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Dallas, the third largest city in Texas and the center of the state's largest metropolitan area, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, is in the north central portion of the state.

This populous city is home to the Dallas Cowboys and you'll regularly be reminded of the city's mass enthusiasm for the team. A shopper's paradise, Dallas has more shopping centres per capita than any other city in the US.

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Big, brash, lively, and ringing with history, Dallas is a blow-your-socks-off type of holiday destination. Mixing flashy prosperity with a distinct Southern charm, the Texan giant brims with exciting cultural discoveries, which are best explored through the city’s various bustling neighbourhoods. The Big D is famed for having one of the best art scenes in the US – a reputation largely...

Quick Facts

Population: 
Approx. 1.2 million
Time Zone: 
CMT -6
Language(s): 
English (official), Spanish, Native American
Currency: 
American Dollar ($USD)
Electricity: 
110v - 60Hz

Dining

Beltline Road through Addison and North Dallas, just north of I-635, has perhaps the most restaurants per-capita in the U.S. If there is a type of food you like then you can probably find it there. Greenville Avenue running north to south in East Dallas, has many restaurants along its length, particularly in Lower Greenville. Knox and Henderson streets, off US-75 Uptown have many laid-back, stylish restaurants. McKinney Street, south of Uptown, a wide variety of quality establishments. The West End in the northwest part of Downtown has a good mix of original local restaurants and successful chain establishments.

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