5 Unique Places to Visit in Frisco, Texas

Frisco, Texas. This bustling metropolitan north of Dallas is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, bursting at the seams with opportunity, and entertainment is no exception.

Y’all, check out these five unique places to visit in Frisco.

1. Frisco Heritage Center

At one time, the area now known as Frisco was just a wagon stop along the Shawnee Trail. Discover this rich history and more at the Frisco Heritage Center. This 16,000 sq ft museum showcases the early days of this wild west town through indoor and outdoor exhibits, original memorabilia, restored architecture, and interactive fun. Stroll through an old church, sit at a desk at a schoolhouse, and peer behind bars inside a replicated jail cell. Visit the Frisco Heritage Center to learn the history of the town you will be proud to call home.

Old buildings with windmill at Frisco Heritage Center

2. The Star

Yes, everything is bigger in Texas. This 91-acre campus, opened in 2016, is home to the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and practice facility. Take a tour of all things Cowboys, throw a ball around the 50-yard turf field, watch movies on the larger-than-life screen, dine, shop, drink and relax at the district or watch football in action at the Ford Center. The Star has something for everyone in the family.

3. National Video Game Museum

The National Video Game Museum is 10,400 sq ft of family fun, combining video game artifacts and memorabilia with hands-on play. Visitors take a journey through the history of video games, from conception to the present, with consoles dating back to the 1950s, home computers, a 1980s style arcade, video game prototypes, and much more. Don’t miss this acclaimed museum after your move to Frisco.

4. Burkman Holiday Home

For an eye-popping, cozy Christmas activity, drive-by or walk-by the Burkman Holiday Home, located in West Frisco’s residential neighborhood, Rivendale on the Lake. Take part in this holiday extravaganza that has delighted families and charities for over 20 years. Expect long lines for this once-a-year treat!

People looking at Christmas lights at the BurkmanHoliday home in Frisco, Texas.


Snuggle up in the front of a personal fire at this unique find tucked away in Frisco’s Rail District. This locally owned wine bar and kitchen won Living Magazine’s Readers Choice Award for Best Wine Bar and Best Patio in 2019. Drop-in for a glass or two, a craft beer, and an array of appetizers and entrees. Check out the full schedule of live music to enjoy while you dine. Reservations recommended!

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For more Frisco fun and original images, follow: VisitFrisco.com and Friscotexas.gov

Cover Photo by Nancy Jo Lambert on Unsplash

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