Frisco is a suburb of Dallas and part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Get inEdit

By carEdit

Frisco has several state highway and toll roads. From North (Sherman) or South (Dallas) on either State Highway 289 (also known as Preston Road) or the North Dallas Tollway (NDT). Access to the NDT is a few miles west on SH 380 from the intersection with SH 298. From East or West State Highway 380 (northern Border of Frisco, Farm to Market (FM) 720 (Also known as Main Street) or or State Highway 121 (southern border), also known as the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT)

From Oklahoma, The best you can take either Interstate 35E fork which intersect with SH 380 in Denton TX or SH 121 Business and the SRT in Lewisville. US 75 which intersects with US 380 and SH 121/SRT in McKinney.

From Waco, Austin or San Antonio take the 35E fork till it intersects with the SRT in Lewisville or you can get onto the NDT in Dallas at the interchange near Harry Hines blvd which will take you directly into Frisco.

By planeEdit

Frisco does not have a commercial airport. You must fly to DFW Airport and travel northeast on SH121/Sam Rayburn Tollway or to Love Field in Dallas and travel north into Frisco on the North Dallas Tollway or Preston Road.

By trainEdit

Frisco does not direct passenger train service, the closest Amtrak Stations are in Fort Worth's Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center and Dallas's Union Station.

Amtrak runs two routes to the DFW area.

Heartland Flyer - Forth Worth to Oklahoma City.

Texas Eagle - San Antonio to Chicago. Traveling north from San Antonio there is a one hour layover in Fort Worth before continuing at Dallas, and vice versa when traveling south from Dallas.

Get aroundEdit

There is no public transportation within the city of Frisco, and DART, the public transportation system in Dallas, does not reach the city, although it serves neighboring Plano. It is strongly suggested to rent a car or use one of the many ride sharing services available in the Area.

SeeEdit

 
Map of Frisco (Texas)

  • 1 National Videogame Museum, 8004 North Dallas Parkway (SE corner of Dallas North Tollway and Cotton Gin Rd; inside the Frisco Discovery Center), +1 972-668-8400. Tu-Th 10AM-5PM; F Sa 10AM-8PM; Su noon-5PM. A museum about the history of video games, the video game industry, how a video game is made, and where it's heading next. A rotating selection of playable game systems are available too. $12 general admission.    
  • The Star in Frisco. Home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys HQ and the adjoining Ford Center a 12,000-seat indoor stadium shared by the Dallas Cowboys and Frisco Independent School District. Tours are available.
  • 2 [dead link] Museum of the American Railroad, 8004 N Dallas Pkwy #400 (near the Frisco Square), +1 214-428-0101. W-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Artifacts and archival material from the railroad industry to exhibit and interpret their significance in American life and culture. There's also a model train layout. The Frisco site is under construction and access to the locomotive and rolling stock collection is limited to scheduled tours. Tickets for adults/children: walking tour $8/$4; model railroad exhibition: $8/$4; combination: $12/$6.    
  • Sci-Tech Discovery Center. A science and technology museum geared towards children and families.
  • 3 National Soccer Hall of Fame.    

DoEdit

See local school football, hang around the numerous parks, or visit the awesome Frisco Public library with an amiable staff.

  • 1 FC Dallas. The Major League Soccer team for the greater Dallas area. Plays at Toyota Stadium. FC Dallas' reserve team, North Texas SC, had played its first season in the third-level USL League One in 2019 at Toyota Stadium, but that team has since moved to Globe Life Park in Arlington.
  • 2 Frisco RoughRiders, +1 972-334-1900. A minor league baseball Team, AA Affiliate for the Texas Rangers. They play in Visit Dr Pepper Ballpark, which has been named one of the best ballparks in minor league baseball by Baseball America. There is a post-game fireworks show every Friday night that can be seen throughout most of Frisco. $7-19.
  • Texas Legends, a NBA G League basketball team that plays at the Dr Pepper Arena.
  • NCAA Division I Football Championship. Another major event at Toyota Stadium is the championship game of the second level of NCAA college football, Division I FCS, held on the first Saturday of January that follows January 4. (The NCAA does not sponsor a championship in its top football level, Division I FBS.) The FCS title game is scheduled to be held in Frisco through the 2024 season (i.e., January 2025).
  • CodeLaunch Startup Expo, Comerica Center Arena (Tollway & Gaylord exit), . Annual summer tech startup conference, accelerator competition, and exhibition of startups from all over the US and the world. Free.
  • 3 Frisco Commons.

BuyEdit

Practically anything along Preston Road is up for sale.

  • 1 Stonebriar Centre (Stonebriar Mall), 2601 Preston Rd. One of the busiest and largest shopping centers in the area, located at the intersection of the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SH 121) and Preston Road (SH 289). Has a 24-screen movie theater, a Dave and Buster's, and a variety of anchors stores including Dillard's, Macy's, Barnes & Noble, Dick's Sporting Goods, JCPenney, and Nordstrom.
  • Timeless Luxury Watches. Watch store that carries a large variety of brands, including some you don't see very often such as NOMOS and Grand Seiko.

EatEdit

The Stonebriar Mall includes many nationwide favorites such as the Cheesecake Factory and California Pizza Kitchen.

Ice cream: Double Dip, Sheridan's, Maggie Moo's, The Great Escape, Cold Stone Creamery, Marble Slab, and the Snow Cone Lady.

  • Hutchins BBQ.
  • Macaroni Grill.

DrinkEdit

  • Snookies.

SleepEdit

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