No matter why you’re in Plano, there are many things to see and do in town that will make your stay more fun. Because our city is home to several universities, there are many interesting and exciting things that will help to illuminate the history and the exciting present of the city! Dallas is only a short trip away, too, so the number of options you have for something illuminating and interesting are many!
Here are just a few of the exciting things to check out while you’re here! At Studio 6, our extended-stay hotel allows you to enjoy many of the comforts of home with the convenience of a hotel!
Culture and History
Learn about what life was like for early settlers on the Blackland Prairie at the Heritage Farmstead Museum. This museum is full of equipment that dates from the time of the earliest settlers to the area, and presents you with a vivid picture of how the settlers started to make the land their own.
For an interactive look at the Texas Electric Railway, visit the Interurban Railway Museum! This museum not only features tons of information about electric trains, it also offers guided tours, information about the history of Plano, and lots of science exhibits!
If you want to visit one of Texas’ great art museums, plan a trip to the Dallas Museum of Art. While it is a short drive away from Plano, the DMA is an incredible museum that features exhibits that you won’t want to miss. With more than 24,000 pieces of art, the DMA is one of the largest museums in the United States and is always bringing new exhibits to the public!
Texas is home to so many good places to eat that it would be impossible to narrow it down to just a few. No matter what you’re in the mood for, from BBQ to Mexican, we’ve got it! From fast food to great sit-down places, Plano has it all. Talk to one of our friendly front counter staff for suggestions!
The Great Outdoors
A 200-acre park with miles of trails for walking, hiking, and biking, the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve is an incredible place to spend some time outside! In addition to all of the rustic activities you can enjoy at Arbor Hills, the preserve also features a playground for kids, a covered pavilion, and restrooms.
This area of Texas features tons of places to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, so talk to our staff if you’re looking for a place to relax and enjoy nature either by yourself or with your family and friends.
Whether you’re visiting Plano to look for a job, check out universities, or to visit with friends or family, there are many different things for you to do while you’re here that will make your stay fun and enriching. Book a room with Studio 6 for the feeling of home while you’re exploring the great state of Texas!