Attractions Nearby Dallas, Day Trips and Excursions

(Dallas, Texas - TX, USA)

Dallas has a great deal to offer, with many superb tourist attractions within range of the central districts, yet Dallas has even more to offer its residents and guests. With some excellent parks and recreation areas out in the suburbs, attractions nearby Dallas include Six Flags park, a lake, botanical gardena and famous Fair Park, which was built for the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition.

Fort Worth, which is less than 35 miles west of Dallas, also has numerous attractions to seek out.

Six Flags over Texas Amusement Park

Address: 2201 Six Flags Road, Arlington, Texas TX, 76011, USA
Tel: +1 817 640 8900
This 200 acre park, located in Arlingtion - midway between Dallas and Fort Worth, is a popular family outing with its thrilling rides, twisting rollercoasters, musical and amusement shows, concerts and sights. It also features a unique Batman stunt show and the season runs from March through December.
Open hours: daily - from 10:00
Admission: admission charges apply to all

Guided Tours, Southfork Ranch

Address: 3700 Hogge Road, Parker, 75002, Texas TX, USA
Tel: +1 972 442 7800
Famous for being the film set of the legendary TV series Dallas, visitors to the Southfork Ranch can join regular guided tours of the house and relive some of their favorite moments from the show. A collection of memorabilia, including the gun that shot JR and Lucy's wedding dress, are on display for fans viewing. Southfork Ranch is within easy reach of Dallas city center.
Open hours: daily, year round
Admission: charge

White Rock Lake

Address: Garland Road, Dallas, Texas TX, 75218, USA
Tel: +1 214 670 4100
The 1,015-acre expanse of White Rock Lake makes it a popular weekend hangout for Dallas residents of all ages who come here to enjoy running, cycling, hiking, birdwatching, fishing, boating and even people-watching. There is a museum, bird watching society and running events all based hee or you may prefer to disappear into the woodlands and seek out one of the many good picnic spots.
Open hours: all hours
Admission: free

Forth Worth Gardens

Address: 15th and Commerce Street, Downtown, Fort Worth, (TX) USA
A remarkable 'urban gorge' that features waterfalls, cascading fountains, sculpture garden, the Fort Worth Gardens is an oasis in the city which drops almost 100 feet below street level and is full of flora of all kinds.
Open hours: daily, year round
Admission: charge