The City of Dallas

Dallas is a fast growing metropolitan city with a population of 1,299,543 that attracts worldwide travelers making Dallas the number one leisure and visitor destination in Texas. Dallas is centrally located in the U.S. and has 2 major airports nearby: DFW International Airport, the third busiest U.S. airport and Dallas Love Field airport located 10 minutes from downtown. Dallas offers public transportation through the DART and even has a free McKinney Avenue Trolley when visiting the Uptown area which has boutique hotels, shops, restaurants and pubs. Dallas' slogan, "Live large. Think big," is apparent throughout this busy city. In 2010, 24 businesses were named Fortune 500 companies. Check out VisitDallas for more information on Dallas.