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What is there to do in Dallas?

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  1. NateSuri

    NateSuri Member

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    I live on the east coast and I'm going to the Vikings @ Cowboys game in November. My dad and I were wondering what there is to do in the area and if it's worth spending an extra day in Dallas.

    Thanks
  2. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Six Flags and a really good Pappadeauxs Seafood are right next to the Stadium.
  3. iceberg

    iceberg detoxed Zone Supporter

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    depends on your interests. seeing where kennedy was shot is popular on the weekends. book depository cool. taking a stadium tour. southfork.

    looking for ways to pass the time or good places to eat? when i visit other cities it's become a habit of mine to try and hit a diners, drive ins and dives spot.
  4. Bill Wooten

    Bill Wooten Active Member

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    When we went, we did the stadium store and went to a rodeo. That was pretty cool.
  5. iceberg

    iceberg detoxed Zone Supporter

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    i took my niece to the tour and she had the time of her life. went to hard 8 bbq and while they loved it, they were from florida, what do they know? if you catch that place at the right time, it's great. otherwise, it's overcooked meat sitting on the grill until someone comes to get it.
  6. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    Check out Colters BBQ the best I've ever had. They also got the Dallas Aquarium which I recommend. Seeing the Kennedy thing was cool but nothing great. Also must see the Stockyards in Ft. Worth!
  7. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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  8. Warick

    Warick Member

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    If you make your way to downtown Dallas, you can check out the Dallas Aquarium, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Sixth Floor Museum as others suggested, and you can also check out the new Perot Museum of Nature, and Science. I haven't been yet, but everyone I know that went had a great time. They are all close by, so you can walk to each one. If you are a hockey/basketball fan, you can walk down to the American Airlines Center (AAC), and catch a Stars/Mavs game (if they have a home game that weekend).
  9. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    There's six flags, hurricane harbor, dallas world aqarium, ft worth stock yards. Still, nothing to write home about.

    Theres really not much to do in DFW other than watch the Cowboys.
  10. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    Colters.. please! You must not go out for BBQ alot!
  11. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    If you make it to Ft. Worth you should go to Joe T Garcias and then hit up the Stock Yards. You have to sit on the patio as well. It is amazing!
  12. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Active Member

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    Not as good as it used to be, but Sonny Bryant's BBQ is a Dallas institution. Or for Mexican food there's always Cuquita's, the homemade corn tortillas slathered in butter are decadent. For a good steak, there's Bob's steak and chop house. You might even run into a player or two there (former and current). Too bad it's in November, you will have just missed the State Fair of Texas. Some of the best tasting, worst for you food around these parts.
  13. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    You serious? I loved it there. I only had ribs though! For steak I loved Saltgrass.
  14. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    This being the 50th anniversary, The Sixth Floor Museum is having a bunch of special programs and exhibits.

    We went to the 1 w/ Buell Wesley Frazier on Fri night. He drove Oswald to work on 10/22/63, We also have tickets to the one featuring Dr. Ronald C. Jones and Dr. Robert N. McClelland, two of the physicians who contributed to the president’s treatment in Trauma Room 1. That's in Sept.
  15. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    Won't be open then.

    Stopped reading here! :D
  16. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Uhhh no. There's not a lot of unique things exclusive to the area to do, but there's a ton of things to do.
  17. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Depends on what you want to do. Do you want a Texan type experience? Historical sights (not many of those)? City Night life? Recreational?
  18. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    You guys are scaring me. I'm surprised at the hate for Colters.
  19. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    I used to go out with a girl that use to go to Dallas, She told me a lot of things when she did Dallas. I'll never forget her...her name was Debbie.

    Dallas is a great city!
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  20. BlindFaith

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