Arlington is a booming Texas city sandwiched between Dallas and Fort Worth. Among the best Arlington attractions are museums, amusement parks, sports events, live music, and distinguished restaurants. Go to a Dallas Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium or stop by Globe Life Park for a Texas Rangers match.
In case Six Flags Over Texas isn’t thrilling enough, families can experience water-based amusement rides at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor.
Enjoy free weekly concerts in downtown Arlington. The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts hosts roughly 50 free concerts that showcase various acts, from local bands to world-renowned artists.
Spend a thrill-seeking day at Six Flags Over Texas. The park features pulse-pounding rides, including several themed after Batman and Superman. It also has plenty of relaxed rides for people who want a more laid-back experience.
Arlington has a range of restaurants that will suit any palate. Local favorites include Vietalia Kitchen, Los Jimadores Tex-Mex Tequila Factory, Babe’s Chicken Dinner House, and Flying Fish.
Explore distant galaxies at the Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington. The planetarium has a 60-foot diameter dome where stars, galaxies, and planets are projected.
In addition to local shops downtown, Parks at Arlington features chain stores, unique boutiques, and several restaurants.
Go bird watching, jogging, or cycling at River Legacy Park, a 1,031-acre forest with 193 species of native birds and 400 species of animals.