If 2020 brought us anything positive, it certainly made everyone appreciate the holiday spirit even more this year. Whether you plan to enjoy the festivities in person and masked or… View Article Read More
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Written by: Shasha Mason, Busy Being Sasha @busybeingshasha So, the hubster and I did something really, really big. We left Skyy with her auntie and had an amazing date day… View Article Read More
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Now more than ever, we need to support the local businesses in our community. When you #ShopPlano, you help all of of us #LovePlano. Plano has over 26 million square… View Article Read More
Written by: Cindy N’Kele, Foreign Fresh Fierce @foreign_fresh_fierce I am excited to share with you another Texas staycation location right here in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex! If you were following… View Article Read More
Updated: 11/19/2020 Whether you plan to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal at home or safely distanced at a restaurant, Plano has your meal options covered. Below you will find a list… View Article Read More
Written by: Chastity Beene, A Cowboy’s Life @cowboyslifeblog A weekend getaway in Plano, Texas is filled with museums, outdoor adventures and lots of great food. It’s a wonderful getaway with plenty… View Article Read More
Welcome to the Plano brew tour! There are plenty of cute and cozy coffee shops and fun craft breweries to discover all across Plano. Whether you love coffee or beer… View Article Read More
Plano is the perfect blend of historic charm and modern luxury. With historic homes, a historic Texas-shaped pool, and even a famous TV show set, there is so much history… View Article Read More
An excerpt from a blog written by: Vessy Smith, Feel Good & Travel. When most people think of visiting the great state of Texas, they usually plan to see the… View Article Read More
Updated: 10/08/2020 Fall is almost here! Though fall may seem a little different this year, I think we can all agree we are looking forward to cooler temps, fall foliage,… View Article Read More
Written by: Kelly Tomlinson, Live Love Texas @liveluvtexas Planning a pet friendly staycation in Texas? These Plano Texas Travel Tips will show you where to stay, what to eat, and what… View Article Read More
Updated: 11/20/2020 Shop smart, shop early, and shop local this holiday season with Plano Premier Shopping. This year more Plano retailers have online shopping, curbside service, and unique gifts you… View Article Read More
Updated: 09/28/2020 The big question right now is “how do we successfully have a safe and fun Halloween?”. We can’t let our kiddos down after all they have gone through… View Article Read More
A bowl of creamy queso with chips and fresh tortillas coupled with a margarita can make our hearts and our bellies full. Queso comes in all varieties here in Texas,… View Article Read More
Written by: Carrie Lindsey, Carrie Elle Blog @carrieelleblog One of the things I love so much about Texas is how many fun, family-friendly places there are to visit. But even… View Article Read More
Written by: Jamie Dorobek of C.R.A.F.T. Plano is the perfect weekend getaway for families! We recently made the 3 hour trip north up I-35 from Austin to explore all that… View Article Read More
Legacy Hall in Plano, TX is a three-story European-style food hall with over 20 chef-driven food stalls. This rotating stall concept allows restaurateurs to develop and perfect their concepts before… View Article Read More
Travel industry veteran serves second term in leadership position. Mark W. Thompson, Executive Director of Visit Plano, has become the new Board Chair for the Texas Association of Convention and… View Article Read More
Get your appetite ready for North Texas’ largest annual culinary event, DFW Restaurant Week! This event not only supports local restaurants, but also the North Texas Food Bank and Lena… View Article Read More
Written by: Plano Insider, Madi Scott @madimscott What vacations did you have planned for 2020? Or is the wound still open and did I just pour salt in it? My… View Article Read More
Plano is such a welcoming city for all families (it’s no wonder that Plano was awarded the Best City in the U.S. for Staycations by WalletHub in 2020). So, if… View Article Read More
Visit Plano has been honored with five first place “People’s Choice” Idea Fair awards by the Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus. The awards were presented during TACVB’s Virtual… View Article Read More
Plano tops the charts for amazing and diverse dining options. With over 1,000 restaurants within city limits, there are so many beautifully crafted dishes, drinks, and restaurant interiors that are… View Article Read More
Parents this year are making the tough decision to send their kids to school or partake in virtual learning from home. No matter the circumstance, tax-free weekend is a great… View Article Read More
One of the many great things about living in the DFW Metroplex is easy access to all of the area’s cities and attractions. Next time you are ready to explore… View Article Read More
Updated: 10/21/2020 Without a doubt, the last few months have been difficult on everyone. COVID-19 has put an indefinite hold on birthday parties, celebrations, holidays, camps, and even vacations. If… View Article Read More
Updated: 07/20/2020 Several Plano hotels are offering amazing end of summer rates. If you’re looking for a safe staycation or even a drivable getaway, Plano hotels have you covered for… View Article Read More
