Visiting parents and tourists have many fine hotels near the University of Texas Dallas to consider, including the Hilton Garden Inn in Richardson, the Staybridge Suites in the
Plano-Richardson Area, the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Richardson, and the Holiday Inn Richardson. By staying close to the university, visitors can be just a short walk or drive away from important student graduations or other special events or taking a day to explore the fine restaurants, museums, retail establishments, and more in Richardson.
Things to Do
While visiting the campus, the hotels near the University of Texas Dallas are also near the Charles W. Eismann Center where one can see dance and musical events. There are as many eating facilities in the area as there are in New York City per capita, so you’ll never run out of tasty treats. Shopping includes Neiman Marcus, as the city is the birthplace of the retail mecca. More places to see while you are out and about include the Museum of Art, the World Aquarium, Kimbell Museum, and the Nasher Sculpture Center.
Love to get moving outdoors? There are several locations that you are able to hike, skate, bike, run, and walk. Trails are everywhere in the city, and some should be near whichever local hotel you choose for your visit.
All students receive a free DART (or Dallas Area Rapid Transit) pass, but visitors still have access to the rails and buses. The Dallas-Richardson area is convenient to all methods of transportation, and some attractions are right next to the hotels, making it easy to go for a casual walk. Dallas is also a major flight hub, and those choosing to fly in and out of the area have many flight choices.
The hotels near the University of Texas Dallas are also just a hop, skip, and leap from major sporting events such as the NFL’s Cowboys, NHL’s Stars, and NBA’s Mavericks, as well as the MLB’s Texas Rangers, the FC Dallas soccer team, and the Texas Motor Speedway.