Bite off a piece of the Wild West with a visit to picture-perfect Abilene, Texas. Touted as the "Future Great City of West Texas," Abilene prides itself on its frontier legacy, hosting plenty of seasonal celebrations of West Texas history and cowboy culture. When you book at stay at one of the many hotels in Abilene, TX you place yourself in the heart of a distant era, where cowboys roamed the open range and wild stallions galloped across the plains. There's no lack of tamer pursuits, however, and you can content yourself with a trip to the local zoo or a visit to one of the city's three nationally-renowned universities.
Out and About in Peoria
Book a vacation to Abilene, and you may get lost in history. Whether you mosey on up to the city's Western Heritage Classic festival of western and ranch culture in May, or bring the family to the West Texas Fair and Rodeo in September, you're guaranteed a unique experience. Take a stroll down historic Cypress Street and catch a movie at the wonderfully-restored art-deco Paramount Theatre, or hop on a free trolley downtown to experience the one-of-a-kind Frontier Texas! history museum and venue. The selection of cheap hotels in Abilene, TX make it easy to map out your next foray into the West Texas countryside.
Eating and Drinking
Barbecue, Tex-Mex, and Mexican—you'll find it all in Abilene. The West Texas region is famous for pioneering the fajita and Texas-style barbecue, which are served in restaurants across Abilene. Some of the best restaurants are located just steps away from Abilene hotels, so your first stop should be one of the many classic grills and eateries in the Cypress Street neighborhood—famous for using traditional cooking methods to deliver steaks and chili con carne. Even more tasty options are available around Red Bud Park in the city's southwest.
Take advantage of the Travelocity Price Guarantee to book one of many cheap flights to Abilene. Your inner cowboy will be sure to thank you.