To a sports minded person, Dallas means one thing, The Cowboys. However, there are plenty of other attractions and positive attributes to this great Texas city. Dallas is centrally located which makes traveling to other well-known Texas cities an easy task for travelers. The city is the ninth largest city in the United States and the third largest in Texas.
John Neely Bryan founded the city in November 1841. By the 1850s, Dallas became a service center for the rural area surrounding it. There were plenty of grocery stores, drugstores, insurance agencies, and boot and shoe shops located within the city. Dallas eventually became home to the weekly newspaper, the DallasHerald, founded in 1849. (Texas State Historical Association).
Today, Dallas is home to 1,233,229 residents. (VisitDallas.com) The city has recently been named the number one visitor destination in Texas. Dallas has much to offer to its visitors. Whether it be sports, history, or arts and culture, there is always excitement to be found in Dallas. A 2014 Chrysler is the perfect family car when exploring Dallas and all the city has to offer.
FUN FACT: With the roof enclosed, the entire Statue of Liberty would fit into the Cowboy Stadium