Local Plano Boutique Hotel Reveals Extensive Transformation of Guestrooms, Restaurant and Lounge NYLO Dallas/Plano Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton recently completed a multi-million-dollar renovation of the hotel’s 176 loft-style guestrooms,… View Article Read More
Local Plano Boutique Hotel Reveals Extensive Transformation of Guestrooms, Restaurant and Lounge NYLO Dallas/Plano Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton recently completed a multi-million-dollar renovation of the hotel’s 176 loft-style guestrooms,… View Article Read More
Updated: 10/21/2020 Looking for budget-friendly things to do on your visit to Plano? Here’s a list of Plano adventures under $10. Due to COVID-19 restrictions & re-openings, please check the… View Article Read More
No matter who you love or the color of your skin, Plano welcomes you to visit our city. Plano is a very diverse city and prides itself on the inclusion… View Article Read More
Breweries, adventure, great food. It’s All Here. If you’re planning a day with dad, we’ve outlined fun and adventurous options showcasing all there is to see and do in Plano… View Article Read More
Updated: 06/29/2020 July 4th will be celebrated a little differently this year for most Americans, but we are proud to still be able to offer a few events to help… View Article Read More
Updated: 07/06/2020 If there is one fun thing we can do during the summer of 2020, that is swim! Getting some vitamin D after all of this time indoors can… View Article Read More
Updated: 06/17/2020 Father’s Day is around the corner and while things seem to be improving in our communities, many restaurants are still offering special take-out and curbside meals to help… View Article Read More
WalletHub named Plano, Texas the Best City for Staycations in the U.S. After months of finding comfort in our homes, when the time is right for you and your family,… View Article Read More
Updated: 05/22/2020 This year’s Memorial Day is a bit different, but there’s no reason why we can’t still celebrate our freedoms and the beginning of summer with these Plano restaurant… View Article Read More
The coronavirus emergency is having an unprecedented impact on the travel industry and the entire American economy. Now more than ever, the travel and tourism community is coming together to… View Article Read More
Updated: 05/08/2020 Though this Mother’s Day is a bit different, we still need to show the mothers in our lives how special they are to us. There is no better… View Article Read More
Updated: 05/04/2020 This year’s Cinco de Mayo is a bit different, but there’s no reason why we can’t still celebrate! Enjoy Taco Tuesday and Cinco de Mayo with these Plano… View Article Read More
Updated: 05/21/2020 Over the past several weeks of the coronavirus epidemic in North Texas, we have seen a remarkable wave of support from our community for our community. The outpouring… View Article Read More
Right now life is better inside, for everyone. But when the time is right, it will be time to get back outside and travel. And that will be a good… View Article Read More
TxDOT’s Travel Information Division has selected tourism industry veteran Mark Thompson as the winner of the 2020 Gene Phillips Hospitality Award. This award was to be presented by the Texas… View Article Read More
Updated:4/08/20 at 10:35 a.m. Easter this year will be very different for everyone in our community, but these Plano restaurants want to help your family celebrate the best way possible…. View Article Read More
Updated: 05/22/2020 Plano parks, playgrounds, open space, and trails are currently open for use. The City of Plano wants you to continue reaping the benefits of our 85 award-winning parks… View Article Read More
Updated: 04/13/2020 During this coronavirus outbreak, many Plano hotels are offering special nightly and daily rates perfect for those needing an extra place to stay or for those that need… View Article Read More
Updated: 06/29/2020 As Plano retailers close their doors temporarily to in-store shopping amid the Coronavirus crisis, many retailers are encouraging online shopping. Though we are social distancing and self-quarantining our… View Article Read More
Visit Plano has an awesome Plano coloring book currently available for FREE download! There are 16 pages featuring various attractions around the city, including: Crayola Experience, Heritage Farmstead Museum, Shops… View Article Read More
Updated: 05/12/2020 We know most people are home-bound during this Coronavirus epidemic, so we wanted to help ease the boredom by providing a list of ideas of things to do… View Article Read More
In support of our restaurant community during these unprecedented times, we would like to encourage our Plano community to help support our local restaurant industry on Tuesday, March 24 for… View Article Read More
Visit Plano is excited toannounce the appointment of Alysha Carse as its new Sports Sales Manager. Carse brings to Visit Plano a strong background in sports management and an extensive… View Article Read More
Spring time brings a ton of amazing events to Plano. With warmer weather and sunny days ahead, here are 15 events in Plano this spring that you should add to… View Article Read More
Let the luck of the Irish lead you to Plano, TX this month as we have several festive events happening in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day! Sláinte! Plano St. Patrick’s… View Article Read More