DFW Metroplex Area Attractions

Center of Activity
Cedar Hill offers indoor and outdoor activities including an amusement park, 14-screen Cinemark movie theater, skating rink and studio for arts and craftsman. Tangle Ridge Golf Course, on the western edge of the city, is one of the top-rated golf courses in the state.

So Much to See & Do
On the doorstep of Cedar Hill lies the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex with attractions like the Dallas Cowboys football team, the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, The Texas Rangers Baseball team, the Dallas Stars Hockey team and the Dallas Burn soccer team. The home fields, courts and ice are all within a 30 minute drive.
Other sporting attractions include Nascar racing at Texas Motor Speedway, horse racing at Lone Star Park and minor league baseball in Grand Prairie, Fort Worth and Frisco. The Professional Golfers Association tour stops twice each season in the Metroplex.


Museums include the Amon Carter Art Museum, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Dallas Museum of Art, and many others. For more Texas culture there's the Dallas Symphony, Dallas Opera, Billy Bob's Texas and the great State Fair of Texas in Dallas' Fair Park every fall.


On the wild side you'll find the Dallas Zoo, Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Nature Center and dozens of nature reserves in the Metroplex.

Other Attractions

Other popular attractions include the Fort Worth Water Gardens, Six Flags Over Texas, the Fort Worth Stockyards, Dallas' Deep Ellum and the JFK Memorial.


The Dallas Morning News' GuideLive gives this overview of area attractions:

Less than a 30 minute drive

AT&T Cowboys Stadium
900 E Randol Mill Road
Arlington, TX 76011
972.785.4780 or 972.785.5000

Dallas Arts District
750 N. St. Paul Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201

Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park
1717 Gano Street
Dallas, TX 75215

Dallas Mavericks Basketball
American Airlines Center
2500 Victory Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219

Dallas Arts District

Dallas Zoo
650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35E)
Dallas, TX 75203

Fair Park
1300 Robert B. Cullum at Grand Avenue
Dallas, TX 75210

Grand Prairie Airhogs Baseball
1600 Lone Star Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Six Flags Over Texas
Hurricane Harbor Water Park
1800 E. Lamar Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76006

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie
1000 Lone Star Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Six Flags Over Texas
2201 Road to Sic Flags
Arlington, TX 76011

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202

Texas Ranger Baseball and Legends of the Game Museum

Globe Life Park
1000 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76011

Traders Village
2602 Mayfield Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
30-45 minute drive

Dallas Arboretum

8525 Garland Road
Dallas, TX 75218

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Mesquite Champion Rodeo
1818 Rodeo Drive
Mesquite, TX 75149

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
1720 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76109

Frontiers of Flight Museum

6911 Lemmon Avenue (Love Field)
Dallas, TX 75209

Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107

LEGOLAND Discovery Center
3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway
Grapevine, TX 76051

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
500 NE 23rd Street
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Southfork Ranch
3700 Hogge Drive
Parker, TX 75002

U.S. Treasury Bureau of Engraving and Printing
9000 Blue Mound Road
Fort Worth, TX 76131
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