Big D Texas Marathon & Half Marathon
Dallas, TX USA
Sunday April 6, 2014

Dallas Attractions

Visit the Dallas World Aquarium
If you're a fan of aquariums, you absolutely must visit the Dallas World Aquarium. In addition to featuring a huge 20,000 gallon tunnel, this one-of-a-kind aquarium also boasts an educational South Africa exhibit and an extravagant Mundo Maya exhibit. Sawfish, sharks, and three-toed sloths are just a few of the aquarium's most popular animals. If you want to beat the crowds, consider visiting the Dallas World Aquarium on a weekday. If you visit on the weekend, expect a lengthy wait!

Tour the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Spectacular gardens and unique exhibits make the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens a top Dallas attraction. Nancy's Garden, the Boswell Family Garden, and the Rose Mary Haggar Rose Garden are a few of the establishment's most beautiful gardens. If you plan on visiting during the summer, be sure to bring a water bottle or two. Numerous water stations are located throughout the park. Before you leave, consider stopping by the Hoffman Family Gift Store. Besides offering floral purses and jackets, the gift shop also features specialty books and postcards.

Visit the Museum of Biblical Art
If you only get the chance to visit one attraction in Dallas, make it the Museum of Biblical Art. One of the museum's top exhibits happens to be the famous Rare Bible Collection! The Rare Bible Collection plays an important role in the American Bible Society's library. Besides showcasing multiple exhibits and collections, the Museum of Biblical Art also offers educational lectures and workshops. Concerts are also regularly held at the museum. To get the most out of your visit, consider scheduling a guided tour of the museum. Bible enthusiasts definitely won't want to miss a trip to this popular Dallas, TX attraction.

Explore White Rock Lake Park
Unbeknownst to many people, White Rock Lake Park spans an astonishing 1,015 acres! In addition to boasting a nine mile hiking and biking trail, the park also features multiple fishing piers and picnic areas. Children will enjoy the park's numerous playgrounds. Other activities enjoyed at White Rock Lake Park include bird watching and people-watching! Swans, pelicans, loons, and sea gulls have all been spotted at the park. If you're an outdoor enthusiast, you will love White Rock Lake Park.

Visit the Dallas Zoo
Texas boasts a lot of great zoos. The Dallas Zoo happens to be one of the state's biggest and most entertaining zoos. It's situated on an approximate 100 acres and houses more than a thousand animals! Giraffes, bald eagles, and African elephants are a few animals you can expect to see at the Dallas Zoo. Fun activities, educational exhibits, and a family-friendly environment make this Dallas, TX attraction truly extraordinary!