Take the ultimate ‘road trip’ to Abilene, Texas and see what West Texas has to offer. Whether you’re a couple looking for a romantic getaway weekend, a family looking for something to do together, an epicurious type looking for new cultural and culinary experiences or just a group of girls who need to get away and have some fun for a weekend – grab your bags, hit the open road ….. Abilene has just the right road trip experience for you!
Take the scenic route from Dallas/Fort Worth and be entertained along the drive with “Windshield History: Tales of the Texas Frontier from Fort Worth to Abilene.” It’s an audio tour of the immigrants’ trail west along U.S. Hwy 180 and TX Hwy 351.
The CD is available online at www.texasstartrading.com, in Fort Worth at the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame gift shop, or by calling the Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau at 325-676-2556. .....................................
Round Up Pass
Get into all of Abilene’s best attractions with Texas-sized savings. Passes cost $17 for adults, $8 for children 16 and younger, saving $15 per adult and $7.50 per child. Get your pass at Frontier Texas! or five other area attractions, as well as the Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1101 North 1st St.
Abilene's ArtWalk is a monthly event that brings to life all art and culture that resides in the Historic Downtown District. It's a culmination of painters, sculptors, ceramic artists, musicians, glass blowers, photographers, and so much more - both locally and from afar. All art venues are open and feature special activities for all attendees to participate in and enjoy. The Downtown businesses embrace the crowds that attend and the streets are bustling with art enthusiasts and curiosity. It's a great evening out to discover some new talent or enjoy your favorites.
Visit www.center-arts.com for more information about ArtWalk events. .....................................