The city of Dallas has an incredibly rich history rooted in oil production, farming, and trade. After the events of World War II, Texas became the hub for many banks, financial businesses, and insurance agencies. As it became an essential financial and business sector, so came with it the high rollers. With the high rollers came restaurants, fashion, and entertainment to grow even more of a hustling town. Tourists will enjoy the rich intrigue and architecture that comes with visiting Dallas, Texas.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
A former Texas School Book Depository, the beautiful building at the corner of Houston and Elm, is now a gorgeous museum. Upon your first introduction to the museum, you’ll enjoy a multimedia array of that highlights the 1960’s, including most tragically the assassination of President John F Kennedy upon his visit to Dallas, Texas. The exhibits, in incredible detail, tell the story of that fatal day. Delve into the life of confirmed shooter Lee Harvey Oswald and view the specs of his famous shot. History buffs and political nuts alike will very much enjoy this hot spot.
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a beautiful testament to the fertile nature of Texas. It’s sometimes scorching temperatures to don’t dissuade the potential for beauty on its land. The property’s fourteen world-famous displays showcase ornamental shrubs, seasonal flowers, plant collections, and trees. Not only that, but the garden also hosts educational programs, festivals, art shows, and concerts on it’s beautiful property. The property itself is surrounded by 10 miles of hiking and walking trails and is a great place to also enjoy the wildlife.
There are many places you should check out on your next visit to Dallas, Texas. Start with The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and The botanical garden, and you are sure to have a wonderful time.