Balloons preparing for evening festivities at the Plano Balloon Festival

Plan Your Trip to Plano, Texas

Plano, Texas is truly the land of plenty. Blending the historic charm of the Downtown Plano Arts District with modern luxury of The Shops at Legacy and the newly opened $3.2 billion Legacy West urban development, the city brims with attractions and amenities that make it perfect for a day trip, leisurely weekend getaway, or meeting of any size. Plano’s location just north of Dallas offers easy access to the area’s professional sports, performing arts, museums and the world famous Southfork Ranch. But Plano is a destination in its own right, with hotels for every budget, more restaurants than a foodie could visit in a year, world-class shopping that will require another suitcase before heading home, a lively arts and nightlife scene, and abundant natural beauty for exploring the outdoors.

Conveniently located about 30 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and downtown Dallas, Plano is among the safest, easiest, cleanest, family-friendly and economical cities in Texas, if not the country. Plano offers visitors a variety of things to see and do, a perennial favorite being the Plano Balloon Festival. Held each September, the popular event has earned Plano the title of “Hot Air Balloon Capital of Texas.”

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