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Essential Things to Do in Dallas

There are a few iconic places each Dallas visitor must see. If you're looking for a quick way to score tickets to the city's top destinations, CityPASS offers admission at the most popular attractions at a reduced rate, rolled into one ticket price. From museums chronicling the city's past to modern buildings and parks, classic TV show settings to recognizable landmarks, be sure to stop by these spots while you're in town.

Dallas Arts District

This 68-acre development is the largest urban arts district in the country. With arts venues such as the Dallas Museum of Art, the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and the Nasher Sculpture Center, this area is the mothership for art lovers.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

The former schoolbook depository, which allegedly served as the perch for Lee Harvey Oswald’s shooting of President John F. Kennedy, has been transformed into a fascinating, in-depth museum chronicling the life and legacy of JFK.

Reunion Tower

Expand your horizons from 470 feet up you’ll experience breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views, high-definition zoom cameras, interactive touch screens, telescopes, a free digital photo and an indoor/outdoor observation deck that lets you see for miles in any direction.

Southfork Ranch

Experience television history and Texas hospitality at Southfork, the "world’s most famous ranch." Internationally recognized as the filming location for the TV series “Dallas,” Southfork is open year-round for guided tours of the legendary homestead and ranch.

Klyde Warren Park

Sprawling over five acres, this newly opened, recreational area between St. Paul and Pearl streets hosts regular outdoor activities, such as fitness and yoga sessions, concerts and films, and even live concerts.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

This museum offers exciting and interactive exhibits for the young and old alike. It houses permanent and traveling exhibits that are both enlightening and inspiring and promises to bring the youthful wonderment out in everyone. Race a T.

George W. Bush Presidential Center

Establishing itself as one of the largest and most important museum openings in recent memory in Dallas, the George W. Bush Presidential Center has received much acclaim for both its handsome architecture and continued devotion to liberty.

AT&T Stadium

Home of the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium is a $1.15 billion, 140-acre complex that boasts the largest LED screen in the world. When it's not football season, the stadium plays hosts to concerts, award ceremonies and other special events. Tours are available to the public every day. 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Housed in a Tadao Ando-designed building that seems to float on water, the Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of post-World War II art in the central United States. It consists of some 3,000 works, including pieces by Anselm Kiefer, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and more.

Sundance Square

In the late 1800s, Sundance Square—now named for the notorious Sundance Kid—was considered an area of recreation for those driving the Chisholm Trail.

Fort Worth Stockyards

In the mid- to late-19th century, more than 4 million head of cattle were driven through the Fort Worth Stockyards on their way up to the railheads in Kansas, earning Fort Worth the nickname “Cowtown.”