Your Dallas Itinerary

Are you heading to the Lone Star State for a vacation? Make sure you get to spend some time in Dallas! A lovely, cosmopolitan city like Dallas has hundreds of things to keep you busy for as long as you are in town.

 

Those of you with children will love exploring the Dallas Zoo to say hello to the elephants and mandrills

 

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and visiting one of the many amusement parks, from Six Flags to Sandy Lake.

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Swinging singles should make sure to check out the Lizard Lounge and Gatsby Dallas for a taste of the nightlife.

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Everyone can get out of the heat and learn something new at one of the areas many museums. The Dallas Museum of Art is home to some truly classic pieces that shouldn’t be missed, including several works by Frida Kahlo and Chihuly.

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza will give you a glimpse into one of the most iconic and infamous moments in our nation’s history and the Dallas Holocaust Museum works to eradicate prejudice and hatred by teaching the world about the worst of human nature.

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You can catch an independent film at the Magnolia Theater or the Angelika Film Center or spend a day shopping at the Galleria mall or the Farmer’s Market.

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No trip would be complete without experiencing the best dining that Dallas has to offer! Anyone coming to Texas simply must try a chicken fried steak, the closest thing to an official food the state will ever have, and if you want the best chicken fried steak Texas has to offer you must make a trip to Babe’s Chicken House. They have multiple locations in the Dallas area and offer the tastiest dinner you’ll ever find anywhere. 

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But if chicken fried steak isn’t your thing or you’d like to have something a little more upscale you can always try one of the many fine dining options available. Three Forks offers elegant dining at an elegant price and Fogo De Chao gives you a fabulous upscale Brazilian steakhouse experience.

If you are looking for something easier on your pocketbook try Texas chain Whataburger for a fast food fix or Wienerschnitzel if you are in a hot dog mood. If you are still hungry you can head over to Sonny Bryan’s for some truly Texan BBQ.

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If you’ve done all that and you still feel like you haven’t had a truly Texas experience you can head on over to the Mesquite Rodeo to see some riding and roping or see if you can catch a Cowboys or Mavericks game. Dallas offers something for everyone! 

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