by Ketki Hanamshet Updated on 15 Oct 2018
Have you ever visited Dallas? If you have, we are sure that you must have had an exotic experience! Spending your holiday in Dallas happens to be a dream for most of us! If you ask me why, I can give you ample reasons. But in case you have not visited Dallas till now, you need a stable tour plan to spend your holiday. If you are planning a hurricane tour to Dallas, then you need to cut short on a lot of activities altogether! First and foremost is that, you need to decide which sites/s you shall visit in case you have limited days in hand. Whether it is Dallas or Fort Worth shall depend on your taste and outlook!
Expert travelers who had already visited Dallas would like to tell you that three weeks time shall be sufficient in case you are planning to take a visit to Dallas. There are a number of tourist attractions in Dallas which can take your breath away! Therefore, experienced tourists’ and tour planners always suggest that you visit these places in order to gain a maximum benefit. In order to find out more, please go on reading the blog until the end!
If you are planning for visiting, then these are a must visit places in Dallas for the travelers’.
Let's explore Dallas points of interest and 15 best things to do in Dallas:
1. The Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza
Most of the travelers would ask us about the Sixth Floor Museum and Deale Plaza. And of course, they are curious to know what they can look for! The site remains to be a memorable place due to its association with John F Kennedy. As a matter of fact, this particular site is known for its scenic beauty in association to the memories of the presidential assassination that happened years ago! Memories become fresh due to the style of immortalization and tourists would like to remember the gruesome incident while moving through the sixth floor! One of the unique aspects which can attract the attention of the visitors remains to be the recreation of the set-up related to Oswald’s’. This was closely organized near the southwest window only to be accompanied with huge touch screens which help you to relive the memories of the past! Dealey Plaza museum can, however, be visited during any particular time and entry to the place requires no separate admission charges! However, Sixth Floor Museum needs to be visited from Tuesday to Sunday with a specific time schedule!
2. Kimbell Art Museum
Experienced tourists’ admit that the Kimbell Art Museum is a must visit for most of the travelers visiting the respective destination. The museum offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure which is created through exclusive pieces of art! The museum hosts a unique sculpture garden which remains to be a wonderful art for the tourists! The sculpture garden is a work of Isamu Noguchi a Japanese professional. Please note that you shall get many options while exploring the roots of Dallas! The museum remains to be open during each day excepting on Monday. We request you to learn the route vide their website in order to have a memorable experience!
3. AT&T Stadium
The third destination that you can plan to remain to be a romantic spot. You can take a small break from the people around to gain an experience of the valor of Dallas Cowboys’. AT & T stadium provides you a sneak peek into the culture of the city. It is claimed to be one of the largest domes which can accommodate about 80,000 people. These people can actually cheer up an event! The stadium is located in Arlington, Texas, and approximately halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth. If you plan to watch a game, then please take care of your finances! The costs might vary based on the variety of target audiences nature of the event to be seen etc. The entire tour within the stadium needs to be planned carefully especially considering the fact that, you have a time constraint!
4. Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Experts suggest that, if you have plans to visit Fort Worth for a day, you can also plan for visiting Stockyards. This destination is better known as a living museum. The spot allows you to enjoy the serene beauty of nature ornamented by sudden drives of cattle which settle down on a semi-urban landscape. At the same time, you can get plenty of restaurants where you can enjoy a full lunch or a sumptuous dinner! Most of the visitors would love to visit Stockyards on a Friday or a Saturday. This is because of a special event which is better known as ‘Championship Rodeo’. The event encourages the cowboy population to showcase their skills on a public platform.
5. Perot Museum of Nature and Science
If you have children accompanying you during the entire trip your visit should always be in clear focus so that there are certain successful learning takeaways! This is exactly what you get when you visit a particular spot like Perot Museum. Known to be associated with the built-up of nature you experience the serenity worth the money spent! Experts suggest that since there is a small amount of charge required as an entry fee, you can plan for any time during the day to visit the spot. The museum gives you a lot of respite from the hot and humid weather in Dallas! A feast to your eyes, this spot happens to be a must-see for the tourists!
6. Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Museum of Art happens to be a popular spot for the tourists. Spanning a wide variety of antique collections the museum displays exclusive works of art altogether! Tourists who have visited the place have seen ancient works collected from different countries and continents like Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean. At the same time, the museum is well known for conducting travelling exhibitions which entertain the guests coming in from different parts of the globe. The museum hosts training sessions and educational lectures in order to enrich the knowledge base of the diversified travellers.
7. George W Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Hosting the memoirs of history, George W Bush Presidential Library & Museum remains to be one of the most attractive destinations for the tourist. The library is more of a research den which offers a store of textual, audiovisual and electronic information for the benefit of the tourists. Visual displays concerning political events from the past shall make the traveller walk around within to explore the historical truths. The museum helps you to explore the past in the context of George W Bush’s administration and helps in understanding of the policy systems!
8. Fort Worth Zoo
If you are visiting Dallas with your family you must be having a group of kids with you! Fort Worth Zoo happens to be a must visit for the tourists who travel along with their families. The zoo puts up an exotic destination for the tourists with a wide variety of wildlife spread across lush green acres. The zoo offers a pleasant environment with the sight of caged wild animals. The list of wild animals includes cheetahs, lions and tigers precisely who are left in natural environments in order to have a better survival within confinement. The zoo remains to be open during the weekdays between 10 am till 5 pm. The timings vary during the weekends.
9. Nasher Sculpture Centre
A gallery centre which remains to be very famous in Dallas is frequently visited by the tourists. The centre contains a bulk of the modern and contemporary art pieces. The art pieces were made by artists like Matisse, Picasso etc. An unique that the sculpture centre conducts tour during Tuesdays and Saturdays for the benefit of the travellers’.
10. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Truly an area covering lush green space Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden happens to be one of the most beautiful spots for entertaining tourists. The lush green garden is home to several plants like Chrysanthemum and azaleas which attract tourist attention the moment they enter the garden. The garden is beautifully wrapped by natural forest in the vicinity and it gives a feeling of serenity to the tourists who come to enjoy the beauty of nature.
11. Dallas World Aquarium:
Spread over expansive tanks, Dallas hosts numerous aquatic animals for the tourists to explore their lifecycles. Dallas World Aquarium simultaneously hosts other wild animals like penguins, sharks and flamingos. A must visit for the tourists Dallas World Aquarium remains to be one of the most demanding tourist spots to be explored by the people who visit Dallas.
12. Sundance Square:
If you want to explore the historic touch of Fort Worth, we suggest that, you spend an afternoon at Sundance Square. Carrying the culture of cowboys forward, this particular 35 block district had been entertaining the foreign tourists’ right from the inception.
13. Highland Park Village:
Offering wonder goods to be sold to customers, this kind of a stylish shopping center would help in engaging the tourists for hours. Happening to be one of the top shopping spots Highland Park Village remain to be a stalwart architecture which attract tourists on a regular basis.
14. Klyde Warren Park
A centre for scenic beauty, the park hosts open areas for animal walks besides human walking trails. The park includes open areas for children as well. But typically not a park, the area holds more than 5 acres. Managed by Woodall Rogers Park Foundation, the park offers health and fitness services to the tourists as well as the local population.
15. White Rock Lake and Park
Located towards the northern side of Dallas the lake as well as the associated park offers excellent opportunities for tourist entertainment. These include fishing, bird watching, biking, rollerblading etc. However the lake prohibits the tourists from swimming. A must visit for the tourists the entire area offers a major scope for travel entertainment at a limited cost.