Striking architecture, dazzling streets and stunning greenery are a few of the attributes of a major city in the state of Texas, Dallas. It’s the largest metropolitan centre of the Dallas metropolitan region that’s the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.
It has also been ranked ninth in the nation and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city also happens to be rated the third-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the country. In the latest rankings as published in 2013, Dallas was rated as a”beta plus” world city by the Globalization and World Cities Study Group & Network and 14th in world rankings in terms of GDP by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The affluent town of Dallas offers so many sightseeing and opportunities you will be flooded with choices. The history and art buffs will find a great deal to explore with Dallas Museum of Art, The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository, The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Perot Museum of Nature and Science Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, Nasher Sculpture Center, Old Red Museum, Frontiers of Flight Museum and Dallas Holocaust Museum.
The nature adorers can cherish the many scenic spots such as Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, White Rock Lake Park Klyde Warren Park, Dallas World Aquarium and Fair Park. The wildlife fans can discover some terrific species of fauna at the Dallas Zoo.
Some of the other major attractions include Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Pioneer Plaza, Dallas Cattle Drive Sculptures, Reunion Tower, American Airlines Center Bishop Arts District, Southern Methodist University, Highland Park Village, Katy Trail, NorthPark Center and John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.
For the gluttons looking to enjoy some mouthwatering meals, The French Room, Rise no. 1 Jimmy’s Food Store, Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill, Pappas Bros.. Steakhouse and Truluck’s Seafood, Steak, and Crab House are the perfect destinations. While for your party rockers, The Centurion Lounge, Kung Fu Saloon Round Up Saloon, Four Corners Brewing Company, The Balcony Club, and Sons of Hermann Hall are the best spots to spice up their nights.
Best Time to Go to
September to November is the ideal time to see Dallas, with moderate temperatures, the visitor’s visitors on the lower side and the Texas State Fair in its entire swing. If you are lucky, you could also find some cheap flights to Dallas.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), is the primary commercial airport serving Dallas and is the third largest airport in the world by aircraft movements and the ninth busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger traffic.