Dallas Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Dallas

  • 1. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 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. Reunion Tower

    4.5 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. 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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  • 9. 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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  • 10. 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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  • 11. Museum of Art

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 12. World Zoo

    4 out of 5 stars

    This mid size zoo is a great way to spend a few hours. it has a great expansive elephant enclosure, gorrillas and chimps. When you get tired there is a monorail that winds through the zoo to rest your...

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  • 13. 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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  • 14. 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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  • 15. 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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  • 16. 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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  • 17. City Hall

    3 out of 5 stars

    Dallas City Hall is an unusual inverted pyramid-style building and one of the most distinctive structures in Dallas. Construction began in 1972 and was completed in 1978. There are 7 floors above...

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  • 18. 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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  • 19. 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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  • 20. Pegasus

    4 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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  • 21. John Neely Bryan Cabin

    2.5 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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  • 22. 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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  • 23. 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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  • 24. Frontiers of Flight Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Frontiers of Flight Museum at Dallas Love Field is like many such museums: displays and aircraft hanging from the ceiling or lined up on the floor. This museum actually doesn't have that many...

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  • 25. Lone Star Park Horse Racing

    A BEAUTIFUL race park with an even more impressive simultcast building. Prices for food can be a pretty penny but find a night where there are $1 drinks or cheap beer. The night we went even had live...

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