Dallas, Texas is on Trinity River, it is located in northeast Texas. Dallas is the ninth largest city in the United States of America and third largest city in the state of Texas. It is a great travel destination, it offers plenty of opportunities to visitors such as world class zoos, fabulous museums, intense nightlife, excellent shopping and a wonderful place for food lovers to enjoy the wine and dine at Dallas.
Here are some of the best tourist attractions of Dallas, Texas.
1. Cotton Bowl
The Cotton Bowl was opened in 1929; it is a stadium which has a capacity of accommodating 92,100 spectators. The stadium is located in Fair Park. Over the years, the stadium is a home to many football players. There are many concerts and other events that take place in the stadium.
2. Dallas Zoo
The Dallas Zoo is a 95 landscaped acres; it is located three miles south of downtown Dallas. Dallas Zoo was established in 1888, it is Texas largest and oldest zoo. It is a home for many birds, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and other species.
3. Dallas World Aquarium
The Dallas World Aquarium is located in West End Historic District of downtown Dallas. The aquarium has more than 85,000 gallons of water with beautiful sea animals, it has a underwater tunnel, so that visitors can have a closer look at these sea creatures. The aquarium also displays unusual birds, crocodiles, giant river otters, Antillean manatees and species of monkeys.
4. Sixth Floor Museum
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza is located on the sixth and seventh floor of the Dallas County Administration Building. The museum exhibits John F. Kennedy’s life, career, assassination and death. John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States. The museum’s exhibition area features films, photographs and artifacts of President John F. Kennedy.
5. Fair Park
Fair Park is a National Historic Landmark, situated on the outskirts of Dallas. The park is a 277 acre full of museums, parks, recreational centers, Art Deco buildings, educational complex and amusement center. The Cotton Bowl Stadium and Texas State Fair are located at Fair Park.
6. Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Museum of Art is one of the major art institutions in U.S. The museum was found in 1903 and now it has a collection of over 24,000 works of art from ancient to modern times.
7. White Rock Lake
The White Rock Lake is located near downtown Dallas. There are beautiful wooded views and peaceful surrounding, that makes the place exceptional. One can enjoy the outdoor activities such as hike and bike trail, fishing, sailing and horseback riding.
In addition, there are many beautiful and amazing destinations for visitors in Dallas, including Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Reunion Tower, Dallas Theater Center, John F. Kennedy Memorial, Pioneer Plaza, Meadows Museum, Opera House and many more, that adds glory to the beautiful city.