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Is everything really bigger in Texas? Find out for yourself! If you’re looking for Western themed attractions, unique shopping outlets, sophisticated dining options, historical sites and highly regarded arts and cultural institutions, the Dallas and Fort Worth areas have something for everyone!
The Sixth Floor Museum, located within the former Texas School Book Depository building, chronicles the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.
It houses more than 90,000 items related to the assassination of President Kennedy, its local and global aftermath, the legacy of his presidency, and the turbulent culture of the 1960s. It also has a live Dealey Plaza Cam set up at the very window through which Oswald tracked the presidential motorcade.
The venue is home to more than 90,000 items consisting of original documents and manuscripts, photographs, newspapers and magazines, three-dimensional artifacts, architectural elements and audio-visual recordings including early 1960s television and radio broadcasts, and amateur home movies pertaining to the life of JFK,
The main exhibit, John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation, is on the sixth floor. Special exhibits and public programs are presented on the seventh floor.
The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which is on the National Register as a historical district, celebrates the city’s livestock heritage and is home to landmarks including the Livestock Exchange Building, the Coliseum, the Thannisch Block Building, housing the Stockyards Hotel and the Armour & Swift Plaza and the Cowtown Coliseum.
One of the state’s most popular tourists spots, the Stockyards offers more than 100 shopping, dining and entertainment options and still hosts the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive, where, every week, thousands of head of cattle are sold from the Exchange Building by satellite video.
The Dallas Art Museum is one of the largest art museums in the U.S. and is located in the Arts District in downtown Dallas.
The venue’s collection contains more than 24,000 works of art from all cultures and time periods spanning 5,000 years with new acquisitions being added regularly. Many of the works are accessible online, and content about the works is available via video, podcasts and more.
The Museum also holds special events and original educational programs and is home of the The Mildred R. and Frederick M. Mayer Library which contains more than 50,000 volumes available to curators and the general public.
AT&T Stadium, formerly Cowboys Stadium, is a retractable roof stadium in Arlington, which is about 28 miles from downtown Dallas. It is home to the Dallas Cowboys and is the fourth largest stadium in the NFL by seating capacity and is the world’s largest domed building.
Multiple tours are available, including Rally Days, during which fans can enjoy activities on the same field and get a behind the scenes tour of AT&T Stadium; the Art Tour of the stadium’s collection of contemporary art; and Educational Tour, VIP Guided Tour and self-guided tours.
In addition to being to NFL games, the stadium is used for other activities such as concerts, local sports competitions, rodeos and races.
Located in downtown Fort Worth, Sundance Square is a pedestrian-friendly district retail, dining and entertainment venue featuring myriad clothing chains, Western-wear shops, steakhouses and sports bars. It also offers many entertainment options including small theaters, events and concerts at Sundance Square Plaza, and the Bass Performance Hall, staging opera, ballet and classical music. Also nearby is the Fort Worth Water Gardens featuring pools, waterfalls and interactive fountains.
Check out these activities and sites either on your own or on guided tours. See the best of what Dallas and Fort Worth have to offer.
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