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Arlington, Texas

The first settlement in Caddo Indian territory was Bird's Fort on Trinity River. In 1845, a trading post was established at Mary le Bone Springs, and about 1876, the town was moved to it's present site when the railroad was built through Arlington.

Today, "Fun Central," Arlington is well-known for fun family activities. The city is home to some of Texas' best-known family fun spots like Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, and Ameriquest Field in Arlington (formerly called The Ballpark in Arlington). Travel to Arlington is easy, as it is centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth.

Almost 350,000 people make up the city, while the Metroplex is home to almost five million residents.

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Chester W. Ditto Golf Course

Chester W. Ditto Golf Course, located in north Arlington, is one of the most sought after courses in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This challenging, 18-hole, par 72 golf course, offers plush tiff fairways narrowed by trees and accented with white sand bunkers and ponds. The 164

Arlington, TX Golf Courses

Meadowbrook Golf Course

Located one mile east of downtown Arlington in Meadowbrook Park, Meadowbrook Golf Course, built in 1935, is the oldest course in Arlington. The 9-Hole executive layout, par 32 consists of six par fours 250 to 300 yards in length and three par threes approximately 150

Arlington, TX Golf Courses

Lake Arlington Golf Course

Lake Arlington Golf Course is a traditional 18 hole, par 71 facility that sits on 185

Arlington, TX Golf Courses

Ameriquest Field in Arlington

Ameriquest Field, the home of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club, has been called the best baseball facility in the Major Leagues. The ballpark is an attraction in itself and includes the Legends of the Game Baseball Museum and Children's Learning Center, a 17,000

Arlington, TX Professional Sports


Things to do near Arlington, TX

Waxahachie Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Annie's Doll House Museum

Annie's Doll House Museum displays a fine collection of antique dolls and toys. Tours welcome with appointment; also restorat...

Lulling Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Dilue Rose Harris House Museum

Made of unusual Tabby construction, the Dilue Rose Harris House Museum is as important for its architecture as for the person...