Plano is considered the 4th largest city in the Fort Worth-Dallas region. With more than 700 full-service restaurants to choose from, there is always something new to try. You can shop until you drop in the historic downtown Plano area. From the antique galleries to the boutiques, you can appreciate the past, present, and future of this area.
Trains And Farmsteads
Board the electric trains since the Texas Electric Railway is a vital part of the area’s history. Take a ride to the Interurban Museum and see how the railway was used until 1948. Did you know outlaws made a getaway down 15th Street and hid their loot at the Heritage Farmstead?
Take a journey to the old days at the Heritage Farmstead and have a ‘hand’ at milking a cow. Did you ever wonder how to do that? You can visit and gather the apples, feed the chickens, and what about washing the clothes like they did back ‘in the day?’
Fireworks And Festivals
You can celebrate the Fourth of July with Plano’s fabulous fireworks, which are cast from Oak Point Park. You can take your family, blankets, and lawn chairs for an evening of fun and excitement. You can journey through the Plano International Festival in October to discover cultural awareness provided through good food, entertainment, and demonstrations.
Parks And Ranches
With 4,000 acres of greenery and 83 parks, the area is intense with activity in all kinds of sports from lacrosse and soccer, to softball and baseball. There is a dog park, six pools, two nature preserves, 70 miles of bike and paved hiking trails. If that isn’t enough, you can choose from one of the 60 lakes and reservoirs in the area and enjoy various recreational water-related outdoor activities.
Are you fond of the old show Dallas, which was filmed just a short 12 minutes from Plano, in Parker, Texas? You could visit the Southfork Ranch, the fictional home of J.R., Miss Ellie, and Bobby. So many mysteries revolved around the homestead. Now that is what mystery was all about in the 1990s.
Murder Mystery Dinners
You can also choose to attend a Plano murder mystery dinner as your choice. Gather together with your friends, family, or significant other and enjoy the drama, suspense, and humor as the actors enhance your dining experience
You can choose from many types of mystery events across Texas, from dinners and holiday galas at different venues, to murder mystery weekends. Exploring all there is to do in Plano is exciting and enlightening, and capping off the day with a murder mystery dinner is the perfect way to end your night!