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UT-Arlington Area Guide


Hotels (near campus): 

The Sanford House Inn and Spa

Hotel housed in a refined mansion near UTA’s campus

506 N Center St., Arlington, TX, 76011


Sheraton Arlington Hotel

Next to the Arlington Convention Center and Interstate 30 – a 10-minute drive to campus

1500 Convention Center Dr., Arlington, TX, 76011


Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Arlington/Entertainment District

Next to the Arlington Convention Center and Interstate 30 – a 10-minute drive to campus

1500 Nolan Ryan Expy, Arlington, TX, 76011


Live! By Loews 

Situated within the Texas Live! Entertainment/sports district - a 10-minute drive to campus

1600 E Randol Mill Rd., Arlington, TX, 76011


Lux Hotel and Spa Trademark Collection by Wyndham

A cheaper option east of UTA - a 10-minute drive to campus

117 S. Watson Rd., Arlington, TX, 76010

Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas-Arlington

This hotel offers a more residential stay with suites featuring full kitchens - a 10-minute drive to campus

2401 Road to Six Flags St. East, Arlington, TX 76011


Restaurants (near campus):

Hurtado Barbecue

One of Texas Monthly’s Top 50 BBQ restaurants in the state of Texas

205 E Front St., Arlington, TX, 76010


Prince Lebanese Grill

Easygoing Lebanese eatery with a patio and vegan options

502 W Randol Mill Rd., Arlington, TX, 76011


The Tipsy Oak

Upbeat hangout for burgers and drinks

301 E Front St., Arlington, TX, 76011


Babe’s Chicken Dinner House

Rustic spot for homestyle American fare

230 N Center St., Arlington, TX, 76011


Cane Rosso Arlington

Wood fired pizza in a relaxed environment

200 N East St., Arlington, TX, 76011


Cartel Taco Bar

Casual taco bar with a terrace and live music

506 E Division St. #150, Arlington, TX, 76011




Top O’Hill Terrace

A Texas historical landmark with tours by appointment

3001 W Division St., Arlington, TX, 76012


AT&T Stadium

Home of the Dallas Cowboys and one of the country’s premier sporting venues with regular tours

1 AT&T Way, Arlington, TX, 76011


Globe Life Park

The new home of the Texas Rangers baseball team, with games vs. the Seattle Mariners during the weekend of the conference 

734 Stadium Dr., Arlington, TX, 76011


Six Flags Over Texas

The original location of the national amusement park chain

2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington, TX, 76011



Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District

A must-see historic site in the heart of Fort Worth

131 E Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX, 76164


Kimbell Art Museum 
An eclectic and internationally renowned fine art museum that hosts a collection with works ranging from antiquity to the present

3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX, 76107


Amon Carter Museum of American Art

One of the country’s premier museums of American art that is particularly focused on the nineteenth and twentieth century American West

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX, 76107


Goldee’s BBQ

Not exactly a “site,” but it’s currently Texas Monthly’s #1 BBQ restaurant in the state – be prepared to queue up early if you want to try it

4645 Dick Price Rd., Fort Worth, TX, 76140



The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Site of John F. Kennedy’s assassination with comprehensive museum and exhibits 

411 Elm St., Dallas, TX, 75202


African American Museum of Dallas

Large museum at Fair Park exhibiting artwork and historic and cultural displays related to African American history

3536 Grand Ave., Dallas, TX, 75210


George W. Bush Presidential Library

Museum housing the archives of George W. Bush’s presidency – located on SMU’s campus

2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX, 75205


Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

66-acre botanical garden located on White Rock Lake (east of downtown)

8525 Garland Rd., Dallas, TX, 75218


Clyde Warren Park

An impressive urban green space and park located above a highway in downtown Dallas

2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX, 75201

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