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Ranked #1 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Architectural Buildings; Symphonies; Performances

“The Meyerson” is home to the world - class Dallas Symphony Orchestra and other Dallas-based cultural organizations like the Turtle Creek Chorale, the Dallas Wind Symphony, and... more »

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Ranked #2 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of... more » Owner description: A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was rated in 2013 as one of the Top Ten Botanical Gardens in the US by The Travel Channel. The one-of-a-kind 8 acre Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden is the only one of it's kind in America. « less
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Ranked #3 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) from... more » Owner description: 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. Online ticketing is now available through our website. « less
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Ranked #4 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
A private local coeducational university located in Dallas, Texas.
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Ranked #6 of 156 attractions in Dallas
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Established in 1903, this prestigious art venue features a wide selection of art exhibits, from Ancient Mediterranean to... more » Owner description: Established in 1903, this prestigious art venue features a wide selection of art exhibits, from Ancient Mediterranean to Contemporary Art and Design. « less
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Ranked #7 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Theaters; Performances
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Ranked #9 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Science Museums; Museums
Inspiring minds through nature and science.
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Ranked #10 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Theaters; Performances
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Ranked #11 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Parks; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Surrounding the jewel of Dallas, 1,015-acre White Rock Lake, the park is a prime spot for running, hiking, birdwatching,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #12 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusements
Owner description: Zero Gravity Dallas is the world's only "Thrill Amusement Park" featuring 5 different extreme thrill rides. We offer the... more » Owner description: Zero Gravity Dallas is the world's only "Thrill Amusement Park" featuring 5 different extreme thrill rides. We offer the Bungee Jump, the Nothin' But Net, Texas Blastoff, the Skycoaster and the Skyscraper. Zero Gravity is the perfect place to have parties and events. Most rides can be done with a friend, so everyone can achieve their adrenaline dreams together. We are open year round, so visit our website for ride descriptions, hours and directions. « less
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Ranked #13 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Art Museums; Gardens; Museums
Owner description: The Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection includes more than 300 sculptures by most of the 20th century's greatest talents,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #14 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Owner description: The site includes the former Texas School Book Depository and Dealey Plaza, two of the sights forever associated with the... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #15 of 156 attractions in Dallas
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Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as... more » Owner description: The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen. Lounging around are Two-toed and Three-toed sloths. Endangered animals, such as Orinoco crocodiles, Giant river otters, Antillean manatees and several species of monkeys are part of the many conservation projects. The aquarium portion displays interesting marine life, including Japanese crabs, jellyfish, Leafy, Weedy and Ribbon seadragons. Black-footed and Blue penguins can be seen swimming as guests enjoy the outdoor South Africa exhibit. Sharks, rays and sawfish are only a few of the fish living in the Mundo Maya cenote. Safe from Neotropical eagles, are euphonias, tanagers and hummingbirds. Reptiles and amphibians, both of significance to the Maya culture, can be seen throughout the exhibit. « less
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Ranked #16 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Movie Theaters; Amusements
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Ranked #17 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Sports Complexes; Sports

American Airlines Center was designed by David M. Schwarz/Architect... Services, Inc. and HKS, Inc. The team combined architecture and technology to give Dallas a beautiful, fan... more »

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Ranked #18 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Art Museums; Museums
The Meadows Museum specializes in Spanish art, focusing on the Golden Age from the 1550s to the 18th century.
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Ranked #19 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks
Trendy neighborhood featuring galleries, shops, antique stores and restaurants.
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Ranked #20 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
The historic 1931 shopping center offers exclusive shopping and a variety of free entertainment.
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Ranked #21 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Art Museums; Museums
This set of galleries is dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia.
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Ranked #22 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Dinner Theaters; Performances
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Ranked #23 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers; Amusements
Owner description: Topgolf takes all your favorite leisure activities - bowling, darts and golf - and fuses them with great food and drinks to... more » Owner description: Topgolf takes all your favorite leisure activities - bowling, darts and golf - and fuses them with great food and drinks to form a truly unique game. Topgolf takes all your favorite leisure activities - bowling, darts and golf - and fuses them with great food and drinks to form a truly unique game and outdoor entertainment facility. Topgolf requires no golf experience. What makes Topgolf so revolutionary? Each ball contains a microchip that awards points by hitting targets that look like dart boards. The further the target and the closer you get to the center, the more points you are awarded. « less
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Ranked #24 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

In downtown Dallas, a must see place is Pioneer Plaza  situated in the intersection of Young and Griffin streets. It is a landscape in which there are a numbers of cattle and... more »

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Ranked #25 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: The largest zoological experience in Texas, the 106-acre Dallas Zoo offers fun, educational and entertaining experiences for... more » Owner description: The largest zoological experience in Texas, the 106-acre Dallas Zoo offers fun, educational and entertaining experiences for the whole family. The Zoo's mission is to inspire a passion for nature and conserve wildlife, and guests can see a number of endangered species and learn about a variety of conservation projects the Dallas Zoo supports. Opened in 2010, our award-winning Giants of the Savanna habitat is internationally known. The savanna features elephants, ostrich, zebras, impalas, giraffes, and guineafowl, often mingling together. The Dallas Zoo is home to a herd of five female elephants and 11 giraffes, which guests can feed by hand. Guests will see the fastest land mammal on Earth, the cheetah, as well as African lions who often spend their days sleeping just inches away from the viewing wall inside the Serengeti Grill restaurant. The Wilds of Africa area features rare animals such as gorillas, chimpanzees and okapi. Guests will enjoy getting eye-to-eye with African penguins as they swim effortlessly underwater. Highlights of the ZooNorth section include the Lacerte Family Children's Zoo, a top-rated reptile and amphibian complex featuring albino alligators, and the Koala Walkabout, featuring the only koalas in Texas, red kangaroo, wallabies, and a lorikeet feeding area for up-close adventures. For alternative transportation to the Dallas Zoo, consider the DART Red Line, which delivers guests to the Zoo's front entrance. « less
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Ranked #26 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum memorializes the pioneers of flight, from the 1920s and 30s, through World War II and up to the jet and rocket... more » Owner description: This museum memorializes the pioneers of flight, from the 1920s and 30s, through World War II and up to the jet and rocket age of today. The museum also showcases the Dallas/Fort Worth area, known today as the Aviation Capital of the World, played in aviation history. « less
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Ranked #27 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #28 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Educational Sites; History Museums; Museums
A center offering exhibits, films and artifacts of the Holocaust.
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Ranked #30 of 156 attractions in Dallas
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Large urban park with museums, flea markets and events. Covers over 227 acres.
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