Attractions and Things to Do
The Hotels near the MetroCenter in Arlington provide you with a prime location near lots of recreation, dining and shopping. Whether you are traveling for business, leisure, or looking into colleges with your prospective student, the MetroCenter provides you with easy access to it all. See the Dallas Cowboys play at the AT&T Stadium. Visit the University of Texas Arlington and see the track and field athletes at the Maverick Stadium. You are only a fifteen minute drive when you stay near the MetroCenter. You can easily visit all of these venues in the same day if you choose; particularly when you stay at the Parkway Inn Arlington, Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Arlington South, Residence Inn Dallas Arlington South, and the Motel 6 Arlington Texas.
The MetroCenter itself is an extension of the Fielder Road Baptist Church, on 2011 South Fielder Road in Arlington. It was built as a multi-purpose facility. It hosts concerts, theatrical productions, conferences, and community events. In 2007 the MetroCenter was named the #2 Top Performing Art Venues by the Fort Worth Business Press. It is also the permanent home of the Symphony Arlington as well as a place of worship. It was built in 2005 with only private funding and accommodates up to 1750 people. You enjoy high-end audio and video systems when you attend the Symphony or a concert at the MetroCenter as well.
Tasty Food Choices
Dining near the MetroCenter is limited but delicious. Fork in the Road, on 1821 S Fielder Road, is well-known for their lively atmosphere, great drinks, and entrees that showcase fresh local produce. If you are not feeling so adventurous, chain restaurants are located throughout the area as well. Some of the hotels near the MetroCenter Arlington feature kitchens or kitchenettes in your accommodations. You can save a little for sightseeing and make a delicious meal in your room. The Residence Inn Dallas Arlington South, in particular provides you this option and the friendly staff can even aid you in your grocery shopping needs upon your request.
Other hotels, such as the Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Arlington South, have an on-site serving tantalizing entrees and great drink in lounge during the evenings. This hotel has an outdoor fire pit for you to enjoy with a glass or wine or your favorite cocktail at the end of your busy day
You will definitely benefit from having your own rental car on this trip to Arlington. Parking is reasonable and the hotels near the MetroCenter in Arlington have free guest parking; so if you want to walk around and explore your area, you will not have to pay for parking. Arlington is close to Dallas and Fort Worth. You could easily travel to see the Kennedy Museum and Memorial while you are visiting the area. The public bus system is efficient but it adds quite a bite of time to your commute, especially if you are exploring nearby cities in addition to Arlington.