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    5 Attractions to See on May 1

    March 29, 2021

    The sun is shining, volunteers and staff are preparing, and we're looking forward to welcoming more travelers to Abilene.  Saturday, May 1 will be a busy day in Abilene with the re-opening of three...

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    Celebrate Women’s History Month

    March 23, 2021

    March is Women’s History Month and Dickinson County is rich with iconic women from Elizabeth Hersey, who gave Abilene its name, to Ida Stover Eisenhower, mother of President Eisenhower. In 1920, the...

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    Explore the Eisenhower Barn Quilt Trail in Abilene!

    March 15, 2021

    Driving through the countryside anywhere in the world you will likely come across many barns.  They drape the country in many designs, colors, and architecture.  Some barns are painted to display...

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    7 Ways to Spend a Saturday in Abilene

    March 10, 2021

    With warmer weather and vaccinations increasing, more and more people are excited for a change of scenery. Enter: Travel. Accessible via Ike's Interstate System - Kansas I-70 - and Kansas Highway 15...

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    5 Bus-Friendly Stops You Can Visit Today!

    March 3, 2021

    While bus travel may be changing, there are still plenty of great stops for tour busses and groups in Abilene! Check out our list of 5 bus-friendly stops you can visit today!   1. Historic Seelye...

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    6 Sweet Treat Stops You Simply Must Try

    March 1, 2021

    If your motto is "life is short; eat dessert first," we welcome you to Abilene! Abilene is the perfect destination for travelers with a sweet tooth. Whether you love ice cream, baked goods, or...

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    Letters to Santa

    December 16, 2020

    Join us in reminiscing with Letters to Santa written by former Abilene residents and community leaders more than 100 years ago! 1. C.W. Parker Abilene Daily Reflector - December 24, 1906 The...

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    'Tis the Season at the Historic Seelye Mansion

    December 15, 2020

    Abilene's Historic Seelye Mansion is named one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas - Architecture winners by the Kansas Sampler Foundation and with good reason.  "The Seelye Mansion was voted one of the 8...

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    5 Ways to Help Small Businesses Survive the Coronavirus

    March 16, 2020

    Support your local businesses by following these 5 tips! 1. Buy Gift Cards  Many local businesses, including Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed and Breakfast and the Engle House Bed and Breakfast, offer...

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    10 Boutiques You Must Visit With Your Girlfriends

    March 11, 2020

    Downtown Abilene retailers are uniting for an Abilene Boutique Crawl on Thursday, September 3 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm complete with shopping, drinks, discounts and fun! However, you don't have to wait...

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