From dinosaurs to breathtaking views, Dallas' top attractions have what you need for a spectacular trip in the city.
Posted on Jul 16, 2019 By Devon Yarbrough
Your bags are packed and you're ready to go, your next step is to get to Dallas and start exploring the city with a CityPASS. The Dallas CityPASS is a booklet offering discounted admission to five of Dallas' top attractions – making it easy to plan the perfect summer vacation. Plus, with many of the attractions offering special exhibits there's plenty of summer fun for all ages.
Catch Dinos at the Dallas Zoo this summer. This dino-mite exhibit transforms the zoo into a prehistoric jungle with more than two dozen dinos waiting to be discovered. See T-rexes, hunt for fossils in the Dino Dig Zone and solve dinosaur-themed puzzles. Also, be sure to check out the DinoSOAR show, which features a 20-minute interactive show including birds and mammals from all over the world. The exhibit is open through Sept. 2.
Youth (3-11) |$14
Children (2 and Under) | FREE
Sunday – Saturday | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Just because it's summer doesn't mean learning has to stop. Explore five floors of interactive and exciting exhibits at the Perot Museum for a thrilling hands-on experience. While at the museum, stop by The Art of the Brick, a specialty exhibit featuring imaginative works of art constructed entirely from LEGOs, including re-creations of Van Gogh's The Starry Night and Vermeer's Girl with A Pearl Earring. The exhibit runs through Aug. 18.
General Admission| $20
Youth (2-12) | $13
Children (2 and Under) | FREE
Munday – Saturday | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Head to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and see the exhibit Away from the White House: Presidential Retreats. The exhibit dives into our president's favorite spots for private retreats, including Camp David, Walker's Point, LBJ Ranch and more. The exhibit also includes various rare artifacts and candid photos of presidents and their families enjoying civilian life. The exhibit runs through Oct. 6.
General Admission |$21
Youth (13-17) | $19
Children (5-12) | $15
Infant (0-4) | FREE
Monday – Saturday | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday | 12 – 5 p.m.
Not only does the GeO-Deck offer a stunning 360-degree view of Dallas from more than 400 feet, but the attraction also has plenty of programs and activities to keep you entertained all summer long. Bring the kids to story time every Wednesday at 11 a.m. or come on Thursdays for Tower After Hours Bingo from 7-9 p.m. to win fun and cool prizes!
General Admission: |$17
Youth (4-12) | $8
Children (3 and under) | FREE
Sunday – Saturday | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The historic museum chronicles the life and legacy of President John. F. Kennedy and is a must-see on any summer outing. Enjoy the museum's latest exhibit, 55 Years, which examines more than five decades of media coverage of JFK throughout his political career and presidency. See original magazines and newspapers from the 1960s on display, as well as a media reporting from today's era. The exhibit runs through Oct 13.
General Admission |$18
Youth (6-18) |$14
Children (0-5) | FREE
Monday | 12-6 p.m.
Tuesday – Sunday | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.