Love museums, live music, and entertainment? Get away to Downtown Dallas!

Explore the metropolitan area of Downtown Dallas—gourmet restaurants, shopping, and popular sights from Dallas World Aquarium to Sixth Floor Museum.

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Top Hotels in Downtown Dallas

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Omni Dallas Hotel
4.5 out of 5
555 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX
$152/night
Aug 24 - Aug 25
4.6/5Exceptional! (6,022 reviews)

Located in Downtown Dallas, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Reunion Tower, and Dealey Plaza. Sixth Floor ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (6,022 reviews)

"The toilet paper seemed very cheap. The hot tub had an exposed metal edge that cut my husband's foot. The shower had a leak. The food in Texas Spice was way overpriced."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

Omni Dallas Hotel
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Lorenzo Hotel
4 out of 5
1011 S Akard St, Dallas, TX
$129/night
Aug 30 - Aug 31
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,065 reviews)

Located in Cedars, this boutique hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Dallas City Hall and Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Reunion Tower and Dallas World ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2,065 reviews)

"Very creative Hotel. It's an adventure within it's self. Clean! Pool area, NICE!!! Had 2 minor issues, dirty laundry was left in the closet wasn't a big deal & was offered a free night stay. Now Front Desk clerk JESSIE, stay far away from him. He is so unprofessional & sassy. Management handled him ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Lorenzo Hotel
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Magnolia Hotel Dallas Downtown
4 out of 5
1401 Commerce St, Dallas, TX
$116/night
Sep 6 - Sep 7
4.2/5Excellent! (2,098 reviews)

Located in Downtown Dallas, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Renaissance Tower, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, and Majestic Theater. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (2,098 reviews)

"How well this hotel is ran, from top to bottom. The personable touch and how accommodating everyone was. I really have absolutely no complaints. One great overall experience!! I will definitely return and refer friends, family and clients to this establishment."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

Magnolia Hotel Dallas Downtown
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Hyatt Regency Dallas
4 out of 5
300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, TX
$139/night
Aug 24 - Aug 25
4.4/5Wonderful! (3,787 reviews)

Located in Downtown Dallas, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Reunion Tower, Dealey Plaza, and Sixth Floor Museum. John F. Kennedy Memorial ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (3,787 reviews)

"Nice place to stay, though it is a little bit noisy. Staff are not as helpful as other hotels."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

Hyatt Regency Dallas
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Stay Alfred on Jackson Street
4 out of 5
1919 Jackson St., Dallas, TX
$65/night
Aug 26 - Aug 27
4.4/5Excellent! (418 reviews)

Located in Downtown Dallas, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Majestic Theater, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, and Nasher Sculpture ...

4.4/5Excellent! (418 reviews)

"was comfortable and had many advantages over a hotel room appreciated that I could cook and wash clothes loved the rooms and the pool and gym"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019

Stay Alfred on Jackson Street
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Fairmont Dallas
4 out of 5
1717 N Akard St, Dallas, TX
$127/night
Sep 1 - Sep 2
4.3/5Excellent! (2,123 reviews)

Located in Dallas Arts District, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Dallas Museum of Art and Victory Park. Nasher Sculpture Center and Dallas World ...

4.3/5Excellent! (2,123 reviews)

"Roof top pool was very nice, but not enough umbrellas and would be nice if there was someone outside to take drink orders and to assist."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Fairmont Dallas

Popular things to do in Downtown Dallas

Dallas World Aquarium
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Dallas World Aquarium

There is more to this aquarium than fish; explore a South American rain forest, learn about Mayan culture and watch birds and animals under a leafy canopy.

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
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Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Enjoy a performance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in one of America’s finest concert halls, designed by famous architect I.M. Pei. 

Sixth Floor Museum
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Sixth Floor Museum

Discover the details and artifacts surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy at this multimedia museum. 

Nasher Sculpture Center
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Nasher Sculpture Center

An oasis within the city, this gallery is dedicated to quality sculptural work from some of the biggest names in the art world. 

Reunion Tower
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Reunion Tower

The easily recognizable Dallas landmark dubbed “God’s golf ball” offers world-class dining and incredible city views. 

Dallas Museum of Art
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Dallas Museum of Art

With film nights, book readings and live music, it’s easy to forget this museum has a world-class permanent collection, with free entry.

Top activities in Downtown Dallas

Dallas Reunion Tower Observation Deck Admission
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Dallas Reunion Tower Observation Deck Admission

$18

Ascend to the top of the Reunion Tower to witness a 360-degree view of Dallas in the fresh and exciting GeO-Deck. Interface with touch kiosks to discover the city's many landmarks, and then peer out through a telescope to identify the urban landscape from a startling vantage point.

Dallas CityPASS: Save on Dallas' 4 Best Attractions
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Dallas CityPASS: Save on Dallas' 4 Best Attractions

$51

Dallas CityPASS® tickets include prepaid admission to four of Dallas’s must-see attractions at significant savings off the price of the same tickets purchased separately. Extra perk: CityPASS travelers skip most main-entrance ticket lines.

Dallas Haunted Pub Tour
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Dallas Haunted Pub Tour

$25

Experience spooky stories and unexplained events as you visit some of the most historic and haunted spots in the city—and steady your nerves with a few drinks along the way. Meet your costumed tour guide in downtown Dallas and head off on an adventure to explore the area's eeriest locations.

Urban Adventure Quest - Dallas
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Urban Adventure Quest - Dallas

$8

Embark on an interactive tour of Dallas and explore the city while following hints and completing unique challenges. See landmarks and historical sites including Union Station, Pioneer Plaza, and Thanks-Giving Square while you solve clues that lead you on a memorable tour of Dallas.

Dallas Arts District and City Lights Segway Tour
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Dallas Arts District and City Lights Segway Tour

$75

On an agile Segway, zoom along the streets of Dallas for glimpses of the city’s historic memorials and charming plazas. With an experienced guide leading the way, embark on a fun-filled adventure that promises plenty to see and lots of opportunities to enjoy your eccentric transportation.

Exclusive Shuttle to United States Largest Casino-Oklahomas Winstar World Casino
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Exclusive Shuttle to United States Largest Casino-Oklahomas Winstar World Casino

$375

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Pass By: West End Historic District, Dallas, TX 75202 Dependent upon your desired pickup location.

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Other neighborhoods in Dallas

Uptown
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Uptown

Fashion, Dining, Bars

Uptown is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Victory Park or Magnolia Theater.

South Arlington
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South Arlington

If you're spending some time in South Arlington, Arlington Highlands and The Parks at Arlington are top sights worth seeing.

Oak Lawn
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Oak Lawn

Live Music, Hockey, Dining

Visitors to Oak Lawn love its fantastic nightlife, and you can check out American Airlines Center and Victory Park. If you want to see more in the area, you can get around town on the metro at Victory Station.

South Dallas - Fair Park
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South Dallas - Fair Park

Live Music, Festivals, Theaters

South Dallas - Fair Park is well-liked for its restaurants and museums. If you're hoping to get in some sightseeing, Cotton Bowl and Fair Park are top spots, and you can jump on the metro at Hatcher Station or Fair Park Station to get around.

Park Cities
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Park Cities

Universities, Sports, Shopping

Park Cities is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Meadows Museum and Dallas Country Club while you're in town.