Originally written by Monty Hudson and published on The Spring Break Family. Located just 25 minutes from Dallas, Plano is an easy and fun weekend destination for all sorts of travelers. Whether you’re looking for world-class shopping, amazing dining establishments, or even spaces to commune with nature, Plano has it all! Here are things to […] Read More

UPDATED: 10/20/22 Get in the Halloween spirit with these thrilling Halloween events in Plano. For kids and families, there are family-friendly options from trick or treat events to Halloween movie nights. Adults and teens can get spooked at a terrifying professional haunted house. And not to be missed, the new RIP Fest and a fan […] Read More

UPDATED: 10/26/22 Dust off your boots and plaid jackets and start brewing your pumpkin spice lattes, because after a hotter than hot summer, fall is finally around the corner! There are so many amazing events happening all over Plano this fall. From hot air balloon and wine festivals to haunted houses and ghost tours, there […] Read More

Returning this September, the H-E-B | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival will once again fill the field of Plano’s largest nature preserve. Join the Plano community, also known as the official Hot Air Balloon Capital of Texas, as we host the largest balloon festival in the Lone Star State with more than 90,000 guests attending each […] Read More

Updated: 6/18/24 Plano’s newest entertainment district, Legacy West, is like a “city within a city”; it is the largest mixed use destination in North Texas and is a great place to meet, play, shop, dine, and stay. The 255-acre development boasts plenty of open-air high-end retail (think Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, and Gucci) and […] Read More

Originally published on Texas Travel Talk; written by Kim Croisant, My Traveling Roads. Follow Kim on Instagram @mytravelingroads. Brody and I recently visited Plano for a weekend and enjoyed every bit of our time in the city. Believe it or not, the one thing I thought I would not enjoy is the very one I enjoyed the […] Read More

Originally published on Texas Travel Talk; written by Rory Lassanske, Mama Contemporanea. Follow Rory on Instagram @mcontemporanea. Plano is a vibrant city full of energy, diversity, and a huge heart of southern hospitality. The city has something to offer everyone, including teenagers like mine. Always exceeds my expectations, and it never ceases to amaze me. We love […] Read More

Make it a summer to remember with your family and friends in Plano, TX. From family activities to friends night out, here are X things for you to plan to do in Plano this summer. Make Your Summer plans 1. Make a Splash Swim across Texas at the historic Texas Pool, a 168,000 gallon saltwater pool shaped […] Read More

Written by: Alessandra Martinez, Livin Mi Vida Ale. Follow her on Instagram @livin.mivida.ale. Heading out to Plano, TX from Arlington, was a 45 mile drive and it took us around an hour to arrive. If you’re visiting Texas, and flying into DFW or Dallas Love Field, it’s only about 30 miles. We visited Plano before […] Read More

Visit Plano is bringing back its popular Taste of Plano Foodie Pass! The mobile program, which debuted in 2021, is designed to broaden consumer awareness of the many delicious dining options available in Plano. The 2022 program features even more restaurants, a new tiered prize structure, and an extended duration giving users more opportunities to explore, […] Read More

Updated: 2/21/22 To kick off 2022, we’re featuring 22 Things to Do in Plano. For the next few weeks, we’re going to highlight 22 unique activities to enjoy in our beautiful city. Come back over the next few weeks to see what we’ve added to our list of 22 things. Week One – Valentine’s edition […] Read More

Written by: Laurin Curtis, The Life of Jo Jo @laurinjo Located 30 minutes from Dallas, Plano, Texas is a gem hidden in plain sight! Packed with 1000+ restaurants, an array of shopping options, beautiful nature parks, and many other family friendly activities and excursions, Plano has so much to offer anyone looking for a premium […] Read More

With the holidays around the corner, that means time off work and school to spend with family and friends. In between resting at home watching holiday movies and baking, plan a few days to explore and make memories doing new things; or plan a weekend getaway to Plano for holiday cheer, fantastic shopping, and delicious […] Read More

Written by: Layla Komal @dallaspakiblogger The one reason why I love Plano is that you will never be bored! There are so many things to do in this city. There are various different options of cuisines, site seeing, and even hiking! In this blog post, I’ll be telling you about 14 things to do in […] Read More

Updated: 6/11/2024 Legacy Town Center (consisting of Shops at Legacy East & Legacy North) is a mélange of homes, businesses, shops, restaurants, a hotel, and open spaces all in an urban village-style setting. The Shops at Legacy features an upscale retail mix of men’s and women’s clothing, home furnishings, beauty, and more. The Shops at […] Read More

Originally posted on theperennialstyle.com. Is there anything better than a girls weekend?  As three sisters who have always been best friends, the best part about living in the same city is getting to spend so much quality time together! However, as we’ve gotten older, we’ve realized it’s trickier to plan sister getaways with three busy […] Read More

Updated: 9/29/21 There are so many events happening all over Plano this fall. From various sip, shop, and eat events to live music and Halloween goat yoga, there’s a nice variety of outdoor events to keep everyone busy. Here’s a list of 20 events to add to your fall 2021 bucket list. 20 events this […] Read More

Is a hot air balloon ride on your bucket list? Thanks to Plano being the Hot Air Balloon Capital of Texas, there are a few local opportunities to make your dream come true! For a good portion of the year, you can look up into the morning sky in Plano and find hot air balloons […] Read More

Updated: 08/17/21 1:45 p.m. A message from the Plano Balloon Festival organizers: The Plano Balloon Festival, Inc. has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 H-E-B Central Market Plano Balloon Festival that was scheduled for September 17 – 19. With the continued increase in COVID cases, specifically the Delta Variant, the Festival board and […] Read More

Updated: 5/29/2024 June 2nd is Plano, Texas’ incorporation date and in celebration, here are 151 reasons to love Plano! 151 Reasons to Love Plano in 2024 1. The Dallas Morning News Hot List Named Plano “Hottest Suburb” and we couldn’t agree more! 2. Plano’s live music scene is on point. 3. The quaint historic downtown […] Read More