The VisitDallas is an independent, not-for-profit organization comprised of professionals promoting Dallas as a destination for business and pleasure. Our mission is to promote Dallas as the ideal business and pleasure destination to the regional, national, and international marketplace, and to favorably impact the Dallas economy through conventions and tourism. Our efforts have significantly increased awareness of Dallas locally, nationally, and internationally, and have resulted in Dallas being recognized as one of the top convention destinations in the nation and the no. 1 visitor destination in the state of Texas.
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With two major airports providing daily direct flights into Dallas from 170 destinations, Dallas is a stress-free 3-hour flight from almost anywhere in the country. Plus, the robust number of non-stop flights originating in Dallas offers travels options and convenience. DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (DFW) AIRPORT Recently named “Best Airport in North America” by Premier Traveler magazine, DFW Airport is the primary hub of American Airlines. FAST FACTS · Twenty miles to Downtown Dallas · Non-stop services to 159 domestic and 57 international destinations · 1,800+ flights a day · 61 million passengers each year · 60+ dining options including local DFW favorites like Gas Monkey Grill, Cool River Café, Dallas Cowboys Club and Twisted Root Burger · Three airport hotels · Minute Suites Nap Center features ten spacious private suites and hot showers DEVELOPMENT DFW Airport is currently upgrading its four original terminals with a $2.7 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program (TRIP) and is expected to be completed in 2017 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - DALLAS AREA RAPID TRANSIT (DART) · Light rail to Downtown Dallas: approximately one hour · Cost: $2.50/two-hour pass, $5.00/day pass · Operating 4 – 1am, 7 days/week GROUND TRANSPORTATION · Approximate taxi cost to Downtown Dallas: $40 · Approximate shuttle cost to Downtown Dallas: $19 per person AIR CARRIERS · 10 Domestic and 16 Foreign Flag DALLAS LOVE FIELD AIRPORT FAST FACTS · Seven miles to Downtown Dallas · Over 50 non-stop destinations · 360 flights a day · 13.5 million passengers each year · 20 dining options including Sky Canyon by Celebrity Chef Stephan Pyles · Love Field Conference Center located at the airport DEVELOPMENT In 2014 the airport underwent a $519 million renovation, which opened 20 new gates, expanded the main lobby and baggage claim areas, opened a new ticketing/check-in hall and doubled the number of airport concessionaires PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - DALLAS AREA RAPID TRANSIT (DART) · DART’s Love Link 524 operates between Dallas Love Field and Inwood/Love Field Station, providing an airport connection to the DART Rail Green Line and Orange Line. · Light rail to Downtown Dallas: approximately 30-50 minutes · Cost: $2.50/two-hour pass, $5.00/day pass · Operating 4 – 1am, 7 days/week GROUND TRANSPORTATION · Approximate taxi cost to Downtown Dallas: $18 · Approximate shuttle cost to Downtown Dallas: $19 per person AIR CARRIERS · 3
Distance from Airport
- DFW International Airport
33.8 km from City Center
- Dallas Love Field
12.87 km from City Center
DALLAS ARBORETUM AND BOTANICAL GARDEN
ELAINE D. AND CHARLES A. SAMMONS PARK
THE SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM AT DEALEY PLAZA
TEXAS DISCOVERY GARDENS
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center has over 1,000,000 square feet and it offers a staggering 726,726 square feet of prime, contiguous exhibit space along with a 203,000-square-foot column-free exhibit hall, the largest in the US.
- Exhibit Space92,903 sq. mTotal Meeting Space128,773 sq. m