If you’re interested in traveling to Texas, there is no better destination spot for you than Dallas! There are many things to see and do while you’re vacationing there, and more than enough activity to keep you busy for days on end! If you’re bored while you’re in Dallas, you’re not looking in the right spots!
How could you visit Dallas without honoring the memory of President John F. Kennedy? Since Dallas is the location where President John F. Kennedy was killed, there are many sites that are dedicated to his memory including the grassy knoll, the Texas Book Depository and of course there is an “X” in front of the depository, a macabre reminder of the event.
Fair Park is touted as a Cultural and Entertainment Center offers a variety of events for young and old alike, including nine museums (one of them a woman’s museum) and various performance centers including the Smirnoff Music Centre. Here you can find everything from historical information, sites and flying fish! This is a treat for everyone in your party!
After being nearly destroyed in the late 1800’s John Neely Bryan’s log cabin was completely restored and is a great opportunity to get a view of this one of a kind cabin constructed from cedar logs. For those who are looking for a larger look at old Texas, head on over to Dallas Heritage Village where you can tour the 13 acres with more than 38 historic spots featuring more than 25000 artifacts that have their origin in Texas or the North Texas region. Items vary from books, post cards, dolls and pottery collections. You’ll enjoy this tour as will everyone in your group!
For the shoppers among us there are a variety of great shopping experiences in Dallas ranging in shops geared towards the bargain hunter to the more elite Neiman Marcus for those who are looking for a more upscale shopping experience.
If you love the Museum scene, don’t miss the Dallas Museum of Art, which offers collections of African, Contemporary, European and Asian art to name a few. You can’t miss the Pacific Islands display with regional art styles from the Mentawai Islands to Southeast Moluccas. If you love aquariums, don’t miss the World Aquarium at Dallas, offering saltwater displays and marine life from around the world as well as a rainforest display that will take your breath away. If you’re wild about animals, you don’t want to miss the Dallas Zoo, featuring a Childrens’ zoo, and the wilds of Africa display. This trip is sure to be a huge hit with the children in your group or those of you who want to feel like a child for a while!!
Dallas offers an exciting nightlight whether you’re seeking something more home-style, live music, tea rooms or almost any option you might be looking for! You can find everything in Dallas from a piano bar (Alley cats) to a country western bar (Roadhouse Saloon) or if it’s karaoke that you’re into, visit Kats for an experience you’ll enjoy and will talk about for months to come!
Enjoy your trip to Dallas, there’s something here for the very young, the young at heart and those who are looking to experience a combination of history and modern life!