Travel is Necessary to Sanity

National Travel & Tourism Week 2015

May 2 – May 10 

Come celebrate the refreshing, fun and extremely necessary industry that encompasses National Travel & Tourism Week in Arlington, May 2-10.

Established by congressional resolution in 1983, Nations Travel & Tourism Week is an annual tradition celebrated since 1984 NATIONWIDE.   

Here are some fun things you can enjoy in Arlington this week to celebrate the city's tourism industry:

May 2

The Cowboys Carnival  at AT&T Stadium featuring; Cowboys players autograph signing, DC Cheerleaders autograph signing and photo opportunities, FREE carnival rides and games, a kids zone with inflatables, face painting & balloon artists. Not to mention, FREE parking and admission.

May 3

Catch a Texas Rangers baseball game! Not only will our Rangers be facing off against the Oakland Athletics, the Casting Crowns will be playing a post-game concert at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Play ball! 

May 4

Set an appointment to experience “Top O’Hill Terrace,” the “Las Vegas before Las Vegas” where the likes of Bugsy Siegel, Bonnie & Clyde and Clark Gable –just to name a few— came to play.  

May 5

Take a shopping trip around Arlington! Visit the Arlington Highlands, then the Parks Mall and round it off at Gracie Lane. Then, head on to North Arlington to shop at Lincoln Square. Shop ‘til you drop! 

May 6

Got a need for speed? Fill that need at K1 Speed, where you and a group of your best buds can compete for fastest lap.

May 7

Home School Family Day at Six Flags Over Texas

May 8

Let the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame take you 5,000 years back in time to the creation of bowling, the world’s largest participatory sport. 

May 9

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens today for the season.  Get on your swim trunks, sunscreen and dive in.

May 10

Ride the Titan rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas, open until 10 PM!

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