For a real taste of the authentic Lone Star State, Irving awaits with the state’s top destinations for dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Part of the large DFW Metroplex, the city is vibing with active city life and comfortable escape close to the relaxing nature. Tourists and residents alike adore the excursions along the Mandalay Canal and Lake Carolyn. At night, the Toyota Music Factory drops down the beat for the city’s hottest musical scene. The mixed-use development at Water Street poses plenty of dining and shopping options as well as a panoramic view of the 126-acre Lake Carolyn. For genuine Texan Excitement, Irving is the place for you.