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Things to Do at Lake Arlington

Just 20 minutes away from downtown, Lake Arlington is a premier destination brimming with things to do for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. Located on Village Creek, a tributary of the West Fork Trinity River, just north of I-20 off Arkansas Lane, Lake Arlington is an ideal location for fishing, canoeing, or playing a round of golf, only minutes…

Beyond the Patio: Outdoor Dining in Arlington

The sun is shining! Summer is in high gear, and you want to share fun and food with friends and family. Arlington has plenty to offer, from international cuisine to the best in Southern comfort foods. But for those not quite ready to settle into a restaurant, or those just looking to get some fresh air, here is list of the best picnic, food truck…

Top Events in Arlington, Texas for Summer and Fall 2021

Does it seems like life has been returning to more to normal here lately? I agree! With that in mind, you may be ripe for a roadtrip! Just imagine it: you with the wind in your hair, relaxed and enjoying life away from the ordinary. Lucky for you, you won’t have to travel far to kick up your heels. Arlington has a wide variety of events that can…

Can’t Miss Dog Friendly Spots in Arlington

The weather is getting a little warmer and spring is the air! (Whether your allergies like it or not…) With a nice sunny day, you don’t want to leave your pup behind. Soak up some sun, get in a run or brunch the day away – all with your fur babies by your side. Arlington has plenty of dog-friendly spots you both can enjoy. Take them with you on…

Spring Break Round-Up for Arlington in 2021

Spring! Ready to shake off the cold weather, leave the to-do list at home and escape to big fun and relaxation? We are, too! When the calendar hits March, we feel like kids again…it’s spring break in Texas, and we couldn’t be more excited. I’m sure you already have a few ideas on how to enjoy that beloved time: lazy mornings, a dip in the pool…

13 Unexpected Things to Do In Arlington

Arlington is known for our world-class stadiums and super-sized thrills, but did you know we’re full of hidden gems just waiting for a day adventure? Instagram-worthy murals, check. Disc golf, yep. Museums and historic spots – we’ve got that covered, too. We’ve got a whole world of wonderful waiting for you to discover. It’s perfect for a family…

Going stir crazy? 5 Labor Day Things to do in Arlington

Labor Day celebrates the American labor movement, and it serves up the perfect opportunity to enjoy a long, restful weekend with friends and family. Both of which are even more important during COVID-19! Binge watching Umbrella Academy indoors is certainly one way to go, but if you feel the cooler weather is beckoning you outdoors, layer on…

Explore Arlington's River Legacy Park

Feeling cooped up? A little vitamin D, fresh air and sunlight will do you some good! Arlington offers a variety of public parks, including what is surely the best green belt in the Lone Star State. River Legacy Park is a 1,300-acre urban oasis in north Arlington that winds along the curves of the Trinity River, so there is plenty to do and see…

8 things to do while social distancing

We are all doing our part to resist the spread of COVID-19, and a big part of that is social distancing and self-care. But there are still plenty of ways to have fun and be healthy in Arlington. Here are some ideas: Support local restaurants - The ACVB has compiled this list of restaurants that are offering curbside and takeout from some of your…