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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
“Klyde Warren Park has a million things to do: architecture, activities, playground, all sorts of classes, restaurants, food trucks, people-watching, games to loan, reading area, dog area ...”
  • 295 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“The final destination for the day tour is the Dallas Museum of Art, be sure you don’t miss to visit the largest art museum in America.”
  • 177 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“70-acre botanical garden set on White Rock Lake with frequent concerts, special exhibits & classes.”
  • 180 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is a natural history and science museum located in Dallas, Texas. It consists of two campuses: the primary campus located in Victory Park, and a secondary campus in Fair Park. The Victory Park campus museum was named in honor of Margot and Ross Perot”
  • 172 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“If you are a big fan of Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, you must probably know the American Airlines Center where most of the concerts, basketball tournaments, and live entertainment happening. It is just an 8 min drive from the space.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Doctor's Office
“Large but lovely, this Dallas classic indoor mall is THE place to go for every retail store you can imagine. (No discount stores). The Apple Store, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Macy's, Cartier, Tiffany, Williams Sonoma, Lucky Jeans, movie theater, and more. The highlight for me is the astounding contemporary art collection owned by the Nasher Family, which is displayed in the mall for visitors to enjoy. At Christmas the displays are wonderful, and Santa makes an appearance. There's a puppet show and gingerbread house. Plenty of food choices for every taste.”
  • 140 locals recommend
History Museum
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“Comprehensive exhibits on John F. Kennedy's presidency & assassination at site of the sniper's nest.”
  • 130 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“White Rock Lake is a great place for walking, biking, running, and enjoying the views of the water! ”
  • 197 locals recommend
Aquarium
“This is an incredible place where you are close quarters to get well acquainted with the ocean life that is preserved here. This is a must see if you can fit it in during your stay in the metroplex. It is a hidden gem as it is not talked about often enough. You will not be disappointed and I will leave it at that.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Bookstore
“The lively Deep Ellum entertainment district is known for its vibrant street murals, quirky art galleries and long-time concert venues for indie and blues. Brewpubs, cocktail bars and Tex-Mex eateries draw a boisterous crowd on weekends, while edgy, experimental drama dominates the program at the time-tested Undermain Theatre, in a warehouse basement. The Deep Ellum Brewing Company offers tours, tastings and events.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Huge mall with everything you could want/need! The mall has a ice rink inside the middle of it. ”
  • 66 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. ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Zoo
“Catch the nearby DART train from Whiterock Station to the entrance of the Dallas Zoo”
  • 51 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“The hip Bishop Arts District is known for its diverse nightlife, chic independent fashion stores and colorful street art. Dining choices range from Texas-style BBQ to Vietnamese pho, while relaxed bars pour everything from cocktails to house-brewed cider. Cult movies are the draw at the Texas Theatre, while the art deco Kessler Theater presents live music by local and national bands.”
  • 111 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Locally sourced American eats, Texas brews and an outdoor patio with live music.”
  • 92 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great food, craft beers and cocktails in a rustic-chic ambiance with a rooftop patio.”
  • 110 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Locally sourced American eats, Texas brews and an outdoor patio with live music.”
  • 92 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great food, craft beers and cocktails in a rustic-chic ambiance with a rooftop patio.”
  • 110 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Want to taste the Award Winning barbecue? Pecan Lodge is tagged as the best smoked meat in Texas. Apart from the mouth-watering smell, everything on the menu from meat to sides to dessert is delicious and home-cooked just for YOU. They also have live music on the back porch that you can enjoy while you’re waiting for your food.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Delicious tacos & drinks. What more could you want?! Highly recommend stopping by this Dallas staple.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bar
“Great roof too bad with plenty of indoor space and patio as well. Great for watching football, or to grab a drink before any American Airlines Center event. This also makes for a great night out!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Brewery
“I don't drink or club so please take the nightlife recommendations lightly. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Not yet tired of exploring around Dallas and want to experience a night out? House of Blues is a must-try. You will surely enjoy the food, music and live entertainment.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing food and homemade desserts just a short walk away! Brunch here is popular with the locals.”
  • 38 locals recommend

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