Before you travel it’s important to have the information needed for a safe, fun and enriching vacation; including where to stay, what the weather is like and what’s happening during a specific time of year.

Maps

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Dallas/Fort Worth

Texas

Getting Around

Here is airport information for DFW International Airport as well as a list of car rental agencies to help you get around Dallas/Ft. Worth and beyond in a relaxing enjoyable manner.

 

DFW International Airport
3200 East Airfield Drive
DFW Airport, TX 75261
Main Number 972 973 8888
www.dfwairport.com

 

Car Rental Agencies
Advantage       800-777-5500     www.advantage.com
Budget            972-615-4400       www.budget.com
Dollar             866-434-2226       www.dollar.com
Enterprise       972-586-1100        www.enterprise.com
Thrifty             972-456-5980     www.thrifty.com

 

Car Rental Return
Start out going SOUTH on International Pkwy S/TX-97
Merge onto TX-183 East toward Irving/Dallas
Merge onto TX-161 North toward 161 Toll/President George Bush Turnpike
TX-161 North becomes President George Bush turnpike – Merge onto I-635
Take the Dallas North Tollway South Exit 22D, toward Dallas Pkwy
Take the exit toward Dallas Pkwy
Stay straight to go onto Lyndon B Johnson Fwy – I-635

When to Come

Weather

With a high in the mid 50s and lows in the 30s in the winter and highs in the 90s in the peak of the summer, Dallas/Ft. Worth is a perfect destination all year round.

 

 

Dallas
77°
Sunny
07:3018:56 CDT
Feels like: 77°F
Wind: 7mph SE
Humidity: 28%
Pressure: 29.95"Hg
UV index: 5
SunMonTueWedThu
77/60°F
82/70°F
88/53°F
71/48°F
75/53°F

 

 

Events Calendar

 

October 2019

 

3-13 IRVING: Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo – Extraco Events Center, you’ll be able to enjoy one more day of our thrilling rodeo, exciting fairgrounds and attractions for the whole family!  Over the past 64 years the Fair & Rodeo has offered Central Texas a place to come and support the community while enjoying the sights, sounds and smells that make the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo what it is, extracoeventscenter.com

 

4- 26 FORT WORTH: Real Bulls, Not Steel Bulls – Billy Bob’ s Texas, every Friday and Saturday nights, the real bull riding inside the facility separated Billy Bob’s from any other club in the world, BillyBobsTexas.com

 

5-26 GRAND PRAIRIE: Farmers Market – Main Street at Market Square, features locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, tamales, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, plants, soaps, candles and more, call 972-237-4599 or visitgrandprairietx.com

 

5-26 PALESTINE: October’s Pumpkin Patch Express – Texas State Railroad, everyone who purchases entry into the Pumpkin Patch receives an open-air coach seat aboard a specifically designated train departure time.  All passengers, young and old, are encouraged to come attired in their Halloween finest, texasstaterailroad.net

 

5-26 WACO: Waco Downtown Farmers Market – Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market, every Saturday a variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco, wacoheartoftexas.com

 

5 – 12/01/19 Todd Mission: Texas Renaissance Festival – New Market Village, marvelous assortment of unique performers: musicians, magicians, acrobats, jugglers, dancers with over 200 daily performances, food, shopping, artisans, and more, texrenfest.com

 

5 – 01/05/20 IRVING: IAA Traveling Animal Art Exhibit – Irving Arts Center, award-winning entries and curated selections from the Irving Art Association’s 2019 Animal Art Exhibition are presented, 972-252-ARTS or visit IrvingArtsCenter.com

 

12 FORT WORTH: Billy Currington – Billy Bob’s Texas, the talented Georgia native has spent more than a decade in the spotlight proving he’s truly a man for all seasons, possessing one of the smoothest and most distinct voices in any genre of music, billybobstexas.com

 

18 – 31 BRYAN: Fright Nights Haunted House – Downtown Bryan, famous Fright Nights Haunted House celebrating their 9th Halloween season, Bryantx.gov/visit

 

19 College Station: Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Bash – George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Bash and see the official Friends of Smokey Bear Hot Air Balloon that’s nearly ten stories tall and 72 feet wide, children’s games, arts & crafts, bounce houses, local fire departments, and – of course! – cupcakes, bush41.org

 

19 PALESTINE: Dogwood Jamboree “That’s What I Call Country – Loop Palestine, Branson style music show filled with family fun, laughter and great classic country music from some of the best artist anywhere, dogwoodjamboree.com

 

25-26 McKinney: Legends of McKinney Ghost Walk – Chestnut Square, enjoy costume storytellers, building tours, live action performances, paranormal presentation and other legendary activities, chestnutsqure.org

 

26 PALESTINE: Hot Pepper Festival – Main Street, 2019 Hot Pepper Festival will feature tons of unique vendors, food, drinks, music, entertainment and of course the Hot Pepper eating contest, visitpalestine.com

 

27 – 01/26/20 Fort Worth: Renior: The Body, The Senses – Kimbell Art Museum, this daring exhibition is the first major exploration of Renoir’s unceasing interest in the human form, and it reconsiders Renoir as a constantly evolving artist whose style moved from Realism into luminous Impressionism, culminating in the modern classicism of his last decades, kimbellart.org

Where to Stay

Grand Hyatt DFW

Grand Hyatt DFW is integrated into DFW International Airport’s Terminal D and is accessible from all terminals via SkyLink or Terminal Link. This luxurious hotel offers elegantly appointed guest rooms featuring pillow-top Grand Beds and oversized bathrooms with freestanding showers and separate soaking tubs. Take advantage of our complimentary 24-hour fitness center, relax in the sparkling rooftop pool, schedule a soothing massage and tempt your taste buds with a globally inspired dining experience. Call us at 972-973-1234 or visit www.grandhyattdfw.com.

 

Best Western
The Lone Star state and Best Western hotels invite you stay awhile with us in Texas. Here you’ll find convenient, comfortable lodging locations all across this big state. So many in fact that you’ll likely to find a Best Western hotel wherever your travels take you. From Dallas to McAllen, El Paso to San Antonio, Austin to Odessa, Lubbock to Houston, and everywhere in between, we’ve got you covered for a great night’s sleep and big Texan hospitality. For great rates, specials, and to reserve your room, visit www.bestwesternTexas.com.