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Dallas is the major city of Texas which has been nicknamed as the ‘Big D’. This city is known to be the most mythical city in the USA where American legends came from and is known for the image of cowboys which are notable in media and pop culture. Dallas has plenty to offer which makes it a perfect destination for everyone. Start planning your Dallas holidays with Budget Travel USA.
Dallas is situated in the north of Texas and the city is mainly noted for its amazing architecture. Popular attractions include the Sixth Floor Museum located at Dealey Plaza. This museum is dedicated to the life, death and legacy of 35th president of the United States – John F. Kennedy. Another a must-see attraction is the Dallas Museum of Art situated in the Arts District in Downtown Dallas. This museum is one of the largest museums in America and offers different exhibitions and free admission.
For sports enthusiasts, watch the Dallas Mavericks or the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. For families coming to Dallas, Dallas World Aquarium will definitely entertain you and the kids. This attraction boasts rainforest exhibits with many exotic creatures including the endangered Orinoco crocodiles. For those looking for something different, why not take on of the Segway tours which take you around the famous streets of the city.
Shopping is considered a sport in Dallas. So expect serious shopping experience in the city. They have everything from luxury brands to budget-friendly shopping sprees. Neiman Marcus is a local Dallas department store that every shopper should at least visit once. It is a shopping haven for all especially to the locals. For those looking for luxury brands, head over to Highland Park Village where for high end shops like Chanel. Those who are art collectors, there are a number of galleries in Dragon Street located in the Design District.
The entertainment does not stop in Dallas. There is something for everyone which makes it easy for people to find their favourite spot. Have your favourite drink at the chic underground lounge located in the Joule Hotel or if you into live music, there is the Granada Theater in East Dallas where local bands and artist perform. Get into the Texan spirit and ride a mechanical bull at the Trophy Room – beware as the first one who falls off buys drinks!
Food is a big deal in this city. No matter where you go or which neighbourhood you stay in, be assured that there are restaurants waiting to serve you delicious grub. For a casual spot and perfect for late night bite, head over to Serious Pizza. For something for the family, there is the Trinity Groves – a place where a number of restaurants are located that offers almost everything for everyone’s palate.
Dallas has the accommodation of your pick from budget to luxury hotels. The luxury Joule Hotel located on Main Street boasts their very own rooftop pool where guests can unwind and take in the Texan sun. La Quinta Inn and Suites in Downtown Dallas is a great budget accommodation which is just few steps away from attractions such as the American Airlines Center, Sixth Floor Museum and the Dallas World Aquarium!
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