Welcome To Denton
Welcome to Denton, famously home to the University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University, and a world-class music and arts scene. Located just a short drive from Dallas-Fort Worth, Oklahoma, lakes, and state parks, Denton is a town where hip intersects with historic.
There is no shortage of things to do with 4,000 acres of open space, unique restaurants and shopping, craft breweries and bars, and a vibrant downtown. Denton is the perfect destination for your next weekend getaway.
Looking for some family fun? Denton is a great spot for a family-friendly foray featuring lakes and trails, museums, historic tours, and Instagram-worthy photos at the city's most popular murals. After you’ve enjoyed all that Denton has to offer, you will find the perfect place to rest and recharge.
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Driving to denton
Located less than 40 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth, Denton offers unsurpassed connectivity via three major highways, I-35E and I-35W, and U.S. Highway 380. Don't feel like driving? The DCTA’s 21-mile commuter rail line connects Denton and Dallas Counties.
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Music is part of Denton's DNA
With a world-class music scene and some of the coolest venues in Texas, Denton is known for having live music almost every night.