Let's face it... we all could use a getaway. Whether it be a full weekend, just 24 hours or several days, however long, sometimes it's just nice to get out of the house and explore a new place. We're right there with you. If you're looking to plan a Texas road trip, or a weekend away, and want to go someplace fun, unique and budget friendly, here are 4 reasons you should visit Frisco, Texas and the essentials you'll need for the road trip.


Located just 25 minutes north of Downtown Dallas, Frisco's central location makes it easy to get to. Head to our transportation page to view distances and drive times from all over the state, as well as major U.S. cities. Catching a flight? Frisco is a 25 minute drive from both Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. Safe travels!

Family Fun

Sports, attractions, museums, shopping, public art... the list goes on. Long story short, you'll never hear the kiddos say "there's nothing to do!" Popular spots include the National Videogame Museum, KidZania, National Soccer Hall of Fame, Texas Sculpture Garden, Frisco Skate Park, The Star, Stonebriar Centre, IKEA and more.

Great Places to Eat

Hungry? Us, too. Thankfully, Frisco has PLENTY of restaurants to choose from. From locally-owned diners to big chains you may already be familiar with, Frisco features more than 400 restaurants of all types of cuisines, budgets and experiences. A few we'd recommend include Eight11 Place, Randy's Steakhouse, Didi's Downtown, The Depot Cafe, Tupelo Honey, Sushi Marquee, Pizzeria Testa, Mash'd and more. 

Hotel Deals

Frisco features 25 hotels, from full-service to select-service, weekend packages and special rates... Frisco's got them. Head on over to our hotel deals page to see what offers are available now. 

Splash the Day Away

If you're just here for the day and needing a cool place to escape to, consider purchasing a Resort Pass for Omni Frisco Hotel or Westin Stonebriar Golf Resort & Spa. Passes give you access to the hotel pool, amenities and all the sunshine and fun. 

Pack the Essentials for the Road Trip

Snacks: Some of our favorite "Frisco-snacks," perfect for the next road trip include a bag of Frisco Mix from POParella's, cookies from Cookie Society, meats from Chris's Specialty Foods and a jar of Mateo's Gourmet Salsa, all made right here in Frisco.

Attire: A Texas road trip isn't complete without a Frisco or Texas t-shirt from Tumbleweed TexStyles.

Tunes: The best playlist for a road trip across Texas, is of course, Texas Country. Check out this Spotify playlist for some good jams, or any of the "Texas-inspired" playlists from Texas Monthly's collection. Of course, we're partial to the bands we've seen play here in Frisco, so our playlist also includes hits from Blake Shelton, Imagine Dragons, Ed Sheeran, Jimmy Buffett, One DirectionKISS, James Taylor and Ludacris.


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