The Perot Museum exposes our children to a world of ideas and concepts in science, math and technology, all within one spectacular location. By offering hands-on ways to learn about scientific evidence, mathematical concepts and natural history, the Museum will profoundly affect what and how our kids experience science and nature. Future scientists, mathematicians and engineers will find inspiration and education through interactive exhibits, multimedia presentations and vivid contextual displays.
Dallas a beautiful, fan friendly venue with lots of hi-tech touches. From its sweeping signature arches to the retractable seating, American Airlines Center's unique features single it out as one of the premier sports and entertainment venues in the country.
Dallas Museum of Art
| 13 Miles
1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201
We collect, preserve, present, and interpret works of art of the highest quality from diverse cultures and many centuries, including that of our own time. We ignite the power of art, embracing our responsibility to engage and educate our community, to contribute to cultural knowledge, and to advance creative endeavor.
| 9 Miles
8787 Park Lane, Dallas, TX 75231
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
Museum of Biblical Art
| 7 Miles
Biblical Arts Center, Dallas, TX 75225
Established in 1967, named the Museum of Biblical Art in 1999, the MBA, is an art museum in Dallas, Texas that is unlike any museum in the world. It has a simple mission: To display art with a Biblical theme. Nothing of its size exists in the United States, making it a treasure trove for art enthusiasts. Diverse types of art are exhibited including bronze sculpture installations, drawings, fine prints, and oil paintings. Specialized galleries have been created for Biblical Archaeology, Jewish Art, Religious Architecture, Israeli Art, African American Art and Hispanic Art.
The Museum is a cultural crossroads, utilizing art for tolerance and understanding reflected in the various archaeological exhibits and decorative art from Israel and the Holy Land. The MBA's vision encompasses the classical arts with a call to beauty which emphasizes the Biblical figurative art illustrating the narratives of the Bible and a call to the study of classical Greco-Roman art, archaeology and architecture.
Featured Artists Include: John Singer Sargent, Marc Chagall, Jacques Lipchitz, Ben Shahn, Paolo Verenese, Francesco Guardi, Agam, Kathe Köllwitz, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Emil Nolde, James Tissot, Oskar Kokoschka, Bernard Buffet, Andy Warhol, Everett Shinn, John Marin, and many more.
Located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, The Crow Collection is a permanent set of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. The museum offers a serene setting for quiet reflection and learning.
Dallas World Aquarium
| 10 Miles
1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
A 22,000-gallon tunnel with a panoramic view of underwater reef life is Descend into a South American rainforest filled with rare and indigenous plants and animals. The bamboo-planked path leads past monkeys, giant river otters, many species of toucans and Orinoco crocodiles. The river exhibit allows for an underwater glimpse of Antillean manatees, huge turtles and schooling cichlids. The aquarium contains 85,000 gallons of saltwater, including a 22,000 gallon walk-through tunnel. Wrasses, stingrays and rare Leafy seadragons are some of the intriguing marine life. Black-footed penguins entertain in an outdoor lagoon, while Fairy penguins can be seen swimming in their pool on the second level. Venomous snakes, sharks, Jaguars, sea turtles and several species of owls and eagles are only a few of the animals living in the Mundo Maya exhibit
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
“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 the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra. It also plays host to benefit concerts, corporate meetings, religious services, band and choral festivals and many other multi-disciplinary uses.
| 11 Miles
1627 Pacific Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201
Interfaith complex with a chapel, fountain, bells and garden.
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
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historical Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history.
John F. Kennedy Memorial
| 13 Miles
Market Street/Commerce Street, Dallas, TX
This simple, concrete memorial to President Kennedy dominates a square in downtown Dallas 200 yards from where the President was assassinated. It is a space for contemplation, neither open nor closed. the 50 foot square enclosure with 30 foot high concrete walls would be oppressive, if not open in the center of two opposite walls, and along almost all of the base.
In the center is a black granite slab, deliberately too square to be a tomb, inscribed simply with the President's name.
With over 35 years in the business, we are your WESTERN WEAR EXPERTS. We are able to assist your every western wear need.
5220 Alpha Road, Dallas, TX 75240
Tucked inside 14 of our Nordstrom stores you'll find a serene place to beautify, rejuvenate and indulge. Spa Nordstrom offers a variety of services for skin and body, including facials, massages and wraps, waxing, nail, lash and brow treatments and more. For women, men and teens.
You’re invited to a world of luxury, excitement and culture at WinStar World Casino. Whether you’re visiting from around the globe or live close by, we have everything you need and want to make your visit enjoyable every time.
