Leisure and Recreation
s the number one tourist destination in the Lone Star State, the DFW Metroplex has long
established itself as a community of fun-seekers. A state-of-the-art ballpark in Arlington,
multiple museums in walking distance of both downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, and
performing arts venues for all art lovers are just a few reasons why leisurely visiting
get on your walking shoes and get busy! Dallas has more than 115 public art works and has the largest
urban arts district in America. With nine museums, Dallas offers vast opportunities to soak in both ancient
and contemporary artifacts from all over the world.
The Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau details fun facts about this great city that will make the native
Dallasite want to plan a weekend rendezvous in the “Big D.” For starters, the city provides art lovers and
museum-goers a place to frolic. Fair Park contains the largest collection of Art Deco exhibition buildings
in the country and is the largest collection of cultural facilities in Dallas.