Around DFW & DART

Around DFW & DART


 DART...

The DART system (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) has a bus route with a stop at our campus. The DART system includes:

  • The Trinity Rail Express to Ft. Worth and Ft. Worth buses to destinations including Sundance Square, the Ft. Worth Museum District, and the Stockyards.
  • The A-Train to Denton, plus all Denton buses.
  • The Orange Line which serves DFW Airport, Love Field, UT Southwestern Medical District and Parkland Hospital, the American Airlines Center, downtown Dallas, the Dallas Museum District, Mockingbird Station, SMU/Bush Library, Northpark Mall, and more.
  • Connections to McKinney Avenue trolley, Fair Park, and the Dallas Zoo.

You can check out the DART schedules HERE. Full-time students can also apply for a DART college student id which gives them access to reduced fares. More information about this as well as the enrollment form can be found HERE.

Keep up with DART service information.


 Around DFW...

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex has so much to offer. Thousands of unique restaurants, music venues, festivals, theaters, museums, bars, clubs, and sporting events make DFW a goldmine for a fun night out. The city can be overwhelming, though, if you aren't from the area or don't know where to go.

Browse these categories to check out some of our favorites! 

ADVENTURE & ATTRACTIONS
Six Flags Over Texas Paintball Park Dallas SpeedZone
Dallas World Aquarium McKinney Avenue Trinity River Audubon Center
Dallas Arboretum Dallas Farmers Market iFLY Dallas
 
ARTS, CULTURE, & LEISURE
Dallas Museum of Art Nasher Sculpture Center Kimbell Art Museum
Dallas Opera Dallas Symphony Ft. Worth Ballet
Modern Art Museum of Ft. Worth Sixth Floor Museum
Klyde Warren Park
Irving Arts Center Crow Collection of Asian Art
Dallas Segway Tours
 
SPORTS
Dallas Mavericks (Basketball) Dallas Stars (Hockey) Dallas Cowboys (Football)
FC Dallas (Soccer) Texas Rangers (Baseball) Frisco Rough Riders (Baseball)
 
SHOPPING
Galleria Northpark Mall Southlake Mall
Grapevine Mills Outlets Grand Prairie Premium Outlets    Mockingbird Station
 
RESTAURANTS & BARS
Village Burger Bar Cosmic Cafe Coal Vines Pizza
El Taco-H Pho Off the Bone Barbecue
Cafe Brazil The Gingerman Uptown Bar
Chateau Wine Market & Bodega Bar   The Joule Hotel Bar Dallas Sambuca
Stratos Greek Club & Grill  Pasand Indian Cuisine Aw Shucks
 
ALL THINGS TEXAS
Billy Bob's Texas Fort Worth Stockyards Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive
 
STUDY SPOTS
Crooked Tree Coffeehouse White Rock Cafe Dallas Arboretum
 
LOCAL FESTIVALS
The Greek Festival of Dallas North Texas Irish Festival GrapeFest
Main St. Ft. Worth Arts Festival Addison Oktoberfest North Texas Book Festival

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