Dallas is one of the best cities in the United States. Located in Texas, this city represents all the best of the Lone Star state. The city is home to several professional sports teams, including the Cowboys, one of the best NFL teams every to set foot on the gridiron. Dallas residents love three things: oil, BBQ and the Cowboys. The city is home to some of the largest oil companies in the world and this wealth has helped create a modern, beautiful city. The city is also known for gorgeous Gothic Revival architecture and wonderful museums. A visit to Dallas is sure to be a full one.
There are many things to see and do in the city, but if you are into history and museums, this is the city for you. At Dealey Plaza, visit the Sixth Floor Museum where Lee Harvey Oswald is believed to have fired the shot that killed President John F. Kennedy. Located at the corner of Elm and Houston Streets, the museum is the site of what used to be the Texas School Book Depository. The museum is a tribute to President Kennedy’s work, life, and death.
Another presidential-related attraction is the George W. Bush Presidential Libray and Museum. This attraction is located on the Southern Methodist University campus and opened in 2013. Visitors can learn about President Bush’s time in office and about the Bush family.
Visitors to the city should be sure and stop by the Reunion Tower. This is one of the most unique buildings in the world with its geodesic dome lit up at night. The revolving restaurant provides views of the entire city.
If you’re an art lover, the Museum of Art is a must-see. Opened in 1903, the museum holds more than 24,000 works which range from contemporary art to ancient artifacts. Some of the most popular include Mediterranean art from Greece, Egypt, and Rome.
Another popular attraction is the World Aquarium. Here you will find a vast collection of sea life including stingrays, sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish, and leafy seadragons. The natural reef settings make this aquarium very special.
Many visitors enjoy walking through the Botanical Gardens. Stroll through the 14 famous display gardens and enjoy the beautiful sculptures and fountains.
Of course, no visit to Dallas would be complete without seeing the Zoo. With more than 2,000 animals, the zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the city.
This city is certainly something special. Plan a vacation soon.