Places Of Interest In Dallas
To downtown Dallas: $46
To Dallas airport: $43
To downtown Fort Worth: $51
To downtown Dallas: $32.14
To Dallas Love Field Airport: $30.25
To downtown Fort Worth: $34.96
To downtown Dallas: $24-28
To Dallas Love Field Airport: $25-30
To downtown Fort Worth: $28-32
Trinity Railway Express (TRE)
Light rail service with additional service from Dallas to Fort Worth and stops in between so you can see even more of the Metroplex. Passes can be purchased at CentrePorte Station kiosks or via the GoPass app. The fare is $2.50 for a two-hour pass.
Dallas Fun Facts
The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas.
The integrated circuit computer chip (which became the microchip) was invented in Dallas in 1958.
The 52 foot ‘Big Tex’ statue that greets visitors at the annual State Fair of Texas is the tallest cowboy in Texas.
With the roof enclosed, the entire Statue of Liberty could fit into the Cowboys Stadium.
The largest permanent model train exhibit in the country is on display in the lobby of Dallas Children’s Medical Center.
The Dallas Arts District is the largest urban arts district in the United States The Dallas Arts District consists of 19 blocks of museums, venues, and galleries.
The first convenience store, 7-eleven, got its start in Dallas and the corporation is headquartered there today.
Lamar Hunt, the founder of the American Football League and son of oil tycoon H.L. Hunt, was a noted Dallas resident when he coined the phrase ‘Super Bowl’.
A few celebrities from the area: Angie Harmon, Luke and Owen Wilson, Nastia Luikin, Lee Trevino, Norah Jones, Erykah Badu, Jessica Simpson.
Dallas is home to five professional sports teams: The Dallas Cowboys (NFL); Dallas Stars (NHL); Dallas Mavericks (NBA); Dallas Wings (WNBA); FC Dallas (MLS) and the Texas Rangers (MLB) plus NASCAR and Indy racing. The area is also home to more than 200 golf courses.
German chocolate did not come from Germany. This delectable dessert was actually publicized in 1957 in, yeah you guessed it, Dallas. A lot of people think that German chocolate cake originated in Germany, but in actuality, the cake was named after American chocolate maker Samuel German. German created a formulation of dark baking chocolate which was then used in the cake’s recipe. Yum!
Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders became the first-ever professional cheerleading squad.