A Cowboy Getaway in Irving Texas

If you are traveling to the Dallas–Fort Worth area the options on where to stay can be overwhelming, with 47 cities making up the DFW metroplex the number of hotels is staggering. But as someone who is in Dallas or Fort Worth several times a month, one of the best places to stay in the area is Irving's Las Colinas district. Conveniently located just 10 minutes from DFW International Airport and around 30 minutes from downtown Dallas or Fort Worth, its the perfect base camp for exploring DFW. If you are coming to Texas you should have an authentic Texas experience, so here are some fun ways to 'Cowboy Up' your next trip to DFW.

Western-themed hotel: The Texican Court

The Texican Court is a unique property in the heart of the Las Colinas district, it has funky western vibes, excellent food, and two great bars, so leaving the property is optional. If you do want to hit the town the Texican Court is within walking distance of dozens of restaurants, live music venues, coffee shops, bars, even an Alamo Draft House if you want to catch a movie. 


Eat like a cowboy:

If you have never been to a Brazilian Steakhouse it should be on your list and no one does it better than Boi Na Braza, which is located at the Toyota Music Factory. Another great upscale option is The Ranch at Las Colinas is a traditional Texas-style steakhouse with a broad menu and an incredible dessert selection, plus you can ride a longhorn. 

Entertainment: Toyota Music Factory

The Toyota Music Factory Pavilion is the home of live music, unique stage productions, and special events you can't experience anywhere else. Within walking distance of several hotels and surrounded by restaurants, bars, and other entertainment options, there is something for everyone at Toyota Music Factory.


Be John Wayne or John Wick for a day:

Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Irving allows you to rent a number of weapons from classic pistols and revolvers to the latest in rifles. Or head over to the skeet and trap range to try your hand with flying clays. All ranges have a certified range master making sure everyone is safe and answering any questions you may have about the weapon you are firing.


See the Cowboys play:

If you are coming to see the Cowboys, the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, Monster Jam, Pro Bull Riding, or headliners like Post Malone or Kenny Chesney; than Irving is the perfect place to stay, the stadium is just 20 minutes away but you won't have to deal with the crowds in town for the theme parks. 

For more places to stay and things to do visit IrvingTexas.com