Getting to Know Dallas-Fort Worth

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Getting to Know Dallas-Fort Worth

Theme Park
Exchange your Netflix streaming for some coaster-fueled screaming. Hurricane Harbor water park is co-located at the same location. Only 15 minutes away from the property.
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Six Flags Over Texas
2201 East Road to Six Flags Street
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Exchange your Netflix streaming for some coaster-fueled screaming. Hurricane Harbor water park is co-located at the same location. Only 15 minutes away from the property.
Sightseeing
Take a walk around the infamous Dealey Plaza and the grassy knoll to spot where former President JFK was assassinated in 1963. Afterwards, stop in to the Sixth Floor museum to learn the story of America during the remarkable 1960s.
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm Street
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Take a walk around the infamous Dealey Plaza and the grassy knoll to spot where former President JFK was assassinated in 1963. Afterwards, stop in to the Sixth Floor museum to learn the story of America during the remarkable 1960s.
Find tranquility and enjoy the variety of water features as you explore this spectacular urban oasis. Perfect for a summer visit.
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Fort Worth Water Gardens
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Find tranquility and enjoy the variety of water features as you explore this spectacular urban oasis. Perfect for a summer visit.
There may be no better place to celebrate the gorgeous spring weather than the Dallas Arboretum. You won't be disappointed, come see for yourself.
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The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
8525 Garland Road
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There may be no better place to celebrate the gorgeous spring weather than the Dallas Arboretum. You won't be disappointed, come see for yourself.
The zoo was founded in 1888, making it the first in the entire Southwest, and currently features about 430 species from across the globe. Be sure to check out the Wilds of Africa, which was named Best African Exhibit in the US by The Zoo Book: A Guide to America’s Best.
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Dallas Zoo
614 S. Ewing Avenue
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The zoo was founded in 1888, making it the first in the entire Southwest, and currently features about 430 species from across the globe. Be sure to check out the Wilds of Africa, which was named Best African Exhibit in the US by The Zoo Book: A Guide to America’s Best.
Neighborhoods
This property is located less than 5 minutes from the Bishop Arts District in Oak Cliff. It’s a quaint and walkable area not to be missed, especially if you like Instagrammable murals and hip shops. There are limitless locals style favorite to-go food such as Eno's Pizza Tavern and Emporium Pies. Take a stroll and enjoy the mural art then stop by for a quick bite at the delicious local eateries. No car needed.
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Bishop Arts District
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This property is located less than 5 minutes from the Bishop Arts District in Oak Cliff. It’s a quaint and walkable area not to be missed, especially if you like Instagrammable murals and hip shops. There are limitless locals style favorite to-go food such as Eno's Pizza Tavern and Emporium Pies. Take a stroll and enjoy the mural art then stop by for a quick bite at the delicious local eateries. No car needed.

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Customs & culture

Local Wine Scene

Taste the offerings with a wine tour at Oexas vino. Located in Grapevine (near DFW airport), the wine tour includes sampling three wineries plus a three-course meal.
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Hop on a horse and hit the trails

Climb atop a horse for an outdoor adventure, and experience the scenic trails around Lake Benbrook in Fort Worth. Enjoy the picturesque backdrop while strolling through nature in the perfect riding experience.
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Safari at Fossil Rim

Giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, bison, and cheetahs await—along with dozens of other species—at this drive-thru wildlife center dedicated to the preservation of species in peril. Wind your way through 7.2 miles of roads where you can stop whenever you like to feed the animals from your car. Located in Glen Rose.
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The Great Trinity Forest

Even most residents don't know there is a hardwood forest in South Dallas. Come experience the lush green spaces, birds, river otters, and paved trails. Perfect day trip for the entire family.
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Photos of the Skyline

If your dying to get the perfect photo of the Dallas skyline, head over to Ronald Kirk Bridge. This park sits right next to some of the most captivating skyline pics around.
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The World's Only Year-Round Rodeo

Each Friday and Saturday in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, you can watch cowboys and cowgirls riding atop bucking broncos and feisty bulls. Come see for yourself at Fort Worth Stockyards. Capacity has returned to 100% and masks are not required.