As a modern metropolis of North Texas, Dallas is a cultural hub for all to enjoy. It is the sixth-largest populated city in the U.S. with nearly 6.5 million residents and has worked to develop a strong industrial and financial sector. With the DFW airport located in Irving, Dallas has situated itself as one of the major inland ports in the world. Since 2017 more than 300,000 new residents have made Dallas home, making it the second-highest city for projected job growth.
Living in Dallas brings plenty of activities to keep everyone in the family busy. Whether you’re keeping your budget in line with free events and activities or planning a big adventure, Dallas is the place to create memories and try new experiences.
Dallas is known for its history, most notably the place where JFK was killed. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, formerly the Texas School Book Depository, presents social and political evidence of the early 1960s and the events that lead up to the assassination and the aftermath.
Show the children a world they may never see below the sea. Starting you off in the rainforest, the Dallas World Aquarium showcases exotic birds and endangered animals such as the Orinoco crocodiles and river otters. From there, you’ll work your way down to the marine life section where sharks swim by and crabs are seen crawling. Wrap your visit up with the Mayan culture of reptiles and amphibians.
Just want to get out of the house, but don’t want to blow your budget. Stroll through the 68-acres of art in Dallas’ Art District, the nation’s largest urban arts district, or The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collect of Asian Art. Take the kids to an educational experience to see The Economy in Action at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Through interactive exhibits and media displays, you’ll learn about the Federal Reserve, money, and the economy.
Dallas prides itself on their Parks and Recreation Department. As one of the largest park systems in the nation, it provides an array of leisure and active opportunities to the community. Organized events include sports, arts and crafts, music, and residents also enjoy access to the local recreation centers. Through a team of dedicated professionals, everyone who lives in the community has a multitude of activities to experience.
With an energetic and distinct population, Dallas ISD covers 384 square miles of North Central Texas. It is the second-largest public school system in the state and the 14th – largest in the nation. This award-winning school district serves more than 155,000 students and employs nearly 20,000 professionals. Over the years it has seen continual gains in student success, and every year more students are college and career ready.
If you’re ready to make your move to Dallas, then let’s get you started on a personalized home search. As a Dallas real estate agent, I delight in getting to show my clients around town. Whether you’re looking for a ranch-style home in North Dallas or a Tudor home in the Swiss Ave. Historical district, together we will find the perfect neighborhood for you.