Dallas, Texas is famous for many reasons. Whether you’re a Cowboys fan, or you love the hit TV show, Dallas, or you’re a history buff and are interested in where John F. Kennedy was assassinated, there are so many reasons why Dallas is a great place to live and/or visit. When you find yourself heading to Dallas, be sure to check out our quick guide to this great city. Take a look and some top things to do, see and eat when in town!

Good Eats

Katy Trail Ice House

No Dallas trip is complete with finding some great BBQ, and the Katy Trail Ice House is just the place to get it. Enjoy this garage style restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating, and indulge in some of the best BBQ in Dallas!

The Rustic

Looking for a great meal, in an upbeat atmosphere with some live music? The Rustic is the perfect spot. Enjoy a tasty meal while being entertained with live music from their stage.

Bread Winners

The name says it all – they are winners for their bread! Stop into Bread Winner for a meal that is delicious and fresh each and every day. The best part is the atmosphere, you’ll dine in what feels like your friend’s living room or outdoor garden!


 Need we say more? Dallas is a mecca for sports fans. Catch a Dallas Mavericks or

Dallas Stars game at the American Airlines Arena. If you’re more of a football fan, head to the world famous AT&T Stadium and catch a Dallas Cowboys game, or hop across the parking lot to Globe Life Park for a Texas Rangers game!


Fort Worth Stockyards

Experience the real Wild West and what Texas is all about at the Fort Worth Stockyards. Here, you’ll catch a few balls on the street, some delicious BBQ restaurants, western shopping, and a rodeo arena where you can check out a live rodeo. Stop in the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame to see what real cowboys are all about.

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Are you a history buff? Pay a visit to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, where you’ll see artifacts and more that exhibits the life, death, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.

Dallas Zoo

Last, but certainly not least, we can’t help but include the famous Dallas Zoo on our list of fun things to do! Whether going alone or taking the family along, there are few better places to spend a beautiful day in Dallas than the zoo. Enjoy feeding the giraffes, riding ponies and viewing about 8,000 captivated creatures at the zoo!

Do you have a favorite place to go, thing to do, or restaurant to eat at when you’re in Dallas? Tell us about it in the comments below!

Quick Guide to Dallas