This city's origins date to the Republic of Texas, when the area was settled as part of Peters' Colony as early as 1846. Today, this city--15 minutes north of Dallas--offers abundant options for shopping, lodging and dining.

The Addison Arts and Events District, north of Belt Line Road between Addison Road and Quorum Drive, features a water garden and venues that host events throughout the year. Events include Taste Addison in May, Addison Kaboom Town! in July and Oktoberfest in September.


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