Welcome to Richardson

What began as a small rural community is now an outstanding mixture of business and residential life. Richardson is approximately 10 miles north of downtown Dallas, and 70,000 people are employed within the city limits. Richardson is also home to the University of Texas at Dallas and the Telecom Corridor, which has one of the world's highest concentrations of leading-edge telecommunications and technology-based companies in the world. Some of the top choices for visitors around the city include:

University of Texas at Dallas - Visual Arts Building
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080
+1 972 883 2982
The UTD Visual Arts Building is home to the visual arts program and features a main exhibition gallery, mezzanine student gallery, black & white photography lab, color photography lab, a painting and drawing studio, a two-dimensional design studio, three-dimensional design and sculpture studio, printmaking studio, and a media-ready lecture room.

Wildflower! Arts & Music Fest
2100 East Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75081-2027
+1 972 744 4580
Wildflower! is an award-winning, multi-day eclectic arts and music festival that draws over 50,000 attendees. Held annually in May, the festival celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2007.

Dallas Zoo
650 R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35E)
+1 214 670 5656
The 95­acre Dallas Zoo features the ExxonMobil Endangered Tiger Habitat with rare Sumatran and Indochinese tigers; the Lacerte Family Children's Zoo with interactive, educational exhibits for toddlers to pre­teens; and the 25­acre Wilds of Africa with the Kimberly­Clark Chimpanzee Forest and Jake L. Hamon Gorilla Conservation Research Center. Don't miss the new Endangered Species Carousel in the Entry Plaza! Hours: 9am­4pm, daily except Christmas. Average tour time: 2 to 3 hours.