Boasting a rich, storied history and a tight-knit community, Abilene, KS greets visitors with a warm western welcome and the unspoken promise of adventure.
For picturesque views of the Smoky River Hill Valley, climb aboard the 10-mile excursion train ride. Hike the winding trails, splash in the waves or reel in a winner at Milford State Park. You can even connect with your inner cowboy under the big sky of Tallgrass Prarie Natural Preserve.
If it’s culture and history you seek, Abilene won’t disappoint. Tour the hallways of the Seeyle Mansion, complete with a bowling alley in the basement, or peer into the past in the Five Star Museum District, with five world-class museums in a four square block area. Salute history at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, where you’ll learn all about one of America’s great heroes. Visit the Heritage Center of Dickson County for a genuine taste of the old west. For a unique experience, head to the Greyhound Hall of Fame, an intriguing tribute to the well-known breed. Rev your engines at the Kansas Auto Racing Museum or admire the crafty handiwork to be found at the American Indian Art Center.
Whether staying awhile or just paying a short visit, you’ll enjoy your stay most when you book with one of our hotels in Abilene. Comfortable accommodations and friendly staff await you at the end of a day spent exploring all that the area has to offer.