1. Dealey Plaza
Dealey Plaza is a significant part of Dallas’s history as President Kennedy was assassinated in this site and Dallas history became known as an internationally recognized murder site.
2. Pioneer Plaza
Pioneer Plaza, the second-most visited landmark in Downtown Dallas after Dealey Plaza. The site features native plants and trees and a flowing stream in a natural setting and a re-creation of a cattle drive in bronze with longhorn steers being driven by three cowboys on horses. You can walk through the park and take some photos with the lifesize sculptures. But take note, you’re not supposed to hop on the steers.
3. Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
Enjoy some fresh air at Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Gardens located at the east bank of White Rock Lake that offers 66 acres with 11 lush display gardens and has a seasonal color all year long.
4. Art Deco Buildings at Fair Park
Fair Park is the home of the State Fair of Texas and the world’s largest collection of art deco exhibit buildings. The gigantic murals, fountains, Ferris wheel, and cotton Bowl football stadium make it an interesting place to walk around while keeping a safe social distance.
5. White Rock Lake
White Rock Lake is a 1,015 acre city lake located northeast of downtown Dallas. It’s an urban lake and one of the most used parks in Dallas. You can do a 9.33 mile hike and bike trail or have a simple picnic in the area.
6. Fort Worth Stock Yards
Get a taste of the true American West by dropping by at Fort Worth StockYards. Start your tour at Exchange Avenue, where the weathered brick streets are lined with historic buildings, restaurants, shops, saloons, and other attractions.
7. Cedar Ridge Preserve
If you are a nature lover, then a tour in Cedar Ridge Preserve is a must. The must-see native trees, grasses and wildflowers, butterfly gardens, and wild mammals, birds, insects, and reptiles and you can also include the picnic in your activities!
8. Six Flags Over Texas
Make your heart skip a beat with an adventure and fun rides at Six Flags Over Texas. But if you’re fearful of huge rides they have options for family rides and rides specifically made for your kids. And of course, the dining and shopping will never be forgotten.
9. Great Wolf Lodge
Great Wolf is a family-friendly resort and a one-stop destination where you have everything you need – food, entertainment, activities, rooms, and more – without worrying or consuming time to hop from one place to another. Saves you time and enjoy the most out of it. There’s an indoor and outdoor waterpark, Fun themed suites, Great Food, Reasonably priced souvenirs, Tons of other attractions like movie theaters, an arcade, and more.
Bonus Activity: Turner Falls
Turner Falls is just two hours north of Dallas/Ft Worth off I-35. You can have a day trip or spend the weekend seems better. The 1500 acres of fun in the heart of the Arbuckle Mountains and the home of Oklahoma’s largest waterfall has always been a getaway not only for the people in Texas but also around the state. You can experience activities like 77ft Waterfall, Rock Castle, Picnic Sites, Cabins, R.V. Hookups, Novelty Shops Hiking Trails, Bath Houses, Natural Swimming Areas, Wading Areas, Sandy Beaches, 3 Natural Caves, Geological Formations.
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