Things to do in Carrollton TX

Based on FBI crime data, Carrollton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Carrollton has a crime rate that is higher than 63% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes. ... NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Carrollton's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population.

The Texas city of Carrollton is located on Interstate Highway I-35 about 18 miles north of Dallas. Situated within parts of three Texas counties (Denton, Dallas, and Collin), the city is surrounded by the Texas communities of Addison (to the east), Farmer's Branch (to the south), and Coppell (to the west).

Carrollton is a city in Denton County, Dallas County and Collin County in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2005, census estimates the city's total population to be 122,699. Carrollton is a suburb of Dallas.

Carrollton is a city in Denton, Dallas and Collin counties in Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 119,097, making it the twenty-third most populous city in Texas. Wikipedia

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Addison Circle Park

City park hosting various events

10-acre city park hosting a variety of events, with a pavilion, stages, & fountains.

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

Scenic area with hiking & biking trails

This 200-acre park features a trail system, playground, picnic pavilion & public restrooms.

Campion Trail


A vast collection of vintage fighter planes, many of which still fly & some available for rides.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Vintage war plane collection & sky tours

Greenbelt providing a paved 22-mile pathway for walking, biking & rollerblading alongside the river.

Sandy Lake Amusement Park

Picnic grounds, rides & miniature golf.

Outdoor entertainment center with paddle boats, miniature golf, amusement rides & picnic grounds.

Babe's Chicken Dinner House

Relaxed local chain serving fried chicken & homestyle American sides in a rustic setting.

Carrollton, TX

All you can eat · Comfort food · Great dessert

Cane Rosso

Carrollton, TX

Happy hour food · Late-night food · Happy hour drinks

Eggsellent Cafe

Carrollton, TX

Comfort food · Quick bite · Healthy options


Casual eatery featuring Tex Mex & traditional Mexican fare with outdoor seating & weekly live music.

Carrollton, TX

Happy hour food · Comfort food · Outdoor seating

Twisted Root Burger Company

Chain with gourmet beef, turkey & vegan burgers, plus spiked shakes. Some locations have game meats.

Carrollton, TX

Late-night food · Comfort food · Outdoor seating