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Explore Abilene: Where History Meets Adventure

Immerse in Wild West tales, where classic characters come alive in Abilene, Texas—a frontier town pulsating with history. Uncover unique historic sites, explore the 'Official Storybook Capital of Texas,' hand-feed giraffes at Abilene Zoo, and tee off at one of Lone Star State's finest golf courses.

Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau

Abilene is a vibrant city where the frontier spirit thrives, seamlessly blending its rich heritage with an eye towards the future. Here, you'll be welcomed into a community that cherishes its past and celebrates innovation. Our historic Downtown Cultural District invites you to explore educational museums, relax in urban parks, and marvel at our unique collection of storybook sculptures—a testament to our title as the Storybook Capital of America. Here, genuine charm isn't just a catchphrase – it's our way of life. Dive deep into our Texas traditions, soak in the authenticity of our community, and be enchanted by a heritage that's as real as the stories we tell. Learn more at Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Abilene’s population of 125,000 increases by one million people annually with tourists staying overnight, based on hotel occupancy. Ready to see what all the hype is about? Plan your next visit to Abilene today! Learn more at Abilene Chamber of Commerce.


At Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, we understand the significance of deciding where you will attend school. We know there are many factors to consider – especially when the programs you’re considering are in a different city or state. With each of our campuses offering different programs and facilities, we encourage you to come visit to experience firsthand the unique qualities that make our schools so special. Schedule your visit.

Join us on a Red Bag Tour

Our Red Bag Tours are created specifically for high school students, providing the opportunity to see cutting-edge technology and learn more about how TTUHSC prepares students to impact the world of health care. View tour schedule.