Comfort Suites University
1902 East Overland Trail
Abilene, TX 79601
Phone: (325) 672-0338
Fax: (325) 672-7629
A private university located in Abilene, Texas, Abilene Christian University features prominently in the field of education as a competent institution of higher education. Founded in 1906, this university offers a comprehensive academic syllabus, with firm emphasis on the ways of Christ, while also focusing on the extra-curricular aspect of student life. The university also has a rich tradition of unique festivals and events, like Sing Song and The Prickly Pear. See the website or call to know more.
This 40 acre park offers facilities for picnicking, tent and trailer camping, and hiking on a nature trail.
The Abilene Zoological Gardens is a sprawling 13-acre (5.3-hectare) city zoo. Opened in 1966, it is home to over 500 animals from 200 species. Explore the parkland and gift shop for a fascinating experience. Some of the highlights include the Giraffe Habitat and the Wetlands Boardwalk that offer visitors a chance to get up close and personal with the animals.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Mission Style house occupies a full city block and features an elaborate entry hall with a large split staircase, an oval dining room with curved windows, original woodwork, and many original furnishings.
An Abilene Historic Landmark, the Paramount Theatre is on the National Register of Historic Places. Weekend classic films, art film series, plays and concerts presented throughout the year.
You'll find a large variety of reading materials and adult and children services and programs at this full service library that focuses on current, high demand materials in a variety of formats.
Very unique, one-of-a-kind children's museum that showcases the best works of premier children's picture book illustrators with three new exhibits shown each year that features over 50 pieces of original art. Free children's art activities are available each Saturday.
With more than4,246 acres and 29 miles of shoreline, this is the largest of the Abilene area lakes and the most popular with fishermen who find it great for walleye and crappie, and also marinas.
Among the Village's 19 buildings is the oldest structure from this area, a log cabin.
Go Kart races and family fun. Karting at the best track around.