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.


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Dallas/Fort Worth


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


Car Rental Agencies
Advantage       800-777-5500
Budget            972-615-4400
Dollar             866-434-2226
Enterprise       972-586-1100
Thrifty             972-456-5980


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


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.



07:1819:45 CDT
Feels like: 76°F
Wind: 12mph WNW
Humidity: 17%
Pressure: 29.82"Hg
UV index: 6
min 52°F



Events Calendar


March 2020

1-10 College Station: Art of the Aloha Shirt: Keoni of Hawaii, 1938- 51 – J. Wayne Stark Galleries, explore  the history, artistry, and production of Hawaii’s enduring fashion statement, the Aloha Shirt, including original textile artwork, production sketches and swatches, advertisements, and vintage shirts tells the story of an early innovator, John “Keoni” Meigs,


1-22 COLLEGE STATION: A View from the Shore: Winslow Homer’s Impressions of the Coast – Forsyth Galleries, organized by Syracuse University Art Collection. Winslow Homer’s interest in describing the sea began well before his now famous marine paintings of the later 19th century, he discovered Gloucester and Cape Ann after the Civil War and made a series of images for the popular press describing the area’s inhabitants and its natural beauty,


1-29 Irving: Night/Light: Photographs by Kate Jenkins – Irving Arts Center, in her photography she often incorporates constructed narratives, the images presented in this exhibition light plays a central role, illuminating scenes captured in the dark of night,


1-30 Fort Worth: Real Bulls, Not Steel Bulls – Billy Bob’s Texas, Friday and Saturday Nights, from the very beginning, plans were made to use the former auction ring as a bull riding arena, the real bull riding inside the facility separated Billy Bob’s from any other club in the world,


1 – 04/19 Irving: North Lake College Student Photography Exhibition – Irving Arts Center, photographs taken by North Lake College students will be on display,


1 – 04/26 Irving: J.J. L’Heureux: Faces from the Southern Ocean – photographer, painter, adventurer and naturalist: these are the words that describe the artist J.J. L’Heureux who made her her first trip to Antarctica in 2000,


1 – 04/26 Irving: Steven Foutch: Prints – Irving Arts Center, recent work by Steven Foutch, Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Printmaking at the University of Dallas will be on display,


1 – 06/14/20 Fort Worth: Flesh & Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum – Kimbell Art Museum, the special exhibition Flesh and Blood will feature nearly forty masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, one of the most important fine arts collections in Italy,


2-30 Waco: Waco Downtown Farmers Market – Downtown Washington Street, every Saturday a variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco,


2 – 01/03/2021 College Station: Backstage Pass: Baron Wolman and the Early Years of Rolling Stone – George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, immortalized by writers, filmmakers, and musicians from Stephen King to Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show, the cover of Rolling Stone magazine has embodied generations of popular culture. For artists, the cover is a coveted career achievement, and for many readers, it represents a fantasy realm of the rock-n-roll lifestyle,


2 – 01/03/2021 College Station: Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics exhibit – George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, from the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and social movements around the world. This one-of-a-kind exhibit, “Louder Than Words: Rock, Power & Politics,” explores the power of rock to change attitudes about patriotism, peace, equality, and freedom,


3-31 DALLAS: The Millermore Guided Tour – Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park, traces the extended Miller family tree all the way down to the modern era, tour leaves from the Miller Cabin,


6 Bryan: First Friday – Downtown Bryan, enjoy the sights and sounds of historic Downtown Bryan, a Texas Cultural District, after hours, there is something for everyone,


6 Waco: First Friday – Downtown Waco, businesses in downtown Waco join together to offer specials, extended hours, live music,


6-28 FORT WORTH: Real Bulls, Not Steel Bulls – Billy Bob’ s Texas, every Friday and Saturday night, the real bull riding inside the facility separated Billy Bob’s from any other club in the world,


7 Dallas: Old Time Music Jam – Dallas Heritage Village, just some folks playing “Old Time” tunes – a sort of acoustic, fiddle-infused precursor to bluegrass and country as we know it. Come and listen! Tap your toes and clap your hands,


12-14 Waco: Spring at the Silos – Magnolia Market, in celebration of the arrival of spring, our Spring at the Silos event features a free vendor fair, additional food trucks, and no shortage of florals! Mark your calendars for an event fit for spring. Be sure to follow us: Magnolia Instagram,


