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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre public park in Downtown Dallas, Texas. The park is over the Woodall Rodgers Freeway, and opened in 2012. It is named for Klyde Warren, the young son of billionaire Kelcy Warren. The urban park is open to the public, but is operated by the private Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation.”
  • 293 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“This muesum is free to the public. Why not check it out. Create art while you're there. Across the street from Klyde Warren and near two other muesums.”
  • 174 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Many of the exhibitions at this museum are open displays and within arms reach though you probably don't want to touch anything. It is a large, multi-tiered building with interesting facts about the planet's history before humans, our solar system and the eras before our time. There is a theater and food court as well.”
  • 170 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a 66-acre botanical garden located at 8525 Garland Road in East Dallas, Dallas, Texas, on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake. ”
  • 179 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“This is the arena for all the major concerts in Dallas. Located in downtown Dallas. The huge parking lot makes parking easy. Close to downtown Dallas nightlife. Also the home to the Dallas Mavericks.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Doctor's Office
“One of the best shopping malls in America. Two levels of stores with a wide range of choices. Museum quality artwork and landscaping like you will never see anywhere else. Movie theater and dining choices as well.”
  • 139 locals recommend
History Museum
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“The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building in downtown Dallas, Texas, overlooking Dealey Plaza at the intersection of Elm and Houston Streets. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“If you are looking for outdoor activities, this is one of my favorite. i used to go there and rent a Jet Ski to discover the lake. it's a huge lake and spending four hours is not enough to discover it. ”
  • 194 locals recommend
Bookstore
“Revamped area of East Dallas known for fantastic eateries, cafes, music venues and quirky shops.”
  • 134 locals recommend
Aquarium
“This is an incredible place where you are close quarters to get well acquainted with the ocean life that is preserved here. This is a must see if you can fit it in during your stay in the metroplex. It is a hidden gem as it is not talked about often enough. You will not be disappointed and I will leave it at that.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Great views of the city from Geo Deck. Consider grabbing a City Pass and include this on one of your stops. ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Bishop Arts has bustling boutiques during the day and hoppin' bars and restaurants in the evening. ”
  • 109 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Huge mall with everything you could want/need! The mall has a ice rink inside the middle of it. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Zoo
“Catch the nearby DART train from Whiterock Station to the entrance of the Dallas Zoo”
  • 51 locals recommend
Route
“The beautiful Katy Trail takes you through Uptown and is a great way to get some exercise in Dallas while visiting the city”
  • 86 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Fun indoor/outdoor bar & restaurant to watch live music and see Dallas in action!”
  • 90 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Fun indoor/outdoor bar & restaurant to watch live music and see Dallas in action!”
  • 90 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Best roof top bar in Dallas. You can see downtown. Also, the food is really good. I recommend the Kobe beef burger in a bowl with sautéed cauliflower. It's worth every penny.”
  • 108 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Get there early because there is always a line for what some consider the best barbecue ever.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Delicious tacos & drinks. What more could you want?! Highly recommend stopping by this Dallas staple.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bar
“Great roof too bad with plenty of indoor space and patio as well. Great for watching football, or to grab a drink before any American Airlines Center event. This also makes for a great night out!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing food and homemade desserts just a short walk away! Brunch here is popular with the locals.”
  • 38 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Counter-serve joint dishing up Central Texas-style smoked meats on butcher paper, plus local beers. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Music Venue
“House of Blues hosts free live entertainment in its Crossroads Diner, ranging from concerts and game nights to stand-up comedy and special events.”
  • 30 locals recommend

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