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Arlington Travel Guide, Texas

Arlington City in the State of Texas can be found between Dallas and Fort Worth.  This large and vigorous city has a very successful tourism.  The city is also called the “Fun Central.”

Travel

Arlington can be reached without any hassle because there are a lot of transportation options.  If you plan to travel by air, choose a plane ride that will arrive at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport because it is just a 15-minute ride into the city.  The airport also provides shuttle services and has a taxi lane for visitors.  In addition to that, it provides car rentals tied with companies like Alamo, National and Thrifty.  The city is also served by the Greyhound Bus Line.

Touring the city is no sweat.  Most of the hotels offer transportation services that can take you to famous landmarks around the city.  Hotel guests can either ride a free trolley or motor coach provided by the hotel.  People are also allowed to have bike rides.  However, if you prefer to do so, check out the biking paths first and the city’s regulation about it.

Climate

The weather in Arlington is great for summer outings.  The temperature during the summer season averages at 95 degrees Fahrenheit.  So if you plan to go out during these times, remember to put on sunscreen and drink a lot of fluids so you would not be dehydrated.  If you think you cannot stand the summer’s heat, then go there during spring or fall when the weather is mild.  During winter season, the temperature averages at 60 degrees or even lower.

Events

Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games is one of the largest highland events in North America.  This festival has various episodes that range from sports activities and contests to educational activities and workshops.  This event is celebrated every June.

For sports fanatics, the Major League Baseball, featuring the Texas Rangers, is considered a big event in the city.  This can be watched annually from the months of April thru September.

Attractions

Arlington has a lot of attractions including theme parks, gardens, nightlife options, arts and cultural museums, and sports and leisure areas.

Being the “Fun Central” one of the most admired sights in Arlington is the Six Flags Over Texas which is a theme park.  Other landmarks and tourist spots that are worth to visit are the Rangers Stadium, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Palace of Wax and Trader’s Village.

With the overview of the city, Arlington is definitely one place you should consider as a travel destination.  Be captivated with its sceneries and enjoy the climate it brings.  Always find time to track down the events that could vary from time to time.


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  • asterixCowboys Dancehall
    travel tip by asterix posted more then 30 days ago
    In Arlington you can have fun too and I'm not thinking about an amusement park here. There are concerts and dance lessons several days a week at the Cowboys Dancehall, so if you're in town for a visit than go check it out. Some...
  • kachou_nHistoric Fielder House
    travel tip by kachou_n posted more then 30 days ago
    The Historic Fielder House is quite significant in Arlington's history because this mansion was among the first brick structures that had electricity, indoor plumbing and central heating installed. The house with its two stories...
  • 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...
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