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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

Art Museum
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“The DMA is awesome! It's fun to browse after brunch, or on a dreary day. They have ongoing art lectures and architecture series and the art is awe inspiring. Highly recommend!”
  • 193 locals recommend
Park
“Nice attraction downtown, easy access, fun for the whole family with lots of activities, seasonal programs and food trucks. ”
  • 303 locals recommend
Science Museum
“ Once you're inside, you'll discover five floors that are packed with hands-on-activities, interactive kiosks, eleven permanent exhibits and a state-of-the-art 3D theater.”
  • 171 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Enjoy meandering along cool, shaded paths in some of the most beautiful gardens in North Texas. Wheelchair accessible.”
  • 187 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Home of the Dallas Mavericks (basketball) and Dallas Stars (hockey), as well as host to a variety of large concerts, including Ariana Grande and the Jonas Brothers in December 2019.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great place to walk/jog/run - especially at dawn and dusk, just make sure to use mosquito repellant! During the day, pack a lunch and have a picnic! Make sure to check out the Art Deco boathouse, which has a small gallery and play theater.”
  • 195 locals recommend
Doctor's Office
“Iconic shopping mall located half a mile away. Shopping, movies, and food. A great place to get out of the heat in the summer. ”
  • 144 locals recommend
History Museum
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“great place to learn about the sad day of JFK's shooting here in Dallas. Go on an audio tour and learn more about that fateful day. Also you can pay to go on the trolley tour around Dallas.”
  • 135 locals recommend
Bookshop
“Explore the Deep Ellum street art Deep Ellum has been the heart of alternative Dallas for decades. It’s always been the spot to be for punks and alternative club kids. Most of the live music and indie clubs are in Deep Ellum, making it a hotspot at night, but visit during the day and it’s just as colorful and lively. Namely because of the street art. There are countless murals along the streets, alleys and in the parking lots. Anyone searching for the best walls in Dallas, or the most Instagram-worthy, scenic spots in Dallas will stumble into Deep Ellum. The 42 Murals project is responsible for a lot of the best Deep Ellum street art—inviting artists to paint walls each year. ”
  • 169 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The Dallas World Aquarium A good place to hang out with the whole family and friends. You will surely discover a lot of animal species both in the rainforest and aquarium environments. Location: 1801 N Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202 2.5 miles/6 mins drive ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“A Historic Dallas landmark, it’s the best place to see the beautiful skyline and scenic views. They have a very nice restaurant atop the rotating ball. Would be great for a nice date while in Dallas. 4mi. from the residence.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Eat in Bishop Arts The Bishop Arts neighborhood is probably my favorite in Dallas. It’s a little less crowded, more quaint and cute than Deep Ellum. Besides for the handful of independent shops that make the area so special, there are also many great restaurants and cafés. You can browse for books while enjoying empanadas or other small bites at The Wild Detectives. Or visit Oddfellows—a bit of an institution for Bishop Arts and a popular meeting point—for their always crowded and boozy brunches. The menus at so many of the Bishop Arts restaurants are varied and creative, with whole restaurants dedicated to different cuisines. There’s a restaurant serving gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches (Dallas Grilled Cheese Company), a kiosk for Cuban sandwiches and yucca fries (C Señor), or a sweet little sit-down restaurant for Korean BBQ (bbbop).”
  • 121 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Huge mall with everything you could want/need! The mall has a ice rink inside the middle of it. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Zoo
“A large, beautifully designed zoo with air tram as well as plenty of dining or picnic areas.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Nasher Sculpture Center is one of my favorite things to do in the Arts District! They have the best location - directly across from Klyde Warren Park. Its so nice to wander through admire the sculptures and then continue n to the park on a gorgeous spring or fall day.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Route
“The beautiful Katy Trail takes you through Uptown and is a great way to get some exercise in Dallas while visiting the city”
  • 83 locals recommend