Summer is here and that means many service members will be taking leave. If you planned time off with no destination in mind, think about heading to Texas. Why? Well, everything is bigger there, including military discounts for airline tickets. On June 18, you can find a round trip ticket from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Abilene, Texas for just $447.54.
This discounted airline ticket will put you deep in the heart of Texas. Abilene is located in the western-central portion of the state, 150 miles west of Fort Worth. It was the first Texas city to develop a downtown reinvestment zone, with millions of dollars spent to revitalize the area. With the humid subtropical climate, residents and tourists enjoy spending time outside from spring to fall.
Abilene has several hotels, ranging from value priced to lavish. MCM Elegante Suites is the only full service, all-suite hotel in Abilene and has been voted the best hotel for the past eight years. Two-room suites feature two TVs, a microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, and wet bar. Remington’s, the onsite restaurant, serves a complimentary hot breakfast, free cocktails, a lunch buffet, and a full dinner menu.
Throughout the year, Abilene hosts several festivals, shows, and conventions including the Abilene Gem and Mineral Show. Artwalk takes place on the second Tuesday night monthly, offering free admission to local museums, performances from local musicians, and vendors selling artwork and crafts. The Abilene Zoo features more than 600 animals, bird gardens, and wetlands and giraffe exhibits.
Whether they have a particular reason for visiting Abilene or just want to explore the city, military personnel will enjoy themselves. With a military discount, airline ticket prices from Salt Lake City, Utah, are as low as $447.54 round trip. Click here to secure this low airfare before other service members with upcoming leave beat you to it.