It’s hard to imagine that towards the end of the 19th century, the district of Irving in Texas had just a couple of cotton gins and churches, a store or two as well as two public schools. In 1960 there were many financial businesses, manufacturing hubs and the Texas Stadium. Home field of the Dallas Cowboys, was completed in 1971. Today visitors to Irving appreciate the fascinating blend of the old and new in a city which is now in the middle of Dallas/Fort Worth.
Things to do in Irving
Its location and its all-year-round good holiday weather attract travelers throughout the year. They make use of the excellent services provided by the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau to get information about the area and the host of local attractions to be enjoyed. Whether you’re a solo traveler, a couple or family, it’s easy and fun to plan action-packed days.
If you’ve jetted into Irving, the DFW International Airport itself is the perfect gateway to Irving and beyond. You can stay overnight in the spacious hotel suites and relish a cooked-to-order breakfast before being whisked away by professional taxi services to wherever you need to be.
Some of the dare-not-miss attractions in and around Irving are:
The city hosts lots of exciting festivals such as 'The Taste of Irving', a free, outdoor festival offering delectable dishes from a variety of top Irving Restaurants. Apart from the mouth-watering culinary entertainment, there is live music, crafts, and plenty of activities for everyone. The very popular Canal Fest along the beautiful Mandalay Canal is another draw card for visitors in June with lots of music, face painting for the kids, competitions and activities to enjoy.
Heritage Park is a must see if you love history. Visitors will love the colorful antique stores, seeing Caster Cabin built in 1887, enjoy traditional burgers and shakes at Big Fountain Grill and enjoy a tour of Heritage House, one of Irving’s oldest homes.
Irving offers some of the best nightlife scenes and visitors can take their pick from upbeat honky-tonk bars to traditional but exciting restaurants and nightclubs that will please and entertainment every kind of traveler.
Rely on Carefree Transportation Services
If you’re visiting Irving, don’t let the hassle of getting around in a strange city put you off. Rather allow either limo services, shuttle services or taxi services to reliably and safely get you to wherever you need to be. With carefree transportation in and around the city, plus lots of interesting information provided by the drivers, you’ll be free as a bird to sit back and let someone experienced do all the stressful driving for you.