DFW International Airport

19 Places You Can Fly To From DFW International Airport

More than 73 million travelers make their way through Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport each year, making it one of the busiest airports in the world. DFW covers more than 26.9 square miles and operates like a city, complete with police, fire, and emergency departments, as well as its own zip code. From Amarillo to San Antonio and Austin to Beaumont, Texans can travel all throughout the Lone Star state from DFW airport. Flights from DFW head to 193 domestic and 67 international nonstop destinations. Read on to learn about 19 places you can fly to from DFW International Airport. 

  1. Boise is a place to explore. Head north from DFW, and land just north of the Boise River in vibrant downtown Boise. Visit the Idaho State Capitol, the city’s public market, and plenty of restaurants, breweries, coffee shops, and stores. Looking for something more outdoorsy? Check out the Idaho Botanical Garden—33 acres that transformed from a state penitentiary to grounds full of roses, herbs, and plenty of plants native to Idaho. 
  1. That toddlin’ town. Chicago holds 77 different neighborhoods, each with their own unique feel. Up for a shopping trip? Depart from DFW to cruise the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue. And maybe you don’t think of The Windy City as a place to hit the beach, but 18 miles of lakefront links you to dozens of beaches. 
  1. Who dey? Cincinnati is a great town for sports fans. Fly from DFW to catch a Reds game at the Great American Ball Park, see the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium, or watch the Western and Southern Open, one of the world’s top tennis events. 
  1. See it, fall in love with it. Istanbul is iconic. Take a DFW flight on Turkish Airlines to go see the Hagia Sophia, explore the Blue Mosque, or visit Topkapi palace to immerse yourself in some amazing history. 
  1. Feeling lucky? Leave for Las Vegas! You don’t have to gamble the night away. See a show. Visit a museum. Enjoy a pool party. Or indulge in some fabulous restaurants along the strip. 
  1. Have an eye for London. Bring your passport as you depart DFW to take a boat along the River Thames. Visit the Tate Modern and its collections of contemporary art. 
  1. The rain in Spain. Flights from Dallas to Madrid will take you to see wonders like the Prado, Retiro Park, or an authentic flamenco show. 
  1. Find Frida’s house. You can make it from DFW to Mexico City in just under three hours. The Frida Kahlo museum is inside her old home and houses a collection of the artist’s paintings, drawings, and belongings.
  1. Let the good times roll. In about one hour, you can fly from DFW to New Orleans. Listen to some fantastic jazz. Savor some gumbo and beignets, and ride a streetcar Uptown. 
  1.  See the Grand Ole Opry and have some hot chicken. Fly from DFW to Nashville, the home of hot chicken. Not only that, the nightlife, history, and music are bountiful in the birthplace of country music.
  1.  The Magic Kingdom and more. Orlando is home to more than just Mickey Mouse. This city has more than one hundred lakes, and it’s just about a 2-hour flight from Dallas. 
  1.  320 days of sun. A 2-hour flight from Dallas brings you to Phoenix, where you can explore the desert climate and offerings of the largest U.S. city that serves as a state capital. 
  1.  The oldest city in Georgia. The charming city of Savannah was spared by General Sherman during the Civil War based on its beauty. There’s so much history, art, and culture to be found less than a 2-hour flight from DFW.
  1.  Slam Diego Padres. One of the coolest baseball stadiums in the country—Petco Park—is in downtown San Diego. Not a baseball fan? Fly in from Dallas to check out San Diego’s beaches (like La Jolla), golf courses (like Torrey Pines), or even the island town of Coronado. 
  1.  Visit the American Riviera. Santa Barbara is such a great California town. Its rich history, charming coastline, cute downtown, and moderate Mediterranean climate make it an ideal getaway from DFW.
  1.  The oldest capital city. Santa Fe’s native roots are something to be seen, and its culture is connected to 23 tribes, nations, and pueblos. Visit this beautiful city’s Santa Fe Indian Market, a large inter tribal art market. 
  1.  An international city down under. Take the international flight from DFW to Sydney. Sydney, the oldest and biggest city in Australia, is known for its iconic opera house, its Harbour Bridge, and the Sydney Tower. 
  1.  Brotherly love. If you’ve already done NYC, why not visit Philadelphia, a city of many of America’s firsts: the first zoo, first hospital, and first med school. Fly to Philly from DFW in 3 hours.
  1.  Washington D.C. The nation’s capital is a nice jaunt from Dallas. Fly out to visit Mount Vernon, eat a Georgetown cupcake, or see some impressive Smithsonians—on Uncle Sam’s dime.

Want to know more about all the places you can go from DFW?  Shop, dine, relax, and even enjoy some beautiful art installments when you travel through DFW International Airport. Learn more about DFW online, and book a flight soon.