The Bishops Art District is a completely surprising and unexpected shopping center found in the middle of Oak Cliff. This artistic, inviting district is a collection of completely independent shops, restaurants, and art stores will leave you relaxed and hands heavy with a few individual items. Take a moment to stop and stare at the colorful murals along the brick buildings reminding us of a time gone by.
2055 Summer Lee Drive By the Lighthouse Rockwall, TX 75032 +1 214 803 0025
Sail with Scott offers fantastic cruises on Lake Ray Hubbard. They offer both private and public cruises that range from romantic to fun to relaxing. Take a trip on the Seawolf, a gorgeous wooden catamaran, or the larger Harbor Lights, an air conditioned two level power boat. Don't forget to ask to steer the boat for a minute, it's the perfect photo opportunity!
Located in Dallas the Brookhaven Country Club is great for a family outing with. This place is very popular with the locals and tourists alike. With facilities like a swimming pool, athletics track, golf course and tennis courts it promises to be fun for the entire family. Besides all of this the club also has regular family events like dinners and workshops. The Brookhaven Country Club can also be rented out for special events.
The homestead of the fictional Ewing family has become the "
"world's most famous ranch. The sprawling acreage of this North Texas ranch is located 20 miles north of downtown Dallas and, although the long-running television series Dallas has been off the air for several years, the mansion and grounds are still a popular place to visit. Tram tours carry guests on a voyage through the history of the series every half-hour throughout the day. The Ewing mansion is the key point of the tour, offering insight to the characters and filming of the series.
1570 West FM 1382 Cedar Hill, TX 75104 +1 972 291 3900
Located along the shores of Joe Pool Lake, this popular 1,800-acre state park offers a variety of outdoor activities. There are 355 campsites, perfect for family fun. While you are here, enjoy fishing opportunities and then grill your catch on one of the park grills. Miles and miles of trails for biking and hiking, as well as boat ramps, a marina, playgrounds, a swimming beach and even a volleyball court ensure you will always have something to do here. Showers and restrooms are also available.
1230 West Davis Street Dallas, TX 75208 +1 214 272 8346
The story of the Kessler Theater began in the 1940s, when it was opened as a cinema hall. However, by the next decade, the theater had closed, and the following decades saw the building change many hands, till in the late 1990s, it lay vacant and neglected. Since the early years of the 21st Century, there were efforts to revive the theater and convert it into a multi-purpose venue, with a focus on cultural events. After several years of planning and construction, the Kessler Theater opened in 2010. This venue is an epicenter of cultural life in the city, and hosts a passel of events, like live concerts, art exhibitions, photography exhibitions and more. See the website to know more.
201 West Main Street (at Cooper Street) Arlington, TX 76010 +1 817 275 4600
Director Emeritus Joan Davidow is the driving force behind the success of the Arlington Museum of Art. Located in a thriving city primarily known for its entertainment parks, this privately funded, nonprofit museum shines and draws visitors from all over the country. Known as one of the state's finest contemporary art venues, this cultural haven is housed in a large former department store building and attracts crowds from both Fort Worth and Dallas. The focus here is on Texas art. Admission is free.
5515 South Cooper Street Arlington, TX 76017 +1 817 784 6222
The largest skating center in Texas is located in Arlington, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth. Shiny hard wood, maple floors, a video arcade, full concession stand and a variety of fun and exciting music make this a great place to take the entire family for an afternoon of fun. Both traditional four wheeled skates and inline skates are available at this favorite skating venue.
The Living Science Center building is made of recycled materials and houses interactive exhibits and displays. View aquariums and terrariums, take a hike each Saturday at 10am with a park tour guide, or use technology to go on a simulated raft ride adventure down the Trinity River. River Legacy park includes several miles of hiking and biking trails, as we well as river overlooks and picnic areas along the banks of the Trinity River.
2201 Road to Six Flags East Arlington, TX 76011 +1 817 640 8900
Often referred to as "The Entertainment Capital of Texas," Six Flags offers 200 acres of rides, shows and attractions. For many years, this family amusement park has delighted Texans and others from around the world. Ride the 109-foot-tall "Batman the Ride," which travels up to 50 miles per hour and watch stuntmen perform as Wild West gunslingers in an action-filled street shootout. Rates vary during the winter months. The park is usually closed between early January and early March, reopens daily for two weeks in March and then opens on weekends until the area schools let out in late May. Phone ahead or visit the website to check on any schedule changes. Timings vary widely by month and season.
W Dallas Victory Hotel is what Dallas is all about
glitz and glamour while catering to the luxury loving crowd. With state of the art rooms featuring beautiful interiors and incomparable cityscape views, W Hotel will immediately go to ...
The Old Red Courthouse is an outstanding feature of the
Dallas County Historic Plaza. It was built in 1892 in Romanesque Revival style. It is constructed of rough cut, red pecos sandstone and trimmed in Arkansas blue granite. The ...
This is a permanent exhibition of the tragic events leading
up to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The museum was opened in 1989, and is located in the Texas School Book Depository building, where Lee Harvey Oswald ...