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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Park
“City park located within a few of Dallas's museums. Variety of food trucks available during lunch and all day on weekends. ”
  • 292 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“This muesum is free to the public. Why not check it out. Create art while you're there. Across the street from Klyde Warren and near two other muesums.”
  • 175 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Home to 11 permanent exhibit halls and various traveling exhibitions throughout the year.”
  • 170 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Located on White Rock Lake, it contains 27 acres of beautiful and seasonal gardens. It is world renown, serves a part research center to several universities, dining is fantastic.”
  • 178 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“This is the arena for all the major concerts in Dallas. Located in downtown Dallas. The huge parking lot makes parking easy. Close to downtown Dallas nightlife. Also the home to the Dallas Mavericks.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Doctor's Office
“One of the best shopping malls in America. Two levels of stores with a wide range of choices. Museum quality artwork and landscaping like you will never see anywhere else. Movie theater and dining choices as well.”
  • 141 locals recommend
History Museum
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“In 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald (or the mafia depending on which theory you believe) shot President Kennedy while he was driving through Downtown Dallas. The Sixth Floor museum is housed in the building where the Oswald was hiding and takes you through history of Kennedy’s presidency and tragic death. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“If you are looking for outdoor activities, this is one of my favorite. i used to go there and rent a Jet Ski to discover the lake. it's a huge lake and spending four hours is not enough to discover it. ”
  • 194 locals recommend
Aquarium
“This aquarium feels more like a walk through the rain forest with birds and monkeys flying above you and sloths being fed out in the open. Best aquarium ever! ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bookstore
“Every Friday night and Saturday, this area becomes crowded and a lot of bars clubs that you can enjoy the nights at Dallas”
  • 135 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“South Dallas neighborhood with lots of walking and shopping. A few good restaurants and spots to grab a drink!”
  • 108 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Great views of the city from Geo Deck. Consider grabbing a City Pass and include this on one of your stops. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Huge mall with everything you could want/need! The mall has a ice rink inside the middle of it. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Zoo
“Catch the nearby DART train from Whiterock Station to the entrance of the Dallas Zoo”
  • 51 locals recommend
Route
“The beautiful Katy Trail takes you through Uptown and is a great way to get some exercise in Dallas while visiting the city”
  • 87 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Down-home offerings sourced from Texas ranchers and farmers. Cold, local craft beers and live music in an outdoor, very TX style. ”
  • 91 locals recommend