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When we mention Dallas, the first thing that springs to mind is the Dallas Cowboys, and perhaps the famous 1970’s TV show with the same name as this bustling city. But Dallas has plenty to offer everyone in art, culture, nature and activities – all you have to do is get there. Downtown Dallas is a vibrant and busy area with hundreds of shops, bars and restaurants to explore, as well as some of the city’s best cultural attractions. Starting with the architecture, you’ve got the JFK memorial, the Reunion Tower and dozens of incredible skyscrapers which give this city its modern and impressive skyline.

One of the first places on your list should be the Arts District which is home to a number of highly rated museums including the Dallas Museum of Art, the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, which is home to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center. Art lovers will be in their element here in Dallas. But don’t stop at the art, there are dozens of other fantastic museums to discover including the Sixth Floor Museum where the historic JFK assassination took place, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, the African American Museum and the National Videogame Museum – to name just a few.

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If you’d rather spend your time in the great outdoors, Dallas is home to many beautiful parks. The most popular of these surround White Rock Lake, a magnificent reservoir. This pretty natural area welcomes joggers, cyclists, sailors, rowers, and picnic-lovers galore. Another of Dallas’ huge parks is Fair Park. These expansive gardens were built in 1936 for the World Fair and boast the world's biggest collection of Art Deco buildings, art and sculptures. Fair Park also hosts the annual State Fair of Texas, the biggest state fair in America.

After all that exploring you’ll no doubt be hungry and Dallas doesn’t disappoint on the food front. Known for its delicious barbecue, authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, you’ll find plenty of places to pick up a knife and fork in downtown Dallas. Whether you’re indoors or out, after art, history or just a great meal, Dallas has got it all. Spend a week here and see for yourself!

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10 facts about Dallas

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Dallas is home to 6 major league sports teams including the Dallas Cowboys football team, Dallas Mavericks basketball team and the Texas Rangers baseball team.

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Dallas has an incredible 406 parks spanning 21,000 acres. These parks contain 17 different lakes.

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The Dallas Cowboys have played at eight Super Bowls and won five – no wonder they’re one of Dallas’ biggest attractions.

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Dallas is pretty big! It has the 4th largest population in the whole of the United States.

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The impressive Dallas skyline consists of a number of incredible skyscrapers which top 700 feet in height.

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The Arts District in the northern section of Downtown is home to several arts venues and is the largest arts district in the United States.

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The city is home to Texas' first and largest zoo which opened in 1888 and spans a giant 95 acres.

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The huge AT&T Stadium is the world's largest domed structure and features an art museum amongst other exhibitions.

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Dallas is known for its great food and was one of the first places to make the frozen margarita famous – probably to counteract the extreme heat!

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The "Who Done It?" episode of Dallas aired in 1980 is the most-watched television episode in history with over 360 million viewers.

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