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The Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Parkway · DallasTexas75240 · United States  • Phone: 972-934-9494 · Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8536
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Things to do in Dallas

Indulge your sense of ADVENTURE with our list of things to do in Dallas.

The Westin Galleria Dallas is just minutes from the American Airlines Center, home to the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars plus some of the hottest concerts anywhere. Prefer to sweat it out? Our state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio and RunWESTIN™ program will keep your heart pumping. What’s more, through Westin Gear Lending we’ve partnered with New Balance to provide sneakers and athletic apparel during your stay—just dial Service Express® and have the goods sent right to you.

Westin Finds from AFAR

Weekends last longer at Westin with great local attractions to discover. Find and experience the best-kept secrets near your hotel with a collection of local experiences curated especially for Westin guests.

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Galleria Dallas 

As the North Dallas’ premier retail destination, Galleria Dallas is a favorite of locals and visitors alike, known throughout the region and around the world for its ability to provide a consistently superlative shopping and dining experience. Named “One of the Top 10 Places to Spend It All” by USA Today, Galleria Dallas is the proverbial “one with everything”: an unbeatable retail mix, a full range of dining options, the luxurious Westin Galleria and an experiential ambiance as big and bold as Dallas itself.
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Monday – Saturday 10am – 9pm, Sunday Noon – 6pm
13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 702-7100    

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science 

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science located in Victory Park, near Downtown Dallas is said to be a "world of wonder" by The Dallas Morning News. Passing the test of school children, inspiring curiosity in all ages and boasting as a living science lesson, this new Museum opened its doors to the public on December 1, 2012. Get ready to amaze your brain through hands-on learning experiences.
Open Daily from 8am – 5pm
2201 N Field St, Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 756-5751

Dallas Museum of Art

Since its founding in 1903, the museum has built major collections in African, Asian, contemporary and Indonesian art, and possesses substantial photographic, pre-Columbian, American Colonial-era antique, impressionist and postimpressionist European art holdings.
Closed Monday, Tuesday - Wednesday 11 am-5 pm, Thursday 11am to 9pm, Friday – Sunday 11 am-5 pm
1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 922-1200

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza 

Located in the former Texas School Book Depository, now the Dallas County Administration building, the Sixth Floor is Dallas' "official" John F. Kennedy museum. The nonprofit, self-supporting facility is dedicated to "the life, times, death and legacy of JFK" not just the assassination.
Monday, 12-6pm, Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm
411 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 747-6660

Dallas World Aquarium

A privately owned West End attraction, The Aquarium is home to aquatic critters such as piranhas, octopuses and sea horses. Twelve saltwater tanks feature coral reef ecosystems and marine life from around the world. The venue explores the steamy South American rainforest with its emerald tree boa, poison dart frog and the free-roaming squirrel monkeys and toucans.
Open Daily 10am-5pm
1801 N Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 720-2224

Dallas Farmers Market 

One of the largest open air markets in the country, its one of the few places where farmers can still be their seasonal crops directly to farmers. The market provides the unique opportunity to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, specialty and international products.
Open Daily (8am-6pm)
1010 S Pearl Expy, Dallas, TX 75201

Dallas Zoo

The city-managed Dallas Zoo, covering 95 acres, is the largest zoo in Texas. Attractions include an endangered tiger habitat, elephants, giraffes, aviaries and a reptile building.
Daily 9 am-5 pm during spring and summer, Daily 9 am-4 pm during winter
650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203
(214) 670-6826

Dallas & Ft. Worth Tours Available through Hotel Concierge at (972) 450-2977


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