Visiting Dallas

Visit Dallas

Welcome to Dallas - Everything's Bigger in Texas

Make your trip to the IRE a family affair and experience all that the Dallas area has to offer. From museums and festivals, to sporting events and restaurants – the DFW area is a great vacation spot for the whole family.

Dallas is the 9th largest city in the U.S. and the 3rd largest city in Texas. Located in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex, Dallas welcomes 25 million visitors a year and is home to the Dallas Cowboys, Tex-Mex, and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

A Love for Sports and Entertainment

Dallas is home to 5 professional sports teams: the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, Dallas Mavericks, Texas Rangers, and Dallas Wings. The area also hosts Indy and NASCAR racing, along with more than 200 golf courses in the metroplex. On top of that, it is home to 22 arenas & stadiums and 68 sports facilities.

A Variety of Attractions

There's no shortage of attractions to see in Dallas. The city has a number of museums like the Dallas museum of Art, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in honor of John F. Kennedy. Take in bearth-taking nature views at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, or visit the Dallas World Aquarium or Dallas Zoo to see thousands of aniamls form around the world. And if you are looking for a little excitment for the whole family, make a trip to Six Flags Over Texas.

Restaurants & Dining

Dallas is known for its variety of cuisines and culinary experiences. You can experience true Tex-Mex, down-home southern cooking, innovative modern cuisines, and even dine at celebrity chef hot spots. DFW is also home to a variety of craft breweries and distilleries.

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Things To Do

There is a reason thing’s are bigger in Texas, and we are not just talking about our big hearts and southern hospitality. There is no shortage of exciting entertainment, local music, attractions, restaurants, and even shopping options.  Don’t just attend the IRE- stay and play and make you’re your trip a memorable experience. 

Looking for a complete list of things to do while you visit? Learn more about DFW and plan your trip.

Trip Advisor – Things To Do in Dallas