Dallas is famous for many things; artistic and commercial, pleasant and poignant, and just for simply being big! Big thinking, big ideas, big success.
One can’t really hear the name Dallas without thinking of any of those things, especially from the oil and cotton industry point of view and, on a lesser but just as relevant scale, the memory of the country’s beloved president, John F. Kennedy, whose life was so very sadly shortened on a visit to this great city.
There are also some wonderful things to enjoy, explore and experiment here, so let’s have a look at the best things to do in Dallas!
1. Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
For a lovely family day out in the fresh air, drop into Dallas’s gorgeous Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. The 66 acre gardens offer lots of interest, especially for the younger family members, including the amazing 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden with its fun play and exploration area as well as the Children’s Garden Café.
If you want to bring your own refreshments instead, there are plenty of picnic areas too. The gardens are proud of being a quiet retreat with well manicured grounds (in other words, to protect the exotic plants, no active sports are permitted).