Things to Do in Arlington, Texas

Ideally located in Tarrant County between Dallas and Fort Worth, there’s no shortage of things to do in Arlington, Texas. Discover top attractions such as Six Flags over Texas, or Texas Motor Speedway when you stay with us. Whether you have a full weekend to explore or a few hours between meetings, all the best parts of Arlington are close to us. Take a look below for some of the top things to do in Arlington, Texas with activities for sports fans, families, and shoppers alike!

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 Baseball, football, car racing, water parks, roller coasters - experience it all.

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Catch a Game

Be sure to book your stay in advance during football and baseball season – our rooms fill up quick!

  • Our hotel is six miles from AT&T Stadium, home of the Cowboys during football season.
  • For baseball fans, we’re also nine miles from Globe Life Park and Texas Rangers games.
  • Premier motorsports facility, Texas Motor Speedway, hosts NASCAR and IndyCar Racing nearby in Fort Worth.
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Local Businesses

Visiting Arlington for work? Stay close to your meeting. We’re near local offices:

  • GM Financial
  • Aetna 
  • Bell Helicopter 
  • Skymate Flight School

Learn more about our Lone Star meeting room and other businesses in the area.

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Family Fun

Traveling with kids? Our hotel has maps for guests to print, making it easier to plan a visit to some of the top family-friendly attractions in Arlington, TX.  

Hurricane Harbor: Splash down at the wave pool, lazy river, or on thrilling water slides during the hot summer months.

Six Flags: Make sure to stop by the oldest of the Six Flags Park chain, complete with roller coasters and thrill rides for every level of adrenaline seeker.

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Local Dining

There’s over 30 restaurants at our doorstep.  Some of our top picks include:

  • BJs Restaurant & Brewhouse (0.2 miles)
  • India Grill (0.4 miles)
  • P. F. Chang’s (0.3 miles)
  • Freebirds World Burrito (0.3 miles)
  • Bamboo Pho & Springroll (1.8 miles)
  • Chick-fil-A (2.2 miles)
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Shopping

Because our convenient location at the Arlington Highlands shopping complex, it’s easy to spend the day indulging in some retail therapy at your favorite stores.

Another nearby shopping mall, the Parks at Arlington, has great stores such as Nordstrom Rack, Vans, Macy’s, and more! Find more excellent deals just 5 miles away at the Grand Prairie Premium Outlets.

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Evening Activities

Kick back at the end of the day with some old-fashioned fun and games!

Dave & Busters: Enjoy an evening of arcade games and competitive video games.

Alley Cats: Get out for an evening of bowling at Alley Cats, open every day of the year!

Our hotel staff are local experts so stop by our front desk for restaurant recommendations, or with questions about where to purchase tickets for must-see attractions. We’ve got an even longer list of the top things to do in Arlington, Texas.

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