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West Village

Known as Uptown’s Downtown, West Village is Dallas’ most energetic walk able shopping and dinning district. The in-town neighborhood shows off highly differentiated retail shopping and hosts a collection of boutiques. Adding to this dynamic experience is the nationally significant lineup of 19 full-service restaurants and local, chef-driven concepts. The West Village is one of the city’s top Landmark destinations with its access to the DART Rail, the McKinney Avenue Trolley and the Katy Trail. For more information on what’s around West Village, Click Here.

Bishop Arts District

The Bishop Arts District is a two-block, former warehouse area in southern Dallas. Some would describe it as Dallas’s best kept secret. It is home to the most sought-after restaurants, coffee shops and funky boutique shopping. This part of Dallas is to influence its local flavor and to persuade you to eat local, shop local, and live local. The farm-to-table restaurants and vintage spots ensure the corporations stay out of this neighborhood where the origins match the organic food. For more information on the most independent neighborhood, Click Here.

Dallas World Aquarium

Come explore the depths of the deep at Dallas World Aquarium. It beholds a rainforest along with a massive 80,000 gallons of saltwater exhibits that consists of sharks, stingrays, and hundreds of reef fish all in living coral reef ecosystems. Exotic plants and creatures from around the world inhabit The Dallas World Aquarium where you can explore a South American rainforest or take a walk through a water tunnel surrounded by reef life from the Continental Shelf. Observe monkeys, piranhas and penguins in their natural habitat. The aquarium also offers a restaurant, café and a gift shop. Private functions are also available. For more information on this magnificent aquarium, Click Here.

Knox-Henderson

Although we would like to refer to Knox-Henderson as a single district, it actually is two unique neighborhoods in one. Named after two streets crossing Central Expressway, Knox-Henderson is a study in contrasts. The Westside is Knox; a picture perfect city street of traditional home décor shops, al fresco dining, spas and salons. The Katy Trail, which bookends the street to the west, is a 3.2 mile running trail. It is one of the most pedestrian friendly neighborhoods in the city. To the east, visitors will find the funkier vibe of Henderson Avenue where vintage shops, gastro-pubs and popular patio bar dominate a street that not so long ago was underutilized. Henderson has become a destination for not only the city’s hipsters, but also Dallas’ elite. After all, some of the best bars and restaurants in the city are located on this lively street in East Dallas. To view more on this entertainment district, Click Here.

Zero Gravity

The only “Thrill Amusement Park” in the world, Zero Gravity features 5 different extreme thrill rides. They offer the Bungee Jump, Nothin’ But Net, Texas Blastoff, the Skycoaster and the Skyscraper. It is a one of kind thrill park with 5 adrenaline-pumping rides. Zero Gravity is the best place to have parties and events for families and friends. To learn more about their rides and schedule Click Here.