These three cities are part of the Mid-Cities area, which is a cluster of suburbs located between Fort Worth and Dallas. These neighboring suburbs are northeast of downtown and provide quick access to Fort Worth, Arlington, or Dallas via State Highway 183 and a new toll road (the North Tarrant Express) that provides traffic-free driving from Fort Worth to Dallas.
Time to downtown Fort Worth: About 20 minutes
Public school rating: Good
Housing costs: Affordable
Hot spot: Northeast Mall in Hurst