Travel Guide - North
North Texas is bordered by the Red River, separating the lone star state from Oklahoma. It is a diverse region, containing one of the largest metropolitan centers in the Southwest, as well as tranquil Texas landscape. The Dallas/Ft. Worth area is full of big city attractions like the Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas Zoo. Beautiful architecture can be found throughout the city especially in the White Rock Lake or Turtle Creek areas. Dallas is also an affluent fashion and dining center, boasting large malls, classy boutiques and department stores as well as high-end eateries.
Ft. Worth is a big city that remembers its roots, and one can enjoy a taste of the urban cowboy at the Stockyards National Historic District and Stockyards Collection and Museum. Also in the Stockyard District is Billy Bob's Texas, the largest Honkey Tonk in the world; just one of the venues for live music in the region. Head over to Arlington and Six Flags Theme Park for some thrill rides. For something a little more relaxing, take a cruise down the Brazos river and enjoy some water sports. There are state parks all over this North Texas, giving visitors a place to cool off from summer sun or take in picturesque landscape that has been preserved over the years. Some exceptional locations include Dinosaur Valley State Park, Eisenhower State Park, Fairfield Lake State Park, and Mother Neff State Park, the first in first state protected land in Texas.