The Sixth Floor Museum chronicles the life and assassination of JFK from a historical, social, and cultural perspective. Poke through more than 90,000 artifacts and stand in front of the exact window from which Lee Harvey Oswald fired his rifle. Afterwards, head to the Grassy Knoll to see the “X” in the middle of the street where JFK was fatally shot before making your way to the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza a few blocks away.
The ‘Big D’ is happening—like, really happening—right now, and the list of things to do in Dallas is getting longer and better every day. Sure, this city always had the chops, but a booming population and a buzzing social scene has made the city hungry for more culture, more glamour, more everything.
That’s great news for visitors—but where should you start? Well, it’s hard to say no to the staples: tickets to the Dallas Cowboys (or the Mavs and Stars, for that matter) are just as hard to resist as a Texas barbecue feast (or two). But beyond the usual icons, you’ll find a new focus on art radiating from Dallas’ downtown Arts District, not to mention worthwhile museum exhibitions and a thriving culinary scene fuelled by a melting pot of cultures.
Craving more? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s our guide to the best things to do in Dallas.
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