There Is Much To Do In Dallas – Bring the Family!
Dallas is a young and vibrant city, and a commercial and cultural hotbed. When it was established 150 years ago, it was a cattle town at the convergence of major Native American trail networks. Today, after years of rapid growth as a center of cotton and petroleum trading, it is the third-largest city in Texas and a booming hub of technology, banking, communications, education, and health care in the South Central United States.
Dallas enjoys 284 days of sunshine per year with average temperatures in November ranging from 45º–67º.
Fun, fascinating functions in and around downtown Dallas by the month.
470-foot-high panoramic views of the city, augmented by powerful telescopes, high-definition zoom cameras, and interactive digital displays exploring the city’s history, architecture, and landmarks.
Experience downtown Dallas. A summary of things to do, places to dine, and ways to get around.
An extensive guide for things to do, from tours and events to neighborhoods and visitor destinations.
Running, Hiking, and Biking
This 3.5-mile-long hike and bike trail is built on an old railroad line. An iconic destination for residents and visitors alike.
Dallas Parks and Recreation. About five miles northeast of downtown Dallas. Offers a 9.33-mile hike and bike trail among nature areas and wildlife in a scenic urban setting.
Horseback Riding and Equestrian Events
Scenic, one-hour trail rides and other events. Reservations required.
Ride rustic, traditional trails within 12,000 wooded acres surrounding beautiful Lake Grapevine. Reservations required.
Trail rides for cowboys and cowgirls of all levels, 15 minutes from downtown through scenic hardwood groves, past serene ponds, and along bucolic meadows in the Great Trinity Forest.
Rides by appointment. Gentle, friendly horses are matched to complement your abilities. Ten minutes west of DFW airport.
Research and education in a broad spectrum of disciplines: computational geometry, computer graphics, high-dimensional data analysis, human-computer interaction, information visualization, multimedia, and virtual reality. Located on the University of Texas at Dallas campus.
Exhibits, experiences, and explorations that inspire visitors of all ages to discover the universe and life on earth.
Five centuries of art and artifacts that illuminate the cultures of China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia.
Music, art, architecture, performances, and history in America’s largest urban arts district.
An evolving series of exhibits that explore art in all media. The museum also supports public mural projects throughout Dallas.
Thousands of years of human artistic achievement, in the heart of the Arts District.
One of the largest collections of work by Spanish artists outside Spain, from the middle renaissance to the early 20th century.
Works by Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore, and many other renowned sculptors scattered through a peaceful live-oak forest.
Library, museum, café, and store in an urban park near Southern Methodist University.
Fascinating stories about the adventurers, tycoons, and outlaws who created Dallas and its cultural heritage.
Exhibits, films, and tours of the location where US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
National Football League
AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, offers fan tours daily.
National Basketball Association
National Hockey League
Women’s National Basketball Association
American Major League Soccer
Major League Baseball
Globe Life Park in Arlington offers tours throughout the year.
Groovy restaurants, funky bars, offbeat boutiques, and one of the world’s best collections of urban murals.
Historic architecture, cowboy gear, fine dining, and great people watching just west of downtown, near Victory Park, where Dallas is defining the 21st century.