Interesting Facts About Dallas Fort Worth You Might Not Know

Interesting Facts About Dallas Fort Worth You Might Not Know

So you were born in Texas. Or you weren't but got here as soon as you could, so the bumper sticker says. Do you think you know everything there is to know about DFW? Well, here's a list of 27 little known facts that even the most proud Texan might not know about our fair city.

#7. The Dallas/Fort Worth Area is the #1 tourist destination in Texas, more visited than San Antonio, Austin or Houston. 

#11. No one is quite sure who invented the margarita, but one of the most widely-held beliefs is that Dallas socialite Margaret "Margarita" Sames was the first to come up with the popular concoction in 1948. She was looking for a drink to serve at her holiday party. And, lest we forget, it was Mariano Martinez of Dallas-based restaurant Mariano's Hacienda that invented frozen margarita machine in 1971. 

#12. During the winter holiday season, the Galleria Dallas is home to the country's tallest indoor Christmas tree

#18. Statistics show that wind speeds in Dallas are actually higher than in the "Windy City" of Chicago. -- take that Chicago!!

#22. Dallas has more than 115 public art works scattered throughout the city. 
How many new things did you learn about Dallas/Fort Worth?
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