Top 10 Things to Do in Dallas, TX – TripAdvisor

1. Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

This garden spans 66 acres of land and offers interesting locations including the stunning 8 acre Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden and Children's Garden Cafe. The garden has many rest areas with well trimmed grass. However, no active sports are allowed in this garden.

2. Perot Museum of Nature and Science

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is a good place to visit, and it is a five-story home with 11 permanent exhibition halls that include modern video and 3D computer animations and real-time simulations. It also has a children's museum, a playground and enclosed enclosures for fun and activities

3. American Airlines Center

This is a multi-use arena that is home to the Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks. The arena has been in constant use for live plays and entertainment. It offers super-clean facilities and is furnished with up to 21,000 comfortable seats.

4. Texas Theater

This is like a peak in Dallas history revived in life, since it has gained historical recognition as the site of Lee Oswald's hiding place during his assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the murder of police officer J.D. Tippit. It is the first air-conditioned theater in Dallas and is equipped with comfortable seating, state-of-the-art amenities and a very quiet atmosphere.

5. Reunion Tower

This is an exciting place to have a compact view of Dallas along with its beauty from above. It is a famous tower and as such one of the most venerable landmarks in Dallas and reaches a height of 561 feet. Reunion Tower is the 15th tallest building in Dallas and has the renowned chef Wolfgang Pucks Five Sixty restaurant located at the top of the tower.

6. Adventure Landing

This is an electrifying place packed with lots of fun for both kids and adults. Adventure Landing consists of three mini golf courses, monster Video, speedway go-karts, Redemption Gaming Arcade and a laser tag room. The place offers a wide selection of on-site dining along with a variety of snack bars.

7. Dallas Zoo

The zoo is said to be one of only 10 zoos to have koalas in the United States. The park started with just two deer and two mountain lions in 1888 and is home to over 2,000 animals today, and is one of the largest zoos in Texas.

8. White Rock Lake Park

White Rock Lake Park is 5 miles northeast of downtown and is a great place to work out your sneakers on a 9.33-mile course that brings you around the park's beauty. White Rock Lake Park is a refreshing place to enjoy and feel nature in its best form.

9. Galleria Dallas

The Galleria Dallas is an exception to any place described as boring, as it is a mega mall with many dots of entertainment and fun. It is one of the city's most glamorous centers decorated with four floors of shops, candy stores, restaurants and much more.

10. Museum on the sixth floor

The Sixth Floor Museum has photographs, film captures and artifacts that illustrate the legacy of President John F. Kennedy as a well-known and the most influential icon in the United States. The museum provides a comprehensive guide to Kennedy's life. It also contains an extensive collection of books, objects and audio-visual resources.