Quality Inn at Arlington Highlands
121 East I-20
Arlington, TX 76018
Phone: (817) 467-3535
Fax: (817) 468-3374
This site was once part of the extensive land holdings of Colonel Middleton Tate Johnson, founder of the site for Fort Worth. Johnson County is named after him and he is buried here.
Over 200 life-like figures of movie stars, historical figures, fantasy and fear can be seen at Louis Tussaud
Enjoy championship putting courses and state-of-the-art game rooms while visiting this wonderful family amusement venue that also features a number one go-cart race track, a nine cage batting range, and a full concession area.
The stadium of the Dallas Cowboys, the city's NFL team, is a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility that was officially completed on May 29, 2009. It replaced the open-air Texas Stadium. Designed by a Dallas-based architectural firm, AT&T Stadium can seat up to 100,000 people, and is one of the world's largest domed stadiums. A wide array of concessions, souvenirs and amenities are available, and the stadium even has its own art gallery. Fans of football will definitely want to catch a game at this stadium.
This 2,250-acre city lake in th3e sourhwest corner of the city is popular for boating, sailing, water skiing, and fishing.
Often referred to as "The Entertainment Capital of Texas," Six Flags offers 200 acres (809,371 square meters) of rides, shows and attractions. For many years, this family amusement park has delighted Texans and others from around the world. Ride the 109-foot-tall (33 meters) "Batman the Ride," which travels up to 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour) and watch stuntmen perform as Wild West gunslingers in an action-filled street shootout. Rates vary during the winter months. The park is usually closed between early January and early March, reopens daily for two weeks in March, and then opens on weekends until the area schools let out in late May. Phone ahead or visit the website to check on any schedule changes.
The 6,469-acre Joe Pool Lake is located four miles south of Grand Prairie on Mountain Creek, a tributary of the Trinity River, in Tarrant, Ellis and Dallas Counties. Fish found here include largemouth bass, white bass, white crappie, and channel catfish. A full-service marina is available. The 791-acre, 221-site Loyd Park is located on the northwest side of Joe Pool Lake, east of SH 360 off Ragland Road.
The Main Library houses such reading, educational and reference materials as newspapers, books on tape and CDs, magazines, DVDs, cassettes, Internet access, and phone books. Other branches in Grand Prairie can be found inside the Bowles Life Center and at 760 Bardin Road.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
Located north of Six Flags on Green Oaks Boulevard in Arlington, this park offers something for everyone. There are areas for hiking, biking and inline skating. Four miles of paved trails wind in and out of the playground and greenbelt areas of this 958-acre (388-hectare) park. Eventually, Arlington hopes to connect this park to Dallas and Fort Worth via the Trinity River trail. Each Saturday, the River Legacy Park sponsors a guided trail hike. The River Legacy Living Science Center gives presentations on nature to promote ecological appreciation.
An interactive water park located just south of Jefferson and west of Beltline behind Charley Taylor Recreation Center, Splash Factory Outdoor Water Playground features age-specific play areas which include a water wall, ground sprays, a magic touch water gun, spray cannons and power geysers.
Dogwood Canyon contains some of the rarest ecological features in Texas. This 250-acre (101-hectare) stretch of land provides hours of outdoor fun for everyone in the family. Keep an eye out for various species of birds, amphibians, and other wildlife. Located just 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Dallas, a trip here is easy and worthwhile.