Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Midland to Abilene with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Abilene, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.
10:00 am start in Midland
drive for about 37 minutes
10:37 am Stanton (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:37 am
drive for about 31 minutes
12:08 pm Big Spring
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:08 pm
drive for about 54 minutes
2:02 pm Colorado City (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:02 pm
drive for about 42 minutes
3:43 pm Sweetwater (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:43 pm
drive for about 35 minutes
5:19 pm Merkel
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:19 pm
drive for about 27 minutes
driving ≈ 4 hours
Your starting point is Midland, Texas.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Colorado City (Texas)
Lake Colorado City State Park (1 mention)
pet-friendly hotels around Colorado City (Texas):
Days Inn Colorado City (Texas)
American Inn Colorado City
pet-friendly hotels around Sweetwater (Texas):
Best Western Plus Sweetwater Inn & Suites Sweetwater, Texas
La Quinta Inn Sweetwater
Country Hearth Inn & Suites Sweetwater (Texas)
Rolling Plains RV Park
Sweetwater RV Park
pet-friendly hotels around Merkel:
Tye RV Park
Your final destination is Abilene, Texas.
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Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Abilene.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Rodeway Inn Downtown Convention Center.
Here are some more pet-friendly hotels people talk about:
This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on GoPetFriendly:
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