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.

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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".

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. 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 for this Memorial Day weekend.

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Again, make sure you take some time to honor those that 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! 

By the way, it will be hot this Memorial Day weekend, so if you're looking to cool off, maybe check out some of these awesome watering holes in Texas. May be worth the trip, especially since most will have that three-day weekend.

LOOK: THE BEST SWIMMING HOLES IN TEXAS