Welcome to Dallas
Everything is bigger and better in Texas — and Dallas is no exception. This enormous vibrant town offers up a plethora of things to enjoy for residents of all ages and from all walks of life. While it might be the booming economy and affordable living that attract residents to Dallas, it's the energetic lifestyle that makes them want to stay.
Dallas is the third largest city in Texas, and the ninth largest city in the U.S. None of this space is wasted in this busy town. Dozens of great neighborhoods boast a variety of home styles. The city is also home to many big companies and noteworthy attractions like museums, restaurants, boutiques, and parks. There's something for everyone to love in Dallas, and so many activities it's impossible to take it all in.
What to Love
With attractions that range from outdoor spaces and live entertainment to fabulous restaurants, museums, and theme parks, Dallas is a diverse city with something for everyone to enjoy. A lively energy infuses the town, creating a friendly atmosphere that's a joy to take part in.
Dining Entertainment & Shopping
The Dallas food scene is dynamic, featuring culinary delights in venues that range from Michelin Star restaurants to locally owned, one-of-a-kind eateries and diners. The Commons Club is popular for imaginative decor, delicious meals, and attentive service. Locals love the flavorful authentic Italian dishes at Carbone Vino. The restaurant features an upscale dining area and outstanding service. For southern comfort food, look no further than Yardbird Table & Bar, where diners enjoy delicious meals in a comfortable environment. Torchy's Tacos serves up street-style tacos and drinks in a fun atmosphere.
There are plenty of establishments in Dallas to satisfy your inner shopaholic. The city's endless list of unmissable stores ranges from popular malls to specialty boutiques. Visit Galleria or Highland Park Village to find designer goods. Explore Grange Hall to find boutique stores. Find vintage items at Lulu B's or Vintage Martini.
Things to Do
Dallas is a huge city with a wide range of cultures, environments, and attractions. Home to over 40 square acres of green space and the largest urban forest in the country, this city provides residents with a variety of ways to enjoy the outdoors. Visit Great Trinity Forest to visit the adventure park and explore trails and wetlands before enjoying lunch at one of the area's picnic spots. Spend the day at White Rock Lake Park to enjoy hiking, boating, picnicking, a dog park, and museum. Head to the Americans Airlines Center to cheer on the Dallas Mavericks or the Dallas Stars. Visit the Reunion Tower for the best panoramic views of Dallas.
Take in the city's culture with a visit to the arts district where you'll video various museums to explore. Visit the Winspear Opera House in the AT&T Performing Arts Center to take in a live show. Explore the Dallas Museum of Art to see art collections from around the world.
Dallas is also home to several festivals and events throughout the year, including the State Fair of Texas. The fair is a 24-day annual event that celebrates "all things Texan" with games and amusements, competitions, and an absolutely insane list of experimental fried foods.
Served by the Lovejoy School District, Dallas is home to many highly-rated schools and colleges.