Some of the reasons for that include a cutting edge culinary scene, fourteen different entertainment districts and ample shopping opportunities.
The city has spent more than $15 billion in development in recent years, resulting in the newly-opened Klyde Warren Park and Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Dallas also boasts the nation's largest urban arts district.
Here's some good-to-know-before-you-go information:
There are many exciting things to see in the city! Find out more here. »
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Dallas restaurants are more than the Texan favorites of steak houses, barbecue and Tex Mex. Click here for details»
Free things to do in Dallas
If you are a budget conscious visitor, here are a few ways to get the most out of your visit to Dallas without breaking the bank. »
Arts and culture
Dallas has the largest contiguous urban arts district in the U.S. with top museums, performance halls and award-winning architecture. Find out more»
Dallas offers a great time -- live music concerts, dancing, bars, and comedy clubs that keep the city on the move. Click here»