Dallas Texas Tourism At a Glance
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Spring and fall are ideal seasons to visit Dallas. Not only are these great times to visit weatherwise, but it's also peak festival season during this time. Dallas, known for its severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, is best visited before the summer months. Click Here to find hotels in Ft Worth. If you need additional visitor information for Ft Worth, Click Here.
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Summer is hot, as you can imagine. Usually, the summer brings with it severe thunderstorms and oftentimes tornadoes. It doesn't get extremely cold in the winters, although warm clothing is still suggested during this time of year. Spring and fall display moderate temperatures, although late spring, it starts heating up quite a bit.
Like most major cities, Dallas is connected by a dozen or so major highways, making it easy to get to various parts of the city. However, don't try maneuvering your way around during rush hour - a terrible time for driving. It's more convenient to have your own car in Dallas, whether your's or a rental car. As far as public transportation, this isn't the most efficient. Greyhound buses travel between Dallas and surrounding cities, including Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, San Antonion and El Paso.
DART is the local public transportation system. It's served by both buses and rail trains that hit downtown Dallas and some outlying areas. And, of course, there are always big yellow taxis.
Dallas is a reasonable place to visit, as far as costs. Of course there are some places that are more extravagant than others, but for the most part, it won't break the bank.
Texas Tourism - Ft Worth Attractions, Activities and Day Trips It's just 30 minutes from Dallas to Fort Worth. What was once the center of the ranching industry is now mostly an entertainment and shopping district, though a bit of cattle business still takes place. Known as 'Wall Street of the West,' the Fort Worth Livestock Exchange includes a museum of photos and memorabilia from the heyday of Fort Worth's cattle industry. And Sundance Square, a 14-block area, is one of the most vibrant downtown districts in Texas.
Arlington: Here you'll find one of the oldest theme parks, Six Flags Over Texas. The park is roughly a 20-minute drive from downtown Dallas and is home to the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Texas.
Is there really a South Fork Ranch? If you were (or still are) a Dallas fanatic, take a trip to the actual ranch where the series was filmed. This ranch was in business for eight years before it became the TV show's official home. Parker is 20 miles northeast of Dallas via Hwy 75.
And don't forget a day trip to Austin if you have the time. With a boatload of superlatives under its belt, this Live Music Capital of the World is sure to please the entire family. Austin is roughly three hours from Dallas
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