5 Things You Need to Know About Visiting Abilene During the Pandemic

By Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau on September 15, 2020


Abilene is open for business, and we welcome visitors! However, many travelers have questions about how to visit Abilene during the pandemic. While we do our best to share the latest information, it is always wise to call ahead to make sure your destination is open. 

Here are five things you need to know about visiting Abilene.

1. We are open!


Note, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is closed to the public and we don't know their reopening date.  Online programs are available. Please visit their website for the latest information. 

2. Masks

Dickinson County follows Governor Laura Kelly’s Executive Order mandating masks in public spaces. For the latest updates about cases in Dickinson County, please visit the Dickinson County Health Department's website

3. Restaurants

Mr K's Farmhouse - Abilene, KS
Most of Abilene’s restaurants are open and ready to serve guests. If you're not comfortable dining in, order to-go, and enjoy your meal at the Eisenhower Park and Rose Garden


4. Lodging

Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed and Breakfast - Abilene, KS

All of Abilene’s lodging properties are open and taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of their guests. 


5. Shopping


All of Abilene’s retail businesses are open, and some even offer online or curbside services.


We look forward to your visit!