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Ranked #1 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Gardens; Parks
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 #2 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Symphonies; Architectural Buildings

“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 #3 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites; Museums; Specialty 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 151 attractions in Dallas
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Ranked #5 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Educational Sites
A private local coeducational university located in Dallas, Texas.
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Ranked #6 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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 #7 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #8 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Art 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 #9 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #10 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Parks
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Ranked #11 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues
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 #12 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Science Museums
Inspiring minds through nature and science.
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Ranked #13 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Sports Complexes; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields

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 #14 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: 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 #15 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Art Museums; Gardens
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 #16 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Bodies of Water; Parks
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 #17 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #18 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Neighborhoods
Trendy neighborhood featuring galleries, shops, antique stores and restaurants.
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Ranked #19 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Art Museums
This set of galleries is dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia.
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Ranked #20 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Neighborhoods
The historic 1931 shopping center offers exclusive shopping and a variety of free entertainment.
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Ranked #21 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #22 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Art 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 #23 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Welcome to the largest zoological experience in Texas! With 106 acres to explore and thousands of animals to see, the Dallas... more » Owner description: Welcome to the largest zoological experience in Texas! With 106 acres to explore and thousands of animals to see, the 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 visiting the Zoo 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 a must-see. The large savannas feature 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. There is also an elevated platform where guests can feed giraffes, the tallest land mammals in the world! Guests will also see the fastest land mammal on Earth, the cheetah, as well as four African lions who often spend their days sleeping just inches away from the large viewing window inside the Serengeti Grill restaurant. The Wilds of Africa area features rare animals such as gorillas, chimpanzees and okapi, and guests can take a 20- minute adventure on the elevated Monorail Safari ride. 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, as well as the Zoo's new Koala Walkabout exhibit, featuring koalas, 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 #25 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Specialty 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 #26 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

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 #27 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Neighborhoods
The country's largest urban arts district.
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Ranked #28 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: History Museums; Educational Sites; Museums
A center offering exhibits, films and artifacts of the Holocaust.
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Ranked #29 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Lookouts; Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: Reunion Tower is open! Adjoining the Hyatt Regency Dallas is the iconic Dallas landmark, Reunion Tower. The all-new GeO-Deck... more » Owner description: Reunion Tower is open! Adjoining the Hyatt Regency Dallas is the iconic Dallas landmark, Reunion Tower. The all-new GeO-Deck offers guests unparalleled views of Dallas through high-definition zoom cameras and an interactive digital-touch screen display, named the Halo, which lets guests see and engage with Dallas in new ways. Take a step outside and see the view first hand or use a telescope to magnify your view. Just above the GeO-Deck is Cloud Nine Cafe, open daily (check website for hours), which offers GeO-Deck guests food and drink options underneath a stylized Texas sky.The Reunion Tower experience isn't just about seeing what's below from hundreds of feet in the air, it's also about what's below the surface. Get a glimpse into the history, events and people that made Dallas what it is and what it will be. The GeO-Deck is easily accessible from the lobby, and tickets are available via walk-up or online. Make a visit to the GeO-Deck the first item on your Dallas itinerary! « less
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Ranked #30 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Category: Theaters
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