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Just 20 miles north of Dallas, the city of Plano is not only the happiest place to live in Texas, it's rated the 2nd best city in America for jobs. Plano is not only an affluent hub for some of the country's most recognized corporations; it is the home of nationally recognized schools. Outside of work and high-end education, Plano is filled with perfectly planned neighborhoods that range from affordable homes to the multi-million dollar mansions of Willow Bend Country. Shop and dine in charming downtown Plano or head West to stroll through the shaded rows of fabulous boutiques at the Shops of Legacy. The Shops offers everything from upscale dining to casual pubs where you can enjoy local brews. Stay fit at the five recreation centers and beautifully maintained parks including miles of hike-and-bike trails as well as dog parks. Whatever you are looking for in a home, Plano has it all.
Everything you need is located in Plano. Just hop in your car and enjoy convenient shopping areas, exciting new restaurants and entertainment options galore. Easily accessible highways surround Plano to help your commute or to get quickly to DFW Airport. Take your adventure outside and hike or bike at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve or take the pups to the dog park at Jack Carter Park. East Plano has a park and ride for the DART rail that has you cruising at warp speed into the heart of Downtown Dallas with no worries about paying tolls or downtown parking. Sandwiched between the Dallas North Tollway, the Pres. George Bush Toll (191), US 75 and Sam Rayburn Tollway (121) this big small town is just a few minutes away from the rest of DFW. Feel right at home with beautifully landscaped neighborhoods and city parks with the convenience and feel of urban nightlife and shopping just moments away.
Every style and preference can be met in Plano. Home styles range from mid-century ranch style homes to the more modern look, filled with style and functionality. Plano offers upscale living on 18 holes or quiet, family friendly gated communities with neighborhood amenities. The Downtown Plano area offers more historic homes, filled with history and charm. Willow Bend Country is famous for breathtaking mansions and luxury living. Plano's planned developments offer walking trails, ponds and impeccably groomed common areas. Whatever vibe suites you and your family, Plano can provide it.
Plano offers a dynamic community with charming neighborhoods, impressive parks and nationally recognized schools. Plano started as a small rural farming town relative to Dallas and Houston. The city was incorporated in 1873. After suffering a fire in the business districts, Plano rebuilt with modern brick buildings and thrived with a new look.
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