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Top 15 Reasons Dallas Is Better Than Houston

15. Sports
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Texas is home to many rivalries but perhaps one of the biggest is Dallas versus Houston. A mere 240 miles separate these cities but their cultural, economic and social differences set Dallas and Houston a million miles apart. There are millions of reasons Dallas is better than Houston, so we have decided to compile a list of the top 15. Be sure to share your opinion with us in the comments below!

1. Sports

Five professional sports teams call Dallas home: The Dallas Cowboys football team; Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League; Dallas Mavericks basketball team; FC Dallas soccer and the Texas Rangers baseball team.

These athletes bring home the biggest prizes too, including Super Bowl, NBA, Stanley Cup and American Baseball League championships. Dallas also has NASCAR and Indy racing and is home to more than 200 golf courses. Houston only has 165 golf courses.

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  • Renge

    I wish Dallas had tropical storm threats more often, so I wouldn’t have to leave the house

  • Frank

    Wow what a piece of Garbage! talk about not doing your homework on any of your topics. I could not even get all the way through. What I hate most about Dallas is the shitty personalities that people have there.

  • lol funny

    1 Oklahoma riches buy sports team and put them close to
    their home

    2 are afraid of Mother Nature so they built the city
    north

    3 because technically it’s two separated cities

    4 what are you talking about, you mean still live in the
    past

    5 still living in the past

    6 because no one lives their

    7 you mean Oklahoma transplants

    8 aw cute empty shopping center

    9 Howard Hughes

    10 rodeos

    11 train exhibit?

    12 because no one lives there

    13 wtf

    14 lol funny

    15 once again state fair?

  • july13a

    No amount of money can convince me to live in Dallas, I would rather live in the “hoodest of hoods” place in Houston so do your homework again sir!

  • George Zheng

    beyonce was born in Houston!!!…..

  • Joe

    Houston is better than Dallas because:
    1. Houston is more diverse in ethnic and religious backgrounds.
    2. Houston is greener with more parks and forests.
    3. Houston has access to beaches.
    4. Houston has access to vacation cruiselineships.
    5. Houston is less hotter in summers (though more humid).
    6, Houston is far less cold in winters.
    7. Houston has more of international community.
    8. Houston has a port (busiest in the US).
    9. Houston has many countries consulates.
    10. Houston has more restaurants and better variety of foods.
    11. Houston has better museums.
    12. Houston has a much better arts and entertainment scene.
    13. Houston has better schools such as Rice University, etc.
    14. Houston has a much better Medical Center (hospitals, research, medical schools, etc).
    15. Houston is closer to San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, and New Orleans.
    16. Houston economy is strong and diverse, with more company headquarters.
    17. Houston is the energy capital of the world.
    18. NASA is in Houston.
    19. Houston has better gardening options with very rare near freezing temps.

  • Joe Bloh

    Dallas has a BIGGER, LONGER and more Beautiful SKYLINE.

    Dallas has a Walking Bridge leading into Downtown.

    Dallas’ Uptown is Better

    Dallas has the Tx State Fair

    Dallas has BIG TEX

    Dallas the COWBOYS

    Dallas has more and better Freeways

    Dallas is a Hop Skip away from SixFlags Amusement park

    Dallas is surrounded by 11 Beautiful, Growing Cities
    and is linked with Fort Worth (a REAL Texas-feel city)

    Dallas has better shopping.

    Dallas’ Downtown is LIVELIER and more people are moving into Downtown

    Dallas has Klyde Warren Park (5 star restaurant & Park, above the freeway that divides
    Uptown & Downtown)

    Dallas has LIghtRail (the biggest in the Nation)

    Dallas has a Trolley, and it’s Expanding its routes.

    Dallas people are not on internet everywhere (Yelp, CityData, etc… trash-talking Houston,
    Unlike Houston people and their Hate for Dallas) :)

    Dallas is the #1 Visitors and Tourist destination in Texas.

    Everything else: Food, Diversity in people, Museums & Arts, etc… are
    debatable with Houston.

    Houston has more hospitals because Oil gives people CANCER. LOL !

    Come check-out DALLAS.
    Don’t buy-into all the negative Yelp and CityData garbage.
    It’s only Houstoners bashing on DALLAS with their Jealousy and Hate. :D

    Howdy Y’all !

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