Dallas Arboretum & Botanical GardensAttractions » Parks & Nature8525 Garland Road, 75218The Dallas Arboretum has 66 acres of beautiful flowers, trees, and shrubs. This serene setting sits on White Rock Lake. The Arboretum holds seasonal outdoor events all year long. There are concerts and festivals, plus you can choose to eat indoors or outdoors. There is the DeGolyer House restaurant for indoor eating, and then there is the Lula Mae Slaughter Dining Terrace which overlooks downtown Dallas.
In May of 2013 the Dallas Arboretum will be opening a new Rory Meyers Childrenï¿½s Adventure Garden, designed for preschool to middle school children. The laboratory is eight acres with seventeen outdoor and indoor galleries. Each gallery is designed around a science theme with hand on exhibits.
The Arboretum is open daily throughout the year from 9am to 5pm. Ticket costs are $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for senior citizens, $9.00 for children, with children under three free. There is an onsite parking fee of $10.00.
The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book DepositoryAttractions » Historic Landmarks411 Elm Street, 75202The Sixth Floor Museum / Texas School Book Depository in the heart of downtown Dallas is a must-see attraction for any Dallas vacation. The Sixth Floor Museum highlights the public life of President John F. Kennedy and his family on his journey from his election, through his inauguration and daily life as the commander in chief, and finally his death on that fateful day in Dallas. The Sixth Floor Museum contains many artifacts, clothing articles, newspaper and other media clips, and other carefully preserved items concerning the President and his family, giving visitors a glimpse into this turbulent time in history. An audio guide allows visitors to proceed through the exhibit at their own pace. Admission to The Sixth Floor Museum / Texas Book Depository range in price. Adult admission is $16, youth ages 6-18 are $13, and children 5 and under are free ($4 if they wish to have their own audio device). Senior adult admission ages 65+ is $14.
Dallas World AquariumAttractions » Zoos & Aquariums1801 North Griffin Street, 75202View siteThe Dallas World Aquarium is an interactive and educational experience full of magnificent and rare creatures located in Dallas, Texas between interstate 35 and interstate 75. The Dallas World Aquarium offers many attractions, from its wonderful educational experiences, to a beautiful venue to host weddings and parties, and many special events and restaurants. The aquarium has been open to the public since October of 1992 and has housed and saved many exotic and rare creatures; all of which can be seen and visited for a fun filled day. The aquarium is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm to allow its visitors a full day to get the most of their admission price which is; $20.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids 3-12, free for kids 3 and under, and $16.95 for seniors aged 60+, all prices do not include tax. The Dallas World Aquarium is fun for all ages.
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