Plano Tourism

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Plano (/ˈpleɪnoʊ/ PLAY-noh) is a principal city in the U.S. state of Texas, located mostly within Collin County, but with a small portion that extends into Denton County, twenty miles northeast of downtown Dallas. The city's population was 269,776 at the 2010 census, making it the ninth most populous city in the state of Texas (Corpus Christi was ranked at #8 and Laredo #10), and the 70th most populous in the United States. The city is an affluent hub for many corporate headquarters, such as Alliance Data, Cinemark Theatres, Dell Services, Denbury Resources, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Ericsson, Frito-Lay, HP Enterprise Services, Huawei, J. C. Penney, Pizza Hut, Rent-A-Center, Traxxas, Siemens PLM Software, and Toyota Motors USA.


Plano tourism does not consist of many elaborate attractions, but there are some quaint ones that give you the hang of the city. Firstly, there couldn’t be a better thing to do in Plano other than walking around to explore the city. It is easily doable owing to its compact size. For those who wouldn’t mind an adrenaline rush the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve is a fabulous place to visit. Then there is the historic downtown, which is not only a very cute, pretty place to be but also bequeaths you with major enlightenment about the city’s past. The Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve is nice walking trail. Other must-see attractions in Plano include the Prestonwood Baptist Church, Interurban Railway Museum, and the Heritage Farmstead Museum.


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Facts and Stats for Plano*

  • Pollution Statistics in Plano

    Know the pollution level of Plano before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Plano: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Plano for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Plano.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.47 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 11.76 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.24 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 27.94 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80.88 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.65 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.24 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Plano - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Plano is 211.35 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 80.29 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 86.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.2 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.01 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 68.47 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.1 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 145.88 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Plano

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Plano

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.2 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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