You have a choice to make today. It is the same choice that I have to make, too. This is why I am going to give you a list of fun things to do in Dallas. Then you can decide from there.
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You are not alone in this moment. I know I could stand to move around a little a lot more, and exploring has the benefits of expanding my mind instead of my hips. Here are a few things to do that may be perfect for the cube rat who doesn’t get out much, or if you’re new in town and want to start with something less adventurous or intense.
What to do, what to do … hm, who put this list here …
Quick Navigation of 28 Fun Things To Do In Dallas Today
Stop by their calendar because they have quite a few exhibits and events scheduled thru 2017.
It only costs $14.99 to rent a kayak and $19.99 for a stand-up board. At these prices you may as well give it a try. If you fall in a lot, oh well, the water’s not hard, and it’s hot out anyway.
There are giant oversized teddy bear statues by the water at Turtle Creek. HUGGGSSS.
As a brown thumb, I don’t want any plant harmed in the making of my good will, but this might be right up your green alley.
Visit the Perot Museum
There’s a lot to do in there, so make sure that you dress for walking and comfort. You can spend an entire day at the Perot museum of nature and science.
While this is geared towards the young ones, it can be a real treat for the kid at heart too. They do a daily butterfly release.
This is one heck of a model train display that includes the Dallas skyline. This is a surprisingly fun thing to do in Dallas. Have you seen it?
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A large public space in the heart of the city, the park offers a children’s area, dog park, walking trails, music, yoga and more.
While they have a vast collection of beautiful art, we highly recommend the modern sculpture garden.
They have a variety of programs and activities to choose from. You can even take old fashioned blacksmithing classes. Read about Mandi’s visit here.
Get there early and have a drink at The Magnolia Bar
Go on a Segway Tour
Check out our blog post highlighting the Segway Tours in the Metroplex.
Get your photo taken in the full scale replica of the oval office. You can sit in the President’s chair and take a picture at the Bush presidential library.
The underground system of shops that cover 36 city blocks still has a community of fans, but it’s shrinking. Take a tour and get to know this fascinating underworld.
Follow them on Twitter to discover special events.
Here’s an in-depth look at this little Dallas gem of fun stuff by Kristina Rowe.
The Via Dolorosa Sculpture Garden is free and open to the public during regular Museum hours.
Could be more activity than you’re used to, but might as well break a sweat and have fun doing it.
Things have changed a lot at this farmers market. Go check out The Shed.
From what we hear from friends, the most fun you can have naked! Almost.
See uptown in a unique way (with air conditioning).
Go to a Burlesque Show in Dallas
It isn’t all about the girls, ya know. There are plenty of male burlesque shows to go around.
At first I typed “tour of morals” and thought oh, that’s not as much fun. Check out 42 Galleries and find the locations of the murals.
Ride a bull in Dallas
At The Trophy Room Dallas you can ride their mechanical bull.
At Fuel City in Dallas you can get eat award winning tacos while someone washes your car.
Have you ever seen a moon rock? If not this is the place to see it.
You and 15 of your posse can BYOB (hence the Buzz), but you do have to pedal (hence the Bike).
Of course there are so many fun things to do in Dallas alone, and this doesn’t include the amazing cities outside of Dallas City Limits. Check back frequently – we will be updating. What’s on your laid-back Dallas Bucket List?
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