Arlington’s quality of life is second to none, with a low cost of living, affordable housing and entertainment venues for everyone attracting over 8 million visitors a year.
ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTHome to Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, the Texas Ranger’s Ballpark, AT&T Stadium, Legends of the Game Baseball Museum and Children’s Learning Center, International Bowling Campus, Dr. Pepper Youth Ballpark, Experience Arlington (CVB) Interactive Welcome Center, and other entertaining and shopping venues, Arlington has it all!ARLINGTON’S PARK SYSTEMWith over 4,600 acres of parkland, Arlington’s award-winning Parks and Recreation program provides recreation and sporting opportunities for the young and young-at-heart. Whether you enjoy strolling on the City’s 24 miles of trails, golfing on one of the 4 municipal courses, boating on beautiful Lake Arlington, or utilizing any of the other municipal facilities, you will enjoy the leisure, cultural, and recreational programs offered in Arlington.River Legacy Park is a 1,300 acre oasis along the Trinity River that is a haven for wildlife as well as joggers, bikers and hikers who are attached to the park’s eight miles of paved trails. Other parks features include river overlooks, nature paths, meditation areas, picnic areas, pavilions, and a playground. Adjacent to the park is the 12,000 sq. ft. River Legacy Living Science Center that serves as the headquarters for River Legacy’s multi-faceted environmental education programs and community events.Tierra Verde is a financially and environmentally sustainable community that offers rural character and village-like atmosphere in the city with a mix of high quality housing options and complementary commercial activity. This public Audubon Signature golf club and first tier sports complex are at the heart of a network of trails, neighborhoods, businesses and open spaces in southwest Arlington.VIRIDIANViridian is a master planned community in Arlington that will consist of 2,300 acres of lake front mixed-use commercial development. There will be 1,100 acres of open spaces to include miles of hike and bike trails, as well as 5 Lakes totaling over 600 acres, including diverse ecosystems and wetlands. 3,500 homes will be constructed and supported by a Town Square of retail businesses and medical offices.CULTURAL AMENITIESArlington offers cultural venues ranging from the ballet and symphony to museums to planetarium to Arlington Music Hall. In 2008, the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts opened and includes a new amphitheater surrounded by a beautiful civic space, creating a unique community gathering place in downtown Arlington. Thousands attend 50 free concerts put on by the City each year.