Avid Summer Institute
As the ninth-largest city and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas covers approximately 343 square 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
Dallas is the largest metropolitan are in the nation not on a navigable body of water.
The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas. Bottoms up!
The 52 foot 'Big Tex' statue that greets visitors at the State Fair of Texas is the tallest cowboy in Texas.
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) has been recognized as "The Best-Run Convention Center in America."
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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.