Memorial Day is coming up which means many people will get a nice three-day weekend to do a variety of things. But, if you're scratching your head wondering what you will do with the extra time off, I got you covered with these great things to do in the Abilene area.

It should not be a surprise to anyone, that the number one thing on my list is to honor the fallen. After all, that is exactly what Memorial Day is for. If you think otherwise, well, "bless your heart".

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Once you've done that, it's time to take advantage of the three-day weekend. I've listed some things in the Abilene area that can be fun for the whole family.

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Whether you want to go check out a lake, grill some meat, go to a park, or just catch up on some sleep, there are quite a few things to do in the Abilene area this Memorial Day weekend.

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Again, make sure you take some time to honor those who have fallen and made the ultimate sacrifice so that we do have the freedom to do these great things.

Have a safe Memorial Day weekend from all of us at Townsquare Media! 

If you are like me, you might rather kick back at the house with friends and family, fire up the grill, and throw on one of these Memorial Day inspired movies.

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