Dallas Texas is known for so many different things, but the one thing that almost everyone knows this wonderful city for is its historical importance as the birthplace of the oil and cotton industries. Dallas is an oil boom town with a rich cowboy and agrarian history. Although there are many great things about Dallas, there are some people who have a very hard time withstanding the heat during the Summer months, but there are so many great things to do that make you want to push through those hot days.
Downtown Dallas, Oak Lawn, and Uptown Dallas is where you will find all of the excitement of this cosmopolitan hub of Texas. There are many different shops, great places to get a good meal, and nightlife fun to be had in this wonderful city. Some of the main hotspots in the city that seem to attract everyone from tourists to locals looking for a good time are the: Dallas Center of Performing Arts, Dallas Opera, The Art District, and the City Center District. Horse racing is one of the few things that you will see the locals go crazy for.
If you are looking for a good place to spend the day with the family and make some really wonderful memories then you should plan to visit the Dallas World Aquarium. There are actually a lot of things that are family friendly in Dallas Texas. Just to name a few, there are the Dallas Zoo, Fair Park, Victory Park, and The Klyde Warren Park.