Tag Archive: Dallas Attractions

May 04

Texas Discovery Gardens: A Little Garden a Little Butterfly a lot of Fun

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Texas Discovery Gardens is sensory explosion for little children.  A 7.5 acre botanic garden and a 2 story tall butterfly house all for a reasonable price makes for a fun little outing for the family.  We coupled the Texas Discovery Gardens with the small but well done Children’s Aquarium right next door and had a …

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Mar 20

Top 10 Things to See or Do in the Dallas Fort Worth Area

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The Dallas Fort Worth area is a place that Karen and I have been fortunate enough to spend a lot of time in when we travel to Texas.  Now we can do without the traffic, but as far as having high quality entertainment the Dallas Fort Worth area has it in spades.  Karen and I highly …

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Mar 07

Sixth Floor Museum: Walking in the Footsteps of Tragedy

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas Texas tells the story of how President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on that tragic day on November 22nd 1963.  The museum is located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building which at the time of the assassination was the Texas School Book …

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Feb 28

Dallas Museum of Art: Big Art in the Big City

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The Dallas Museum of Art is a world class art museum located in the Arts District in downtown Dallas.  It is one of the biggest art museums in Texas with a gathering of more than 22,000 works of art from around the world.  Their massive collection includes works from the third millennium BC to modern times …

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Feb 21

Dallas Zoo: A Safari of Fun

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Karen and I have been to the Dallas Zoo twice and have enjoyed both our visits because it just seems to get better each time.  Our first visit was in the early fall of 2010 when they first opened the Giants of the Savanna African exhibit which could be the best exhibit we have ever …

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Feb 13

Dallas Holocaust Museum: A Humbling Experience

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The Dallas Holocaust Museum was something Karen and I just stumbled upon when visiting the 6th Floor Museum and seeing the area where President Kennedy was assassinated.  Thinking that we would probably not be in that part of Dallas for a long time we decided to check it out.  The museum itself is rather small, …

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Oct 01

Pizza Hut Park: FC Dallas Soccer Game

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A little less than a year ago Karen and I went to our first professional soccer game and it did not disappoint.  It was a game between FC Dallas and Real Salt Lake and it was the opening round of the 2010 Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs.  It was a thrilling game that FC Dallas …

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