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Plano was founded in the northeastern region of Texas. The city is approximately a 30-minute drive north of Dallas and considered by “Forbes” magazine to be one of the safest cities in the country. The weather stays warm year-round, which makes Plano the perfect winter getaway. Simply reserve a room at the Hyatt Place Dallas/Plano and enjoy the activities and attractions that the city has to offer. Click here to get started on planning your trip!
Crayola Amusement Center
The Crayola Amusement Center appeals to the kid in all of us. The many interactive activities found here include the opportunity to turn the entire family into a coloring page courtesy of the photo booth. See a live show and learn about the magic and science behind color. Youngsters enjoy turning their creations into a digital adventure. Kids have the opportunity to burn off some of their energy in the colorful Crayola playground.
The working Heritage Farmstead enables guests to take a look at the region’s history from 1890 into the 20th century. Tour the historic buildings and see live demonstrations of the skills required to live back in the day. Stroll through the museum and gaze upon some of the more than 10,000 artifacts and objects that were once commonly used. The farm also features a menagerie of live animals to the delight of younger guests.
Oak Point Park
The beautiful park encompasses 800 acres and welcomes guests to take nature hikes, enjoy a picnic or embark on water-based activities. Go cycling or perhaps take a canoe or a kayak onto the water and get a unique perspective of the terrain. Adrenaline junkies accept the challenge that the Go Ape center provides. The site features a variety of rope ladders, unique crossings, Tarzan swings and five ziplines. The location is divided into five different areas. Each has its own set of challenges. Get a bird’s eye view while up in the forest canopy and enjoy the adventure. The preserve additionally features an outdoor amphitheater that regularly hosts concerts and festivals throughout the year.
Become one of the characters in a popular animated film or sci-fi movie by entering the world of virtual reality. The full-body experience enables guests to immerse themselves in otherworldly environments and interact with all they see. The opportunity is uniquely designed to stimulate the all of the senses through sight, touch and sound. Stroll along virtual streets, explore mysterious tunnels and engage in combat with enemy beings. The Void is found at the CineMark Theater and is appropriate for guests aged 10 years and up.
Find everything you need and some things that are pure luxury at the Legacy West urban village. The facility encompasses 415,000 square feet and features a number of name-brand outlets that include J Crew, Tommy Bahama, Tumi and more. Visitors also find a number of restaurants in which to take a break and enjoy a sumptuous meal. The Shops at Willow Bend is an another very popular location for families to visit for some shopping.
A Night Out
Plano has more than 1,000 restaurants and eateries from which to choose. When couples or groups of friends staying at one of the Plano hotels desire a fun night out, they might venture to the Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar. The facility serves brunch, lunch and dinner from a long list of menu options that include snacks, sides, main dishes and desserts.