Culture and Recreation in Plano

Dallas-Fort Worth, the nation's fourth largest metro, provides the cultural arts, professional sports, recreation, fine dining, entertainment, music, shopping and night life expected from a major city. There is always something to exciting to do. 

Plano Attractions

Why leave North Texas for your next vacation? From a theme park that's larger than Disneyland, to two of the nation's best zoos, as well as Plano’s nature preserves, there's always something to do on the weekend with your family. More

Cultural Arts

The Dallas-Fort Worth area's hidden treasure is its strong community for cultural arts. With multiple venues for everyone in the family, ranging from symphony halls to art galleries, ancient artifacts to theatrical productions, the “metroplex” has it all. More 


Dallas-Fort Worth is home to teams from every pro sport in the nation - from the Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys, to the Dallas Stars, one of the consistently best hockey teams in the NHL. Prefer baseball? Try the Texas Rangers, or basketball. Hop on the DART train to catch a Maverick’s game. How about soccer? 10 minutes from Plano you can watch FC Dallas. For family budgets, minor league sports offer a great alternative. More


Enjoy hiking, ballooning, sailing or water skiing? There are over 60 lakes within 100 miles of the Plano and D/FW metroplex, so you're never too far from one! Visit one of our local parks in Plano or venture to any of the State or National Parks for exploring or a scenic drive. More 

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In Dallas and Plano, shopping is virtually a competitive sport. Here you can find the retail’s hottest names in a variety of venues. Many travel from out of town for shopping sprees. More

Night Life 

There are plenty of places to go at night in the Plano/Dallas-Fort Worth area, whether you enjoy rock or blues, dancing or theater, or you just want to find an exciting place to meet others that share your interests. We've put together some of the highlights from Plano, Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton and everywhere in-between. More