Play Faire Park
- Sup Abilene Lake Fort Phantom Kayak Rentals, Photo: Sup Abilene Lake Fort Phantom Kayak Rentals
- The Swenson House, Photo: The Swenson House
- The Town & Country Drive-In, Photo: Courtesy of Noel - Fotolia.com
- The Winery at Willow Creek, Photo: The Winery at Willow Creek
- Cover Photo: Courtesy of alexkobe - Fotolia.com