Comfort Inn & Suites I-35 E/Walnut Hill
10835 Composite Drive
Dallas, TX 75220
Phone: (214) 358-4300
Fax: (214) 358-1505
10835 Composite Drive, Dallas, TX, US, 75220
- Phone: (214) 358-4300
- Fax: (214) 358-1505
For a thrilling day, visit the Zero Gravity Thrill Park. You'll find extreme rides that are sure to please even the most adventuresome. Go on the "Skyscraper" and experience incredible speed. Then, test your courage by riding "Nothin’ but Net", a 16 story free fall. You'll be sure to have a thrilling time!
This beautiful freshwater lake offers a nice oasis in the city. Bachman Lake is a man-made lake was originally to be Dallas' water source, but that idea was later rejected because the lake was too small. Today this lake is perfect for fishing and sailing. If you want to fully enjoy the scenery then take the 3.3 mile (5.3 kilometer) trail that surrounds the lake.
It took seven years for world-renowned wildlife sculptor Robert Glen to complete this larger-than-life sized herd of wild mustangs. Since its installation in 1984, the Mustangs of Las Colinas have been among the most photographed and visited sites in North Texas. Known as the largest equestrian sculpture in the world, the mustangs are a breathtaking sight honoring both the heritage and spirit of Texas. Informative films on actual mustangs as well as the creation of the sculpture are available for viewing. Admission is free.
Texas' own major movie production facility is the largest in the country outside of Florida and California. The studio's production company, Thornhill Productions Inc., has helped create such prestigious films as Silkwood, JFK and Trip to Bountiful. The public tour features such film artifacts as costumes from The Sound of Music and the bench from Forrest Gump. The tour lasts about an hour and a half, and includes The Blue Screen F/X Show, where the magical effects of the movies are explained and demonstrated. The National Museum of Communications, located in the same complex, holds the world's first color television and a Guttenberg printing press.
The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau is a customized travel information center for visitors. It offers group tours and general information regarding accommodation, sightseeing and transportation in and around Irving. The Convention Center provides a media center for meetings and conferences as well as organizing events for clients.
A breathtakingly realistic sculpture of nine bronze mustangs galloping across a prairie stream.
The house was built in 1912, and is one of Irving's oldest homes.
Christian Chapel Temple of Faith is a beautiful church located in Dallas. Its goal is to incorporate its members into worship, and provide a house of prayer where they can restore and renew their faith in God. At the same time, it tries to combines the spiritual teaching with community service. The church has a Conference Center that the public can rent for public meetings, corporate events, conferences, fund-raiser events and concerts.
Southern Methodist University has an enrollment of just over 9,000 students. People from more than 80 countries and all 50 states come to study on this campus. Though named after the Methodist denomination, students from every religious background are welcome. SMU has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 100 universities in the country. In addition to its fine undergraduate degree programs, SMU offers graduate degrees through its Underwood School of Law, Perkins School of Theology, and Cox School of Business.
An amazing array of artists and speakers visit this auditorium to inform and delight Dallas audiences with their talents and knowledge. Originally built in 1926, McFarlin was initially constructed so that Southern Methodist University would have a chapel and auditorium large enough to hold the entire student body. Since that time, the auditorium has increasingly been used as an entertainment venue. Past speakers and performers include Elton John, Bob Hope, Will Rogers, Jr. Helen Hayes, The Kronos Quartet, Marvin Hamlisch, William F. Buckley and many others. The auditorium seats 2,398. You can park at the southeast corner of the building. However, you should arrive early, carpool or plan to walk a bit from surrounding street parking spots or other campus lots.
Located right in Dallas' Design District is this small craft brewery. Peticolas Brewing Company's products can be found in bars around Dallas, but the best way to taste them is right from the source. On the first and third Saturdays of every month, show up with some cash for a tour and receive a Peticolas pint glass and three wooden nickel tokens to redeems for beers at the end of the tour. Experienced and knowledgeable brewery staff guide you on a short but informative tour about the brewing process, then in the end try one of their distinctive beers like Great Scott, Velvet Hammer or Royal Scandal, among others.
This treasure is tucked away behind malls and chic restaurants but it's still worth a visit. More importantly, it's the home of the Addison traveler and explorer. Though tours are not offered of this old beauty the visitors bureau is here and can point you in the direction of many different festivals and shows in the area. Especially nice during the Christmas season, it's decorated with beautiful lights and garlands.