Arlington's "go-to" places are its real gems that astound travelers from near and far. Whether you come in a solitary or your loved one accompany you on your visit here, the city can never disappoint you for sure. And, we can assure you that because travelers from every end of the world have acknowledged this land as an outright "Travelers' Paradise". Next time you plan your holiday, don't miss out on Arlington to get enriched with some cherished moments awaiting you in the store of the city.
Six Flags Over Texas
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Whatever happens at Six Flags Over Texas is the most happening thing you will ever come across. When it comes to family entertainment, Six Flags Over Texas is the most obvious name to come across. A successful endeavor of a Texas oil man, Angus G. Wynne, Jr., opened its doors to fun lovers in 1961. Today, it is marked with several one-of-its-kind sensational and thrilling rides that have earned a worldwide acknowledgement. In 2013, its Goodtimes Square section introduced a world-record breaking ride, The Texas SkyScreamer. 'Hypercoaster Titan' and 'Steel hybrid New Texas Giant' are the two of hard-to-beat roller coasters at Six Flags Over Texas. Today, Six Flags Over Texas incorporates a total of 11 themed areas. On May 23, 2015, Theme Park Insider voted the newest attraction JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis of Six Flags Over Texas as the "Best New Attraction". The ride adventure here gets enhanced when you team up with some of our new-age superheroes, namely, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Batman, and Green Lantern. Apart from the ride adventure, Six Flags Over Texas also pleases its visitors with its shopping opportunities and dining options. True, the heights of entertainment at Six Flags Over Texas can never be matched or surpassed.
Address: 2201 Road to Six Flags Street E, Arlington, TX 76011, United States
Phone: 1 817.640.8900
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This sprawling stadium with a retractable roof was formerly known as Cowboys Stadium. About 80,000 people can congregate at this stadium making it the third largest stadium in the NFL. All year-round countless number of football enthusiasts visit the facility to enjoy the spectacular and grand event of Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). Besides football league, the stadium also gets occupied by and hosts many larger-than-life events and activities like soccer matches, concerts, college football and high school football contests, basketball games, and motocross and Spartan races. The stadium is often called as "Jerry World" after Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, the brain behind this insurmountable stadium in the nation. The other assets of this stadium are the largest column-free interior around the world and the fourth largest HD video screen in the world.
Address: One AT&T Way, Arlington, Texas 76011, United States
Phone: 1 817.892.4000
Arlington Convention Center
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Arlington Convention Center is a famous venue for grand trade shows and meetings featuring 8,500 square feet of meeting room space, 50,000 square feet column-free exhibit space, flexible banquet, 30,000 square feet Grand Hall which features more than 100 hang points, and myriads of hotel choices. Arlington Convention Center is adorned with unparalleled contemporary architectural features. Its proximity to Six Flags Over Texas, Globe Life Park, AT&T Stadium, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor makes it the most-visited tourist attractions in the state of Texas.
Address: 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, Texas 76011, United States
Phone: 1 817.459.5000
Operation Hours: Monday-Friday (8:00 am-5:00 pm); remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays
This multi-purpose stadium is nestled in the University of Texas at Arlington campus. This wide-spread stadium can accommodate up to 12,500 people. Maverick Stadium is a popular destination for the UT Arlington Division I Track and Fields Athletes. Throughout the year, Maverick Stadium hosts plethora of local as well as national events keeping people's entertainment needs in mind: the Pantego Christian Academy Panther Football, Texas Scottish Festival and a lot of other significant events.
Address: 1307 West Mitchell Street, Arlington, TX 76013, United States
Phone: 1 817.272.2033
Operation Hours: Monday-Friday (8:00 am-5:00 pm); remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays
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River Legacy is a famous non-profit organization in the United States whose foundation was laid in 1988. It started as a public/private partnership with the City of Arlington. River Legacy Foundation is engaged in preserving, maintaining and enhancing the parkland along the bank of Trinity River and developing it into a resource of education, recreation and nature. In 1990, it opened as a 376 acres public park. Today's park spreads across 1,300-acre of land along the Trinity River. By opening the River Legacy Living Science Center in 1996 it added another feather into its hat. It features aquariums, terrariums, a gift shop and nature trails, and organizes interactive exhibits and environmental education programs.
Address: Euless, Texas 76040, United States
Phone: 1 817.860.6752
Arlington Improv Comedy Theater & Restaurant
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A great place it is to stop by with your favorite people to hang around. Local, national and international artists here always have visitors in splits with their out-of-this-world comedy acts and stand-ups. This casual spot for nightlife creatures is also packed with some dining options, but who wants to take a break when such awe-inspiring and funny-bone-tickling performances are going on.
Address: 309 Curtis Mathes Way #147, Arlington, Texas 76018, United States
Phone: 1 817.635.5555
Operation Hours: Monday-Tuesday (9:00 am-5:00 pm); Wednesday-Thursday (9:00 am-8:30 pm); Friday (9:00 am-11:00 pm); Saturday (9:00 am-10:00 pm); Sunday (12:00 pm-8:00 pm)
ICE at The Parks
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For some, skating could be an art, while some considers it a sport, but one thing common that can happen with all alike is that skating can help you subdue all your worries and let you lose yourself into a high amount of fun and thrill. ICE at The Parks is one such arena in the city that allows you to taste the fun while enjoying your skating and hockey sessions here. Even if you don't possess any skating skills, then too the doors to enjoyment are never closed on you. ICE at The Parks provides you with highly qualified and trained skating instructors to teach you the nuts and bolts of skating. If you want to surprise your love-ones on their birthdays, you can also plan and throw a birthday party in the premises of ICE at The Parks.
Address: 3815 S Cooper St., Arlington, TX 76015, United States
Phone: 1 817.419.0095
Operation Hours: Monday (11:00 am-4:00 pm); Tuesday-Thursday (11:00 am-5:00 pm); Friday (11:30 am-5:00 pm, 8:00 pm-9:30 pm); Saturday (12:30 pm–2:45 pm, 4:45 pm–6:30 pm, 8:00 pm–9:30 pm); Sunday (2:00 pm-5:00 pm)
The Fielder House
This historic house was built as the residence of Mr. and Mrs. James Park Fielder, Sr. in 1914. The two-story house is famed as one of the first brick homes built in the city. The spectacular oaks around the house magnifies the glory of this iconic facility. The exhibitions and education program at the galleries at the Fielder house will transport you to the history of Arlington and its neighboring communities. Its major exhibits include "Faces of Arlington" WWII - which showcases the residents and the hometown hero's of World War II. You can also wander around its permanent exhibits, namely, Dining Room, the Fielder Kitchen, Doctors Office, Media Room, and Collectables in the basement.
Address: 1616 West Abram Street, Arlington, TX 76013, United States
Phone: 1 817.460.4001
Operation Hours: Tuesday-Saturday (10:00 am-2:00 pm); remains closed on Mondays and Sundays
The Arlington Museum of Art
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The Arlington Museum of Art is engaged in flourishing creativity and access to art in order to take the cultural enrichment to the next level and to ensure the economic development of our community. This not-for-profit organization organizes exhibitions to inspire, inform and educate its visitors. To enhance public awareness and to set up Arlington as a cultural hub in North Texas, The Arlington Museum of Art conducts educational programs year-round. The Arlington Museum of Art is also dedicated to support education programs based on arts for local public schools, colleges, universities and many other educational institutions.
Address: 201 West Main Street, Arlington, TX 76010, United States
Phone: 1 817.275.4600
Operation Hours: Tuesday-Saturday (10:00 am-5:00 pm); Sunday (1:00 pm-5:00 pm); remains closed on Mondays
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