Calling all parents and grandparents! Looking for ideas to entertain the kiddos? Search no further, the Abilene CVB is your source for family fun ideas.

Start the day out with a wholesome breakfast and then, off you go! Visit the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature (NCCIL, pronounced ‘nickel’), 102 Cedar Street. It’s a wonderful educational tool to encourage children to read more and use their imagination.

Just around the corner is The Grace Museum, 102 Cypress Street, which boasts a fabulous Children’s Museum right inside! Not only will the children enjoy many hands-on art, science and technology activities—so will you!

Next, enjoy one of the many eateries in downtown Abilene for a tasty lunch. After that, head on down to Frontier Texas!, located at 625 N. 1st St. Relive the Old West in a whole new way. Frontier Texas! showcases the 1780s to 1880s by holograms and technology. It is truly and interactive and one-of-a-kind experience. Plus, you’ll get your dose of Texas history all while having a blast.

Have fun, spend quality time, and learn—all for less than the cost of a movie. Stay tuned for the next family fun feature.