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PLACES TO SEE
- The Sixth Floor Museum (at Dealey Plaza): The assassination of John F. Kennedy was one of the saddest moments in American history. The location of his unexpected death is now a historic site and has a museum on the sixth floor of the building from where Lee Harvey Oswald fired the shots that claimed the life of the President. The museum makes available to the public, the incident right down to the minutest detail including the window from where Oswald is said to have perched himself against to carry out the assassination.
- The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum: Out of the many legacies the Presidents of the United States leave behind, one of them is a library that documents every detail of their live, every decision they made whilst in office, etc for research and to make it a matter of public record. The premises of the Southern Methodist University sports the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, where you visit the Decision Points Theatre; see for yourself what influenced the Bush administration decisions.
- Dallas Museum of Art: You should start your tour of the Arts District from the Dallas Museum of Art. Dubbed as one of the best art museums of the country, the museum’s permanent exhibitions span a staggering number of eras and geographies. Right from the lost civilizations to the Renaissance masters, the works of art leaves out none.
- Dallas Heritage Village: For a glimpse of what Dallas was like before urbanization hit in 1900’s, take a trip down the yesteryears at the Dallas Heritage Village. Spanning 13 acres, with some 40 buildings restored, you’ll see people at the Heritage Village dressed in the fashion trends of the 1800’s, talking with the southern drawl that we all know so well.
- Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens: 70 acres of botanical gardens await you arrival at the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens where the White Rock Lake flowing alongside old and historic residences with massive gardens. Sporting the largest collection of azaleas, in the season of the blossoms, almost 150,000 flowers are up on display.
Below we have a list of things to do in Dallas and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Dallas getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Dallas with confidence.