This art center, located between Fort Worth and Dallas, is a famous landmark of this town. It hosts 300 events each year, including around 20 exhibitions in its four galleries. This place has two modern theaters and facilities for meetings, classroom sessions and performing arts. It is also famous for its garden of sculptures. The site measures 10 acres and the center offers free parking too.
Primarily a golf club, this venue also hosts private events. Corporate meetings and seminars can be held here. A beautiful landscape, rolling greens, and fountains give the place a country-like atmosphere. Let's not forget the 18-hole golf course that has witnessed both amateurs and professionals make their mark. Four dining rooms provide a variety of menu options, while the sports center has everything one needs to be active. Tennis lessons can be arranged at any of the eight courts and playrooms.
930 East 15th Street Plano, TX 75074 +1 972 509 7725
Eisenbergs is a great place for preteens to young adults to hang out and have a great time. It offers tons of ramps for bikers and skateboarders of any level or age to practice their skills. Friday nights, it's a mad house of excited teens flocking to the joint for live entertainment, with different bands performing weekly (cover charge may apply). Eisenbergs supports the local punk, emo and goth scenes. Its location in historical downtown Plano is convenient because the DART Rail station is right across the street (Dallas' mass transit train). Rental gear is available to those who do not have their own equipment. Be aware that in order to skate you must sign a waiver.
Located outside the city of Dallas in Arlington, this is a great escape for the family when things get too hot in the city. Open all summer, roughly from Memorial Day through Labor Day, the park features thrill rides and family rides that leave everyone refreshed and pleased at the end of a long day of fun. Check website for varying dates and hours.
222 West Las Colinas Boulevard Suite 1550 Irving, TX 75039 +1 972 252 7476
The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau is a customized travel information center for visitors. It offers group tours and general information regarding accommodation, sightseeing and transportation in and around Irving. The Convention Center provides a media center for meetings and conferences as well as organizing events for clients.
The Ice is a great venue for a birthday party, a broomball or ice hockey game, individual lessons, and skating competitions throughout the year. Admission, and skate rentals are very reasonably priced, and there are public skating hours every day of the week. Call ahead for varying dates.
Delaney Vineyards have been at the forefront of the wine industry for over two decades. The winery in Grapevine was founded in 1996 by Jerry Delaney and is located along sprawling 10 acres (four hectares) of Cynthiana grapes that can be credited to the climate and topography unique to Texas. The establishment offers free tours around the complex that features well-informed guides that can explain every step of the manufacturing process from the cultivation of the fruit to the packaging of wine bottles. The architecture is classic French with a Grand Barrel Room, tasting room and a gift shop. Relish award-winning wines and take home a bottle from the retail stores that also features varieties from the Lamesa vineyard.
Located north of Six Flags on Green Oaks Boulevard in Arlington, this park offers something for everyone. There are areas for hiking, biking and inline skating. Four miles of paved trails wind in and out of the playground and greenbelt areas of this 958-acre (388-hectare) park. Eventually, Arlington hopes to connect this park to Dallas and Fort Worth via the Trinity River trail. Each Saturday, the River Legacy Park sponsors a guided trail hike. The River Legacy Living Science Center gives presentations on nature to promote ecological appreciation.
5205 North Oconnor Boulevard Suite 155 Irving, TX 75039 +1 972 869 9047
It took seven years for world-renowned wildlife sculptor Robert Glen to complete this larger-than-life sized herd of wild mustangs. Since its installation in 1984, the Mustangs of Las Colinas have been among the most photographed and visited sites in North Texas. Known as the largest equestrian sculpture in the world, the mustangs are a breathtaking sight honoring both the heritage and spirit of Texas. Informative films on actual mustangs as well as the creation of the sculpture are available for viewing. Admission is free.
Artist Square is an open air outdoor facility that lends
it space for the hosting of several events. The Annette Strauss Artist Square is a park cum staging venue that comes under the administration of The City of Dallas ...
This historic site sprawls over 227 acres (918,636 square meters)
and has one of the nation's largest collections of Art Deco buildings. Built in 1936, Fair Park is registered as a National Historic Landmark. It was built by the ...
Make it a point to visit the gallery if you
are an art lover. You will find works of different artists on display at this place. Mull over the strokes of Bill Reed, get a child's perspective from the ...