Living Beyond the Landscape in Plano
Plano is a powerhouse of corporate headquarters that sits within Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex. Forbes dubbed it the safest city in the country in 2011. While Dallas may be a bigger city, Plano has lots of interesting spots and exciting places to visit.
In the downtown Plano Arts District, the architecture alone is something to see. Many of the buildings date back to the 1800s. Train enthusiasts will enjoy the Interurban Railway Museum. The Heritage Farmstead Museum is a must-see for history buffs.
There's a schoolhouse replica, blacksmith demonstrations, and skits that show what prairie life in Texas was like in the 19th century.
Love the outdoors? Make sure to roam the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. It's a 200-acre site with 2.8 miles of mountain biking trails and 3-miles of hiking. Worried about getting a signal or checking social media? There's wifi at the pavilion on the observation deck as well as an incredible view. Another preserve to explore is Oak Point Park. The 800-acres and has canoeing and kayaking available.
Plano has grown into an international town, so there are plenty of international cuisine choices. Exploring nature and hiking can build up quite the appetite. A local favorite place to eat is Densetsu, a Japanese restaurant that boasts the biggest sushi rolls around. They combine traditional Japanese food with a modern twist. Looking for something south of the border? Mexican Sugar uses only local ingredients and fresh fish. They're conveniently located near another must-see - the Shops at Legacy. It's an entertainment hub in Plano, where anyone can find what they're looking for, from an independent film theater to live music.
Living in Plano means handling sometimes difficult terrain and climate. Landscaping is always a big chore and it's easy to miss out on things like the annual Ballon Festival and site seeing when you're tending to your yard. Enter LawnStarter. With a simple tap of an app, you can order new flower beds, lawn care and hardscaping. It's easy to create an account on the website or download the mobile app. From there, you can choose one of our Plano landscape professionals, schedule a service, cancel it, or change it without skipping time with your family or friends. Let the LawnStarter landscapers do what they do best and get out there for some Plano fun!