Plano anchors several well-known national companies to DFW including Dr. Pepper, Cinemark Theatres, Frito-Lay, JC Penney, and Pizza Hut. Located just 19 miles north of downtown Dallas, Plano offers all the culture, arts, and shopping amenities that you’d expect in the big city.
In addition to a growing economy, Plano is known as one of the safest cities to live with a low crime rate when compared to the national average. Downtown Plano features favorite local restaurants like The Urban Crust and quaint coffee shops and bars. Whiskey Cake is another favorite on the west side of Plano. The Shops at Legacy provide endless opportunities for shopping and dining. There are hundreds of miles of parks and trails to explore, and Plano is home to a large hot air balloon festival each summer.
This city is a large suburb, stretching from the Dallas North Tollway to east of Highway 75. The school district here is known for excellence.