Dallas as transit or stop-over destination
Dallas is a city that prides itself on its many civic institutions, parks, museums and stadiums, and whether you’re here for an extended stay or just a short stop, there’s plenty to see and do here.
While the city’s attractions may seem spread out, getting around is easy. Taxis can be hailed from the street and the local train service (DART) connects many points around the downtown area and in the nearby suburbs. Some of the most popular Dallas attractions include Dealey Plaza and the Sixth Floor Museum. The site of JFK’s assassination, visitors will find riveting exhibits detailing the event.
Just a short cab ride or 15 minute walk away, sits the Dallas World Aquarium. Showcasing endangered species from around the world, the facility also features a rainforest aviary. For outdoor enjoyment, visitors will find a beautiful spot at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, located on the lovely shores of White Rock Lake. Featuring formal gardens, majestic fountains, an historic Spanish style mansion and excellent city views, this is a popular attraction for visitors and locals all year round.
Make sure you visit these other Dallas area attractions:
- Reunion Tower Observation Deck
- Dallas Cowboys football game at AT&T Stadium
- Galleria Dallas, an upscale shopping centre
- Dallas Museum of Art
- Dallas Holocaust Museum