WinStar World Casino features the best in electronic games, table games and bingo for you to try your hand at. Attend one of our weekly poker tournaments or take advantage of our promotions for more ways to have fun and win. As you make your way through the casino, you’ll also find an assortment of entertainment and dining options that will satisfy any palate, including the popular Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill.
We warmly welcome you to Durant. Whether it’s an indulgent meal, an exciting turn in the casino or an escape at the spa, our goal is your absolute pleasure. Choctaw Casino Resort aims to set the standards for luxury in the region.
| 19 Miles
3700 Hogge Drive, Parker, TX 75002
Internationally renowned as the filming location for the "Dallas" television series, Southfork Ranch is known worldwide as America's most famous Ranch. Today, Southfork is open to visitors daily for tours of the Ewing Mansion and Southfork as well as guests who attend the many special events hosted at Southfork Ranch.
Water Tower Theatre
| 1 Miles
15650 Addison Road, Addison, TX 75001
Enjoy stage performances throughout the year. Something different every other week.
Coyote Ridge golf club
| 15 Miles
1640 W Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, TX 75010
a North Dallas daily public fee golf destination where golf is more than just a game. We completed construction of our new 26,000-square foot luxury clubhouse in February 2007. The new clubhouse is complete with luxury locker rooms for both men and women, state-of-the-art pro-shop, Grill 19 restaurant and bar that is open to the public, two private dining and meeting rooms (The Library and The Wine Room)
as residents know it as home to the annual State Fair of Texas, the largest fair of its kind in the country, but Fair Park is much more. Fair Park is the city’s largest cultural center and the complex itself consumes almost 300 acres just two miles east of downtown. Most of the buildings were designed and built for the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition and their beautifully restored architecture and design has earned the area a designation as a National Historic Landmark. Fair Park is also known as one of the finest collections of art deco architecture in the world. Apart from the architecture, which makes a visit to the area worthwhile in and of itself, the area is also home to several museums open year-round including the African-American Museum, Texas Discovery Gardens and the Hall of State, dedicated to the preservation of Texas’ history. The nearby Exposition Park area is home to a group of popular bars and restaurants including the Amsterdam Bar, popular with the bicycle crowd and Pizza Lounge among others.
Indian Creek Golf Course
| 12 Miles
1650 W Frankford Rd, Carrollton, TX 75007
Rated among the top public golf courses in the Dallas - Ft. Worth Metroplex, Indian Creek Golf Club offers 36 Holes of championship golf. The two distinctly different 18-hole courses are situated along the Trinity River in the northern Dallas suburb of Carrollton
The Dallas Cowboys are one of the most recognizable sports franchises worldwide and one of the most successful teams in the history of the National Football League, boasting five Super Bowl Championships (1971, 1977, 1992, 1993 and 1995).
Cowboys Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, was built in 2009 and has hosted high-profile sporting events such as Super Bowl XLV and the 2010 NBA All-Star game. Tours of the Stadium are available daily.
| 12 Miles
Young / Griffin streets, Dallas, TX 75219
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 horses which are made of bronze in a dynamic depiction of a cattle drive.
Cavanaugh Flight Museum
| 1 Miles
4572 Claire Chennault, Addison, TX 75001
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum is a large display of aviation history, with civilian and military airplanes from WWI through Vietnam. Many different types of historical planes are collected amongst four hangars
Old Red Museum
| 11 Miles
100 South Houston Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Dedicated to the cultural, economic, political and social history of Dallas County, this museum is housed in the beautifully Old Red Courthouse.
Nasher Sculpture Center
| 13 Miles
2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Situated in downtown Dallas at the base of the city’s skyline, the Nasher Sculpture Center represents Ray Nasher’s vision to create an outdoor “roof-less” museum that will serve as a peaceful retreat for reflection of art and nature and public home for his collection of 20th-century sculpture. The goal was to produce a structure of lasting significance that will sustain the legacy of the collection-- a kind of noble ruin reminiscent of the solidly-grounded archaeological sites of ancient civilization and their continuity through time.
This upscale development of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants has become one of Dallas’ most popular hangouts.
The scene: You’ll see friends catching up with each other over a late-night latte or celebrating a special occasion over a bottle of wine, almost always on the patios that line the streets. With everything from wine bars to burger joints, there are many options.
Find it: West Village is near the end of the McKinney Avenue Trolley line and fills the area between Blackburn Street and Lemmon Avenue.
Uptown is a community where residents, office workers and visitors enjoy the neighborhood on foot. Every weekend and even on many weekday evenings, hundreds of people walk the well-lit, tree-lined sidewalks from restaurant to restaurant, from home to the gym, from work and home to shops and public transit via the McKinney Avenue Trolley. Add to that the wide variety of shopping and dining opportunities and exceptional cultural and recreational facilities in or immediately adjacent to Uptown—from the Katy Trail to the AT&T Performing Arts Center and American Airlines Center.
| 8 Miles
Knox-Henderson, Dallas, TX
his district is named after a street that changes names as it crosses North Central Expressway. The Knox side of the street is known for savvy shopping and a charming set of restaurants, while the Henderson side is the site of the party, with fab nightclubs and trendsetting bistros.
