DFW Area Cities

DFW Metroplex Cities and Counties

Encompassing multiple counties, the region offers everything from smaller communities full of charm and hidden treasures to metropolitan areas loaded with excitement and trendy destinations. From Addison to Frisco, it all starts right here. So, where will your story begin?

Start your search here to learn more about our cities and neighborhoods. Investigate each of DFW’s suburbs and neighborhoods in depth. Find out what makes each of them special.

Addison Visitors Guide

Living in Addison TX Far from ordinary and close to everything, Addison is your hub for fine dining, upscale shopping, sporting events, live theatre, concerts, … Read more

Allen TX Visitors Guide

Just north of Dallas, Allen offers everything in shopping, dining, entertainment and living space, without all the big city hassle. Allen’s shopping centers, including Allen … Read more

Arlington Visitors Guide

Best Tourist Attractions in Arlington, Texas The city of Arlington is the perfect place to visit for some fun and the best experience in the … Read more

Bedford Visitors Guide

Discover the center of the D/FW Metroplex with a visit to Bedford, which sits right in the heart of the area. Just five minutes from … Read more

Bonham TX Visitors Guide

Visit Bonham and re-discover the charm of small-town Texas. Bonham, the largest city in Fannin County, has a comfortable and friendly, yet rural, atmosphere. Courthouse … Read more

Bridgeport TX Visitors Guide

Located 35 minutes northwest of Fort Worth at the intersection of U.S. Route 380 and Texas State Hwy 114, Bridgeport offers a great getaway destination. … Read more

Burleson TX Visitors Guide

When in Burleson, visitors can enjoy shopping and dining in both well-known national spots, as well as locally-owned gems. Visit Lost Oak Winery and Sunset … Read more

Carrollton Visitors Guide

Looking for a great place to relax? Carrollton offers a family-friendly atmosphere and plenty to do. Located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, … Read more

Cedar Hill TX Visitors Guide

Towering above the DFW Metroplex, Cedar Hill offers some of the most breathtaking views around. The scenic rolling hills and surprising natural beauty are reminiscent … Read more

Colleyville TX Visitors Guide

For locals and visitors alike, Colleyville boasts big-city amenities with small town charm, all less than 15 minutes from DFW Airport. This city prides itself … Read more

Coppell Visitors Guide

Coppell is a fast-growing, upscale city that boasts safe streets and neighborhoods, a pro-business environment and excellent public schools. The city is home to more … Read more

Denison TX Visitors Guide

Whether you’re looking for a place to call home, a weekend getaway spot or a family vacation destination, come explore Denison and discover the many … Read more

Denton TX Visitors Guide

Awesome. Different. Fun. That’s Denton, Texas in our own original, independent style. Just 35 miles north of Dallas/Fort Worth in the heart of North Texas … Read more

DeSoto TX Visitors Guide

Welcome to DeSoto! This city was around in 1848, when T. J. Johnson, fresh from Tennessee, built a tiny general merchandise store near the “crossroads” … Read more

Duncanville TX Visitors Guide

Located in the southwest Dallas County, Duncanville is nestled between I-20 and Hwy. 67, just minutes from Dallas and Fort Worth providing you with the … Read more

Ennis TX Visitors Guide

Add Ennis to your must-see list. Twenty-five minutes from downtown Dallas on I-45, Ennis is an easy getaway destination that’s conveniently located near all of … Read more

Farmers Branch TX Visitors Guide

Dallas’ direct neighbor to the north, Farmers Branch offers visitors a hometown personality and ease with big-city convenience. Located on the north side of Interstate … Read more

Fort Worth Visitors Guide

Located on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River, Fort Worth is where cowboys, culture, and community join together to form an exceptional lifestyle. This cosmopolitan … Read more

Frisco TX Visitors Guide

Look no further. Frisco is an emerging go-to place for family fun in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Located 20 minutes north of Dallas, the city’s … Read more

Gainesville Visitors Guide

Known as “The Front Porch to Texas,” you’ll feel right at home when you visit Gainesville. Home of the world-renowned Frank Buck Zoo, Gainesville offers … Read more

Garland Visitors Guide

Garland offers a unique combination of family-friendly entertainment and outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy shopping at Firewheel Town Center, an open-air complex that offers a … Read more

Glen Rose Visitors Guide

Hailed as the “Dinosaur Capital of Texas,” this quaint town is rich with both celebrated beauty and world-class attractions. Its historic downtown features a 122-year-old … Read more

Graham Visitors Guide

For lifelong memories, take a trip to Graham. America’s Largest Downtown Square calls Graham home. Only 90 minutes west of Fort Worth, and nestled in … Read more

Granbury Visitors Guide

Billed as “The Place Where Texas History Lives,” Granbury offers a glimpse into another time, but keeps pace with its modern counterparts in Dallas and … Read more

Grand Prairie Visitors Guide

Grand Prairie is all about fun. The city offers family attractions, friendly faces, an affordable place to live, relaxation and business opportunities – all conveniently … Read more

