As a growing community with endless opportunities and friendly, welcoming citizens who aren't afraid of being themselves, Denton, Texas is the perfect place for a North Texas vacation. With parks, trails, recreation centers, a water park, and a 2,900-acre natural heritage area, you'll never be bored in this charming town.
Top things to do include experiencing live music and barhopping on Fry Street, touring through premiere horse ranches on the North Texas Horse Country Tour, and enjoying a local brew at the town’s own craft brewery, Denton Country Brewing Company. For more family-friendly activities, visit the Courthouse Museum for a look at some of Denton’s history, and take a walk through history at the Oak-Hickory Historic District, home to old Victorian homes.
The best place to stay is downtown for the best nightlife and amenities.
The best time to visit this steadily growing community is during the summer, when the weather is warm, the sun is out, and opportunities to participate in outdoor activites are in full swing.
The food in Denton is as it should be in Texas -- big and tasty. Denton offers everything from fresh squeezed juice to heaping plates of Cajun-style seafood. There are a number of burger joints, as well as a variety of ethnic restaurants, including Italia Express, Andaman Thai Restaurant, and Chinatown Cafe. Denton also has a variety of great locations to indulge in dessets, including Nothing Bundt Cakes, a bakery that specializes in bundt cakes, Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice, and Candy Haven and Cakes.
The Holiday Lighting Festival is an annual tradition that takes place each November in Denton’s Historic town square. The celebration includes music and dancing, carriage rides, crafts, and visits to Santa, as well as live entertainment, courtesy of the Denton Community Band. Additionally, the Recycled Couture Pop Up Show Case is the perfect place for limitless creativity, as it features a high-fashion outfits made from recycled material, like newspaper and plastic drinking straws. The event is free to attend.
Family-friendly activities in Denton include days at the park, catching a movie at Cinemark 14, one of Denton’s most popular movie theatres, or a day spent at Penny's Playtown, where children can release their endless amounts of energy. For a more challenging activity, visitors and their families can visit one of Denton's escape room locations.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Denton. The hottest month in Denton is May, when temperatures peak at 106 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Denton is October with 10.31 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.12 inches of rain.
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At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Denton has 536 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Denton is available at $10 per night. The average price of a rental is around $92 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Denton can choose from 241 places to stay that provide WiFi. 56 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 36 accommodations that have gyms. Driving to Denton? Then choose one of the 229 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 45 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 46 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Denton AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 227 places to stay from Airbnb, 9 accommodations from Priceline and 9 places to stay from Agoda.
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