So many people who inhabit the Dallas area aren't native Texans. But, as the saying
goes, they got here as fast as they could.
Although the reasons for Big D's attraction are many, lush landscapes, wonderful year-round
weather and an embarrassment of "things to do" no doubt top the list.
Dallas vacations can begin and end without ever leaving the city. Just a stone's throw
from the reflecting, glass-encased skyscrapers you'll find daytime distractions such
as museums, zoos, shops, parks and lakes. Your day can then continue long after the
sun sets, if you wish, thanks to a large collection incredibly romantic restaurants
and hotspots where locals go to see and be seen.
Meanwhile, lake recreation and small-town charm reside just a few miles in either
direction of the Metroplex. Granbury, about 30 miles southwest of Fort Worth, offers
an ideal combination of small-town Texas history and big-lake Texas fun. The Bridgeport
and Tyler areas also provide opportunities to relax and rediscover lakeside living.
City or country, Endless Vacation Rentals makes it easy to kick back and relax at
the end of every exciting day, thanks to accommodations that include full kitchens,
living rooms, and patios or balconies to take in the Texas-sized views.
Nestled in the lush woods of east Texas, on the shoreline of Lake Palestine, the quaint
rustic cabins at this resort are tucked away in close harmony with nature and create
an ideal setting for rest a ... Read More >>
RUNAWAY BAY, TX
Experience a vacation in the style of rural Texas at The Lodge in Runaway Bay. At
the resort, you'll find two lighted tennis courts, an outdoor pool and hot tub, and
a children's play area. An 18-hole ... Read More >>
SILVERLEAF'S HOLLY LAKE RANCH
HOLLY LAKE RANCH, TX
Silverleaf's Holly Lake Ranch is the perfect family or outdoor vacation. Situated
in the midst of the famed Piney Woods of East Texas, the resort has its own lake and
offers a wide variety of water ac ... Read More >>
Imagine a fun-filled, family resort that offers everything from a peaceful pontoon
boat excursion to an all-season indoor water park. Silverleaf's Villages, on the shores
of Lake Palestine, offers vis ... Read More >>
RUNAWAY BAY, TX
Guests of Westwind Manor enjoy a wide array of lake-focused fun, including boating,
sailing, water skiing, skin diving and swimming. Fishermen can cast their line for
dinner and enjoy an impromptu din ... Read More >>
Fifty-Six (Dallas). Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck recently opened this restaurant
in the Dallas' iconic Reunion Tower, where visitors have been coming for years to
see the city from its' 360-degree observation deck. Named for the number of floors
up it sits within the Dallas skyline, Fifty-Six proves you really can eat a great
La Hacienda Ranch (Dallas). The kids will love being greeted at the door by the enormous
stuffed bear. Mom and dad will love the brisket tacos and other Tex Mex prepared to
Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington). The flagship of the Six Flags franchise
remains one of its most popular family destinations. Ride 13 coasters, including the
Titan and Texas Giant, or enjoy the park's popular summer concert series.
Water, water, everywhere. Temperature do tend to rise during the summer months, but
that just makes visiting one of the areas hundreds of water parks that much more fun.
Visitors can cool off at the Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park, the Six Flags-themed
Hurricane Harbor, or one of several strategically located Hawaiian Falls parks.
Go fish. Dallas-area lakes are stocked with trophy bass waiting to be reeled in. White
bass fishing is particularly good on Lake Bridgeport, for example, during the spring
The Fort Worth Zoo. About 1 million visitors annually pour through the gates
of this award-winning zoo, the only zoo in the United States to house all four Great
Ape species (gorillas, orangutans, bonobos and chimpanzees).
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Enjoy 66 acres of blooming trees, plants
and flowers surrounding two historic mansions and overlooking White Rock Lake.
Historic Granbury. Located about 30 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Granbury is known
as the town "where Texas history lives." Many of the buildings located on Granbury's
town square remain as they were in the late 1800s and are listed on the National Register
of Historic Places.
Mega outlets (Grapevine, Allen). If outlet shopping appeals to you, the
Dallas area won't disappoint. Consider walking the massive Grapevine Mills indoor
mall (Abercrombie & Fitch, GameWorks, Rainforest Café) or the outdoor Allen Premium
Outlets (Ann Klein, Calvin Klein, Nautica).
Mega malls (Dallas, Garland, Frisco). From the Galleria and Willow Bend in far north
Dallas to Stonebriar in Frisco, Dallas shoppers love their malls. But perhaps the
most impressive of the group is NorthPark, where high-end retailers such as Neiman
Marcus, Barneys New York and Nordstrom (and an impressive collection of artwork and
sculpture) share almost 2 million square feet of retail space.
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