Grapevine Visitors Guide

If you’re planning to make a trip to Dallas/Fort Worth, you really need to explore historic Grapevine, Texas. Home to DFW International Airport, Grapevine is … Read more

Greenville Visitors Guide

Greenville is located just 45 miles northeast of the Dallas/Fort Worth area in the heart of East Texas. Home to over 26,000 residents, Greenville offers … Read more

Hurst TX Visitors Guide

The City of Hurst is approaching the halfway point of the decade with gusto. Economic Development is booming after the historic North Tarrant Express project … Read more

Irving TX Visitors Guide

Adjacent to DFW International Airport, Irving offers many attractions in one convenient location; boasts many local restaurants and boutique shops, as well as four golf … Read more

Lewisville TX Visitors Guide

Whether it’s lakeside fun or an adventure around town, Lewisville is the place to find it all. Many family-friendly options are available, ranging from cultural … Read more

Mansfield TX Visitors Guide

When it comes to fun, Mansfield’s got game. From recreation and sports to music festivals and holiday celebrations, Mansfield brings a variety of activities for … Read more

McKinney TX Visitors Guide

Thanks to a rich history, boutique shopping, unique dining and a convenient location, McKinney, located just 30 miles north of Dallas, offers the perfect getaway. … Read more

Mesquite TX Visitors Guide

Head to Mesquite if you’re looking for Big-As-Texas family fun with “Real. Texas. Flavor.”! The air-conditioned Mesquite Championship Rodeo has been thrilling folks with professional … Read more

Midlothian TX Visitors Guide

Historic Midlothian, known as “the Southern Star of the Dallas/Fort Worth Area,” is located 25 miles south of Dallas and Fort Worth. Home of the … Read more

Nocona TX Visitors Guide

From Indians and cowboys to leather and wineries, Nocona exemplifies all that is Texas. Nocona is named for the Comanche Warrior Chief Peta Nocona who, … Read more

Paris TX Visitors Guide

Located 100 miles outside the Metroplex, a trip to Paris will bring enjoyment for the entire family, and you won’t even need a Passport. The … Read more

Plano TX Visitors Guide

Just minutes north of Dallas, Plano is home to many exciting attractions. Tour the city from the small screen Southfork Ranch from the television show … Read more

Richardson TX Visitors Guide

Richardson is a uniquely sophisticated first ring suburb of Dallas minutes from North Texas’ best shopping, night-life, museums, sporting events and performing arts. Richardson’s key … Read more

Roanoke TX Visitors Guide

Roanoke offers a unique quality of life with small town charm and the amenities of a big city in the heart of the Metroplex. Residents … Read more

Sherman TX Visitors Guide

Downtown Sherman is thriving with a diverse mix of boutiques, eateries, art galleries, museums, performance venues, and more. This eclectic neighborhood still has room to … Read more

Southlake TX Visitors Guide

When you visit Southlake, you’ll see why over 26,000 people call Southlake home! Discover the hundreds of shops, restaurants and businesses that also call it … Read more

Waxahachie TX Visitors Guide

More than 150 years in the making, Waxahachie is a community that takes great pride in its rich heritage, which visitors instantly see through the … Read more

Weatherford TX Visitors Guide

Located just 26 miles west of Fort Worth off Interstate 20, Weatherford offers travelers a unique experience with a nostalgic driving tour through tree-lined lanes … Read more

Dallas/Fort Worth Area Map

Find your way around the Dallas/Fort Worth area with our handy DFW map, which features an overview of the area’s major roads and highways.

4th Largest Metro Area in the US

The DFW Metroplex is the largest metro in the South, covering a vast geographical area with ten major metro areas and thirteen counties. Dallas is a major metropolis. counties include Collin County, Dallas County, Delta County, Denton County, Ellis County, Hood County, Hunt County, Johnson County, Kaufman County, Parker County, Rockwall County, Tarrant County, and Wise County. The Metroplex is 9286 square miles in total, which is larger than Connecticut and Rhode Island combined.

Fort Worth and Dallas each have a plethora of recreational opportunities that contribute to the area’s overall quality of life, including over 200 golf courses. Hundreds of area parks, fun entertainment venues such as the Fort Worth Stockyards and Six Flags, and renowned cultural amenities such as the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center, the Kimbell Art Museum, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and much more are available. Two new parks in Dallas are already world-renowned Trinity Overlook Park, which is located on the site of acclaimed architect Santiago Calatrava’s Margaret Hunt Hall Bridge and Klyde Warren Park.

The DFW Metroplex is home to 5 pro sports teams, including the Dallas Cowboys (NFL), Dallas Stars (NHL), FC Dallas (MLS), Dallas Mavericks (NBA), and Texas Rangers (MLB), as well as NASCAR and Indy racing, providing residents with numerous opportunities to cheer on their favorite teams and experience the excitement of live sports. Dallas was named the “Best Sports City” in the US for the first time by Sporting News in 2011, beating out cities such as Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago.