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
84°
Sunny
6:28am8:37pm CDT
Feels like: 91°F
Wind: 8mph S
Humidity: 69%
Pressure: 30"Hg
UV index: 2
SatSunMonTueWed
100/79°F
102/81°F
99/79°F
100/79°F
97/79°F

 

 

Events Calendar

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some events below may be affected. Please visit the attached links for latest updates.

 

July 2020

 

1 – 09/27 COLLEGE STATION: The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design – J. Wayne Stark Galleries, few objects tell the history of modern design as eloquently as the chair. Designed for function, each chair has a story to tell about our national history and the evolution of American design not only as a functional item, but also as sculptural in view—the chair as art, uart.tamu.edu.

 

1 – 10/04 COLLEGE STATION: Interior Monologues – J. Wayne Stark Galleries, uart.tamu.edu.

 

1 – 12/13 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. For more information visit uart.tamu.edu.

 

3-5 PALESTINE: America On Rails – Texas State Railroad – The 4th of July is going to mean SO MUCH more this year. From sea to shining sea Americans will be invoking their inalienable right to celebrate their freedom! We invite you to savor the Fourth of July holiday with a salute to one of America’s “deepest” roots – Railroading! For more information visit online at texasstaterailroad.net.

 

4 WACO: Fourth on the Brazos – McLane Stadium, fireworks will be shot above the river between Touchdown Alley and the Ferrell Center and will be visible along both sides of the river, the Ferrell Center and from areas around Baylor Campus, enjoy concerts, food, a kids area. For more information visit wacoheartoftexas.com.

 

4-25 WACO: Waco Downtown Farmers Market – Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market, a variety of vendors featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco, wacoheartoftexas.com.

 

10 PALESTINE: Romance on the Rails – Texas Rail Railroad, the Piney Woods comes alive with the luminous glow of moon-kissed skies on this popular DATE NIGHT train ride offered on select Friday evenings, texasstaterailroad.net.

 

10 PALESTINE: Pints in the Pines – Texas State Railroad, savor the rich flavors of an amber harvest while drinking in the scenery and leisurely pace of a train ride, during this adult-only event, texasstaterailroad.net.

 

25-31 WACO: Waco Trade Days – A block away from the Magnolia Silos, shop at Savage Finds and save, find all kinds of great deals and fun items, wacoheartoftexas.com.

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.