The Storybook Capital Of America Is A Magical Town Right Here In Texas

Story time was something many of us looked forward to every night as kids. Our vivid imaginations would picture characters bounding off the pages, no longer fictitious beings but instead real manifestations of childhood dreams. That heaping dose of nostalgia is a reality in Abilene, where sculptures of popular children’s book characters line the downtown streets. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever seen the storybook sculptures in Abilene? Which one is your favorite?

For more whimsical, childlike fun in Texas, check out This Alice In Wonderland Themed Tea Room In Texas Is Like Something From A Dream.