Dallas Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing
(Dallas, Texas - TX, USA)
Dallas is teeming with tourist attractions making it a popular city with American and international tourists alike. An impressive skyline of Dallas skyscrapers set among older, architecturally striking buildings combine together to create one of the USA's most attractive cities.
Whether you are drawn by Dallas's fabulous museums, excellent shopping, sightseeing opportunities, unforgettable guided tours, and abundant choice of places to wine and dine or by some of the city's fascinating historical features, Dallas offers much more than oil, assassination conspiracies and long-running TV shows.
American Airlines Center
Address: 2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, Texas TX, 75219, USA
Tel: +1 214 665 4213
The imposing American Airlines Center building has become an important sports and entertainment complex in downtown Dallas. Attractions at the American Airlines Center include regular basketballs games featuring the famous Dallas Mavericks (Mavs) and many seasonal events. Guided tours of the American Airlines Center are available.
Open hours: hours vary, according to events
Admission: charge, discounts available for students and seniors, children three years old and under are free
Dallas World Aquarium
Address: 1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, Texas TX, USA
The Dallas World Aquarium features more than 85,000 gallons of salt water filled with exciting sea creatures and marine life from around the world for visitors to explore. Attractions include an underwater tunnel where you can observe reef life and an exhibition on predators.
Open hours: daily 10:00 to 17:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children under 12 and seniors, children under two free.
Guided Tours, All in One Tour Service
Address: World Trade Center, Suite 145-8 Dallas, 75234, Texas TX, USA
Tel: +1 214 698 0332
Custom guided tour packages arranged to suit your needs. Typical guided tours include Dallas sightseeing highlights, a rodeo and a sporting event.
Open hours: tour times vary
Address: 650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35 E), Dallas, Texas TX, USA
Take a ride on the monorail safari at the biggest zoo in Texas and explore one of America's best exhibits of African animals. Dallas zoo boasts meerkats, antelope, lemurs, lions and flamingoes, as well as an impressive collection of spiders and invertebrates.
Open hours: daily 09:00 to 17:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children under 11 and seniors, children under three free.
Address: 1300 Robert B. Cullum Boulevard, Dallas, Texas TX, 75315, USA
Tel: +1 214 670 8400
The 277 acre Fair Park, on the outskirts of Dallas, is a National Historic Landmark full of Art Deco buildings, museums, parks and amusement venues, and has been entertaining Dallas residents and visitors alike for more than 50 years. Attractions at Fair Park include the Cotton Bowl Stadium, Texas State Fair and a number of commendable museums such as the Dallas Museum of Natural History, African American Museum, Women's Museum and Age of Steam Museum, as well as the Dallas Aquarium, Science Place (with IMAX theater) and Dallas Horticultural Center.
Open hours: daily - from 10:00
Dallas J. Erik Jonsson Central Public Library
Address: 1515 Young Street, Dallas, Texas TX, 75201, USA
Tel: +1 214 670 1400
The Dallas J. Erik Jonsson Central Public Library stands in the Arts District and is the city's main public library. Containing a vast collection of books and local artifacts, the Dallas J. Erik Jonsson Central Public Library also contains a number of historic artifacts, documents and models, including an old copy of the Declaration of Independence.
Open hours: Monday to Thursday - 09:00 to 21:00, Friday to Saturday - 09:00 to 17:00, Sunday - 13:00 to 17:00