Dallas is a city that always has something exciting going on at any time of the day or night. If you’re a local or you’re just here for the weekend, there’s something new and different happening every single day. With nearly 200 years of history behind it, Dallas is a city that must truly be experienced to be enjoyed to the fullest.
Whether you are looking for family fun, romance, or adult entertainment, you’ll find it in Dallas. Check out our recommendations for entertaining and exciting places to see in The Big D that are sure to bring excitement to your next trip here.
It doesn’t matter if you’re in town for a romantic getaway, bachelor party weekend, or business, there is something exciting and fun for everyone in the city where big things happen.
A Beautiful Stroll Through the Botanical Gardens
Pack up a romantic picnic for two or fixings for the whole family and set out on an adventure the gardens in the botanical garden in Dallas. The 60 plus acres has its own on-site laboratory and even includes a play area just for the kids.
The year-round activity and event calendar have special themed events. The calendar highlights help showcase what makes every visit to the park unique, including daily harvests, concerts, or one of their signature special events such as a cooking demonstration!
You can also book the garden for your next corporate event, wedding, or birthday celebration.
The park also offers daily historical tours of the property and runs from open to close. The gardens also feature seasonal events and activities all year round for the entire family or for a romantic night out.
Museums and Art
The Dallas Museum of Art began as a series of traveling exhibits that date back to as early as 1909. It is an excellent place to relax your mind from work before heading out for the evening to more adult activities.
Dallas has an exciting and active arts and museum scene. It’s perfect for any adult and for couples looking to unwind before the sun drops over the skyline.
An evening of excitement at BabyDolls
Baby Dolls is one of the few Dallas adult entertainment establishments that also features a full bar selection of beer, wine, and premium spirits. Day or night you’ll find the most breathtaking performers of the highest caliber in addition to great food and drink specials every day of the week.
Baby Doll’s is the premiere adult entertainment club in Dallas due to its incredible lineup of beautiful dancers and our versatility as a venue.
Baby Doll’s has a free lunch buffet for its members and shows virtually every Dallas sporting event year-round. Open every day at 11 AM and open late until 2 AM Baby Doll’s is the perfect place whether you are starting or ending your night.
With a full menu, bar, and limitless entertainment, you’ll wonder why you’d ever want to leave!
Why this is a MUST: Whether you’re looking to get some lunch and beers with the guys if you’re just starting your night, wrapping it up, or looking for a convenient place to host you for the night, Baby Doll’s has you covered. Check out the $2 well drinks from 4–8 PM on the third Tuesday of every month!
Romantic Dinner at The Reunion Tower
Originally built in 1978 and referred to as “The Ball” The Reunion Tower was initially home to radio stations and a small dive restaurant. Today, the building plays host to the Hyatt Regency Dallas and offers gourmet food with an incredible 360-degree view of the city nearly 500 feet in the air!
If you want to really shake things up at this Dallas landmark, check out one of the Tower After Hours events. The tower stays open late for special activities and craft nights that are great for couples or friend groups.
The tower’s annual lawn party features live music, games, and a full offering of food, drinks, activities for the kids, and giveaway contests!
Why this is a MUST: The Reunion Tower is a staple of the Downtown Dallas Skyline. If you are from out of town and looking for a unique place to eat or a local landmark to experience, The Reunion Tower can help you cross both those activities off your list. Check their events calendar, so you know when to plan your next visit or even book your next event in Dallas 500 feet above the city.
Zero Gravity Thrill Park
Houston might be the town known for space exploration, but in Dallas, you can experience zero-G! If this sounds like your perfect evening out, look no further than Zero Gravity Thrill Park. The park first opened back in 1992 and has stayed fresh and exciting over the last 26 years because of their continually evolving attractions and games.
Zero Gravity has five unique and insane attractions that allow you to defy gravity and test your limits in a zero-G environment. Start your day with a breakneck ride on the sky coaster that sends you flying through the sky at up to 60mph!
If you’re genuinely feeling daring, freefall from four stories up on the Crazy Freefall or take on a classic and Bungee Jump.
If Six Flags isn’t quite what it used to be and you’re in serious need of an adrenaline rush, this Dallas staple will have you coming back every time you’re back in town.
Why this is a MUST: There are no other theme parks across the US that specialize in zero gravity attractions like Zero Gravity Thrill Park. This is truly a one-of-a-kind amusement park that is sure to keep your heart racing all day.
As you see, Dallas is the place to visit and find excitement in! Be sure to put a visit to Baby Dolls into your calendar while you’re in Dallas.
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