Dallas Things to Do

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  • 1. Reunion Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Reunion Tower observation area is expected to reopen sometime in 2012, but no expected date has been given. In the meantime, you can either eat at the restaurant or go up to the bar to be able to get...

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  • 2. Fair Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    This park, the sight of the annual Texas State Fair, also hosts a number of year round attractions. Including an Aquarium, Butterfly gardens and other event centers. Definitely a Dallas must see year...

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  • 3. World Aquarium

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This place gave me a pleasant surprise, I had never really heard of it so I thought it would be a rather small collection. However it winds through 3 floors and provides an excellent collection of...

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  • 4. Southfork Ranch

    I suppose you would have to be of a certain age to enjoy this, but there once was a television series called "Dallas" which was extremely popular. The exterior shots were filmed using the house and...

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  • 5. Pioneer Plaza

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is an interesting open space just across from the Dallas Convention Center. It features Long Horn sculptures and three cowboys on horses moving the cattle through a stream. Very realistic...

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  • 6. Dealey Plaza Dedication

    I wasn't going to visit or take a picture of the Texas School Book Depository of infamy, but we were driving by, and I DID at least take a picture looking up at the building (although we didn't...

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  • 7. Botanical Garden

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Texas Pioneer Adventure was created to help children envision life as it was in earlier days on the Frontier. A kitchen garden was planted to illustrate how important self-reliance was to success....

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  • 8. Natural History Museum

    The Museum was founded in 1936 and showcases Texas' vast natural diversity. There is a collection of over 280,000 specimens and the world's largest exhibition of Texas wildlife habitats. There is...

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  • 9. Teddy Bear Park

    It's more of a man made pond than a lake. It is a great place to have a picnic or take pictures. There are tiny bridges that let you cross the various rivers and creeks. You can see the lake behind us...

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  • 10. Downtown

    The Meyerson Symphony Center is located near the Dallas Museum of Art, Guadalupe Cathedral and Nasher Sculpture Center in the Cultural District of Dallas. We've wanted to see the Meyerson since we...

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  • 11. Nasher Sculpture Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Dallas Museum of Art and The Nasher Sculpture Center combined facilities to present an exhibit on Henri Matisse recently. We spent a wonderful afternoon enjoying the artwork of this well known...

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  • 12. Historical Swiss Avenue

    4 out of 5 stars

    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 had a hard time finding it in 2004 because I...

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  • 13. Pegasus

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    When you see the red horse, you know you are in Dallas. In 1997, I tried to get a photo of the red Pegasus sign with a horse in the Pioneer Plaza group. This year (2004), I tried to do it again, and...

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  • 14. Biblical Arts Center

    There is no other museum quite like it in the United States, or the world. Museum of Biblical Art MBA is an art museum in Dallas that opened to the general public in 1967. Originally named The...

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  • 15. John Neely Bryan Cabin

    2 out of 5 stars

    The John Neely Bryan Cabin is a small cabin that was built in 1841 by John Neely Bryan who is credited with founding the City of Dallas. Whether Bryan actually lived in this cabin or another that he...

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  • 16. Museum of Art

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Dallas Museum of Art is located in a blocky concrete building in downtown Dallas. I would never have imagined how massive it was just from viewing it from the outside. (October 2008) The world of...

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  • 17. The Sixth Floor Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I really enjoyed my visit to the sixth floor museum, it was one of the thing I was most looking forward to. Although I enjoyed it, I was expecting a little bit more. Would definitely go back though...

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  • 18. Trammell Crow Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We viewed the Trammel Crow Sculpture Garden when our son was visiting. The Crow Collection of Asian Art is located to the rear of Trammel Crow's garden area. An immense Buddha overlooking a...

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  • 19. Heritage Village

    4 out of 5 stars

    Not all of the buildings in the Old City Park are actually from Dallas proper. For instance: The 1847 Miller Log Cabin is from Oak Cliff This tip is still under construction as I've got so many...

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  • 20. Medieval Times

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you've ever wanted to experience a dash of revelry and valor, spend an afternoon at Medieval Times (picture 2). The show begins with a knighting ceremony, where the fortunate can pay to receive...

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  • 21. World Zoo

    4 out of 5 stars

    This zoo is not as spectacular as Fort Worths' zoo, but it has a NEW exciting Exxon Tiger exhibit. There are 1,400 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, chimpanzees and elephants. There is a petting...

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  • 22. Old Red Courthouse

    4 out of 5 stars

    In 1890, the construction of a courthouse (the 6th in Dallas and the 5th at this location) was begun at Main and Houston Streets. It was designed by M. A. Orlopp in the Romanesque style (I guess that...

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  • 23. Deep Ellum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Deep Ellum, which confusingly is Elm on all the street signs, is a little cheesy, but it's coming back nicely. It's close to the arts district and it's not too hard to cab around that area and in some...

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  • 24. Arboretum

    My husband's parents took my oldest daughter to the Botanical Garden in the fall, and then in the springr my parents also took her. She enjoyed the outdoor activities more than the tour of the...

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  • 25. American Airlines Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Just north of downtown is the American Airlines Center. It is the venue that holds the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and Dallas Desperados. It also holds a bunch of big name concerts and children's...

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