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Verified travelerNov 20, 2019
Dallas is considered the heart of Texas and has cultural riches, Southern charm and plenty of soul.
Come to Dallas to enjoy its diverse arts and music scene, prairie landscapes, family entertainment and historic buildings. Southern hospitality is still alive and well in Dallas, which is not a country town run by oil barons and cattle farmers anymore. Almost 7 million people live in the metroplex that is the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area. In this sprawling University City technology and communications are big business.
Downtown is the city’s cultural heart with striking architecture, theaters and creative exhibits in the Arts District. Explore the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the Nasher Sculpture Center next door or browse the art galleries.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza documents the assassination of American president John F. Kennedy. Housed in a former book depository in the historic West End district, you can stand on the exact location where the shot was fired that shocked a nation. The Dallas Heritage Village and the Hall of State are other interesting places to learn more about the city’s history.
Located in north-central Texas, Dallas has a subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters that hardly ever see snowfall. On a sunny day visit the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens with stunning White Rock Lake. Bring the family to the Dallas Zoo or Dallas World Aquarium. The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is a fun educational experience, while attending an open-air concert in Klyde Warren Park is a great way to spend a warm night.
Fans of the 1980s television show Dallas should drive out to Southfork Ranch, about 40 minutes away from the city. This real mansion was the fictional home of J.R. Ewing’s scheming clan on one of the longest running series in television history.
Back in downtown Dallas, admire Reunion Tower's illuminated dome or head to the Majestic Theater to catch a live show. After a busy day of sightseeing, enjoy barbecued steaks in grill restaurants or have a drink in the popular McKinney Ave entertainment precinct.
Dallas World Aquarium and Sixth Floor Museum are top sights in Downtown Dallas, and you should be sure to explore the popular shops. Hop aboard the metro at Akard Station or St Paul Station to see more sights in the area.
Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Las Colinas. If sightseeing is on the list, Toyota Music Factory is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Irving Convention Center Station or Las Colinas Urban Center Station to see more of the area.
If you're spending time in Uptown, you might enjoy attractions like American Airlines Center and Victory Park. You might also enjoy the neighborhood's ample dining options before hopping on the metro at Victory Station to see more of the city.
Addison - Galleria is beloved for its popular shops. Take some time to explore sights in the area like Galleria Dallas and Celestial Park.
If you're spending time in North Dallas, check out sights like Northpark Center or Museum of Biblical Art and hop on the metro to see more the city at Walnut Hill Station or Park Lane Station.
This massive sculpture of a friendly stainless steel giant manages to represent the fascinating history that makes Deep Ellum such a unique neighborhood.
Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019
Relax and enjoy the atmosphere as you watch the Dallas Cowboys in their stunning stadium, one of the largest in the NFL.
Catch an event at American Airlines Center during your trip to Oak Lawn. Experience the fascinating museums or attend a hockey game in this vibrant area.
Get your adrenalin pumping at this theme park, home to the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Texas.
There is more to this aquarium than fish; explore a South American rain forest, learn about Mayan culture and watch birds and animals under a leafy canopy.
Find out what shows are happening at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, a beloved theater in Dallas. Experience the great live music and acclaimed theater scene in this vibrant area.
Experience the lively atmosphere, watch nail-biting baseball games and admire the retro design of the home ground of the Texas Rangers.
Ascend to the top of the Reunion Tower to witness a 360-degree view of Dallas in the fresh and exciting GeO-Deck. Interface with touch kiosks to discover the city's many landmarks, and then peer out through a telescope to identify the urban landscape from a startling vantage point.
Hear ye, hear ye! Make haste to the castle to indulge in a night of feasting, combat, and revelry. The knights and horses of Medieval Times are here to thrill you with acts of showmanship and bravery reminiscent of legends of old, while you dine on a 4-course meal worthy of a royal table.
Enjoy huge savings on admission to Dallas' must-see attractions with CityPASS tickets. Take your time and enjoy each attraction, with up to 9 consecutive days to use your tickets.
Verified travelerNov 18, 2019
Dallas isnt my favorite place. So busy and hectic. Confusing.
For true crime fans, there’s nothing quite like standing in the spot of an infamous murder or strolling the streets once stalked by serial killers.
Discover the top attractions and sights to experience on a weekend trip to Dallas, such as art museums and theme parks.
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