Dallas, TX – the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States that has some of the richest culture, culinary, sports and history. There will always be something for everyone to learn and explore. Here are some areas worth exploring on your next trip to the city:
GrapeVine Vintage Texas: This is a place for everyone. Grapevine has lodging options available, winery tasting rooms, local craft brewery, boutiques, restaurants, a lake, railroad, etc.
Ascend: An all-inclusive camp and retreat center that provides great hospitality, a range of fun activities, and life-changing experiences. This camp hosts educational, community, corporate events, and faith groups. They aim to provide three important aspects which are inspiration, recreation, and education.
Adolphus Hotel: a place for lodging, dining, and history. Politicians, Presidents, Royals, and celebrities have stayed at this prestigious hotel. It is located in the epicenter of all entertainment in the city center of Dallas.
THEATRE / ENTERTAINMENT
Dallas Symphony: DCO delivers uplifting, entertaining musical experiences and educational opportunities. Tickets are available for powerful performances by world-class artists and ground-breaking musical experiences.
The Texas Theatre: A Texas theatre built in 1931 with a historical background. After various renovations, this theater holds movie events, live music, comedy, and many other sources of entertainment.
AT&T Discovery District: A newer downtown destination in the heart of Dallas where tech, culture and entertainment are combined to create unique experiences.
George W. Bush Presidential Center: The Center houses the Bush library that is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Visitors can also enjoy a 15-acre urban park, distinctive dining, and shopping experiences.
Perot Museum: A hands-on nature and science museum for all ages. Their mission is to inspire minds through nature and science and it provides multiple exhibits to fulfill its mission. There is also 21+ events such as “Thursdays on Tap” this summer that takes place on Thursdays from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. and includes live music, food trucks, outdoor games, along with full access to the museum and exhibits after hours.
Peticolas Brewing Company: Brewery tours are available six days a week (Mondays are closed). Peticola has created 39 different beers, but only 26 are available with the remaining 13 being limited releases set to return soon. There is a virtual tour of the brewery available on the company’s webpage.
The Rustic: Home style meals made with locally sourced ingredients, local craft beers and cocktails and live music. Live entertainment is performed by both local and national artists.
FC Dallas: Located in a suburb of Dallas or Frisco, TX, this stadium opened in 2005 and has a capacity of 20,500 seats. Tickets are available for purchase online. Events vary by season and it is recommended that their webpage is reviewed to stay updated with upcoming events.
Texas Motor Speedway: Nicknamed “The Great American Speedway,” this place is capable of hosting crowds over 200,000. The track measures 1.5 miles in a quad-oval design.
Dolly Python Vintage: a multi award-winning vintage store. The store is filled with clothing and other items dating back to the 1940’s. There is a large selection of antiquities worth visiting as you never know what treasures you could find.
Deep Vellum: Deep Vellum is a small indie bookstore, but among the largest publisher of literature in translation in the United States. Upon visiting, expect to be introduced to [potentially] your new favorite novel, join a book club, have some coffee, get invited to a private concert on the terrace, etc. They even have audiobooks available!
The Texas Pool: A registered national historic landmark. This pool is shaped like Texas and is located in Plano, TX. It contains 168,000 gallons of saltwater and has a diving board and two water slides. For small children, there is a wading area where they are able to get their feet wet.
Trinity Groves: A Dallas landmark that has diverse number of restaurants, dessert shops, and events. There is live music and entertainment, holiday parties, themed pop-ups, sports watch, and plenty of lawn games for guests to enjoy.