As one of the fastest-growing cities in the US, Frisco is quickly becoming a popular destination to visit. And with nearly a dozen parks, several professional sporting venues, and various museums, this new label comes as no surprise. So whether you’re a sports fan from Dallas, a video game buff from Houston or a nature lover from Austin, a visit to Frisco will be worth your while. We’ve rounded up our top five picks for fun activities you can do in “Tree City” today!
1. Tour The Star
Calling all football fans! Experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train 355 days a year. The Star, a 91-acre campus, hosts the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and Ford Center. Highlights of the tour include Ford Center, a state of the art indoor facility; the War Room, the location where the NFL draft takes place each year; Nike Star Walk, where guests can view significant milestones in Cowboy’s history; the Super Bowl Memorabilia and Station; and the Grand Atrium.
2. Visit Toyota Stadium
If soccer is more your thing, a visit to Toyota Stadium will be right up your alley. Built and owned by the city of Frisco, Toyota Stadium serves as the venue for the major league soccer team, FC Dallas. It is also the future home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame, with expected completion in winter of this year.
3. Explore Dr. Pepper Ballpark
For baseball fans, Dr. Pepper Ballpark is one you don't want to miss. Home of the RoughRiders class AA minor league baseball club, Dr. Pepper Ballpark has received various awards honoring its unique design. During off-season, the ballpark hosts events such as movie nights, 5k runs, and bike races, for enjoyment all year round.
4. Learn About the History
Sports aside, Frisco has three unique museums that are worth exploring. The Museum of the American Railroad gives spectators a glimpse into the history of the railroad industry with various artifacts, cars, and locomotives. Additionally, the National Videogame Museum will transport visitors back in time to the video games of their youth. From arcade games, to video game consoles set up in a “living room,” to games on historic computers; the National Videogame Museum is unlike any other. Finally, get a feel for the history of the city at the Frisco Heritage Museum. Located within a historical park, the museum lets visitors view historic buildings, a steam locomotive, and more.
5. Spend Time Outdoors
Frisco Commons Park is where locals gather for community events, fresh air, and good old-fashioned fun. Complete with an amphitheater, bike and walking trails, spray park, pond, and much more; Frisco Commons has won numerous awards and continues to be a beautiful destination for visitors and locals alike.
Whether you are in need of a weekend away with friends, a day trip for the whole family, or a solo adventure; exploring Frisco, TX may be just what you’re looking for. Learn more about Frisco by visiting www.visitfrisco.com. // Image source