About Dallas


Let's have a look around into background of Dallas
  • County: Dallas County
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 32.7833333
  • Longitude: -96.8
  • Time zone: US/Central
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Dallas

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November (Autumn)

Location

It is the one of the major cities of the state of Texas of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,300,092 (2015 Census)

Distance from Dallas center to Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field are two main commercial airport of Dallas. Additionally, Dallas Executive Airport serves the purpose of general aviation.
Driving Distance: 21 miles / 34 km
Driving Time: 24 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish and African

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field and Dallas Executive Airport 
  • Rail: Red line, Blue line, Green line and Orange line along with Trinity Railway Express operated by Dallas Area rapid transit (DART).
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound; Taxi – Dallas Yellow Cab

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Garland

Location

Located close to Dallas, Garland is a culturally diverse city and has a diverse number of options, rich in history, urban appeal and natural resources.

Weather
  • Climate: humid subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September - November
Tourist Attractions
  • Downtown Garland
  • The Bankhead Highway
  • Garland's Landmark Museum
  • Travis College Hill 




Plano

Location

Located in the State of Texas, Plano comes under the Collin County and is the 9th most populous city in Texas.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May )
Tourist Attractions
  • Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
  • Adventure Landing Dallas
  • Plano Station, Texas Electric Railway

Emergency Contact Numbers in Dallas city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (800) 979-4958
  • Cab: 214-426-6262 (Yellow Cab Service)
  • Airport: +1 972-973-3112 (Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 214-590-8000 (Parkland Memorial Hospital)

Events

Let's step into extensive list of To Dos in Dallas.

  • Spring At The Park Home and Garden Show Northpark
  • Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum
  • Hecho En Dallas

Tourist Attractions

  • Old Red Museum
  • Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District
  • Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Majestic Theater
  • Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
  • Winspear Opera House

Visit Top Restaurants in Dallas

  • Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
  • Truluck's Seafood, Steak, and Crab House
  • Five Sixty

Top Shopping Centers in Dallas

  • The Shops at Park Lane
  • West Village
  • Galleria Dallas

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
  • MidTown ARTwalk
  • White Rock Lake Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Bison Fillet with Chicken Fried Lobster – YO Ranch Steakhouse
  • shrimp cocktail – Truluck's Seafood, Steak, and Crab House
  • surf and turf sushi roll – Five Sixty

Sports Club

Home for the Dallas Cowboys (National Football League), Dallas Mavericks (National Basketball Association), Texas Rangers (Major League Baseball), Dallas Stars (National Hockey League), FC Dallas (Major League Soccer), and Dallas Wings (Women's National Basketball Association).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $1.79 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.39 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,469.93
  • Cheap meal: $12.00
  • Gasoline: $0.55 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $47.50

Information about Miami

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

Miami is a major transportation center. Direct passenger rail service is available to the U.S. Interstate bus lines also serve widely and is connected with the Florida Turnpike and the interstate highway system.

  • Airport: Miami International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines

Airport

Fort Lauderdale Hollywood FLL is the nearest and one of the cheapest areas to fly to in all of the U.S. Besides FLL, another nearby airport is West Palm Beach PBI is 62 miles and there always seems to be some sale or other going on

Among U.S. airports, MIA handles second-highest number of international passengers and is also one of the busiest airports in the world especially suitable for flights to Latin America and Europe, as well as to cities in the United States.

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km

Driving Time: 14 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Customs and Tipping

Tipping is not obligatory in Miami and is often included in the check. It is discretionary and if completely unsatisfied, one can ask the manager to remove the tip from the check and when the service it is satisfactory, one can add 15-18% to the check.

To Sommelier or Wine Steward it is 15% of the bottle price.

For doorman calling the cab, it proper to pay $2, for concierge $5-10 and for the valet parking, $2 is enough

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5
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