Let’s Go to Plano, Texas where It’s All Here for whatever type of trip you want to take. Traveling solo, as a couple, as a family, or with friends, Plano can provide as adventurous or as relaxed of a vacation as you wish. Dining, shopping, and adventure are our scenes and we invite you to experience it all for yourself.
Watch the series of videos below shot from the true perspective of the traveler – what they see, what they eat, and where they go to make their Plano vacation their own.
Let’s Go: Shopping & Dining
One thing is for sure when it comes to Plano, there are endless shopping options to experience. Dallas may be known as one of the top shopping destinations in the U.S., but just 20 miles north, you can continue the one-of-a-kind shopping adventure in Plano with over 26 million square feet of retail space!
A shopper’s paradise, the Shops at Legacy and Legacy West have plenty to offer for a unique outdoor experience with popular brand storefronts and unique hidden gems.
Plano has more restaurants per capita than San Francisco! With over 1,000 restaurants in Plano, this foodie city brims with unique eats and drinks with various price points that represents all nationalities and cuisine types. We’ll just direct you in this direction for some pointers and bid you “good luck” >> visitplano.com/foodie-experiences.
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Let’s Go: Adventure
For such a corporate-driven city like Plano where there is never a lack of development, there is such a huge importance on nature and our parks & recreation system. Plano has incredible green space within the city – 4,370 acres to be exact!
Visitors can canoe, kayak, or paddle board on the pond or Go Ape at the treetop adventure course – both located at Oak Point Park Nature Preserve; and hike or bike on one of Plano’s trails spanning 82 miles across the city!
There is even a new skateboard park at Carpenter Park featuring some of the most extensive and unique skate features in all of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
Learn more about Taking a Walk in a Plano Park here.
After so many outdoor activities, it’s time to have a foodie adventure and relax. Dine, drink, and discover at Legacy Hall at one of the nation’s largest and most unique food halls dedicated to serving the best-of food trends prepared by premier chefs and local artisans.
The three-story, 55,000-square-foot European-style food hall, brewery and live music and entertainment venue was named USA Today’s 2019 2nd Best Food Hall in the U.S. and features 22 artisanal food stalls serving everything from elevated Neapolitan pizzas, gourmet burgers and Baja-style tacos, to worldly selections like shawarma, yakitori and bao steam buns.
There you can also hang out in the Box Garden; most weekend nights have live music or other fun events.
Let’s Go: Romantic Getaway
For any type of couple, Plano makes for a fun getaway. For whatever you want – romance, relaxation, adventure – there is room for it all in Plano.
From horseback riding at Southfork Ranch to dining and shopping your way from the historic charm of the Downtown Plano Arts District to the modern and luxurious Legacy West, there is plenty to keep busy all weekend long.
Let’s Go: Family Friendly
Whether you want an educational vacation, time to unwind, or are visiting friends and family in the area, when you make Plano your family vacation destination you discover how you can get away with more. Plano has something for every family. And with so many free activities throughout the city you can get away with more, for less!
Explore the colorful world of Crayola at the Crayola Experience! Experience 22 hands-on attractions inspired by Crayola products and their technologies. Visitors can name and wrap their own Crayola crayon, star in a coloring page, create melted wax spin-art, and learn how crayons are made in a live factory show.
Check out more family-friendly attractions and activities here.