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3 days in Dallas

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3 days in Dallas
In three days you can see the top attractions in Dallas.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository
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The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository

Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) from which Oswald fired those infamous shots, this historic exhibition chronicles the life, times, assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Online ticketing is now available through our website.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza
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John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

This simple monument to the slain president was built on a plaza adjacent to the Texas School Book Depository building.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Dallas Museum of Art
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Dallas Museum of Art

Established in 1903, this prestigious art venue features a wide selection of art exhibits, from Ancient Mediterranean to Contemporary Art and Design.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Nasher Sculpture Center
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Nasher Sculpture Center

The Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection includes more than 300 sculptures by most of the 20th century's greatest talents, including Rodin, Calder, de Kooning, Giacometti, Matisse, Miró, Picasso and Serra.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Day 2
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was rated in 2013 as one of the Top Ten Botanical Gardens in the US by The Travel Channel. The one-of-a-kind 8 acre Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden is the only one of it's kind in America.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Fee: Yes
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Crow Collection of Asian Art
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Crow Collection of Asian Art

This set of galleries is dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Day 3
White Rock Lake Park
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White Rock Lake Park

Surrounding the jewel of Dallas, 1,015-acre White Rock Lake, the park is a prime spot for running, hiking, birdwatching, fishing and people-watching.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Galleria Dallas
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Galleria Dallas

Galleria Dallas definitely has world-class shops and dining.  There are also places you can have a great stroll with the kids and stroller to... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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African American Museum
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African American Museum

A museum celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the arts.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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