- The list below includes 265 free or cheap things to do in or near Plano, Texas, including 95 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center, Specialty Museums and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Jack Carter Park Dog Park to Bob Woodruff Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Plano and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Richardson, Frisco and Irving.
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Let's Get Cooking 2011 W Springcreek pkwy #2000, Plano, TX MoreLess Info
Cooking classes for kids, teens & adults; from beginners to pros
77% 26 votes
2601 Pleasant Valley Drive, Plano, TX 75023 MoreLess Info
A two-acre canine recreation facility, Jack Carter Park Dog Park is located along Bluebonnet Trail and provides separate fields for small and large dogs. The park features double-gated entry, picnic tables, benches, drinking water and dog waste bags.
85% 13 votes
2601 San Gabriel Drive, Plano, TX 75074 MoreLess Info
With interlacing biking and walking trails, Bob Woodruff Park provides visitors with a community park with lake views. The park has amenities like picnic tables, volleyball courts, and fishing areas.
86% 7 votes
Russell Creek Park Trl, Plano, TX 75025 MoreLess Info
Russell Creek Park is a recreational outdoor park that includes parking, a balloon launch area, a concessions stand, and a pond. The park also has restrooms and a childrenâ€™s playground.
96% 429 votes
6701 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093 MoreLess Info
The Arbor Hills Nature Preserve features many acres of open space in its 200-acre boundaries. People can use the pavilions, jog on the track, hike, orienteer, play on the playground, bike, and climb the observation tower.
92% 59 votes
5901 Los Rios Blvd., Plano, TX MoreLess Info
Over 800 acres are waiting to be explored at the Oak Point Park and Nature Reserve. The park features 8.5 miles of hiking trails, bike trails, an amphitheater, and a pavilion.
74% 203 votes
900 15th Street, Plano, TX 75074 MoreLess Info
Many of the buildings in downtown Plano were constructed in the early 1890s after a fire almost destroyed the area. Today, visitors find a specialty retail district composed of antique stores and gift and clothing boutiques, along with government offices.
95% 315 votes
7205 Bishop Rd. Suite E6, Plano, TX 75024 MoreLess Info
The Angelika Film Center shows independent films. This theater has a special session where parents are welcome to bring young children, have an early bird matinee, and at this location offers some films with a dinner served ahead of time.
87% 101 votes
7300 Lone Star Drive, Plano, TX MoreLess Info
The Shops at Legacy is a shopping mall inside the Legacy master planned community. The mall contains over 30 retail businesses and over 60 establishments serving food from its location near other Legacy businesses.
80% 111 votes
3800 Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX 75093 MoreLess Info
A movie theater multiplex, the Cinemark West Plano screens primarily newly released Hollywood films in full digital video and sound. The theater features serve yourself concessions, and offers a variety of promotions.
89% 72 votes
1900 West 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075 MoreLess Info
Visitors to the Heritage Farmstead Museum can see over 10,000 objects related to farming on Texas's Blackland Prairie from 1890 to 1920. Also at the museum, visitors can tour the 1840 Stone House that is an example of a late Gothic Victorian home.