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801 W Avenue N San Angelo, TX 76903 Toll Free: (866) 220-5346 / Local: (325) 655-5631
There is always something to do in Abilene, a city located in the heart of Texas. Abilene is known for its rich culture, diverse community, and welcoming atmosphere. With over 117,000 residents, the city is one of the largest in Texas—which means there is always something to do in the area.
Abilene was founded in 1881 when it was first settled as a shipping point for the Texas and Pacific Railway. A railway still divides the city into north and south cross sections, and a historic downtown survives to this day. Looking to learn more about the Abilene area? Check out Frontier Texas. This heritage center shows just what the Old West was like, making it a fun location for both children and adults.
Wine-lovers will fall in love with The Winery at Willow Creek. Offering wine tastings, a menu of traditional and nontraditional drinks, and a scenic patio, the winery is known far and wide as the place to go for a relaxing time. Stop by Thursday and Friday evenings for music and food, or simply buy a bottle to take back home and enjoy.
Scenic views are all over the Abilene area—simply stop by one of the 29 parks in the local park system. The Abilene Zoo is one of the most popular attractions, with tons of exhibits and animals to view. Red Bud Park is great for those with kids, and Oscar Rose is a great place to sit back and enjoy a picnic or barbecue.
Annual events in the Abilene area include the West Texas Fair & Rodeo, the Western Heritage Classic, the Gem and Mineral Show, and the Texas Book and Music Festival among others. The West Texas Fair is held every year for ten days in the fall, offering an impressive rodeo, great food, and many other attractions. The Heritage Classic also has a rodeo, as well as a Western art show and other events relating to the founding of the Abilene area.
These are just some of the many things to do in Abilene. Get in your Mitsubishi and explore your area today.
At Randall Mitsubishi we are proud to serve the Abilene, TX area.If you live near by and in need of a new vehicle stop by Randall Mitsubishi in San Angelo, TX today!