Apartments in Arlington/Grand Prairie make a good home base. Both of these cities have a convenient location and plenty to do in town, but also give residents access to Dallas and Fort Worth, as they are located in between the two. Grand Prairie is closer to Dallas, and it has a population of just over 160,000 people. Joe Pool Lake, 54 parks and golf are just a few of the many activities that people who live in this city can enjoy all year.
Arlington is closer to Fort Worth and is a larger city, boasting a population of over 350,000 people. This city has a calendar full of annual events and a multitude of outdoor recreation choices, including the 2250-acre Lake Arlington. Located at the crossroads of seven major highways, it is also easy to get away for the day to visit a neighboring area. Either of these two towns are a great pick if you want to live in a Texas area that is close to two major cities.