411 W. Road to Six Flags
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: (817) 460-8700
Fax: (817) 460-8701
The stadium of the Dallas Cowboys, the city's NFL team, is a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility that was officially completed on May 29, 2009. It replaced the open-air Texas Stadium. Designed by a Dallas-based architectural firm, AT&T Stadium can seat up to 100,000 people, and is one of the world's largest domed stadiums. A wide array of concessions, souvenirs and amenities are available, and the stadium even has its own art gallery. Fans of football will definitely want to catch a game at this stadium.
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.
Enjoy championship putting courses and state-of-the-art game rooms while visiting this wonderful family amusement venue that also features a number one go-cart race track, a nine cage batting range, and a full concession area.
Often referred to as "The Entertainment Capital of Texas," Six Flags offers 200 acres (809,371 square meters) of rides, shows and attractions. For many years, this family amusement park has delighted Texans and others from around the world. Ride the 109-foot-tall (33 meters) "Batman the Ride," which travels up to 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour) and watch stuntmen perform as Wild West gunslingers in an action-filled street shootout. Rates vary during the winter months. The park is usually closed between early January and early March, reopens daily for two weeks in March, and then opens on weekends until the area schools let out in late May. Phone ahead or visit the website to check on any schedule changes.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
This site was once part of the extensive land holdings of Colonel Middleton Tate Johnson, founder of the site for Fort Worth. Johnson County is named after him and he is buried here.
The Main Library houses such reading, educational and reference materials as newspapers, books on tape and CDs, magazines, DVDs, cassettes, Internet access, and phone books. Other branches in Grand Prairie can be found inside the Bowles Life Center and at 760 Bardin Road.
This 2,250-acre city lake in th3e sourhwest corner of the city is popular for boating, sailing, water skiing, and fishing.
An interactive water park located just south of Jefferson and west of Beltline behind Charley Taylor Recreation Center, Splash Factory Outdoor Water Playground features age-specific play areas which include a water wall, ground sprays, a magic touch water gun, spray cannons and power geysers.
Manmade river twists and turns through trees and flowers at this 17-acre water park, a perfect spot for children of all ages. One highlight is the green extreme, a water roller coaster measuring 65 feet tall and 1,161 feet long. With its myriad twists and turns, this ride,deemed the world's largest uphill water coaster, is everyone's favorite. The endless river offers the opportunity for a relaxing ride on a lazy summer day, while NRH2Ocean is a 12,000-square-foot wave pool. On Friday nights, "dive-in" movies are shown on a screen that is readily viewable from anywhere in this pool.
Laser Quest is live action laser tag at its best. Enter the multi-level arena where fog, music and special effects combine to provide an incredible combination of tag and hide & seek. For family and group events, birthday parties or on your own, Laser Quest is interactive intense fun for ages 7-77.
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.