Plano Texas is about 20 miles North of Dallas near the intersection of U.S. Highway 75 and Route 190. It contains the 800-acre Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve with 3.5 miles of concrete trails and 5 miles of soft surface trails. Plano apartments are within reach of the many concerts and outdoor performances staged in the park's Amphitheater.
The city uses the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) public transportation system where commuting from Plano apartments is easy. Buses and trains take commuters throughout the area.
You'll find plenty of apartments in Plano within a short distance of numerous large corporations such as Ericsson Inc., Dell Services and HP Enterprise Services. Other companies including JC Penney, Frito-Lay, Cinemark Theatres, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group help shape the economy.
If shopping is your thing, there are at least five Plano apartment communities near the Collin Creek Mall and even more surrounding the Preston Park Village. The Shops at Willow Bend are near the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.
Many renters enjoy the annual Plano Balloon Festival and the Plano International Festival, two of the city's premiere cultural and entertainment events. Residents can also tour historic Downtown Plano which is full of unique shops, casual and fine dining, and various attractions such as art galleries, performance art theaters, and the Interurban Railway Museum.
Reasons to live in Plano
Here is our choice of some top reasons you will want to live in a Plano apartment:
Plano schools consistently score among the highest in the nation.
Lots of large corporations have headquarters here.
It's close to Dallas, but still a community feel.
Average Rent in Plano, TX
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