Located just north of Dallas in the beautiful Texas Blackland Prairie, Princeton is close enough to the DFW Metroplex to enjoy the benefits of big-city living while maintaining a small-town atmosphere with plenty of year-round outdoor activities for the family to enjoy.
Big City Perks with Down-Home Living
The heart of Dallas is less than an hour’s drive from Princeton, affording residents the experience of big-city amenities with various museums ranging from the arts to science, the Dallas Zoo and aquarium, amusement and water parks, professional sporting events, and eclectic dining and nightlife.
Enjoy the Outdoors
In Princeton, there’s always something to do outdoors. From Lake Lavon to local parks, residents enjoy a variety of activities ranging from swimming, boating, and hiking to youth sports. The city continuously works to expand and improve area parks to improve the quality of life for Princeton residents.
JJ Book Park & Future Developments
The Princeton Community Development Corporation (PCDC) is an advocate of family time and is planning to construct more parks to get children to “unplug.”
The future JJ Book Park will consist of eight acres with amenities including a skate park and fishing pond and will also feature shade structures, restrooms, trails, and park furnishings.
Other future recreational projects include a Recreation Center, which may include a complete, modern indoor basketball court, an Olympic-style swimming pool, and other activity areas.
Additional Princeton attractions and events, which are held throughout the year, offer a range of activities for residents, with shopping, dining, and nightlife.
Old Rooster Creek
Just south of Princeton, the Old Rooster Creek Flea Market and Bazaar has a bit of something for the entire family with shopping, food, and fun. The establishment also holds events for the community and offers a number of other amenities, including wedding and party space, 10 am church service on Sundays with coffee and a fire, and an RV park.
Big Spray Brewing
A family-friendly brewpub, Big Spray Brewing offers a fun, water-skiing-themed atmosphere. The brewpub has a variety of unique, in-house brewed beers on tap and tasty small bites and entrees.