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Things to do in Arlington

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Football Stadium
“Just a 30 min drive from Jerry Jones' $1B wonder. For sports, entertainment and music! We recommend driving close and getting an uber to go the rest of the way if you don't want to fight parking traffic and prices. ”
  • 159 locals recommend
Theme Park
“located about 45 minutes away. If you love roller coasters this is the place to go.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Cool down from the Texas heat while enjoying a day of fun at one of my favorite water parks. The kids will definitely enjoy this place. Fun for the whole family. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Very close to the Cow Boys stadium. New facility and great place to visit. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Planning a visit to the “Best Big City” in the South? Include a trip to the most exciting lifestyle shopping center in the area - The Parks Mall at Arlington. Indulge in more than 170 specialty stores, and fit a film into your spree at the onsite AMC Theatres. Or, enjoy a kids’ party in the play area that features a carousel and NHL-size ice skating ring.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Arlington Highland has many different food options like BJs, The Keg, Pluckers, and many more. Aside from the many restaurants, it also has a few shopping stores like Old Navy, Ulta, Bed Bath and Beyond. If you’re also feeling like it’s a popcorn and movie type of day, Arlington Highland also has a movie theater (Studio Movie Grill). ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“If you enjoy spending money and walking around this is the place to go. Affordable outlet shopping mall with dining options.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Night Club
“Tons of sports bars, restaurants and live entertainment. There is karaoke here on certain nights. This is a great place to watch the game or just grab a bite to eat with the family. Check out their website for upcoming events. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Office
“Home of the Texas rangers baseball team. A great way to spend an evening in the new Rangers stadium with a great American game”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“This park has everything ! Lots of hiking trails and wide open spaces. Beautiful scenery!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Check out a Rangers Game while you are in town. Cheap tickets available in the upper-deck most games (weekends may be more difficult).”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“A really 5 star place to enjoy Cajun foods. Great seafood dishes. Lunch prices M-F are fair. Great social putting. Great ambience for all.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Church
“This place is truly a delight for the adventurous and those that just want to have a heart thrilling time. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Route
“Outdoor shops. Lincoln square is North Arlington. We also have the Parks Mall and the Highlands in South Arlington ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“Home Cooking Great Food!! Fantastic Atmosphere walking distance from your stay 200 yards away!”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“A really 5 star place to enjoy Cajun foods. Great seafood dishes. Lunch prices M-F are fair. Great social putting. Great ambience for all.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
“Home Cooking Great Food!! Fantastic Atmosphere walking distance from your stay 200 yards away!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Branch of a local chain known for beer, burgers & other pub grub, with a patio & sports on many TVs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great location to take a family. If you like Tex-Mex, this place is for you!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“English-pub themed restaurant serving pints, burgers & traditional British food like fish & chips.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Great place to hangout, have a burger and live bands on some nights! If you are going to AT&T Stadium, they have shuttle service for most events. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Originally from Austin, Torchy's has the BEST tacos in the DFW. Their ingredients are top notch! Their bold flavors and diverse menu has something for everyone. Also, the location is fun and modern. Perfect for lunch/dinner during your stay!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for food and to watch the game! Plenty of TVs and good Asian Fusion options”
  • 9 locals recommend

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