Situated a short drive from Dallas, Irving Texas offers attractions for the whole family.
Attractive Attractions in Irving, Texas
Twin Wells Golf Course
Located on the aptly named Shady Grove Road is the golf oasis of the Twin Wells Golf Course. Whether you want a weekend tee time or to play a quick round on a weekday afternoon, Twin Wells is the ideal choice.
Surrounded by charming Old World architectural buildings, the Mandalay Canal provides a refreshing walking tour in Las Colinas. Grab lunch at one of the many cafes and restaurants along the canal, take serene gondola ride on Lake Caroline and through the Canal with your partner, or enjoy a relaxing spa treatment before heading out to enjoy the vibrant nightlife.
While a mention of the Lone Star State of Texas may bring to mind still frames from western movies, cowboys, and rodeos, Irving and the Dallas/Fort Worth area are actually places where the nightlife scene is among the best in the country. From the famous honky-tonk bars to charming Old World neighborhoods lined with eclectic restaurants and nightclubs, the area has a plethora of venues that are sure to entertain travelers of all types.
Mustangs of Las Colinas
The Mustangs of Las Colinas is an awe inspiring, realistic sculpture featuring nine bronze mustangs charging across a granite stream in the center of the Williams Square Plaza in the Las Colinas Urban Center. Words cannot truly capture the grace and beauty of one of North Texas’ top attractions. It must be seen to experience the embodiment of the free spirited heritage of Texas. Visit the adjacent East Tower to experience the eight years that went into the making of the sculpture at the Mustang Sculpture Exhibit. Admission is free for the exhibit.
Fritz Park Petting Farm
Fritz Park Petting Farm offers guided tours and is easily accessible from anywhere in the Metroplex. Open during the months of June and July, the petting farm features a peaceful setting that visitors can enjoy in a clean and well shaded environment. The farm hosts all manner of animals including: cows, rabbits, sheep, horses, goats, turkeys, chickens, and even the beautiful and majestic peacocks.
Hotels and Accommodations in Irving, Texas
Irving Texas and the Las Colinas area boasts a wide array of hotels, many of which are conveniently located near the Irving Convention Center and offer airport shuttle service.
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Irving Convention Center – Las Colinas
• Fitness Center
• Outdoor Pool
• Free Airport Shuttle Service
• 24-hour Business Center
• Laundry Service
• Multilingual Staff
• Free Buffet Breakfast, Wi-Fi, and Parking
• Rooms Starting at $71.00
Hotel Las Colinas
• Restaurant and Bar
• Indoor Pool
• Business Center
• Fitness Center
• Free Wi-Fi and Parking
• Rooms Starting at $79.00
Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas
• 4-Star Hotel with Full Service Spa
• Near Irving Convention Center
• Outdoor Pool
• Conference Center
• 3 Restaurants
• Valet Parking
• Airport Shuttle
• Health Club
Get Out and About
Irving and the Las Colinas area have numerous taxi services to choose from, you will never be left high and dry in this city.
DFW FAST Taxi Services
• Operating daily from 1 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
• Accepts Credit Cards
• Operating Daily from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
• Service Animals Allowed in Cabs
• 10% for Students, Seniors, and Fares over $30