Welcome to TTUHSC in Dallas/Fort Worth
5920 Forest Park, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75325
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4500 South Lancaster Roadd
Dallas, TX 75216-7167
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With a population exceeding 1.2 million, Dallas is the ninth-largest city in the U.S.
It is the symbolic center of what has become known as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
(DFW), an area that encompasses 13 North Texas counties and more than 6.5 million
DFW, the nation’s fourth largest metropolitan area, has two major airports: DFW International,
the world’s fourth busiest airport, and Dallas Love Field, the headquarters for Southwest
Airlines. Those seeking public transportation can take advantage of the Dallas Area
Rapid Transit (DART) system, the ever-expanding network of light rail trains.
In addition to Southwest Airlines, many other Fortune 500 companies have a major presence
in DFW, including Texas Instruments, Exxon Mobil, AT&T, Kimberley-Clark, J.C. Penney
and AMR Corp., the corporate parent for American Airlines.
The DFW Metroplex also hosts some of the country’s top-rated attractions and is recognized
as the Lone Star State’s number one recreation destination. In addition to the some
of the best shopping, hotel and dining experiences in the American southwest, DFW
boasts the largest urban art collection in the U.S. In addition, original copies of
the Declaration of Independence and the First Folio of Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies are housed at the Dallas Public Library.
For those with a passion for team sports, DFW is home to five professional sports
franchises: the Dallas Cowboys (National Football League); the Texas Rangers (Major
League Baseball); the Dallas Mavericks (National Basketball Association); the Dallas
Stars (National Hockey League); and FC Dallas (Major League Soccer). The Metroplex
is also flush with minor league sports teams and NCAA Division I college athletics.
A partial list of other notable DFW attractions is included below.
Come Play, Come Stay!
- GuideLive - What to Do in Dallas/Ft. Worth
- American Cotton Museum - Greenville - dedicated to the social history of the American Cotton Industry. Home
of the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Hunt County Veterans's Exhibit.
- Aviation Heritage Museum - Fort Worth - will be built on land donated by H. Ross Perot, Jr. at Alliance Airport
in Fort Worth, Texas.
- The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum - a resource for the study of the life and career of George W. Bush, while also promoting
a better understanding of the Presidency, American history and important issues of
- Cavanaugh Flight Museum - Addison - offers a collection of aircraft, artwork, and artifacts, spanning the
time period between World War I and the Vietnam War.
- Dallas Museum of Natural History - Dallas - learn all about exhibits, collections, educational programs, upcoming
events and more.
- Edgewood Heritage Park and Historical Village - Edgewood - authentic town and furnished structures representing rural life circa
- Fort Worth Museum of Science and History - Fort Worth - explore DinoDig, Kidspace, Omni Theater, Noble Planetarium, Hands
On Science, Hands On History, and more.
- Guide to the Fort Worth Cultural District - Fort Worth - Information about current exhibitions and activities.
- Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary - McKinney - featuring exhibits, hiking trails, bird watching, guided walks, a canoe
trail, and children's programs.
- Heritage Farmstead - Plano - turn-of-the-century farming on the Blackland Prairies.
- International Museum of Cultures - Dallas - increases interest and empathy for the preliterate peoples of the world.
- National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame - Fort Worth - honors women who have distinguished themselves while exemplifying
the pioneer spirit of the American West.
- Perot Museum - Features eleven exhibit halls and including 3D simulations, hands-on activities,
interactive kiosks and educational games.
- Sixth Floor Museum - Dallas - examining the life, times, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
- Southfork Ranch - Parker - filming location for the TV series "Dallas." Now serves as an event and
conference center and museum.
- Southwest Dairy Center and Museum - Sulphur Springs
- The Science Place and TI Founders IMAX Theater - Dallas