Dallas, a modern chief town in north Texas, is a cultural and commercial centre of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey
Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s
assassination. In the Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art cover the thousands of years of art. The sleek
Nasher Sculpture Center showcases contemporary sculpture.Dallas is the ninth largest city and also a part of the fourth largest metropolitan area in the nation. Dallas has a population of 1,299,543 and covers approximately 343 square miles. Dallas is the ultra modest and sophisticated city attracts and making the area the leisure destination and No. 1 visitor in Texas.Dallas is a city that accept a wide range of people, their cultures and their lifestyles.
Texas City is a medium sized coastal city situated in the state of Texas. With a population of 47,618 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Texas City is the 68th largest community in Texas. Texas City is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays.Texas City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza museum offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the president Bush as well as his time through interactive galleries. Other things include a replica of the Oval Office as well as 15-acre park with its native flora and fauna.
Reunion Tower is One of the most popular visitors attractions in Dallas, this beautiful landmark draws visitors from all over the world.The reunion tower consists of three floors with circular floor plans on top of four shafts of poured in place concrete and three rectangular shafts, containing elevators, rise parallel to the central shaft.And each shaft outfacing wall is composed of glass panels, including views of the city during the 68 second elevator ride to the top.Reunion Tower is easily one of the most recognisable landmarks in Dallas.
Dallas World Aquarium situated in the west end historic district of Dallas, This is the home to a diverse marine life and is an absolute must on any family itinerary. This is a beautiful exhibit where the grating of colour and smells emits the feel of an actual rainforest. There are the three toed sloths, which are unique to this aquarium. Here ocean life features heavily, there is a lot more to Dallas World Aquarium than first meets the eye. Other animals in this section include the rare golden lion tamarin monkey, an endangered Orinoco crocodile as well as a goliath bird-eating tarantula. Visitors will be pleasantly surprised to learn that the aquarium is also home to a wide variety of other species including endangered animals and exotic birds .
An aviary forms part of this exhibit and features free flying exotic birds. Other animals in this section include the rare golden lion tamarin monkey, an endangered Orinoco crocodile as well as a goliath bird-eating tarantula.
The Dallas Museum of Art is a amazing place to spend a few hours.This includes a cultural heritage collection of over 2,200 items spanning a period of 5,000 years so tourists and visitors are definitely to find works of art that appeal to their individual taste. This unique museum is conveniently spread over four floors allowing tourists and visitors to view through different collections at their own choice.
Visit the Contemporary Art section on the first floor which has works by many eminent artists. And the European art and sculpture is very well showed on the second floor.
Home to over 2,000 animals of 400 different species, Dallas Zoo is divided into two distinct areas,The Wilds of Africa and Zoo North. The zoo is resource in the educational programmes, training demonstrations and with child friendly daily keeper encounters, focussing the importance of conservation through entertaining shows and performances. With a wide range of amazing exhibitions and exciting habitats to visit, visitors can look forward to some serious adventure.
The Nasher Sculpture Center
The Nasher Sculpture Center in the Dallas Arts District is the perfect place to visit.This occupies 5,100 square metres, the building was designed by the architect, Renzo Piano. The architecture of the building made up of a barrel vaulted glass ceiling and the walls that are clad in Italian Travertine tiles. These special features are designed to optimise the serenity of the space, allowing the tourists and visitor to enjoy a more wholesome experience.
Six Flags over Texas
Six Flags over Texas is situated in Arlington, 24 kilometres west of Dallas, Six Flags Over Texas is one of the most popular parks in the state of Texas. With over 50 exciting rides and amusements catering for the tourist and visitors of all ages group, as well themed sections with eateries to suit all palates, it’s amazing to see why Six Flags Over Texas is the perfect family holiday stop off.