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Nasher Sculpture Center Admission
"Welcome to the Nasher Sculpture Center – a museum oasis in the heart of downtown Dallas and home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world. Explore the luminous indoor and outdoor galleries to discover works by t including those by Matisse Picasso and Giacometti as well as to view special exhibitions featuring modern masters and contemporary artists. Complete your visit with lunch on the terrace at Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck and be sure to stop by the award-winning Nasher Store for one-of-a-kind gifts jewelry and décor.The Nasher Sculpture Center presents rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher family collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to indoor gallery space the Center contains an auditorium education and research facilities
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Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Meyersen Symphony Center and takes you on a well-designed course among historic and cultural sights past great artwork and through the city’s most active park. The tour requires approximately 1.75 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Dallas BBQ or simply enjoy the city and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn the Dallas Arts District into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone
From $15.00
 
Outdoor Trivia Race in the Dallas Arts District
"Race to save Dallas from a deadly epidemic. This off-beat game is played by teams of 2-4 people. Armed with only your wits and your cell phones you will try to help a team of completely inept scientists discover the cure to a mysterious disease known as “the playgue”.As you travel to different outbreaks within a 4 block radius (starting at Klyde Warren Park) be prepared to solve scavenger hunt questions pub-style trivia and brain puzzles at each location to earn points. Points earned are lives saved. Your entire team must work together using their collective knowledge and the ability to find all of the world’s information on their mobile phones.The game permits as long as it is during daylight hours."""
From $30.00

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Start your trek south... Waco

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...
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Oct 18, 2008

Tyler - Home of the Yellow Rose of Texas

Well, I have to admit, I have lived in Texas a long time and have never seen the Tyler Roses in bloom. It seems every time we are going through the area, we have to get there quickly and miss this...
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ATXtraveler
Oct 18, 2008

Antiquing? Head to McKinney

If you are looking for a visit to a smaller town while on a vacation to Dallas, then I would highly recommend making a drive 30 miles north to the small town of McKinney. McKinney actually is not all...
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ATXtraveler
Oct 18, 2008

Head over to Cowtown

If you are in search of the real Texas, you likely can pass Dallas right by. Dallas is not known for its Western heritage, and frankly has done as much as possible to move completely away from...
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ATXtraveler
Oct 18, 2008

Day Trips

When my mom and dad visit us, we will usually go to at least one place nearby as a day trip. So when someone asked what day trips there were from Dallas (and they had already been to Fort Worth and...
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DEBBBEDB
Jun 12, 2008

Arlington - Ripleys Believe It Or Not

Palace of Wax & Ripley's Believe It Or Not! features over 175 realistic characters such as Hollywood stars, favourite storybook characters, heroes and villains from the wild west and famous...
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keeweechic
Sep 12, 2006

Irving

I went to Irving and Las Colinas, and Mandalay Canal when I was in the area in 1997. I was particularly impressed with the Mustangs of Las Colinas. Los Colinas is a planned development where the...
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grandmaR
Feb 09, 2006

Huntsville

Drive about 160 miles south towards Houston and you'll come to Huntsville. If you have an hour or so free, you can visit the Texas Prison Museum and have a look at Old Sparky. Of course, they do...
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CliffClaven
Jan 25, 2006

Frisco

Frisco is mostly a bedroom community 12 miles north of Dallas in central Collin County. My daughter who lives there says that you can live, shop and eat there, but there are not many tourist...
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grandmaR
Nov 17, 2005

Plano

Plano is another suburb of Dallas which has many corporate headquarters. The Plano Sports Authority has this complex which includes a full size NHL hockey rink. The actual PSA center is two years...
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grandmaR
Sep 20, 2004

Fort Worth

While the west begins in Fort Worth, Dallas is where the east peters out. Fort Worth with about a half million people has also been know as Panther City (because of reports of bobcat sightings) and...
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grandmaR
Sep 20, 2004

Fort Worth Stockyards

In 1849, soldiers were ordered to set up Fort Worth and protect the settlers in North Texas. Soon Fort Worth became a frequent stop for cattlemen herding through the area. Many cowboys herded up the...
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May 06, 2004
 
 
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Museum of Art

I find it fun to stroll around here to look at Art. The have special exhibits, but for me my favorite paintings are their house collection. I especially like the American Art on the Fourth Floor, I...
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World Aquarium

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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The Majestic Theatre

The Majestic Theatre was built it 1921 and in its day, hosted a variety of acts from Houdini to Mae West and Bob Hope. When talking pictures came about, the Majestic Theatre began screening movie...
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Majestic Theater

This is a lovely old 1920's movie theatre which has been restored and is still a very much respected venue for entertainers and their shows. Still very much in keeping with its earlier days, with the...
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Nasher Sculpture Center

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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Trammell Crow Center

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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