Families will find kid-friendly activities in Allen, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its sporting events and theaters. Around the area, top sights include Southfork Ranch, Shops at Willow Bend, and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.
- You'll find 876 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Dallas
- The closest major airport is in Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Allen
The city is well known for its theaters and cultural venues like Southfork Ranch. Favorite family attractions include Hydrous Wake Park and Top Golf Allen. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to The Village at Allen, Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm, and Allen Premium Outlets.
As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 13 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Allen. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Hyatt Place Dallas/Allen - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to the airport.
- Homewood Suites Dallas Allen - Our customers like the overall value and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
- Courtyard Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, quiet rooms.
Popular places to visit in the area include Shops at Willow Bend, 12.5 mi/20.2 km from the city center, and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, which is 13 mi/21 km away.
Dressing for Allen
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 68°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 30°F
- From April to June, the average is 89°F during the day and 46°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 94°F during the day and 57°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 79°F as the daytime average and 30°F as the nighttime average
- About 42.32 inches of rain falls on Allen each year
- August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 91°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 32°F