A Presidential Experience
Take in a little presidential history. Visit the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Have your picture taken in the oval office as well as experience the interactive Decision Points Theater and the 911 Memorial. Learn about the life, legacy and tragic death of President John F. Kennedy at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. View fascinating and stirring films, photographs, scale models and the Reading Room - the museum's extensive library of books, audiovisual resources and more.
Home, home on the range...
Enjoy an exciting tour of the legendary Southfork Ranch made famous by the Ewing Family in the hit television series Dallas. You will learn interesting tidbits about the years of filming, providing insight into the TV characters of the Ewings and how the series completely reshaped the city of Dallas. That evening, arrange for a chuck wagon dinner for your group.
Take in the arts scene
Head to the Dallas Arts District, home to some of Dallas' most significant cultural landmarks, including the Dallas Museum of Art, The Nasher Sculpture Center and The Crow Collection of Asian Art. If you like architecture, Flora Street features 5 buildings designed by Pritzker-Prize winning architects.
The Sports Enthusiast
Take a VIP tour of AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, and stay to see America's Team in action. Or if you prefer basketball or hockey, head over to the American Airlines Center to watch the Dallas Mavericks or Dallas Stars.
No matter where you stay in Dallas, chances are you're just steps away from some of the world's best shops. Explore luxury and unique shopping at the downtown Neiman Marcus flagship store, Highland Park Village, NorthPark Center, Galleria Dallas, The Shops at Park Lane, or West Village; if you are searching for bargain deals, visit Allen Premium Outlets, Grand Prairie Premium Outlets, Sam Moon, or Grapevine Mills Mall for impressive savings on designer outlet stores.
Traditional Texas Adventure
Looking for a more traditional Texas adventure? Take a horseback ride on the Great Trinity Forest trails (eight miles from Downtown Dallas), at the Texas Horse Park. The park is within the largest urban hardwood forest in the country.
Stop and Smell the Roses
Explore the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, one of the most beautiful outdoor attractions in Dallas, which features 66-acres of spectacular display gardens that showcase incredible seasonal flowers, ornamental shrubs, trees and plant collections in a serene setting on White Rock Lake. While there you can enjoy a three-course tea, or a meal at one of the different restaurants located within the Arboretum.
Enjoy one of Dallas' many culinary experiences. Take a behind the scenes tour of the Mozzarella Company followed by a hands-on cheese making class. Want more of a Mexican flare? Tour Luna's Tortilla Factory and see how their incredible tortillas and tamales are made.
Explore the Performing Arts Scene
Dallas is also home to wonderful live performances. Experience the Dallas Symphony at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, catch a Broadway show at the Winspear Opera House, or watch the Texas Ballet Theater at the Dallas City Performance Hall.
Take a breath of fresh air
Stroll through Klyde Warren Park and participate in one of the many daily activities for the public ranging from yoga to book signings to outdoor concerts and films. Try one of the food trucks as well.