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13 Reasons to Move to Dallas

Posted in Moving on May 04, 2015, tagged with city guides, infographic

From Cowboys to Cabanas, Careers to Cuisine, Dallas is the home of your dreams. From professional sports teams to your endless fill of restaurants, Dallas is the city "y'all" should be "Fixin" to know. If you still aren't convinced, here are 13 reasons to move to Dallas “ya’ll”! 

“Y'all” ready for your next home? When you move to Dallas Y'all become part of the family! With professional sports teams, incredible foods and world class schools and entertainment, here are 13 things to help get y'all ready to move to Dallas.

So, what are the 13 reasons to move to Dallas as seen in the picture? See below.

1. Cowboys (and girls) - Football fans and cheerleader enthusiasts alike will want to catch a Cowboys game at the impressive AT&T Stadium. You can also watch real cowboys compete at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, then go dancing like a true Texan and double step at the Electric Cowboy or Gloria’s.

2. History, Americana & Conspiracy - With the infamous grassy knoll at Dealey Plaza and the Sixth Floor Museum, or the Western Heights Cemetery and even the Southern Methodist University campus, Dallas is chock full of American history to show off to your family and friends when they visit.

3. Food - Dallas has more restaurants per capita than New York City! Swing by Keller’s Drive-In for some old fashioned burgers at old fashioned prices, grab a “sammich” from Uncle Uber’s, or indulge in some adult mac ’n cheese at Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill. Another personal favorite is Slowbone BBQ. A must-have that even the locals will recommend.

4. Music – If you crave a thriving music scene, Dallas ain’t just Country ya’ll. This city produced Demi Lavato, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Dixie Chicks and Erykah Badu. Take your family to listen to the orchestra at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center or see your favorite band at Grenada Theater. If you love music, you’ll love moving to Dallas!

5. Theater – Featuring the historic Majestic Theater and the elegant Winspear Opera House, Dallas is a theater mecca in the south. Whether it’s Broadway blockbusters on tour or local community productions, you can find everything in the “Big D” and even catch a show at the Dallas Theater Center, the only theater in the U.S. designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. “There’s even a showtune called Dallas.”

6. Museums – Fill your minds with history, culture and science at the many museums including the George W. Bush Library and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. You could even spend a week exploring the free Dallas Museum of Art.

7. Nature – Reconnecting with nature is easy when you move to Dallas. Home to more than 400 parks and the famous Dallas Arboretum, you can walk or jog through the city on Katy Trail, meet baby Kopano at the Dallas Zoo, or visit the tropical birds and fish in the Dallas World Aquarium’s rain forest.

8. Romance - A high ratio of unmarried guys and gals plus a low cost of living make Dallas the perfect place to find love. Woo your date at the romantic Fountain Place, then celebrate your anniversary with style at Reunion Tower.

9. Weather - Dallas has lovely springs, hot summers, pleasant autumns and mild winters. Or as locals say, almost summer, summer, still summer and Christmas. Chances are you won’t get snowed in after you move to Dallas, but if it does snow you’ll probably enjoy a day off work!

10. Libations - Beer lovers will rejoice in Dallas’ vibrant brew scene. Take a ride on the Dallas Brew Bus or go to the Big Texas Beer Fest to taste all of the craft beer north Texas has to offer. If cocktails are more your thing, fear not! The margarita was invented in Dallas. Let the expert mixologists at The Standard Pour make you one of their award-winning drinks.

11. Shopping - There’s a reason why Neiman Marcus, JC Penney and Rolex are all headquartered in Dallas. It’s a shopper’s paradise! Visit the West End Marketplace and the Shops at Legacy to shop until you drop. Not a luxury spender, no need to worry, you’ll still find amazing flea markets and your normal stores to keep everyone happy!

12. Diversity - More than 25% of Dallas residents are African-American, and over 40% are Mexican-American. Home to an active LGBT community and more Jewish residents than anywhere else in Texas, Dallas is one of the most diverse and welcoming cities in the country. Don’t let old stereotypes cloud your judgment. Everyone is welcome in the "Big D".

13. Transportation – Between the two airports and a major highway system, getting from here to over yonder a breeze. “City folk” also use DART light rail and buses to zip around Dallas quickly.

Now that ya'll are ready for your new home, click here or call us for cheap moving quotes to Dallas. If you just need to ship furniture to Texas, a living room or even relocate your family for a new job, we’ll help your most cherished things arrive safely!

Sources: 

http://www.gloriascuisine.com/blog 

http://www.dallasbrewbus.com/ 

http://www.dallasbrewscene.com/ 

http://www.tspdallas.com/#!press/c1rs2 

http://dallaswestend.org/ 

https://www.facebook.com/reuniontower