Dallas Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Parks / Lakes

    I decided to walk from West Village to Mansion on Turtle Creek. Tell you the truth I didn't see anything interesting about Mansion; however, I discovered nice park area along the creek with tall...

  • 2. Other CITIES

    There are various reasons you may head South when you leave Dallas. Most people want to do the Texas trifecta, heading from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, south through Austin to San Antonio. On...

  • 3. Texas Cattle

    When I was in Dallas at the Convention Center in 1997, I saw this park and took some pictures here. One of them is on my Dallas Intro page. It is Pioneer Plaza, the world's largest bronze sculpture...

  • 4. Tours

    You read about, see and utilize the products...the pink cars are everywhere, so when visiting Dallas, why not stop by the headquarters facility and visit the offices of Mary Kay. The building is...

  • 5. Crown Hill Cemetery

    This place is horrible! If I hadnt of had a family member donate a plot, I would have never put my son there! The apartments behind it, the fence is down and everyone walks through with no regards to...

  • 6. Dallas Arboretum / Zoo

    Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is set beside White Rock Lake, in sight of downtown' Dallas. The Arboretum features 66 superbly landscaped acres of towering trees and fragrant gardens circling...

  • 7. Combined Suggestions

    Arlington has 6 Flags Amusement Park Irving has horse races. Fort Worth and the cowboys. Crawford Ranch has George W Bush and his ranch. (hehe) SouthFork Ranch and JR and much more. Sports teams...

  • 8. Deep Ellum

    Deep Ellum has been often described as a 'little New Orleans and Southern SoHo' - It is trendy and zaney and very unique. The shops you will see there are even decorated in a very colourful manner....

  • 9. Churches / Schools

    Perkins Chapel was built in the 1950’s originally for the worship needs of Protestants. In the lat 1990’s the Perkins-Prothro family consulted with the Catholic campus ministry and donated funds for a...

  • 10. Festivals

    Big Tex stands tall out near the front entrance. The ferris wheel (see picture on main page) is also an attraction. The fairgrounds are very clean, though perhaps too structured as compared to other...

  • 11. Art Saveur -- Dinners Inspired by Visual Art

    Art Saveur dinners are one-time events in Dallas in which a local celebrity chef creates a multi-course meal inspired by the visual works of a contemporary...

  • 12. Live Texas Music

    If you know where to go there is great, live Texas music that can be enjoyed every night without fighting a large crowd or commercialization. For a $8-12 cover...

  • 13. Intimate Evenings at the Bend

    Bend Studio is a yoga studio located at 5014 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75205. What is less known is that on Friday and Saturday evenings, they host concerts,...

  • 14. Some other areas

    Grapevine: This small town has vineyards, wineries and other cool shops and botiques. I'd head over here if you have time.Las Colinas: It has a great mustang...

  • 15. Texas Theater

    Well any JFK assassination supporter will know the significance of this theatre. This was where Lee Harvey Oswald was captured in 1963 after he assassinated...

  • 16. Beilharz and Wilson Blocks

    On my visit to Dallas in 1997, the bus stopped by these houses. I've always been fascinated by Victorian architecture, so I wanted to come back here, but I...

  • 17. That can't be a man!

    For a fun night out, go to The Rose Room. It is located inside of what use to be The Village Station. It is a female impersonation show. It is so much fun! The...

  • 18. Bibliophiles Take Note!!!!

    Go to the original Half Price Books on E. Northwest Hwy. (just east of Central Expressway, you can see the sign as you whizz by.) It's huge, it's cheap, and...

  • 19. Cotton Bowl Parade

    Every New Year's Eve, to celebrate the following day's football game, the Cotton Bowl organization throws a parade which features 20 of the best high school...

  • 20. Irving

    Irving was a cotton growing region along with truck farming, dairy farming, and poultry production. Farmers often sold their harvests in Dallas. In 1964 the...

  • 21. Grapevine

    Grapevine Texas is one of Tarrant County’s oldest settlements which originated in 1844 and has been recognised by the National Register of Historic Places. You...

  • 22. White Rock Lake

    White Rock is a small suburb 10 miles north of downtown Dallas. It has the largest public recreation area in Dallas which attracts joggers, cyclists, boaters,...

  • 23. Freedman's Memorial Foundation

    A foundation was formed to preserve the heritage and memory of the cemetery. They called for designs for a monument which would be erected on the site and to be...

  • 24. Road To Freedom

    The sculptures show Africans, warriors, griots, guardians and freed slaves in various poses. They were created to depict a story which told of the road from...

  • 25. Tribal Burial Traditions

    With the development of Central Expressway which lies right next to the cemetery, there was an outcry for respect. When some 1,500 graves were unearthed,...

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