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Top 21 attractions to explore in Dallas County

This is the Texas state's second-most populous county and the ninth largest city in the United States.

Attractions in Dallas County

African American Museum of Dallas3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210, USA

An old art museum that was founded in 1974, which was the only one of its kind in the Southwestern United States devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials.  It also has the largest African American folk art collection in the US.

Bachman LakeBachman Lake, Dallas, TX, USA

A small freshwater lake located in the Bachman Lake community of northwest Dallas. It is one of the main water resource of the city. Today, Bachman Lake is used as a recreational area that includes the Bachman Recreation Center several picnic areas, and a playground, walkways,fitness stations, benches, water fountains and more.

Cedar Hill State Park1570 FM1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, USA

A great place to escape from the hustle-bustle life of the metroplex, which was covered with lush greenery and a cool place for fishing and boating. It is also hie for so many varieties of migratory birds.

Crow Museum of Asian Art2010 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

A museum which was in downtown Dallas, Texas, dedicated to celebrating the arts and cultures of Asia including China, Japan, India, Korea, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines, from ancient to the contemporary.

Dallas Museum Of Art1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

This is an art museum of Dowtown Dallas which consists of a collection of morethan24000 objects dating from the third millennium BC to the present day.

Dallas Zoo650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203, USA

This is the oldest and largest zoological park in Texas which was home to over 2,000 animals representing 406 species.

Frontiers of Flight Museum6911 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209, USA

An aerospace museum which was located within a terminal at Dallas Love Field. The museum features an extensive collection of aviation history artifacts and vehicles and so more.

George W. Bush Presidential Center2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205, USA

A complex that includes President George W. Bush's presidential library and museum, the George W. Bush Policy Institute, and the offices of the George W. Bush Foundation. It will be the future resting place of George W. Bush.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza646 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA

This is a monument of the former United States President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas. It lies in the block bounded by Main, Record, Commerce, and Market Streets. A historically important place and a lot of people comes this place and spend some valuable time here.

Klyde Warren Park2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

A public park in Downtown Dallas which creates an urban green space constructed over a section of the below-grade Woodall Rodgers Freeway. It includes a children's park, reading room, great lawn, restaurant, performance pavilion, fountain plaza, games area, urban dog park, and botanical garden.

Meadows Museum5900 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205, USA

This is an art museum that was settled on the campus of the southern methodist university. It houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain, with works dating from the 10th to the 21st centuries.

Museum of Biblical Art7500 Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

This is an art museum that was built in the Biblical theme which holds around 2500 works. It is one of the famous attractions in Dallas county.

Nasher Sculpture Center2001 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

A museum in Texas that houses the Patsy and Raymond Nasher collection of modern and contemporary sculpture which was located adjacent to the Dallas museum of art.

Pioneer Plaza1428 Young St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA

A large public park which contains a large sculpture which features the Confederate War Memorial. It is one of the most visited tourist sites and it is the largest public open space in the Dallas central business district.

Reunion TowerReunion Tower, Dallas, TX 75207, USA

This is a huge 561 feet observation tower whichw as located at 300 Reunion Boulevard in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas. The tower is part of the Hyatt Regency Hotel complex, and is the city's 15th tallest building.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA

This is a 66-acre botanical garden and arboretum which was located in East Dallas. The arboretum is a series of gardens and fountains with a view of the lake and the downtown Dallas skyline. This place is one of the main attractions in Dallas county because it was in the centre of the county and there is so many activities are there in this garden.

The Dallas World Aquarium1801 N Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA

This is an aquarium and zoo which was located at the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas. It aids conservation and education by housing many animals that are threatened or endangered as part of a cooperative breeding program with other zoos around the world.

The Mustangs of Las Colinas Museum5221 North O’Connor Road Suite #110E, Irving, TX 75039, USA

A bronze sculpture by Robert Glen, that decorates Williams Square in Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. The sculpture commemorates the wild mustangs that were historically important inhabitants of much of Texas, running through a watercourse, with fountains giving the effect of water splashed by the animals' hooves.

The Samurai Collection2501 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

Also known as "The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum" is a museum of Samurai armor which contains nearly three hundred Japanese samurai objects, including suits of armor, helmets, masks, horse armor, and weaponry, dating from the 12th to the 19th century AD with a focus on the Edo period.

Trinity River Audubon Center6500 S Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX 75217, USA

A nature center and the central structure in the great trinity forest. It includes a green roof, rainwater collection system, energy efficient systems, and recycled materials

White Rock LakeWhite Rock Lake, Dallas, TX, USA

This is a huge reservoir which was located at Dallas. It was formed by damming White Rock Creek, which today widens into the lake before continuing south out of the spillway and emptying into the Trinity River. The lake covers 1,254 acres (5.1 km²) in the East Dallas community.

Map of attractions in Dallas County