Dallas: Best Things to Do

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Dallas is the best town in Texas

This city is known for numerous cultural activities and museums

 Dallas' top attractions are the Dallas Museum of Art, the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas Arboretum, and Botanical Garden, and Reunion Tower

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SIGHTSEEING

Visit the Reunion Tower and see the sky view of Dalla's city from 470 feet above. But, if you want to walk around the city, do a walking tour in the Arts District. Explore the area and enjoy the lively vibes of art performances across the town. But, if you want a wider scale tour, have a trip with their electric cart. They will guide you through Downtown, Uptown, the Arts District and Deep Ellum.

Reunion Tower

Landmark observation deck featuring light shows, 360-degree city views, 2 restaurants & a gift shop

DOWNTOWN

Go to Dallas' Downtown. It's filled with art places, green spaces, restaurants, and shopping centers. The famous places in Downtown you can visit are the Klyde Warren Park, the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and Dallas World Aquarium.

Klyde Warren Park

Urban park hosting lunchtime food trucks & frequent arts, music, fitness & children's events

SHOPPING

If you like to shop, Highland Park Village is a must-go place for you. Opened in 1931, it's the first shopping center in the United States. The shopping centers offer luxury stores and retail. But, if you are looking for the most complete shopping center, NorthPark Center is the answer. It sells almost everything like fashion apparel, gifts, home decor, eateries, and many more.

Highland Park Village

Stylish designer boutiques, shoe stores, gift shops & diverse eateries fill this upscale mall

NorthPark Center

Long-standing, upscale enclosed shopping mall with public art, a movie theater & a library

FOOD & DRINK

Dallas' must-try food is enchiladas. Enchiladas is a rolled corn tortilla filled with tasty stuffing and covered by savory sauce as the topping. While for the drink, known as the city who invented the frozen margarita machine, you can't skip drinking Dalla' frozen margarita.

CULTURE

Dallas is a cosmopolitan city that treasures their cultures. As a city known best for their cultural activities, Dallas is home to arts venues. The artists usually hold their performances in the Art District.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Between September and November is the most suitable time to visit Dallas because at the time Dallas has the best weather to have outdoor activities.

HOTEL

Located in Downtown Dallas, Lorenzo Hotel Dallas has easy access to the city main attraction like the Sixth Floor Museum in Dealey Plaza and Klyde Warren Park. The hotel provides 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and 3 bars. And to be noted, this hotel is a smoke-free hotel. So, if you want to smoke, you can go to their smoking area. But, for your budget stay, book your room in the Deep Ellum Hostel. The hostel offers you an affordable price with good service and a clean room. To save your budget, the hotel also gives free breakfast for the guests.

Lorenzo Hotel

a contemporary hote close to Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

Deep Ellum Hostel

a relaxed hostel near to Baylor University Medical Center Light Rail Station

RESTAURANT

For a fine dining experience, Knife Dallas is a warm and cozy restaurant that serves a tasty steak for your hunger. It's located in the Highland Hotel in Dallas. Another recommendation dining place for you is The Woolworth. It is the best spot for dining. The restaurant also has a cocktail bar in the spot.

Knife Dallas

Upscale hotel eatery offering a modern take on classic steakhouse fare, plus creative cocktails

The Woolworth

Cozy yet stylish bar with an elevated menu of shared plates & entrees plus handcrafted cocktails

CAFE

Houndstooth Coffee serves high-quality coffee, tea, wine, and pastries. The cafe specialty is its craft coffee. Another coffee shop recommendation is Ascension Coffee. It is a coffee and wine cafe. Located in Design District, the cafe is known to serve a hand-brewed cup of coffee.

Houndstooth Coffee

Solar-powered branch of funky Austin-based chain, serving coffee, tea, pastries & breakfast tacos

Ascension Coffee

Stylish coffee house serving premium slow-roasted coffee, boutique wine, plus brunch & bar bites

Address : 1621 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75207, United States

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Have a classy drink experience with a panoramic city view in the SODA bar. It's located in the rooftop of the NYLO Dallas South Side. Not only give a satisfying view, but the bar also serves refreshing craft cocktails to your throat. But, if you want a dance club party, It'll Do Club can be one of your options. The club offers a spacious dance floor your sleepless night.

SODA Bar

Retro-industrial hotel roof bar with infinity pool-side views of the city & an outdoor fire pit

It'll Do Club

Down-to-earth dance club with a light-up floor offers DJs, house music & drinks on Saturday nights

INTERESTING PLACE

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building. If you are familiar with John F. Kennedy (the 35th President of the US), the museum is devoted to his unexpected death chronologies. The museum displays the crime scene, the historic photos, news reports, and footage. The other recommendation for your itinerary is the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. It is one of the world's top botanical gardens. Located on the shore of White Rock Lake, the arboretum blooms the most beautiful flowers in the town. There are 66 acres of the botanical garden there.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

A 70-acre botanical garden on White Rock Lake.

This botanical garden features concerts, exhibitions & special classes.

Lots of flowers and plants and some amazing rock and water structures.

Address : 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA

The Sixth Floor Museum

Comprehensive exhibits on John F

Kennedy's presidency & assassination at site of the sniper's nest

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

If street art is your thing, take a time to have a walking tour in Elm Street. The street has artistic murals that will inspire you to make a meaningful Instagram post and caption. But, if you want to have a photo with nature background, The Dallas Arboretum can be one of your options. With the colorful tulip flowers background, you'll have satisfying Instagram photos. For the best flower blooms, visit the place in October.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

A 70-acre botanical garden on White Rock Lake.

This botanical garden features concerts, exhibitions & special classes.

Lots of flowers and plants and some amazing rock and water structures.

Address : 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA

Elm Street

a hot spot for art lovers with popular mural everywhere