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Jan. 5, 2023

Finding Things To Do In Fairview, Texas

Finding Things To Do In Fairview, Texas

So you've found yourself staying in the Residence Inn by Marriott Dallas Allen/Fairview or maybe the Home2Suites by Hilton Fairview/Allen and wondering what to do in Fairview. You're in luck. Fairview, Texas, offers various activities to keep your family active while visiting. Here is a short list of the most popular ways to spend your time in town. 

  1. Visit the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary - This museum features exhibits on natural history, geology, wildlife, hiking trails, and a nature store.

  2. Go fishing at Lavon Lake - This lake is a popular spot for fishing, boating, and other water sports.

  3. Explore the shops and restaurants in the Fairview Town Center - From shopping to dining, the FTC, as we locals like to call it, offers a variety of restaurants and shops to enjoy while you are in town. 

  4. Visit the Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course - Located in nearby Plano. This outdoor adventure course features zip lines, rope ladders, and other challenging obstacles.

  5. Explore the shops and restaurants in downtown McKinney - This historic downtown area is a short drive from Fairview and offers a variety of boutiques, galleries, and dining options.

  6. Enjoy the outdoors at Erwin Park - Located in McKinney. This park features hiking and biking trails, a playground, and a lake.

  7. Visit the Heard Craig Museum - This museum, located in nearby McKinney, features exhibits on local history and art.

  8.  Check out what's happening at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center - one of the most diverse arenas in the DFW Metroplex. The center hosts more than 100 events annually. Events at the 7,000+ seat facility include concerts, sporting events, graduations, trade shows, family ice shows, and more. The arena is also home to the Allen Americans Hockey Club (ECHL) and the Dallas Sidekicks Soccer Club (MASL).