Top 5 Family-Friendly Suburbs in North Texas
With over 1,500 corporate headquarters, affordable real estate, one of the busiest airports in the world and renowned school districts, Dallas-Fort Worth is the perfect place for families to settle down. Wondering which North Texas suburb is right for your family? Points West Agency is here to give insight on the top five family-friendly suburbs throughout the Metroplex.
Southlake is known for its close-knit community, family-friendly atmosphere and amazing school district. Carroll Independent School District has a track record of award-winning academics, state champion sports teams and school pride. The city also offers a wide variety of activities to do with family year round! Southlake Town Square is a one-stop shop for community events and an unlimited amount of dining and shopping. Southlake also has numerous parks that are perfect for outdoor family fun.
A hidden gem in North Texas, Grapevine is best known for its historic downtown, which has a variety of boutiques, wineries and restaurants. Grapevine has also been dubbed the “Christmas Capital of Texas”, and people from around the country travel to visit during the holidays. Beyond its historic downtown, Grapevine offers a wide range of activities for the family including parks and trails, a beautiful lake and a botanical garden. Grapevine is also close in proximity to Sea Life Aquarium, LEGOLAND, Great Wolf Lodge and the Gaylord Texan Resort!
3. Fort Worth
If your family is looking for a mix of city and suburbs, Fort Worth is for you! With endless attractions, including the Stockyards, Fort Worth Zoo, Bass Performance Hall, Modern Art Museum, and downtown, Fort Worth has something for everyone. Don’t forget the expansive shopping, dining and entertainment available at Sundance Square and on West 7th. Fort Worth is said to be the “biggest small town in Texas,” meaning you’ll find friendly Southern hospitality on every corner of this city.
Located just thirty minutes outside of downtown Dallas and four miles from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Colleyville has a safe, small-town vibe while still providing the conveniences of being close to a big city and airport. The Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District boasts of amazing academics and competitive athletics. Colleyville is also home to parks and playgrounds, a variety of restaurants, a botanical garden and more.
Aledo is one of our top towns to watch in 2018! This quaint suburb is located just twenty miles outside of Fort Worth. The city is growing like crazy, and for good reason! With an exceptional school district, unbelievable home affordability, and nature parks, Aledo is ideal for young families. Aledo also has a country feel and proudly supports the many locally owned businesses, shops and restaurants.