A metal art structure in Dallas

About Dallas


 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.

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About Dallas

 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

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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 Tex' statue that greets visitors at the State Fair of Texas is the tallest cowboy in Texas.

Big D Forecast

Mon 76°

Tue 47°

Wed 55°

Thu 52°

Fri 59°

Sat 63°

Sun 67°

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.

Downtown
Uptown
Deep Ellum
South Side
Arts District
Oak Cliff
East Dallas
Oak Lawn
Design District
Highland Park
Knox/Henderson