Visitors to the area should make a point of seeing the Mustangs of Los Colinas, the largest equestrian sculpture in the world. Built in 1983 by world-renowned wildlife sculptor Robert Glen, it is one of the most visited and photographed spots in all of Texas. The impressive larger than life sculpture of nine bronze horses charging through the water is sure to leave everyone in your group in awe.
Sports enthusiasts coming to Irving will be thrilled to watch the five-time world champion Dallas Cowboys during football season at Arlington's new Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Fans of the Cowboys can also participate in an hour-long tour of Texas Stadium to learn all about their favourite team.
Those wishing for a little retail therapy will not be disappointed with the multitude of boutiques, malls, and plazas in the Irving, Dallas, and Fort Worth area. Nearby Dallas offers venues that are sure to please the younger folk in the crowd. A sure fire hit with the kids is the Dallas Zoo, a 114-year old refuge that encompasses 95 acres of exotic and traditional zoo animals. The nearby Dallas World Aquarium and Zoological Gardens will impress any who visit to walk through their 22,000-gallon glass tunnel. There's nothing like experiencing a panoramic view of underwater life. Those interested in Irving's history will want to stop in at Heritage House, built in 1912 and billed as one of Irving's oldest homes. Not too far away lies Heritage Park where guests can see an historic train depot.