Blending historic charm with modern luxury, Plano brims with attractions and amenities that make it perfect for a day trip or leisurely weekend getaway. The city has more than 1,000 restaurants, world-class shopping, a lively arts scene, and abundant natural beauty. Plano offers visitors a variety of things to see and do, a perennial favorite being the Plano Balloon Festival held each September, which gave city the title of “Hot Air Balloon Capital of Texas.” Plano’s location just north of Dallas offers easy access to the areas’s professional sports, performing arts and museums.