Dallas. Big Things Happen Here

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Whether checking in to one of Dallas' premier hotels and wondering, "What now?" or looking for things to do on the weekend, in a place where optimism meets opportunity, the possibilities are seemingly endless. From Pritzker Prize-winning architecture and lush green spaces to innovative dining and memorable entertainment, BIG things happen in Dallas. And here is the essential guide to one memorable city.

Thought-Provoking Art

When Dallas showcases its art, it is done with grandeur. The Dallas Arts District is the largest urban arts district in the country, and is a hotbed of award-winning museums and galleries, including the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, and Crow Collection of Asian Art. Outside the district, other artistic ambitions abound. Explore here to see what Dallas has to offer.

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History & Heritage 

From The Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza, to the West End and to Southfork Ranch, home of the infamous "Dallas" TV show, Dallas is rich in history on and off the screen. Experience Pioneer Plaza, the Old Red Courthouse, Deep Ellum and more, and get to know Dallas.

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Cultural Revelations

In order for a dinner and a show to take place, there has to be a show to attend, and Dallas has plenty. Looking for award-winning Broadway productions, art-house theatre, laugh-out-loud comedy, incomparable orchestral experiences or breathtaking ballet? Find it here.

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The BIG Outdoors 

It's not all concrete and high-rises here. After all, this is Texas. For a refreshing adventure outdoors and breathtaking views, explore
White Rock Lake, Klyde Warren Park, Katy Trail, Dallas Arboretum and more.

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Dallas plays host to some of the most lauded attractions in the nation, and visiting places such as the Dallas Zoo, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum, Dallas World Aquarium, and Six Flags Over Texas are practically mandatory. Grab the kiddos and hit the town!

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Nighttime Buzz

With 14 different entertainment districts from which to choose, a night out in Dallas can only result in a good time. Party in chic lounges and posh bars in Uptown, dance the night away in Downtown, bar hop on Lower Greenville and McKinney Avenue, or catch cool live music in Deep Ellum. Get more details here.

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Style For Miles

Dallas corners the market on shopping in the Southwest. It all began with the nation's first
Neiman Marcus and Highland Park Village, the first outdoor planned shopping center. Now, exclusive designer boutiques like Oscar de la Renta, Dior and Alexander McQueen call the city home, as well as of-the-minute trend purveyors like H&M and mega-outlets like Grapevine Mills.

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Tastes Of Dallas 

Our pride and joy is premier barbeque and authentic Tex-Mex, but it doesn't end there. From gastronomy and farm-to-fork, to soba noodles and wild game, Dallas dining is one unique experience to savor.

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BIG-Time Sports 

Celebrate sports Dallas-style by catching a game with one of five cheer-worthy professional teams, including America's Team the Dallas Cowboys, baseball's Texas Rangers, puck-wielding Dallas Stars, the Dallas Mavericks, and soccer's FC Dallas.

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