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Your Dollar Goes Further in DallasAccording to recent statistics, the Dallas area has one of the lowest housing costs of any major metropolitan area in the country. Plus, Dallas offers homes to suit every preference, whether it’s an in-city townhome or a suburban home with a golf-course view. A network of modern highways and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system of light rail and buses makes getting around quick and easy. And no state income tax means you keep more of the dollars you earn.Attractions: From Big Tex to T-RexWhen it comes to getting away from it all, Dallas has it all: one of the biggest state fairs in the country; the Dallas Perot Museum of Nature and Science; the Dallas Zoo; the breathtaking Dallas Arboretum on the shores of White Rock Lake; 30,000 acres of parks in Dallas and surrounding communities with bicycle paths and jogging trails; water parks; Six Flags Over Texas; international festivals (Dallas is home to numerous ethnic communities); and fishing, boating and camping at nearby state parks and area lakes.Dallas Is Family-FriendlyDallas is a great place to raise a family, from our numerous blue-ribbon neighborhood and private schools to a wide range of enrichment opportunities like internationally famous gymnastics schools; the Dallas Children’s Theater and community children’s theater groups; Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra; competitive sports leagues in soccer, baseball, volleyball and hockey; a whole array of parks and recreation offerings in each community; and more unusual offerings like children’s cooking schools and television workshops.
Sports: We’re More Than America’s TeamWhen you think of Dallas, of course you think of the Cowboys, now housed in the new Cowboys Stadium, but there’s so much more. Like Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball or Texas Rangers baseball at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington and two minor-league teams. Then there’s Dallas Stars NHL Hockey, Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR racing, Texas Motorplex NHRA dragstrip racing, horse racing at Lone Star Park, the Byron Nelson PGA golf tournament and much more.
Getting Out and AboutDallas/Fort Worth International Airport, home base for American Airlines, provides easy access to the nation and the world. In town, Dallas Love Field Airport’s Southwest Airlines means you’re a short jump from skiing in Colorado or beachcombing on Padre Island on the Gulf of Mexico. Dallas is at the hub of four interstate highways that are your path to numerous day trips, whether it’s a stroll along the RiverWalk in San Antonio or antique shopping in the quaint little towns of East Texas.