Looking to get outdoors during your next visit to Dallas? Use these fun events, activities, and happenings to create your next outdoor adventure!
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With more than 350 parks and 160 miles in hiking and biking trails, Dallas visitors can count on mild weather year round and 284 days of sunshine each year to enjoy the outdoors.
Greet the morning with stroll through Klyde Warren Park. The urban park, perched atop an eight-lane freeway, is the city's living room and has a terrific view of the Dallas skyline. (1.5 hours)
Fuel your body at Sloane's Corner, a New American bistro in the Trammel Crow Center. Enjoy a lemon and cranberry muffin, smoked jalapeno cheddar croissant kolache, or the Sloane's Breakfast. (1 hour)
Take your love for the outdoors to trees at the Trinity Forest Adventure Park, located in the nation's largest urban hardwood forest, the Great Trinity Forest. Bring the kids too! (2.5 hours)
Relax in Adirondack chairs on the shady patio before dining at Holy Crust. This pizzeria offers traditional and unique pies like BBQ chicken and chicken & bacon alfredo.
After dinner, take a walk across the Trinity River on the Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge. The bridge runs parallel to the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and offers views of Dallas' skyline. (1 hour)
Head to BuzzBrews for a hearty breakfast. This eclectic spot is open 24 hours and features a flavorful menu of omelets, pancakes, veggie sausage and all you can drink coffee.
Head to East Dallas for a visit to White Rock Lake. Called "The People's Playground" in the 1930s, it is surrounded by leafy neighborhoods, offering a dramatic view of the skyline. (2.5 hours)
Head to the lake's eastern shore for Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Get a picnic lunch at one of the restaurants on Garland Rd, or grab a table at DeGolyer House. (3 hours)
Stop at HG SPLY CO on Lower Greenville for a dinner focused on hunted and gathered foods. Their rooftop bar is perfect for enjoying the HG Mule or the Cucumber Smash. (1.5 hours)
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