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Plano Travel Guide, Texas

Discovering Plano, Texas: An Experience of a Lifetime

There are many things to discover in Plano, Texas. It is a place where you can feel safe and secure roaming around because its fire and police departments are known all over the world for their excellent performance. It is also a city where you can find a great deal of parkland and open space. Its accessible regional airports are also an added plus for tourists.


Arts and Culture in Plano

If you are interested in arts, then you will not be disappointed in Plano. There is the Municipal Art Galleries of Plano where many artists are provided a venue to exhibit their artwork. Camaraderie and fun interspersed in cultural activities can also be enjoyed among the festivals and many special events in Plano. Among these are the Very Special Arts Festival, Arbor Day, or Picnic in the Park Concert Series. The Haggard Park Historic District is where the Courtyard Theater and the Cox Gymnasium can be found.

Sports and Leisure

Plano also provides a great number of opportunities for sports and leisure. This is because they have a lot of courses, fields, and ice rinks where both non-conventional and amateur sporting events are held. You can head on to the American Airlines Center to catch a basketball game of the Dallas Mavericks or the take a tour at the Dallas Cowboys Football and Texas Stadium. For soccer fans, the place to go to is the stadium that can host 20,000 people. The Mesquite Championships Rodeo and Exhibit Hall and the Texas Motor Speedway are also among the areas where recreation can be enjoyed by both locals and tourists in Plano.

Outdoors in Plano

Golf courses and recreational centers are among the places in Plano that could provide a great deal of outdoor fun. These include Pecan Hollow, Los Rios, and Chase Oaks, with the Chase being listed among the country’s top 100 golf courses. There are also two area lakes in the city that offer a number of fun activities on the water as well as a wide range of parks and greenbelts that feature some 40 miles of trails for recreational purposes like hiking and biking.

Nightlife in Plano

Various activities at hand in Plano as soon as the sun sets. For those who want more sedate yet still pleasurable night entertainment, there is the Courtyard Theatre where vocal and theatrical performances as well as art exhibitions can be enjoyed. The pumping nightlife scene of the city can cater to those who want something louder. Dining in the city like in the Love and War in Texas can also bring you a great experience. This epic restaurant is the best place to get a sample of Texas’ heritage and delectable cuisine.

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Plano City Ratings

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