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Spectator Information - About Dallas, TX
About Dallas, TX
Dallas is centrally located and within a four-hour flight from most North American destinations. DFW International Airport is the world's third busiest airport, offering nearly 1,750 flights per day. In addition, Dallas Love Field Airport is conveniently located 10 minutes from downtown. Visitors can ride one of the fastest-growing light rail systems in the nation or jump on the historic free McKinney Avenue Trolley from the Dallas Arts District then ride throughout the Uptown area with restaurants, pubs, boutique hotels, and shops to explore. The ninth-largest city and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas covers approximately 343 square miles and has a population of 1,299,543. The ultra modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the number one visitor and leisure destination in Texas.
Throughout the city, you can enjoy the best shopping in the southwest, four and five-diamond/star hotels and restaurants, the largest urban arts district in the nation, 13 entertainment districts, and much more. Blend in moderate weather, year-round sports from 5 professional teams and the Southern hospitality for a true "taste" of the Dallas difference. Visitors are exposed to a city that models its slogan, "Live large. Think big.TM" Its pioneering spirit is alive and well, and the philanthropic contributions from its many residents continue to enrich the community and quality of life.
Check out Visit Dallas for more information on exciting things to do and places to eat and shop in Dallas, along with other helpful information.
There are two airports to fly into. Dallas Love Field is a bit closer to downtown, but Dallas/Fort Worth International may have more flight options.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
3200 East Airfield Dr.
Dallas, TX 75261
Dallas Love Field Airport
8008 Cedar Springs Road, LB 16
Dallas, TX 75235
Driving to Dallas
For driving directions to the Dallas Convention Center, click here.
Transportation within Dallas - Dart Information
2019 DART Rail Rider ALERT
DART is planning repairs to some of the downtown rail systems. The repairs will be on weekends only and is scheduled to continue through September 2019. The trains will be affected at some of the stations near the downtown hotels. Bus service will be available in these areas as an alternative. Read more >>