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Welcome to Dallas! As the ninth largest city in the country and the top visitor destination in the state of Texas, Dallas is a very dynamic city where optimism and opportunity converge. “Big Things Happen Here” epitomizes everything this city represents from a bustling economy fueled by new developments to a strong corporate base. We have the largest contiguous urban arts district in the country with unrivaled shopping, dining & entertainment, and passionate fans that keep visitors coming back for more. Dallas has 14 entertainment districts and new major attractions that will surprise visitors. GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower offers stunning 360-degree views of the city. The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum welcomes visitors to explore presidential artifacts, exhibits, and life as a U.S. President. The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum offers hands-on earth science exhibits that entertain and educate children & adults alike. From dinosaurs to DNA, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science exposes visitors of all ages to the many wonders of the world. Dallas has hosted a Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, an international New Cities Summit, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, political conventions and more. It’s a diverse, world- class, vibrant and hospitable city of success. We look forward to hosting you and making your trip to Dallas unforgettable. Photo Credit (top to bottom): Nasher Sculpture Center; George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum; Galleria Dallas. Phillip J. Jones President/CEO Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau