Unique Frisco experiences that help empty nesters enjoy your freedom
Empty Nesters – Now What?
Kids all gone and finding extra time on your hands? Congratulations! Now, you have time for all those things you’ve been putting off for so many years.
Yes, you’ve probably already made several lists that include things like travel, decluttering or learning a new language. But what about finding fresh, unique experiences you may not have had time for before?
Fun Things for Empty Nesters in Frisco
Well, you are in luck. When it comes to unique things to do – Frisco, TX has plenty. So, here’s a list of some of our favorite things to help you enjoy your freedom,
Eat, drink, and stroll
Well, first things first! You’ve spent the last 20+ years wiping up messes, carpooling to endless practices and eating things ‘your kids liked’ – it’s time to turn the tables so to speak. Whether you want to enjoy a peaceful dinner after work, or relax and dine the weekend away, here’s a list of some of our favorite places that are unique to Frisco.
Summer Moon– Ready for your morning coffee? Try one of the many wood-fired blends at Summer Moon on Main Street. It’s a quaint little coffee house with lots of blends to choose from.
5th Street Patio Café – A long-time favorite of Frisco locals, 5th Street Patio Café is open for breakfast and lunch during the week and a great place for your weekend brunch. BYOB and spend some quality time with your neighbors.
Historic Downtown Frisco & the Rail District- Ready to stroll a bit and work off that breakfast? There’s plenty to see and do at Frisco’s historic downtown area.
Eight | 11 Place – After all that strolling and shopping, it’s time to quench your thirst with craft beer or wine, and nosh on some delicious shareables, sandwiches or pizza at Eight | 11. Hang around long enough and you can enjoy live music on the back patio on many evenings.
Randy’s Steakhouse– Hungry for a mouth-watering steak or juicy pan-seared sea scallops? You don’t have to go far from home. Randy’s has been a staple in Frisco for 26 years now – and with good reason.
Didi’s Downtown– If your taste buds are hankering for something new, DiDi’s recently opened on Main Street by Chef Scott Hoffner and features scratch-made food and live music on the patio.
The Heritage Table– Just down Main street is another one of our favorites, The Heritage Table featuring scratch kitchen cooking. Here you’ll find signature dishes, homemade bread, house-cured meats, delicious comfort foods and plenty of craft beers, cocktails, and wines.
Volunteer your time and experience
Longing to mentor, coach or help others? Frisco also has some great places to help our community by volunteering your time and expertise. From volunteering at local schools, to assisting local sports teams, to helping provide comfort for hospice patients in our area, there’s plenty of deserving organizations to help you spread your joy.
For an in-depth list of opportunities, check out volunteermatch.org and enter your location to find opportunities near you. Or, check out some of our other favorite Frisco charities that need volunteers like you:
Frisco Family Services & Food Pantry
Discover your inner creative
Ready to unleash your creativity? There’s plenty of unique ‘outlets’ in Frisco to help you do just that. Here’s a couple to check into:
Crafted– this charming store on Main Street caters to DIY’ers who just want to have fun. They offer classes for custom woodcrafts and invite you to bring your own drinks to get your creativity going.
Painting with a Twist – If painting is more your style, this boutique on Legacy Drive is a fun way to learn to paint in a relaxing atmosphere. Oh, and they also invite you to bring your own beverage…must be something about drinking that brings out a person’s creativity. We’re in!
Get some fresh air
It will be spring soon and lots of fresh air to be had in Frisco. If you’re looking for great places to stroll, hike or ride, Frisco has plenty of options.
Frisco Parks & Trails – Renowned for its green space and parks, Frisco is the perfect town if you like to get outdoors. With over 40 parks totaling 1,369 acres, there’s plenty of neighborhood and community parks available. For maps, check out the Parks and Trails Guide or the Bike Trails Guide.
Frisco Rotary Farm Market– Open on Saturday mornings from April 20 – October 26, the Frisco Farm Market is a fun (and healthy!) place to stroll and shop for delicious farm fresh produce, meats, and gourmet items. There are even arts and crafts, fresh flowers and other activities depending on the weekend.
Texas Sculpture Garden– In the famed Hall Park area, the Texas Sculpture Garden features an astonishing collection of artworks and a beautiful outdoor park area with lush landscaping, winding trails, and fountains. A great get-away for picnic lunches.
Frisco Rail Yard & Food Truck Park– And, we’re back to food again. But this venue is an outdoor entertainment venue that also happens to feature some of the best gourmet food trucks around. Located off of Main street, right next to the railroad tracks, you can enjoy the great outdoors, adult beverages, delicious cookie dough treats, outdoor games, and great music with your fun-loving Frisco neighbors.
Thinking of relocating to Frisco? Let us show you around! Call us anytime at 469-634-0932.
About the Judi Wright Team
Judi Wright/The Judi Wright Team is a real estate group specializing in the suburbs of Frisco, Plano, and surrounding areas. Named the “Best Realtor in Dallas,” by D Magazine twelve times and a Five Star Realtor with Texas Monthly. Judi is also a Company-Wide Top performer with Ebby Halliday and the #2 Top Group for Ebby Halliday Frisco.