The scene: Just follow the fashionistas through this bustling area as they head for their favorite sushi restaurant, Latin café or bar.
Find it: Knox-Henderson is north of downtown, where North Central Expressway divides Knox Street/Henderson Avenue.
| 1 Miles
5100 Belt Line Rd, Addison, TX 75001
Restaurant Row is one of the area's most popular places. Addison's main attractions are based around restaurants, and has some of the most restaurants per square mile in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
| 10 Miles
Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX
Dallas is a city that knows its trends, which is evident on Greenville Avenue. The neighborhood’s restaurants and pubs are eclectic and hip.
The scene: Restaurants, bars, nightclubs and a lively café scene draw an avid set of regulars on Friday and Saturday nights.
Find it: Greenville Avenue is located in northeast Dallas, spanning from Ross Avenue to Mockingbird Lane.
If you haven’t heard, Dallas has one of the best art scenes in the country and the Dallas Arts District is in large part responsible for the city’s reputation as an art mecca. The Dallas Arts District is a 68-acre, 19-block area of art heaven, comprised of museums, concert halls, churches and restaurants. A thirty-year plan in the making, the Arts District is now home to four buildings by Pritzker-Prize winning architects; the Winspear Opera House, designed by Norman Foster and the Wyly Theater designed by Rem Koolhaas, which together compose the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Nasher Sculpture Center, designed by Renzo Piano and home to one of the world’s foremost collections of 20th century sculpture and a beautiful outdoor garden and finally, the Meyerson Symphony Center designed by I.M. Pei and host to the world-renowned Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The district is anchored by the massive Dallas Museum of Art and is also contains the small but excellent collection at the intimate Crow Collection of Asian Art.
AT&T Performing Arts Center encompasses 10 acres within the downtown Dallas Arts District. The Center includes the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, Annette Strauss Square and Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park, as well as Lexus Red and Silver underground parking areas.The AT&T PAC presents a variety of programs year-round in its indoor and outdoor performance venues, including the Lexus Broadway Series, Brinker International Forum, JAZZ ROOTS and, in association with TITAS, contemporary dance and music, as well as other touring and community performances. The Center also provides performance space for local performing arts organizations, including The Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Black Dance Theatre and Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico.
University of Texas
| 11 Miles
The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712
Welcome to The University of Texas at Austin, the largest institution of The University of Texas System. The University of Texas at Austin is a major research university home to more than 48,000 students, 2,700 faculty and 19,000 staff members.
Recognized by USA Today as “One of the top 10 places to spend it all,” Galleria Dallas is the most dynamic shopping environment in North Texas. An international collection of shops and boutiques sets the standard for world-class shopping in Dallas. Galleria Dallas is the only North Texas home of Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Thomas Pink, Baccarat, Versace, Tourneau, Sony Style, Zara, Karen Millen and the all-new American Girl Boutique and Bistro (opens fall 2007) – plus favorites like Juicy Couture and Kate Spade. Galleria is also Dallas’ distinct dining destination, offering market exclusive restaurants like The Grill on the Alley, SUSHISAMBA, Grand Lux Cafe and Oceanaire. From its legendary ice rink, to its fusion of hip fashion and chic dining, Galleria Dallas truly is Dallas’ premier shopping destination.
Allen Premium Outlets
| 20 Miles
820 West Stacy Road, Allen, TX 75013
Allen Premium Outlets features an impressive collection of the finest brands for you, your family and your home. Include a shopping stop during your next trip to the area. Located north of Dallas, you're sure to find impressive savings all year round
Village On The Parkway
| 1 Miles
5100 Belt Line Road, Dallas, TX 75254
For a truly unique experience, it takes the Village.
The Village on the Parkway is home to dozens of one-of-a-kind stores, services, and restaurants--conveniently located in the very heart of Addison.
With its Mediterranean inspired architecture, fountains, gazebos, wide boulevards and beautifully landscaped walkways, the Village on the Parkway is an urban oasis and a welcome escape from the ordinary.
Come see for yourself that for shopping and dining like nowhere else, it takes the Village
Highland Park Village
| 8 Miles
47 Highland Park Vlg, Dallas, TX 75205
Highland Park Village is an upscale shopping mall located at the southwest corner of Mockingbird Lane and Preston Road in Highland Park, Texas and was the first self-contained shopping center in America