Considered one of the “Mid-Cities” along with Hurst and Euless, the city of Bedford, Texas is situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, with about 15 minutes to each. A popular tourist destination, Bedford contains several hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Living in Bedford means being a part of the DFW Metroplex — watching the NFL Dallas Cowboys play at the Texas Stadium, shopping at the Farmer’s Market district, and enjoying the museums, fine arts, and nightlife of this dynamic metro area.
Nearby universities include the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of Dallas, Texas Christian University, Dallas Baptist University, and Tarrant County College-Northeast. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is less than 10 minutes away, and the Naval Air Station Fort Worth is just 20 miles from Bedford.
Bedford hosts more events than any other city in Tarrant County. The annual Pet Adopt-a-thon helps animals find homes, and the Summer City Day Camp and Reading Club are popular events for school-age kids. Enjoy concerts on the lawn during Twilight Thursday, enjoy the live music and fireworks during the 4thFest Independence Day Celebration, and indulge in great BBQ during the Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival.