You may already know that Allen offers four shopping destinations that are all unique, or that this area offers over 250 restaurants and eight hotels from brands that are nationally respected. Yet Allen has so much more to offer. Here are a few attractions to consider on your next trip to Allen.

The Fort Worth and Dallas area is an area that is growing rapidly, and Allen definitely forms a part of this story. Allen offers a number of unique destinations ideal for tourists in search of places to relax or have fun. This includes the upscale shopping destinations, the diverse arts-and-culture venues and a host of outdoor activities. Here is a list of a few of the more popular attractions.

1. Allen Community Ice Rink

If you are looking for a way to escape the heat, pay a visit to the Allen Community Ice Rink. The open skating hours are available nearly every day, with this rink offering a skating academy dedicated to beginners, party and skate rentals and skate sharpening along with a large-sized spectator area.

2. Allen Event Center

The majority of the more exciting events are held at this 6,275-seat arena. This venue is the home to 3-sports teams. This includes the Allen Americans minor-league hockey team, the Texas Revolution, indoor footballers, and the Dallas Sidekicks the indoor-soccer club. Over and above the home-based games, this center also hosts monster-truck racing events, basketball tournaments, and a number of live concerts.

3. Allen Heritage Village

This park features a number of the oldest remaining houses in Allen along with the historic St. Mary Baptist Church. This venue also offers a place for the locals and visitors to appreciate and enjoy the antiquities and history of this area from almost a 100 years ago.

4. Premium Outlets In Allen

If you love bargains, then pay a visit to the Allen outlet mall where you can find impressive deals on designer items from Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors.

5. Cabela’s

The anglers and hunters know about this brand and fans of these cool stores know this name. The 100,000-square-foot Cabela’s situated in Allen offers 5-elevated wildlife dioramas, a stuffed bear along with other types of exotic taxidermy, a lunker local bass inside the 13,000-gallon aquarium and the 2-story observation mountain. This venue also offers a fudge-and-nut shop and café, along with outdoor kennels that offer a way for your dogs to relax while you are shopping.