Dallas Texas is a metropolitan city on the north side of the state that provides the perfect mixture of contemporary and cultural. The city has a big art and music scene, but also an area of historical significance, following the assassination of John F. Kennedy on a visit here in the 60s, putting Dallas in the global spotlight.
Those fascinated by Dallas’ history will find much to do here, as will anybody with a love of arts and sports. Vibrant, quality, and trendy, or just some of the words regularly utilized to describe the city, so if that sounds like somewhere you would like to explore further, take a look at our top Dallas Texas things to do.
Ask anybody in Dallas where to get BBQ and they will point you to Pecan Lodge, Dallas’ most amazing BBQ point. The pit-smoked meal at this restaurant in the hip Deep ELLUM neighborhood is clearly out of this world – as evidenced by the lines out the door around the edges and into the parking lot. The handmade delicious Jalapeno sausages, beef ribs, and brisket with southwestern seasoning are particularly great, while the hot mess is deliciously good. Bring top models to hangout: https://www.hotpartystripper.com/dallasstrippers.htm
Swim Across the State of Texas
The 60th anniversary season of the Texas Pool kicks off this amazing Memorial Day with 168K gallons of saltwater bliss. You will find a snack bar on-site, as well as barbeque grills if you prefer to BYO cookout. Just ensure to wait at least thirty minutes after eating before trying to swim from El Paso to Houston.
KLYDE Warren Park
The narrow, long KLYDE Warren Park opened in late 2012 on top of the Woodall Rogers Freeway and has since become of the most well-known spots in Dallas. This 5.2 acre Park staples the city’s Uptown and Arts Districts jointly and is beloved for its playground, phase that hosts a live concert, and food trucks that line on side of the park. Throw in many free activities including badminton, tennis, concerts, ice-skating, and yoga and it is simple to see why KLYDE Warren Park is the best friend of every visitor.
The 6th Floor Museum
The 6th Floor Museum chronicles the life of the assassination of JFK from a social, historical, and cultural perspective. Poke via more than 90k artifacts and stand in the right window that Oswald fired from. Afterward, go to the Grassy knoll to see the X in the mid of the street where JFK was fatally shot, right before making your way to the JFK Memorial Plaza some blocks away.
Get to know the wonderful Local Wine Scene
OEXAS VINO has become a top-class choice for catching a grapey buzz over the previous decade or so, and the aptly-named suburb of grapevine just so occurs to be home to one of the states most coveted and stunning wine trails. Taste through the offering with a dinner or lunch wine tour that includes sampling at 3 wineries plus a 3-course meal with a pro guide on hand to teach you all you ever wanted to know about local viticulture.