Dallas, Best of Both Worlds

Big City Amenities, Small Town Charm

As the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex is one of the most renowned commercial, cultural and residential destinations in the nation. Quality schools, thriving economy, safe neighborhoods and a wide range of entertainment options are just a few of the highlights. For generations, this has been an exciting place to live, work, and play, attracting countless professionals, families and retirees seeking a superlative quality of life.

The Metroplex offers the best of both worlds with big city amenities and sophistication coupled with the laid-back friendly atmosphere of a small town. It’s a combination that has made this metropolitan area a premier destination in which to live along with being the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas. Cities and towns throughout the area are continu- ously recognized with top rankings in listings of “Top 100 Places to Live”, “America’s Best Small Towns”, “Best Places to Find a New Job”, “Top Earnings Towns”, “Hottest Neighborhoods in America”, “Fastest Growing Suburb”, “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live”, “Best Suburbs” by such organi- zations and publications as CNN, Money Magazine, Forbes Magazine, D Magazine 24/7 Wall Street, and Realtor.com.

Metroplex residents and visitors alike enjoy the premier recreational amenities, attractions and some of the best shopping in the southwest. This includes four-and five-diamond/star hotels and restaurants, the largest urban arts district in the nation, fabulous entertainment districts, theme parks, major league sports entertainment, world-renowned zoos, state parks and nature preserves, prominent events and festivals and much, much more.

As a vibrant area of success and opportunity, the Metroplex embraces economic growth and is home to 22 Fortune 500 corporate headquarters as well as 1000’s of thriving small businesses, state-of-the-art medical care along with renowned school districts and institutions of higher learning. It is also a hub for transportation to the nation and the world, with DFW In- ternational Airport. As the world’s fourth busiest airport DFW International Airport offers nearly 1750 flights per day and providing non-stop service to 145 domestic and 47 international destinations worldwide annually. In addition, the area offers several regional airports throughout along with Dallas Love Field Airport which is conveniently located 10 minutes from downtown Dallas.

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is where optimism meets opportunity with the friendliest people around. The hard work and philanthropic contributions from its many residents continue to enrich the community and quality of life. The Metroplex’s pioneering spirit is alive, and although the dust of the old west is gone, the proud Western heritage lives on blending with thriving commerce and culture to create a destination unlike anywhere else in the world.