Allen is a town located less than 25 miles north of Dallas. This city of 78,000 people is known for its beautiful natural spaces, featuring more than 700 acres of parkland and more than 40 miles of trails in five community parks, 25 neighborhood parks and five natural areas. Two of the largest natural areas are Collin Square Greenbelt, which covers 10 acres, and DaySpring, which covers 17.
Allen is home to Chase Oaks Golf Club, the 27-hole course that is considered one of the best in the country. Celebration Park features the kidMania Playground and Spray Ground, as well as pavilions, tables, grills, ball fields, soccer fields, basketball courts and hiking and biking trails. Additionally, the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium is the city's aquatic facility, and The Edge is its almost 40,000-square foot skate park. Additionally, if hockey is your sport of choice, Allen rental homes may be perfect for you given the proximity of the Allen Americans, the Central Hockey League team and affiliate of the Dallas Stars.
After all that activity, you may want to check out one of Allen's well-known restaurants. For a homestyle meal, try Allen Cafe, and for a trip back in time, try Braum's, which features an old-fashioned soda fountain, grill and grocery store all in one place. If you're a sports enthusiast, definitely check out Bubba Moose Sports Bar and Grill, which is considered one of the best sports bars in north Texas.
If you're looking for houses for rent in Allen, the city has a variety of great neighborhoods to choose from. For Allen rental houses in neighborhoods with lots of amenities, look in Beacon Hill, Bridge Water Crossing, Custer Hill or Twin Creeks of Allen. If you prefer homes for rent in Allen on the east side, try looking between Bethany Drive and Allen Heights Drive.