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.
Centered around Johnson Creek, the Richard Greene Linear Park is a splendid stretch of greenery at the heart of the city's thriving entertainment district. The park offers visitors a respite from Arlington's urban landscape and a chance to indulge in some much need outdoor fun. Hiking trails cover the length of the park, leading you past picnic areas and the intriguing Caelum Moor Sculptures.
The Arlington City Hall is the venue where different departments of the local government of Arlington, Texas convene. You can visit the hall on Mondays and Fridays.
Dr. Robert Cluck Linear Park is an expanse of wooded areas, trails and wetlands. The Johnson Creek flows through the park, adding to its beauty. Come here for a picnic or simply a stroll in the woods.
Randol Mill Park has the facilities for a range of activities such as a fishing pond, a skate park, a few baseball fields, trails to walk along and more. The park also has an aquatic center, which is surrounded by a wooded area.
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.
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.
Known as the record holder for the biggest haunted house according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Boneyard Haunted House is definitely a place worth checking out. Step in and prepare for some serious thrills and chills.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
With nature trails winding around its expanse and a pond and water fountain to add to its beauty, California Lane Park is a nice place for an evening stroll. The park also has a water park, a basketball court, a soccer ground and more within its premises.
Veterans Park is a memorial that honors the brave men and women of Arlington who have sacrificed so much to serve their country as members of the United States Armed Forces. Spread across 103 acres, the park offers visitors a variety of recreational facilities including disc golf, hiking, biking and equestrian trails, a pavilion, gardens and a stage for performances. Sports fields and playgrounds also form a part of Veterans Park, providing an opportunity for the city's youth to indulge in some good old fashioned outdoor fun.
The Central Park in Grand Prairie gives you the chance to take part in some of the interesting events happening in the city. The Flight of the Monarch, an iconic event for the city, is hosted by this park every year. The park houses The Summit, which comprises of a theatre, ballroom, dining space, conference rooms and a patio as well.