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13 Things That Prove Bigger Is Better In Dallas-Fort Worth

If there's one place where bigger is better, it's Texas — especially in the Metroplex. Travel large to and from the Big D on Emirates' Airbus A380, coming to DFW October 1st.

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1. The view atop the 20-story-high Texas Star is like nothing else.

Some say you can even see the Fort Worth skyline in the distance on a clear day!
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Some say you can even see the Fort Worth skyline in the distance on a clear day!

2. Dallas boasts a newly developed arts district downtown, the largest district of its kind in the nation.

The Dallas Arts District includes a symphony center, a sculpture garden, and a museum of Asian Arts, among many other things.
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The Dallas Arts District includes a symphony center, a sculpture garden, and a museum of Asian Arts, among many other things.

3. All around the Metroplex, giant bowls of queso dip and Texas-sized margaritas flow like water.

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Dipping your first chip in a warm bowl of Bob Armstrong dip is an experience you won't soon forget. Additional fun fact: The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas.

4. If you're still hungry after that, you can get a four-meat, four-cheese, jalapeño, bacon, and egg burger in Dallas.

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Off-Site Kitchen knows their burgers put the "Big" in "Big D."

5. Nearby, the 400-foot tall, illuminated Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is as dazzling as the big Texas sky by night.

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6. A big ol' eyeball doesn't seem at all out of place among the large downtown buildings in Dallas.

7. DFW even does the holidays bigger and better — like this giant indoor Christmas tree filled with thousands of ornaments and lights.

The Galleria Dallas mall hosts the world's largest indoor Christmas tree each year.
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The Galleria Dallas mall hosts the world's largest indoor Christmas tree each year.

8. Where else could you find pizza so large it needs its own table?

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At Dallas' Serious Pizza, the pizza is seriously big and delicious.

9. When it comes to entertainment, Fort Worth knows big is where it's at — with a capacity of 6,000 people, Billy Bob's is the largest honky-tonk in the world.

Think about how many square dancers you could fit in there at once!
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Think about how many square dancers you could fit in there at once!

10. And Fort Worth's herd of Texas-sized Longhorns is so large they have to walk them through town twice a day!

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11. In neighboring Arlington, watching football in a stadium large enough to fit the entire Statue of Liberty and its base is an incredible experience.

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12. And the baseball stadium down the road begged the question: What's better than a foot-long hot dog? And they found the answer.

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A two-foot-long hot dog. The Rangers stadium concession stand debuted "the boomstick" this year, a monstrous and delicious $26 mega hot dog.

13. And if you need any convincing that bigger truly is better in DFW, just ask the Texas State Fair's mascot, Big Tex.

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He might not look it, but this 55-foot-tall hunk is 62 years old.

And thanks to Emirates Airline's amazing A380, even the planes are bigger and better. Coming to DFW October 1st.

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