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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas
"Your admission ticket to LEGOLAND Dallas will give you tons to explore on your day out. See local landmarks recreated in miniature with more than one-million LEGO bricks at Miniland! How many will you recognize? You could make a game of it yourself.< LEGO CITY: Forest Ranger Pursuit and Kingdom Quest Laser Ride. Tots will lose track of time in the DUPLO Village where they can build forts and small houses from large squishy bricks.Watch the kids take action in a fire station jungle gym where they can climb slide and run around as they live the life of a fire fighter. Then see if you can create a LEGO tower can withstand tremors at the Earthquake Tables. When your feet are ready for a rest sit back in the 4D theater and watch the LEGO Legends of Chima characters try to win the land of CHI. The movie’s rain wind and snow may even feel real during the 4D experience. If you need to refuel a cafe offers snacks and light meals (own expense). If you’re looking for the latest LEGO sets or other LEGO toys
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SEA LIFE Aquarium Dallas
"Dive into a world of more than 5000 sea creatures at SEA LIFE Aquarium Dallas where you can spy seahorses clown fish sharks and sea turtles among other underwater critters in 30 display tanks. You get to decide how to spend your time in this watery wonderland.Want to check out the stingrays? Stand on a platform overlooking the Bay of Rays to get a great view of the rays gliding below visit the interactive rock pool display where you can touch a sea star
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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From San Antonio
"Travel along the beautiful scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country with a stop at Johnson City where you'll visit LBJ's boyhood home. Only a short distance away is the town of Stonewall the peach capital of Texas and home to the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. Enjoy a tour of the LBJ Ranch located along the picturesque Pedernales River.During your tour you will discover how the German migration of the 1840s and 1850s influenced the development of this picturesque area. You will hear about the role of the Texas cowboy and the great cattle drives from South Texas to mid-western markets and you'll learn about the legacies of both LBJ—America’s 36th President—and Lady Bird
From $109.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Abilene

Travel back to the 60's

Record Guys vintage vinyl record store is a trip back in time. Tied dyed curtains, posters and thousands of vinyl records. Free popcorn and vintage furniture to enjoy it in. Vintage stereos and record...
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asurfer1960
Apr 29, 2014

Wind Farms

Wind farms are a controversial building project in Texas. They are technology at its finest but a view that most homeowners would rather not have. Texas is the major producer of wind energy in the...
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msbrandysue
May 17, 2009

Jacob's Dream

On the campus of Abilene Christian University is one of the most amazing communal sculptures ever seen (and I have been all over the world). It is on the east-central side of the campus and is titled...
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starrlot
Sep 16, 2007

Ft. Phantom Hill

It's been a while since I have taken my son here, so since he is older, decided to stop by and visit again. My son was just amazed at the history and to walk along the ruins of this fort made him...
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starrlot
Sep 16, 2007

Some Parks

theres some random parks with swingsets, usually i get the impression drug deals go down there at night, but during the day its pretty uneventful and sometimes ducks show up, TOURIST ADVICE, the ducks...
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JasonCooper
Feb 27, 2006

Architecture in Abilene?

Everyone talks about Abilene being such a "churchy" town. True, we do have a lot of churches. This allows us to enjoy some architectual landmarks that other towns this size may not have. However,...
AmishGirl
Jul 23, 2003
 
 
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See Renoir, Picasso, Modigliani, Klee Free!

A short 35 minute drive though the prairie northeast of Abilene to colorful Albany, TX, you will discover a gem of a museum, The Old Jail Art Center. This small, but very sophisticated, museum has an...
prairiemomma23
Apr 12, 2003

Buffalo Gap.... its just south...

Buffalo Gap.... its just south of abiline on the winters freeway, lots of shops and eating places. Also if you are there during the summer, go to the state park in Buffalo Gap. check out this site...
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barisadlertx
Sep 08, 2002

Ft. Phantom Hill - Old...

Ft. Phantom Hill - Old 'Buffalo Soldier' Fort. 12 Miles north of town on F.M. 600. Buffalo Gap - many little shops and some neat old buildings. Also Camp Tonkawa Boy Scout Camp and Abilene State Park,...
meschow
Aug 26, 2002

Ft. Phantom. This is the ruins...

Ft. Phantom. This is the ruins of a 150 year old frontier fort. It has been said that ghost roam the ruins at night. I've never seen any, but I've only been there once for a very short time at night....
jbrad
Aug 24, 2002

Russell Stovers

An amazing array of every chocolate imaginable in every box set ever created. Every season, theme, even reserve chocolate is available at this outlet. Right off I-20, it's a stop not to be missed. ...
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starrlot
Sep 14, 2007

Top Hotels in Abilene

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3950 Ridgemont Drive, Abilene, Texas, 79606, United States
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1625 Texas Highway 351, I-20 Exit 288, Abilene, Texas, 79601, United States
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1902 East I-20, Abilene, Texas, 79601, United States
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1802 East I-20, Abilene, Texas, 79601, United States
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4250 Ridgemont Drive, (formerly Ambassador Suites), Abilene, Texas, 79606, United States
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3501 West Lake Road, Abilene, Texas, 79601-1909, United States
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Top Things to Do in Abilene

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National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

The is a museum hosting alternating displays of the finest illustrations from children's books (like my personal favorite Dr. Seuss). They send exhibits around the country and the museum sponsors a...
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Paramount Theater

One of the prettiest older building in Abilene is probably the Paramount Theater. The theater was built in 1930 using the Spanish Colonial Revival style of architecture with a hint of Art Deco added....
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Grace Museum

The Grace is a small local art and history museum housed in the historic Grace Hotel. the Hotel was built in 1909 and served railroad passengers going from Fort Worth to El Paso. It has always been a...
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Fort Phantom Hill

Fort Phantom Hill is actually in Anson but is a popular attraction showcased in Abilene. It's actually a privately-owned piece of land but is open to the public for FREE! The Fort began in the...
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"Basaic Abilene Page"
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Bunsch

""Prettiest Town That I've Ever Seen"?"
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Hopkid

"Steak and BBQ"
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msbrandysue

"Little Town in the West"
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"yo abilene is be waaaay crazy"
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