Dallas Travel Guide


The Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas
Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) from which Oswald fired those infamous shots, this historic exhibition chronicles the life, times, assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.

Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas
A 22,000-gallon tunnel with a panoramic view of underwater reef life is the centerpiece of this popular aquarium that also runs a preservation program involving young green sea turtles.

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Established in 1903, this prestigious art venue features a wide selection of art exhibits, from Ancient Mediterranean to Contemporary Art and Design.

Dallas Zoo, Dallas
Come nose to nose with a chimpanzee and watch tigers swim at this new and improved zoo that features three major attractions: Wilds of Africa, Zoo North and Children's Zoo.

Prestonwood Baptist Church, Dallas
Friendly church popular for its engrossing Sunday morning sermons.

Conspiracy Museum, Dallas
A museum that reflects many of the conspiracy theories relevant to JFK's assassination.

Fair Park, Dallas
Large urban park with museums, flea markets and events. Covers over 227 acres.

Old City Park, Dallas
Park containing over 37 historic buildings.
Attraction type: Park; Specialty museum; History museum; Historic village

Deep Ellum (Deep Elm), Dallas
This former warehouse district is now a funky nightlife and shopping area.

Bar of Soap, Dallas
A laundromat that includes a bar, pinball, pool tables and live music.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dallas
Sixty-six acres of peaceful woods and beautifully manicured lawns and flowers: a great place to spend an afternoon.

The Women's Museum, Dallas
The Women's Museum memorializes how women in America have shaped history and culture.

White Rock Lake Park, Dallas
Surrounding the jewel of Dallas, 1,015-acre White Rock Lake, the park is a prime spot for running, hiking, birdwatching, fishing and people-watching.

Science Place, Dallas
With over 200 hundred hands-on exhibits, a planetarium and an IMAX theater, this kinetic museum encourages children to learn more about science.

Texas School Book Depository, Dallas
The building in which Lee Harvey Oswald hid and fired at President John F. Kennedy.

West End MarketPlace, Dallas
Five-story shopping and dining center with an atrium in the middle.

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas
Symphony center in Dallas.

Dallas Museum of Natural History, Dallas
A beautiful neo-classical building houses lots of historical artifacts and is best known for its children's area.

Thanks-Giving Square, Dallas
Interfaith complex with a chapel, fountain, bells and garden.

McKinney Avenue Trolley, Dallas
MATA is a heritage or historical trolley system, recreating how a real trolley system of the early to mid-twentieth century looked and operated.

Dallas Arts District, Dallas
The country's largest urban arts district.

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
The Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection includes more than 300 sculptures by most of the 20th century's greatest talents, including Rodin, Calder, de Kooning, Giacometti, Matisse, Miró, Picasso and Serra.

Southern Methodist University, Dallas
A private local coeducational university located in Dallas, Texas.

Age of Steam Railroad Museum, Dallas
Climb aboard steam engine trains at this lively museum. Take a first-hand look at luxurious Pullman sleeping cars and Dallas's oldest depot.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, Dallas
This simple monument to the slain president was built on a plaza adjacent to the Texas School Book Depository building.

African American Museum, Dallas
A museum celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the arts.

Dallas Nature Center, Dallas
Nature reserve that covers 633 acres with 10 miles of scenic hiking trails.

Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, Dallas
The site includes the former Texas School Book Depository and Dealey Plaza, two of the sights forever associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Dallas City Hall, Dallas
A municipal building designed by I.M. Pei.

Cotton Bowl, Dallas
Stadium located at Dallas' Fair Park

Dallas Children's Museum, Dallas
Dedicated to children, families and educators, this museum features opportunities for cultural exploration, outdoor activities, artistic accomplishments and dramatic play.

America's Ice Garden, Dallas
Ice skating rink similar to NYC's Rockefeller Plaza

Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas
highlighted with local artists

Pegasus Sign, Dallas
the original symbol of Mobil Oil

Dallas Theater Center, Dallas
the only theater in the US designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas
This set of galleries is dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia.

Dallas Holocaust Museum, Dallas
A center offering exhibits, films and artifacts of the Holocaust.

Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas
Attraction type: Specialty museum

Millermore Mansion, Dallas
This Greek Revival residence was built in 1861 by William B. Miller and is now located at the Old City Park.

JR's, Dallas
Popular gay bar in Dallas.

Bachman Lake Park, Dallas
Small, suburban lake surrounded by a three-mile trail: great for walking and running.

Tenison Highlands, Dallas
Located about 3.5 miles from downtown Dallas, this 18-hole course features five new lakes, 32 bunkers, Tif Bermuda 419 fairways and Tif Eagle putting surfaces, making it one of Dallas' upscale public golf course.

Turtle Creek Greenbelt, Dallas
Just north of downtown, this area is popular with runners, many of whom begin from the nearby YMCA.

Phidippides, Dallas
Running store with a good stock of apparel and 70-100 kinds of shoes.

Crossroads Market, Dallas
Gay bookstore and cafe.

Keller's Drive-in, Dallas
Drive-in restaurant where classic car enthusiasts gather.

North Park, Dallas
Recommended shopping mall in Dallas.

Galleria, Dallas
Shopping mall in Dallas.

Dallas Alley, Dallas
Nine nightclubs and five live bands with one cover charge.

Hall of State, Dallas
Beautiful building flanked by exhibition halls.

Trammell Crow Sculpture Garden, Dallas
Romantic outdoor garden with water fountains and art.

Fountain Place, Dallas
Romantic area of 172 small water fountains and streams.

Western Heights Cemetery, Dallas
The final resting place of Clyde Barrow, of "Bonnie and Clyde" infamy.

Reunion Arena, Dallas
A $230 million sports and concert arena.

Highland Park, Dallas
The wealthiest section of Dallas.

Lake Highlands North Recreation Center, Dallas
Located in downtown Dallas, this park and nature reserve features scenic hiking trails.

Fan Man, Dallas
A collection of fans, antique, new and some famous.
Attraction type: Specialty museum

The Lone Wolf Lounge, Dallas
This lounge will be in the Crescent hotel and is going to look like Cuba in the Fifties and Sixties.

The Spa at the Crescent, Dallas
Excellent spa at the Crescent Hotel.

Cinemark Theater, Dallas
20 movie theaters in one.

Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas
Features gardens, a two-story tropical conservatory and a waterfall.

Dallas Convention Center, Dallas
A municipal building where conventions are held.

Symphony Hall, Dallas
A cultural site where the symphony performs.

Trinity River, Dallas
The river flowing through Dallas, Texas.

Dallas Art Institute, Dallas
Established in 1926, this institute offers classes that specialize in still-life painting, stage-design, life drawing and much more.

Winfrey Point, Dallas
This popular starting point for runners at White Rock Lake Park was where German prisoners of war were kept in barracks during the 1940s.

Agriculture Complex, Dallas
This expo center is located at Dallas' Fair Park.

Civic Center, Dallas
Expo building located at Dallas' Fair Park.

Hall of Negro Life, Dallas
Museum and exhibit hall focusing on the history of African Americans.

McCall's Store, Dallas
Gift shop of Dallas' Old City Park and museum.

Oak Lawn, Dallas
Diverse urban community, where many gay and lesbian bars, shops and restaurants are located.

Fairmount Street, Dallas
Great street for lovers of antique's and art galleries.

Old Fish Hatchery Nature Area, Dallas
A top birding observation site located in downtown Dallas.

Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas
Street in downtown Dallas that is known for its variety of boutiques, specialty shops and department stores.

Inwood Trade Center, Dallas
Outlet shopping mall known for its great bargains.

Knox-Henderson, Dallas
Neighborhood north of downtown Dallas known for its unique items, handmade jewelry, expensive antiques and a lively restaurant/club scene.

Bishop Arts District, Dallas
Trendy neighborhood featuring galleries, shops, antique stores and restaurants.

Ad-Libs Improv Comedy Club, Dallas
Since 1986, Ad-Libs has been entertaining and amazing audiences with it's fast-paced improv show. The comedy's subject matter comes directly from the audience, creating interactive entertainment that allows the crowd to become part of the show and feed on the frenzied Mardi Gras atmosphere. The comedy is quick, clean and unforgettable. Shows are every Friday and Saturday @ 7:30 & 10 pm.


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