Things To Do
Named one of the "Best Small Towns to Visit" by Smithsonian Magazine, we invite you to visit our five-star attractions!
Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home
Visit the all-new exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home and experience Ike and Mamie’s story in their own words.
Named an “8 Wonders of Kansas – Architecture”, the Seelye Mansion is like a time capsule. Most of the home’s furnishings were purchased at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.
Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad
Ride the rails on a 100-year-old steam engine, enjoy an open-air car, or dine aboard a dinner train.
C.W. Parker Carousel
Named one of the Kansas Sampler Foundation's 8 Wonders of Kansas - Customs, Abilene's C.W. Parker Carousel is the oldest operational Parker carousel known to exist. Fun Facts: 24 horses in 12 pairs...
Great Plains Theatre
Take in a show at the only professional live theatre between Denver and Kansas City on I-70.
Old Abilene Town
Get a taste of the Old West and enjoy can-can dancers and gunfights during the summer travel season. Old Abilene Town also hosts Chisholm Trail Days during Labor Day weekend. Enjoy a live cattle...
Greyhound Hall of Fame Museum
Explore the exciting world of racing at the Greyhound Capital of the World! Visit resident Greyhounds, Ginger and Buddy. The Greyhound Hall of Fame museum is even named to Atlas Obscura's list of "...
Dickinson County Heritage Center
Learn about Dickinson County’s famous former residents from C.L. Brown, whose telephone company eventually became known as Sprint, to Abilene’s former town Marshal Wild Bill Hickok and Joseph McCoy...
Antique & Specialty Store Shopping
Abilene is home to a variety of unique and specialty stores including more than 150 antique vendors.
Eisenhower Park & Rose Garden
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Abilene City Park Historic District, is home to the Eisenhower Park & Rose Garden, stadium, municipal pool and playground, and the Central...
Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum
The Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum features a unique look at the history of Abilene and Dickinson County, Kansas through the photographic work of the Jeffcoat Photography Studio. Operating since...
Brown Memorial Park Disc Golf Course
The Brown Memorial Foundation recently
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Things To Do
- Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home
- Seelye Mansion
- Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad
- Great Plains Theatre
- Old Abilene Town
- Greyhound Hall of Fame Museum
- C.W. Parker Carousel
- Dickinson County Heritage Center
- Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum
- Big Spur
- Antique & Specialty Store Shopping
- Brown Memorial Park Disc Golf Course