Itineraries and Trip Ideas in Arlington, Texas

Let’s talk vacation plans! If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve got you covered with plenty of ideas to get started. From thrills and entertainment, to decadent dishes, to art and music, check out our different itineraries and start adding to your list of must-dos while you’re in Arlington.


For the Foodies

Prince Lebanese Grill

Fun fact: Arlington has a diverse array of restaurants, cuisines and authentic dishes that you *literally* cannot get anywhere else. Arlington staples like Prince Lebanese Grill and J. Gilligan’s Bar & Grill are an absolute must. Grab some authentic Nepalese food at Taipo and Taipo Behind the Door (Arlington’s only speakeasy) or a platter of Ethiopian barbeque at Smoke ‘N Ash BBQ (a New York Times Top 50 restaurant). There’s always room for dessert at Churro On Top or Sugar Bees Sweets.


For the Family

Six Flags Over Texas Aquaman: PowerWave

Pack up the kiddos and head to Arlington for tons of family-friendly fun. Hit up Six Flags Over Texas or Hurricane Harbor for a day of thrills and the latest world-class coasters. Swing up in the trees at Go Ape!, a ropes course and zipline with two levels for smaller ones and those looking for a little more height. Explore the outdoors at River Legacy Park and Living Science Center or outer space at The Planetarium at UTA.  


For the Sports Fans

Rangers Fans at Texas Live!

The District, in Arlington, is a sports fans dream with three major stadiums, all within walking distance. Catch a Cowboys game or behind-the-scenes tour at AT&T Stadium, get a glimpse of the historical tributes with a tour of Globe Life Field and cheer on the (World Champion) Texas Rangers during a game or grab a seat at Choctaw Stadium for an UFL Arlington Renegades football game, Dallas Jackals Rugby match or North Texas Soccer Club soccer match. And you can’t skip out on the ultimate pre-game, post-game and watch party experience at Texas Live!, with a 100-foot HD screen and 10+ food and beverage outlets.

Day Trippin'

Staying in Arlington, but want to venture out into the DFW metroplex?

Explore the area!

For the Foodie

Got a taste for new and exciting cuisine?

Eat all the eat!


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