14 Fort Worth: Justin Moore – Billy Bob’s Texas, building a loyal fan base over the past decade with his traditional Country sound and captivating live shows,


14 Grand Prairie: Kids Fest – Traders Village, a host of fun activities are planned for kids to enjoy; clowns, magicians, face painters, activities, photo ops with superheroes and a high energy show of music, songs, and experiments,


19 Bryan: Third Thursday Art Step – Downtown Bryan, a monthly event showcasing the arts and culture of Downtown Bryan! This is a great opportunity to explore all of the art and art galleries in Downtown Bryan as well as meet and mingle with fellow art enthusiasts,


21 Fort Worth: Easton Corbin – Billy Bob’s Texas, multiple awards and nominations, performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Easton Corbin has made a lasting impression on country music,


21-22 Grand Prairie: Big Mamou Cajun Fest – Traders Village, get ready to party hearty, creole-style, as the Annual Cajun Festival cooks up big fun and delicious Cajun food,


22 Palestine: Dogwood Brunch Train – Texas State Railroad, passengers will savor the flavor, and the sights, of east Texas with a scrumptious 3-course meal and a front row seat to the Dogwood Days springtime show while luminous white and pink dogwood blooms light up the woods,


20 – 04/05 Palestine: 82nd Annual Dogwood Celebration & Festival – Historic Mainstreet, parade, music, enjoy the delicate beauty of the dogwood trees,


23-24 College Station: Living History Weekend – Museum of the American G.I., WWII Battle reenactment on Saturday and WWI Battle reenactment on Sunday,


26-28 Palestine: 19th Annual Old Time Music & Dulcimer Festival – Museum of East Texas Culture, vendors, plenty of place to eat, concerts with jamming music, bring chairs!


28 Bryan: Firkin Fest – Blackwater Draw Brewery, craft beer of the craft beer world. Firkins (yes, that’s a real word!) are small, generally, wooden casks in which beer is fermented and then served out of as well. Even with the same ingredients, no two firkins are the same so each and every beer you try at the Downtown Bryan Firkin Fest will be a once in a lifetime sampling,


28 Fort Worth: Sammy Kershaw – Billy Bob’s Texas, topping the charts with one of the most-played records at Country Radio over the past two decades,


28 Waco: The Texas Food Truck Showdown 2020 – Downtown Waco, get ready for the sixth annual Texas Food Truck Showdown! It’s a full of food and fun for the whole family! A Pop Up Market will feature local artists with unique pieces and products, various artwork to handcrafted jewelry and pottery, visit the artists’, Live music and entertainment, The Providence KidsZone will include face painting, children’s activities, and Ponies & Pals Petting Zoo throughout the day,


28-29 Grand Prairie: Texas All-Star Wrestling – Traders Village, bring the whole family out for a great time at Traders Village with TASW Wrestling!  Kids will have a chance to meet the wrestlers,


28-29 College Station: Living History Weekend – Museum of the American GI, the largest event of its kind in Texas, living history displays, shop in the Military Swap Meet, and to witness the roar of tanks in our WWII Battle reenactment! This family-friendly event is sure to have something for everyone,


29 Dallas: Seventh Annual Jazz Age Sunday Social – Dallas Heritage Village, It’s back! Roar into town for the grandest vintage-inspired event in Texas is back with everything you know and love, and this time we find ourselves back in the Twenties! Live traditional jazz, antique cars, dancing, vintage vendors, food, ice cream, games, and more,


30 Bryan: Firkin Fest – Downtown Bryan, firkins are THE craft beer of the craft beer world. Firkins (yes, that’s a real word!) are small, generally, wooden casks in which beer is fermented and then served out of as well. The beer from firkins is not filtered and often, extra ingredients are added such as spices, fruit, or even extra hops, firkins and brewery reps from across the state of Texas, must be 21 years or older to attend,


31 – 06/14 College Station: A Tale of Two Collections: Sharing Similarities & Celebrating Differences – Forsyth Galleries, explore the surprising similarities and remarkable differences that can be found in the holdings of Texas A&M’s Stark and Forsyth galleries, this exhibition highlights extraordinary works from a pair of remarkable collections that have grown in the heart of Aggieland,

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


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