“Dallas: A Welcoming City with a Thriving Green Environment”

If we had to cite any of the cities that are becoming a “must” travel reference for its increasingly wide range of attractions, from a country that is already on the list of every traveler, the United States Without a doubt, Dallas would be the first one we would name, in fact, on previous occasions we have described its most emblematic places. We invite you once again, since the best time to visit this city begins soon in April (which ends in October), to learn with us everything that makes Dallas a wonderful destination that, we assure you, you will want to go to enjoy the interesting and unforgettable experiences offered by this metropolis that combines history and modernity.

Dating back to 1841, with the settlement of Neely Bryan along the Trinity River, Dallas It has a wide variety of outstanding locations that we consider essential to visitbeyond, of course, the most shocking crime scene in the world of the 20th century, that of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, for which this city is tragically known.

Let’s start, how can it be otherwise, by Dealey Plaza, where the aforementioned president was assassinated. To walk through it is to feel part of the history of the United States, even if it was because it was the place of the horrible event that shocked an entire country and the entire world. Over there You will be able to enter the Sixth Floor Museum, located in the building from where Lee Harvey Oswald fired the shots that would end the life of one of the most charismatic American presidents. It has an interesting collection that recreates the political, historical, and social context of the 1960s, as well as documents from the event and collections that explain the importance of John F. Kennedy and his legacy. Be sure to see the John F. Kennedy Memorial, a roofless room that symbolizes the freedom of spirit that characterized the president.

We leave Plaza Dealey behind to invite you to discover a very colorful and lively area of ​​the city: the Deep Ellum district, a veritable open-air museum thanks to its murals, which will surprise you with their artistic quality. If you want to continue enjoying of cultural experiences, don’t miss the DMA or Dallas Museum of Art, where you will find pieces from different periods and cultures: Islamic, European, African, Asian and contemporary art. This is located in front of the Klyde Warren park, very popular, since, in addition to its beautiful green areas, yoga classes and concerts are held there, and there are areas with board games, jogging paths and even several food trucks, where you can taste a good food.

Within the cultural spaces, we cannot forget the Nasher Sculpture Center, whose building was designed by Renzo Piano, houses one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world, with works by great artists such as Matisse, Picasso or Giacometti, along with special exhibitions by contemporary artists. We also recommend the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, ideal to see with the whole family for its interesting and interactive exhibitions, and the Crow Museum of Asian Art, with numerous pieces of ancient and contemporary art from countries such as China, Japan or Thailand.

A spectacular aquarium and beautiful green areas

As you may have seen, Dallas is a modern and immensely cultural city, but now we invite you to enjoy other incentives with which this American metropolis is seducing more and more tourists. One of them is its zoo, divided into various sections that are replicas of the wild habitats of the animals that live here: kangaroos, gorillas, giraffes, koala bears and many more.

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If you like this type of experience, you can’t miss the Dallas World Aquarium, one of the most popular places, with a large number of fauna, also terrestrial, and an impressive aquarium where there is a huge variety of marine species —giant octopuses, seahorses and a large number of fish—; It also has very interesting exhibitions, one of the most outstanding is the one that has to do with the Mayan World. Without a doubt, visiting this space will not leave you indifferent, nor will it make you stroll through perhaps the most spectacular garden in Dallas: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which has an incredible extension of more than 260,000 square meters. A Japanese garden, a French-style park, lakes and hundreds of trees and flowers make for a beautiful sight to contemplate while taking a walk outside the hustle and bustle of the city. In addition, it also has a tea house, a cafeteria and a restaurant, as well as other facilities that are used for events, such as concerts and Halloween and Christmas celebrations. There is always movement in this garden!

There would be many more things to cite in a city like Dallas, but two of which are notThings to do or miss are White Rock Lake and Reunion Tower. Both They are ideal to put the finishing touch to your visit: If you prefer to continue enjoying nature and tranquility, opt for the first option; If, on the contrary, you want to say goodbye with a more urban image, choose the second one, the one known as “God’s golf ball” will give you incredible views of the city. If you get the chance, don’t hesitate to visit both, and if you’re a sports lover, one last recommendation: go to Arlington to see AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Definitely, Dallas is one of those destinations that every self-respecting traveler should know for several reasons: out of historical interest, since the assassination that changed the course of the history of the United States and, surely, of the world, took place there, something that makes it a place that invites reflection and, therefore, is moving; and on the other hand, among other things, for its wonderful cultural offer and very attractive experiences such as those we have referred to, seeing an impressive fauna, both terrestrial and marine, and impressive flora and gardens, as well as places where the beauty of its nature surprise and excite.

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