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The Attractions of Irving Texas

Nestled in the Fort Worth /Dallas area one finds Irving Texas – a small community that punches way above its weight class when it comes to standards of living, as well as the opportunities for employment. Home to around 230,00 people Irving has a workforce of approximately 3.3 million people – giving an indication of just how attractive this city is to those who are seeking job opportunities in the area.

Looking further into the statistics it is not difficult to see why so many professionals flock to Irving. For instance it is home to five Fortune 500 companies and 45 Fortune 1000 companies – Irving is a place where opportunities for career advancement are readily available.

But it is not only career opportunities that make Irving so attractive.

For those who call the community in the city home there are numerous reasons why it is such an attractive choice to build a life.

Irving boasts boasts numerous options when it comes to enjoying an outdoor lifestyle. The city is tremendously attractive and whether a family wishes to spend some time exploring the attractions on foot of spend some time in pursuits related to health and fitness or explore the fascinating cultural and historical attractions there is always something to do.

Take for instance the Mandalay Canals which are part of the Las Colinas Urban Center. Modeled after the scenic canals of Venice here visitors can enjoy some fantastic shopping and dinning experiences, as well as opportunities for stand up paddle boarding or take in the excitement of the annual Dragon Boat Festival. For those of a more romantic inclination a sunset Gondola ride is simply perfect.

For those who want to explore the history of Irving and the surrounding areas a trip to the Heritage Crossing District is an absolute must.

Numerous museums touch on events and personalities that have shaped not only the history of Irving – but also the history on the United States.

For instance the Ruth Paine House Museum where Lee Harvey Oswald spent the night before he assassinated President Kennedy offers a fascinating insight into the mind of not only a killer – but those who came into contact with him.

This is really just the tip of the iceberg that is Irving. Fine dining, culture and a welcoming community also play their part in making this a must visit destination for those who are visiting Texas.