Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Attractions

Dallas is the second largest city in Texas. Together, the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex offers visitors a variety of attractions and activities that simply can't be found elsewhere. From world-class zoos and museums to Texas-sized honky-tonks, the DFW area has it all.

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Dallas Zoo

Dallas Zoo
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650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203, USA
Phone +1 469-554-7501

Visit animals from around the world in award winning natural habitats at the Dallas Zoo. During the summer months, visitors can even ride a monorail around the zoo grounds.

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Six Flags

Six Flags Over Texas

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2201 E Road to Six Flags St, Arlington, TX 76011, USA
Phone +1 817-640-8900

Open year-round, Six Flags Over Texas has been on the forefront of them park entertainment for decades and offers rides, shows, and more to Dallas area visitors. As one of the original US theme parks, Six Flags continues to set the bar high for thrilling rides and family fun

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AT&T Stadium

1 AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011, USA
Phone +1 817-892-4000

Home to the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium also hosts a variety of other sporting and entertainment events. However, even when there isn't an event, visitors flock to AT&T Stadium for tours. And, of course, on Sundays during the fall, Cowboys fans pack the stadium for home games. A number of college and high school football games are also played at AT&T Stadium throughout the season. 

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Sixth Floor Museum

411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
Phone +1 214-747-6660

This museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating information on John F. Kennedy's life, career, assassination and death. Located on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository building - the very spot the sniper's gun was found - the Sixth Floor Museum let's you gain a feel for how things happened in 1963.

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McKinney Trolley

McKinney Avenue Trolley in Dallas, Texas

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2700 Cityplace W Blvd, Dallas, TX 75204, USA

Dallas' McKinny Trolley is a historical trolley system, which recreates how a real trolley system of the early to mid-20th century looked and operated. Riding the McKinney Trolley is a great way to see the city while visiting Dallas. 

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Medieval Times

2021 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207, USA

An 11th-century style castle with a fish-filled moat is just the setting for the unique experience of an evening spent at Medieval Times. This family dinner theatre features great food and unique entertainment.

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Billy Bob's

2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76164, USA
Phone +1 817-624-7117

With close to 3 acres under one roof, Billy Bob's is certainly "Texas size." The massive nightclub is host to top country music acts, professional bullriding, and plenty of dancing. This gigantic entertainment complex is a must-see for anyone visiting the DFW area. 

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National Cowgirl Hall of Fame

1720 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-4064, USA
Phone +1 817-336-4475

A one of a kind museum, Fort Worth's National Cowgirl Hall of Fame features exhibits and memorabilia honoring the 'gals of the west. The National Cowgirls Hall of Fame is truly unique, as it is the only museum in the country dedicated to honoring the women of the west. 

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Ft. Worth Zoo

1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76110, USA
Phone +1 817-759-7555

Visitors to the Ft. Worth Zoo will be transfixed by its wonderful exhibits, ranging from Raptor Canyon to Koala Outback, and attractions such as Tasmanian Tower and their virtual safari.

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Dallas Arboretum

Walkway through the Dallas Arboretum

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8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
Phone +1 214-515-6615

Located on White Rock Lake, just outside of downtown Dallas, the Arboretum features colorful gardens all year long. Tours are available daily. The Arboretum is also available for weddings and other private functions.

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The Top 10 Attractions in Dallas/Ft. Worth, from Zoos to Museums