COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Denton, TX
Travel Guide

Denton which includes a sunset, heritage architecture and an administrative buidling

See local live musicians or witness majestic horses galloping at full speed through Texas’ premier horse country just outside this north Texan city.

Denton has a lively music scene, an exciting downtown precinct and acres of sprawling horse country. Visit this northern Texan city for an ideal getaway from the major commercial hubs of the region. Named after a Texan militia captain, the city was incorporated during the 1860s and has grown rapidly ever since.

Denton is a well-connected and progressive city of just over 113,000 residents. The development of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport during the 1970s brought an influx of residents and tourists to the region, significantly helping in the city’s expansion.

Get to know the streets of Denton’s lively downtown precinct. Explore the fashionable retail outlets, casual al fresco dining options and traditional Texan streetscapes. The city center is the hub of activity in Denton. Look for the pride of the city, the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square, looming over the area. Admire its historic architecture as you enjoy your lunch nearby.

Music runs through the veins of Denton. On any night of the week, listen to original sounds and much-loved classics emanating from bars, theaters and clubs throughout the city. Stop by the Murchison Performing Arts Center for live opera or drop into a downtown bar for country, blues or Southern rock ’n’ roll.

Venture outside the city center where Texas’ rural legacy springs forth. Spend an exciting family day out exploring the North Texas horse country by signing up for a guided tour. See thoroughbred horses and enormous ranches as you drive through some of Texas’ most photogenic countryside.

The Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport serves Denton, just 27 miles (43 kilometers) away. The city has an efficient mass transit system; you can reach most attractions by bus. Accommodation is plentiful in the city center but if you’re looking for a more rural escape, find a place to stay in the horse country that surrounds the city.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center
Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center
4 out of 5
3100 Town Center Trail, Denton, TX
The price is ¥17,170 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from University of North Texas and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Texas Woman's University. Courthouse-on-the-Square ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (662 reviews)
"Excellent hotel. Very clean, staff very helpful. Had dinner in the restaurant, Houlihan's, It was delicious and fairly priced. Overall a great experience."

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn Denton
Hilton Garden Inn Denton
3 out of 5
3110 Colorado Blvd, Denton, TX
The price is ¥10,151 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated in Denton, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Medical City Denton, Golden Triangle Mall, and Heart Hospital Baylor Denton. Oakmont Country Club is ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (678 reviews)
"Room was nice and very clean. Staff was very courteous."

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Denton
Best Western Premier Crown Chase Inn & Suites
Best Western Premier Crown Chase Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
2450 Brinker Road, Denton, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥10,690 per night from Apr 28 to Apr 29
Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Medical City Denton, Golden Triangle Mall, and Heart Hospital Baylor Denton. Oakmont Country ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (979 reviews)
"Service from staff was excellent they practice all covid policies, our room was big and a lot of room to move the bed was comfortable bath with shower was good the ceiling fan was a nice touch, breakfast was very good, we will for sure come back to stay thankyou to everyone"

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Best Western Premier Crown Chase Inn & Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
? Unt- Cozy Apt Near Downtown
? Unt- Cozy Apt Near Downtown
Denton, TX
Situated in Denton, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum and University of North Texas. Texas Woman's University ...
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great experience
"Place was super clean and cozy! Perfect location pretty close to all stores and restaurants. Apartment is at a very quiet location and had great communication with host ."

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

? Unt- Cozy Apt Near Downtown
The Lone Star Great Stay
The Lone Star Great Stay
Denton, TX
Situated in Denton, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum and Texas Woman's University. University of North Texas ...
The Lone Star Great Stay
New! Large Home on 53-acre Ranch w/ Pool & Stalls!
New! Large Home on 53-acre Ranch w/ Pool & Stalls!
Sanger, TX
Situated on the waterfront, this vacation home is within 9 mi (15 km) of Water Works Park, Lake Ray Roberts, and Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum. Texas Woman's ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Nice and quite safe lots of room good cooking area lots of table space
"I would put in two more beds and harder mattress we had lots of room would like local tv 10 fishermen 5 boats plenty of room we have one member of our party says he will be back. Tom from South Dakota"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

New! Large Home on 53-acre Ranch w/ Pool & Stalls!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Denton

Top things to do in Denton

Reviews of Denton

4.2

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
259
5 - Excellent 41.9773095623987%
4 - Good
253
4 - Good 41.00486223662885%
3 - Okay
93
3 - Okay 15.072933549432738%
2 - Disappointing
6
2 - Disappointing 0.9724473257698542%
1 - Terrible
6
1 - Terrible 0.9724473257698542%

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 12, 2020

Unique situation

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 20, 2020

Love the town hope to be moving there soon

4/5 - Good

Matt

Mar 16, 2020

Pleasant experience in Denton. Food choices were adequate. Overall good trip

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Mar 12, 2020

In and Out Burger is great. Braum's Ice Cream was very good.

5/5 - Excellent

Wendy

Feb 10, 2020

I love Denton. Lived there for over 20 years. The Historic Courthouse on the Square is worth visiting. Lots of cool shops, good restaurants and quaint ice cream shop.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 4, 2020

Denton is my hometown. Visiting Denton is a pleasure.

Cities near Denton