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Arlington Sights and Landmarks Guide, Texas

Arlington is a suburban area in Tarrant County of Texas. Known as the Fun Central, this city is located between Fort Worth and Dallas. From Texas Rangers baseball team to Six Flags over Texas theme park and Legends of Game Baseball Museum in Ameriquest Field, this city celebrates the state with a huge variety of attraction points.

There is a huge choice for services and accommodations in Arlington along with restaurants, golf courses and shops. Although it does not have a mass transit system, the trolley shuttle delivers the visitors from convention center and area hotels to various local sights. Two of the major attractions in the area are Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Palace of Wax. Muse see places in Arlington include:

Museums: Arlington Museum of Art is a special exhibit featuring a range of artwork from Texan artists. It also hosts many educational programs for adults and children and group tours can also be availed upon request. Legends of the Game Museum offers an educational and interactive glimpse into the history of Texas Rangers and baseball. Visitors can also purchase collectibles and souvenir items from this museum.

Educational attraction: River Legacy Parks is spread in 1300 acres, serves as a protected area for wildlife, and offers more than 8 miles of trail pavements winding through the thick forest. Picnicking, wildlife viewing, biking, jogging and hiking are some of the most popular activities in the park. The science center has living aquaria, interactive exhibits and also offers guided walk tours.

Theme and Amusement parks: The Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is a water park which includes Hook’s Lagoon and Boogie Beach area. Special events and shows are conducted here in which visitors can also take part. Putt Putt Entertainment center offers championship course for putting, go-carts and large rooms for games. This center serves as a great place for fun with family. Six Flags over Texas is a theme park which offers giant size roller coasters rides and also family friendly rides. Top class entertainment acts are also hosted here.

Water bodies: Lake Arlington has been located on the Village Creek of Tarrant County. Various recreational activities can also be found in this place. Visitors have the opportunity to fish, camp and swim at the reservoir.

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  • andra88River Legacy Park
    travel tip by andra88 posted more then 30 days ago
    Being quite a large park in the northern area of the city, there are many activities you're able to perform at River Legacy Park: biking, hiking, picnicking, dog walking, kayaking on the river nearby, bird/animal watching or just...
  • papillonDallas Cowboys Stadium
    travel tip by papillon posted more then 30 days ago
    Wow, amazing. I've never been on a Stadium tour, so it was something new to me to tour the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, considering that I'm not even such a huge D. Cowboys fan, but the trip was really worth it. There are two tours to...
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