Fort Worth are a metropolitan area situated in the state of Texas and encompass a total number of 12 counties within its area. It was designated in the year of 2003 by the US Census and is further sub divided into Fort Worth-Arlington and Dallas-Plano-Irving. In general, all the residents of metropolitan area refer the whole region as The Metroplex.
Dallas is considered to be the ninth largest city in the US and is the third largest in the state of Texas. The Fort Worth metropolitan area has a population of over 6 million people, while the city of Dallas alone has a population of more than 1.3 million. Dallas was founded in the year of 1841, although it was incorporated formally as a city in 1856. The economy of the region is mainly based on energy, computer technology, transportation, telecommunication, commerce and banking. In fact, it was also listed by the Loughborough University as the gamma world city in an exclusive World Cities Study.
Fort/Dallas is served by the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, which is located in between the cities of Fort Worth and Dallas. The DFW International Airport is the largest airport in state of Texas in terms of size, second largest in the US and is the third largest airport in the whole world. The DFW International airport is also the busiest airport in Texas, third busiest airport in the United States and is the sixth busiest airport in the whole world.
The DFW International airport has five terminals, all of which are designed in such a manner so that they can be expanded in future. The airport is served by several top airline carriers including American Airlines, American Eagle, United Airlines, United Express operated by Shuttle America, United Express, Air Canada, Korean Air, Sun Country Airlines, TACA, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and Mexicana. What makes commuters more happy is the presence of cheap flights to Fort Worth from most of these affordable airlines. There are many airlines providing discounted airfares for certain routes and on selected weekdays. You can travel from New York to Fort Worth, the route that can be completed at an average price of 434$ only.
In cases, you are looking for other options in airport, then you are not going to get disappointed. Airport in Waco, located 89 miles from Dallas, have airlines offering cheap airfares to Waco from various destination on a regular basis. You can use this route along with its excellent transport facilities for reaching the city of Dallas in no time.
The metropolitan area of Fort Worth has numerous natural sights and places of interest. In fact Dallas alone operates and maintains as many as 406 parks, spread over an area of 21000 acres. One of the famous parks includes the Fair Park, famous for hosting the Texas Centennial Exposition. You should not also forget to visit the Dallas Zoo, which is the first and largest Zoo of the state of Texas. Some other popular locations include the Bachman and White Rock Lakes, Katy Trail and Hurricane Harbour.
Fort Worth is famous for its nightlife and every tourist must spend a night in the city to experience it. Some of the top bars and restaurants include Knox Street Pub and Grill, Mc Kinney Avenue Tavern and the Walrus Restaurant and Bar.