Dallas-Fort Worth Travel Guide
Plan Your Dallas-Fort Worth Vacation
Dallas and Fort Worth, separated by 30 mi of suburbs, aren't exactly twin cities—they're more like cousins who squabble more than they get along. Their roots are different, yet intertwined. Dallas has almost always been a center of trade, built on the ideals of capitalism and progress—and great leaps of faith. Fort Worth's prosperity was established when the town became a stop on the Chisholm Trail, and continued when the city became a major railhead. The cattle that were herded through town more than a century ago still define the city, and its nickname, "Cowtown," persists.
The Dallas lodging scene has gotten swankier recently with the addition of high profile hotels, including the W, the... read more
Dining in DFW is a beloved hobby, and pockets of great restaurants are spread all over the area. If you'd like to start a... read more
Things To Do in Dallas-Fort Worth
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Incredible Shopping. Dallas, the city that gave the world Neiman Marcus, continually raises the standards for spending money with... Read more
Nolan Ryan never won a Cy Young Award, his win-loss ratio was so-so, and he walked more batters than anybody, but he gets my vote for best... Read more
There's no trouble getting to the DFW area. The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the busiest hubs in the world,... Read more
Liberal newspaper columnist Molly Ivins started writing in the '60s about, as she put it, "militant blacks, angry Indians, radical... Read more
Texas might have more millionaires than steers these days, but billionaire tycoons are still rare enough, and none but H. Ross Perot ever... Read more
Bonnie and Clyde: two crazy kids on a joyride, or ruthless cop-killers who got what they deserved? The 1930s were hard times for... Read more
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