Top 100 Fun Things To See & Do In The Dallas Fort Worth Area

If you're heading to Dallas, Fort Worth, or any of the surrounding cities for a weekend or vacation, then here is a good list of the best fun things to see and do in the DFW area. You'll find some fun nightlife, plenty of attractions and amusemnt parks, fantastic golf courses, great lakes, good camping, shops, restaurants, and lots more. Have fun.


Entertainment Districts

Mockingbird Station
Beltline Addison
West End


Belt Line in Addison Bishop Arts District Mockingbird Station
Snider Plaza Stockyards National Historic District Sundance Square
Uptown/Knox-Henderson West End Historic District  


Must See & Do

Dallas Zoo
McKinney Avenue Trolley


Dallas World Aquarium Ride the Katy Trail Play Golf
Go Camping or Visit a Lake Reunion Tower Dallas Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo The French Room Medieval Times
Southfork Ranch Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek McKinney Avenue Trolley
White Rock Lake Pioneer Plaza
Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax and Ripley's Believe It or Not! The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture  



Nasher Sculpture Museum
Museum of Nature and Science


African American Museum Museum of the American Railroad Frontiers of Flight Museum
Amon Carter Museum Cavanaugh Flight Museum Crow Collection of Asian Art
Dallas Holocaust Museum SMU Meadows Museum Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Kimbell Art Museum Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Nasher Sculpture Center National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame



Log Cabin Village
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Chestnut Square Historic Village


Chestnut Square Historic Village Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park John F. Kenendy Memorial
Fair Park Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Log Cabin Village Sixth Floor Museum


Arts and Culture

Bath House Cultural Center
Dallas Center for Contemporary Art
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center


Bath House Cultural Center Dallas Center for Contemporary Art Latino Cultural Center
McKinney Avenue Contemporary Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Texas Sculpture Garden




Gilley's Dallas
Inwood Theater


White Elephant Saloon Gilley's Dallas Absinthe Lounge
Billy Bob's Texas Deep Ellum Entertainment District Lee Harvey's
Inwood Theatre Havana Social Club  


Nature and Outdoors

Dallas Arboretum
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Heard Natural Science Museum


Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Cedar Hill State Park Cedar Ridge Preserve
Dallas Arboretum Dinosaur Valley State Park Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Fort Worth Nature Center Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Heard Natural Science Museum
Katy Trail River Legacy Park Texas Discovery Gardens
Lake Ray Hubbard Lewisville Lake Lake Grapevine
North Texas Camping Joe Pool Lake Eagle Mountain Lake
Lake Granbury Lake Whitney Possum Kingdom Lake


Sports and Recreation

Texas Motor Speedway
Mesquite Rodeo
Six Flags


Dr Pepper Ballpark Zip Lines & Challenge Courses GameWorks
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie Malibu SpeedZone Mesquite Championship Rodeo
Metroplex BMX North Texas Golf Courses Rangers Ballpark
Six Flags Over Texas Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Texas Motor Speedway
Texas Motorplex Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park
North Texas Golf Courses North Texas Lakes & Camping



NorthPark Center
Canton Market Days
Dallas Farmers Market


NorthPark Center
Dallas Farmers Market First Monday Trade Days in Canton Galleria Dallas
Ikea Frisco Neiman Marcus Downtown Dallas



The Cockroach Hall of Fame
Mary Kay Cosmetics Tours
The Petropolitan Downtown Dallas Doggie Spa


The Cockroach Hall of Fame Mary Kay Cosmetics Tours Petropolitan Downtown Dallas Doggie Spa



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