Arlington Tourism

Arlington is a principal city in the U.S. state of Texas, located in Tarrant County. It is part of the Mid-Cities region of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, approximately 12 miles (19 km) east of downtown Fort Worth and 20 miles (32 km) west of downtown Dallas. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's estimate, the city had a population of almost 379,577 at the end of 2013, making it the third-largest municipality in the metropolitan area. Arlington is the fiftieth-most populous city in the United States, the seventh-most populous city in the state of Texas, and the largest city in the state that is not a county seat. Arlington is home to The University of Texas at Arlington, a doctoral-granting research institution, the Arlington Assembly plant used by General Motors, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV, Texas Health Resources, and American Mensa. Additionally, Arlington hosts the Texas Rangers' Globe Life Park in Arlington, and the Dallas Cowboys at the AT&T Stadium, the International Bowling Campus (which houses the United States Bowling Congress, International Bowling Museum and the International Bowling Hall of Fame), and the theme parks Six Flags Over Texas (the original Six Flags) and Hurricane Harbor. Arlington borders Kennedale, Grand Prairie, Mansfield and Fort Worth, and surrounds the smaller communities of Dalworthington Gardens and Pantego.

Wikipedia

Located in the Prairies and Lakes Region of Texas, Arlington is famous for many of its recreational activities and countryside tourism. After the railways were introduced in the US, Arlington gained its popularity as a cotton and farming centre. In the year 1954, General Motors assembly plant was set up in Arlington and is operational even today. Fun things to do in Arlington include: visiting the Six Flags Over Texas, the first ever Six Flags amusement park; visiting Six Flags Hurricane Harbour, one of the largest outdoor water parks in the US; Texas Rangers Baseball; The Ballpark in Arlington; AT&T Stadium; Maverick Speaker Series; watching the sun set at the Bowman Springs Park; and visiting Johnnie High's Country Music Revue.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Arlington before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Arlington for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Arlington.

    • Burglary and Theft 67.31 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.31 (High)
    • Attacks 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 71.15 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.54 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 63.46 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Arlington is 183.83 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 42.42 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.14 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.51 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.83 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 134.58 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Arlington

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.2 USD

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