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.


For your convenience, we’ve provided down-loadable maps to help plan out your vacation and trace out your adventure.

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.




Events Calendar

Events subject to change. Please visit event links for latest updates.


June 2022


1-11 Irving: 7th Annual Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition – Irving Arts Center, an annual collaboration between the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center, artists from Texas and neighboring states (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma) are invited to compete,


1-19 Irving: Pleibol! In the Barrows & the Big Leagues – Irving Archives and Museum, the history and culture of Latinos and their impact on American culture and society through the lens of baseball, this is a new bilingual (Spanish and English) exhibition,


1-25 Irving: Annual Exhibition of Irving ISD Student Artwork – Irving Arts Center, annual showcase of artwork by Irving ISD students, K-12. Elementary,


1-25 Irving: Partituren/Time Stands Still: Photographs by Michael Matthews & Michael Kruscha – Irving Arts Center, Berlin-based artists that come from different backgrounds, very different artistic experiences and perspectives, and have forged a deep personal and artistic friendship, evidenced by their shared interest in the malleability of photographic expression,


1 – 07/05 College Station: Texas Sea Grant: 50 years of Science and Stewardship – George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, a rich history of supporting the Texas coast and its people through cutting-edge research and innovative outreach and educational programs,


1 – 07/10 College Station: I Made This! An Emphasis on Origin – Forsyth Galleries, examine signatures and marks on art objects to uncover their stories,


1 – 07/24 Grand Prairie: Live Thoroughbred Racing – Lone Star Park, beautiful facility which features a seven-level glass-enclosed Grandstand, highlighted by our 1,200-seat Silks Dining Room and our 48 luxurious Penthouse Suites, all overlooking the race track,


1 – 07/24 Grand Prairie: Thoroughbred Racing – Lone Star Park, don’t miss the fun! Thoroughbred Racing Season runs annually during Triple Crown season, featuring an action-packed promotional schedule with lively entertainment and fun for the entire family,


1 – 07/29 College Station: Here: Faces and Voices of Native Aggies – Forsyth Galleries, learn about the history of Native American students at Texas A & M,


1 – 07/31 Fort Worth: The Language of Beauty in African Art – Kimbell Art Museum, presenting over two hundred works of art, emphasizes concepts of beauty through the languages and perspectives of indigenous African communities,


1 – 09/05 College Station: Brazo Valley Explore the Museum Trail – Museum of the American GI, by visiting six participating museums, historical sites, libraries, or art galleries in the Brazos Valley, attendees will become eligible to win a special gift basket,


1 – 09/11 College Station: Those Who Can Do, Teach – J. Wayne Stark Galleries, see works from artists and the students they taught, discovering how each influenced the other,


3 – 09/04 College Station: Natural Selections: Animals in Art – J. Wayne Stark Galleries, Flora, fauna, and wildlife combine in this nod to natural selections from the permanent collections,


4 Palestine: Art Walk Palestine – Downtown, visit participating businesses, artists, crafts, food, fun, and more,


4-25 Bryan: Brazos Valley Farmer’s Market – Main Street, every Saturday, support our region’s farms, local food producers, promoting benefits of eating locally produced food,


4-25 Grand Prairie: Farmer’s Market – Market Square, every Saturday, locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants, tamales, baked goods, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, soaps, candles, and more,


4-25 McKinney: Farmers Market – Chestnut Square, every Saturday, fresh fruits & vegetables, live plants, baked goods, artisan crafts, free ranged meats, pony rides, entertainment and more,


4-25 Palestine: Farmers Market – Spring Street, every Saturday, local growers still have plant starters to share as well as meat, eggs, crafts, jams, and pickles. We will also have another acoustic jam session, so grab your instrument and head to the farmers market,


4-25 Waco: Farmers Market – Downtown, every Saturday, fresh produce, meats, and meals since 2011, featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors, come visit us,


6 McKinney: Bar Wars – Chestnut Square, a craft cocktail and food experience set amongst the fabulous historic homes at Chestnut Square,


10 College Station: Bush Birthdays Celebration – George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum, 11 am – 3 pm in the rotunda, join us for refreshments and cake,


11 McKinney: Trolly Tour – Chestnut Square, tours of the historic residential and commercial districts of McKinney about the charming McKinney Trolley,


11-12 College Station: Hands-On History! – Museum of the American GI, fun and educational activities for children of all ages, special displays dedicated to the 29th Infantry and American paratroopers activities recreating the daily life and the diverse activities of US Navy and USCG personnel on shipboard during WWII,


11-25 Tyler: Tyler Celtic Festival – The Grove, celebrate all things Celtic with storytellers, musical performances, historical lectures, highland games, bagpipers, and more on five stages! Plus…there’s wine tasting, bon fire storytelling, ghost hunts, games of skill, kids crafts, and lots of yummy food and drink,


17 College Station: “Atlantis: The Lost Empire” – George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum, summer film series, popcorn, refreshments, games and bounce houses,


18 Bryan: Juneteenth Celebration In The Park – Sadie Thomas Memorial Park, celebration starts following the Juneteenth Parade,


18 Bryan: Juneteenth Blues Fest – 21st Street, bring your own chairs and get ready to celebrate,


18 Palestine: “DUETS IN COUNTRY MUSIC” – DOGWOOD JAMBOREE, Classic Country Music and Comedy,


18 Tyler: Father’s Day Jazz Festival – High Hill Farm, celebrate dad all weekend long at High Hill Farm! Live Music, food, cocktails, and a relaxing day,


18 – 07/09 Irving: The Year of the Tiger: Annual Exhibition of Paintings and Flowers – Irving Arts Center, presented by The Association of Oriental Arts (TAO Arts) with guest artists,

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