A metal art structure in Dallas

Dec 31

About Dallas

As the ninth-largest city and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas covers approximately 343 quare miles and has a population of 1,241,162. The ultra modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas.

Dallas Fun Facts

A fun icon depicting the dallas skyline.

Dallas is the largest metropolitan are in the nation not on a navigable body of water.

A margarita glass.

The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas. Bottoms up!

A cowboy hat.

The 52 foot 'Big Text' statue that greets visitors at the State Fair of Texas is the tallest cowboy in Texas.

Big D Forecast

Sun 69°

Mon 64°

Tue 67°

Wed 60°

Thu 63°

Fri 69°

Sat 76°

Experience Dallas Like a Local

From Deep Ellum to Trinity Groves and beyond, there is so much to experience in Dallas, its surrounding cities and the places we call home! You can see and do it all in Dallas' many diverse neighborhoods. Watch what makes just a few of our featured neighborhoods so special.

Deep Ellum
South Side
Arts District
Oak Cliff
East Dallas
Oak Lawn
Design District
Highland Park