Families looking to spend some quality time outside the house should definitely head to Celebration Park, which is well-taken care of, quite spacious, and offers people all sorts of opportunities for recreation, especially younger kids. For starters, there is a splash pad, which should come as a blessing during the summer months. Next, there is an ample playground, a small lakes, and for the older crowd there are jogging paths and sports fields.
What else is there to do in beautiful Allen? The best next step to take is to catch a show or a festival at the Allen Event Center, where the best in sports, concerts, exhibitions and cultural shows gather. Special events are also held, such as bull-riding and a “country home garden show,” and other traditional American traditions.
And to bookend the day off with a little bit of shopping, visit the Village Outlet! With close to 100 different shops, restaurants, and salons, you can turn any afternoon into a session of retail therapy, especially if you visit a beauty salon or enjoy a nice massage.