The Friendly Frontier
Heritage Trail: Forts
Region: Panhandle Plains
The cowboy way is alive and well in this great midsized Texas city of 120,000 people. Abilene is known for its rich pioneer heritage and it shows. With all the comforts of a big city and the hospitality of a small town, Abilene makes for a perfect vacation destination.Awesome - WOW - Fantastic describe the Frontier Texas! experience. Frontier Texas!, a multimedia museum, tells the history of the region from 1780-1880. The Abilene and Forts Trail Visitor's Center, located inside Frontier Texas!, is a must before you begin your travels. Pick up a historic walking guide to downtown and an visitors guide and you are on you way to fun and adventure in Abilene.Don't miss The Grace Museum, three museums in one location. Other museums, galleries, a zoo, live theater, a philharmonic orchestra and community band are some of the other great attractions in Abilene. We think that the frontier forts and the modern day military planes that chase each other across the sky will peak your interests as well.Abilene, a Top 10 Texas Destination!
Abilene Points of Interest
Lake Cisco Country Club is a pretty and well kept nine hole golf course. Set on 30 plus acres, it has a pro shop with small house and large club house. Overlooks Lake Cisco.....
The Buffalo Gap Historic Village is an award-winning living history museum which brings the West Texas Frontier alive with over a dozen original buildings and scores of historical artifacts.....
Built in 1914 immediately east of the Brownwood Santa Fe Railroad Depot, this was one of a series of restaurants operated along the Santa Fe line by the Fred Harvey Company, product of railroad agent ....
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