The Dallas metropolitan area is home to more than 6.3 million people. There are more than 400 public parks as well as over 60 lakes and reservoirs. Don’t forget about the five major league sports teams, as well as minor league affiliates and a women’s football team! With an average high temperature of 76 degrees, it is certainly welcoming. If you’re a foodie, you’ll appreciate that Dallas has more restaurants per capita than New York City. There is also the 60-acre Dallas Arts District – the largest urban arts district in the United States. For those into retail therapy, Dallas has more shopping centers per capita than any other major U.S. city. There are over 175 museums and galleries as well as more than 50 professional and community theaters. You won’t want to miss the State Fair of Texas, which is the largest annual state fair in the U.S., housed at Fair Park, home to the largest collection of 1930’s Art Deco architecture in the nation.