Summer is finally here! The kids are out of school, and backyard barbecues are taking place all over the nation. After the year we had in 2020, and most people having chosen not to take a vacation, you can almost rest assured that families will be out in full force this year.
With this in mind, we thought we would offer a few great vacation ideas to help you plan, as well as some places that would be great for just a few days away. We all need time to recharge and some well-deserved play in the sunshine.
Here are some of the best places to check out this summer!
411 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75202
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is a museum located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building, overlooking Dealey Plaza at the intersection of Elm and Houston Streets. The museum examines the life, times, death, and legacy of United States President John F. Kennedy and is located at the very spot from which Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed the President on November 22, 1963. The museum’s exhibition area uses historic films, photographs, artifacts, and interpretive displays to document the events of the assassination, the reports by government investigations that followed, and the historical legacy of the tragedy.
2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76011
Six Flags Over Texas is a 212-acre theme park located in Arlington, Texas. It is the first amusement park in the Six Flags chain. Six Flags Over Texas is thrilled to welcome to our amusement park guests from all around Dallas/Fort Worth and a very special welcome to all of our international guests. If your family is looking for things to do in Dallas/Fort Worth, you’ve come to the right place. With over 45 rides and attractions, soaring rollercoaster, enchanting children’s rides for families with young children, live entertainment, classic dining options, acclaimed holiday shows from around the world, and special events like Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park, there’s always something new and exciting happening in the park!
650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203
Dallas Zoo is a 106-acre zoo located 3 miles south of downtown Dallas. Established in 1888, it is the oldest and largest zoological park in Texas and is managed by the non-profit Dallas Zoological Society. It is home to over 2,000 animals representing 406 species. It is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
1801 North Griffith St, Dallas, TX 75202
The Dallas World Aquarium is a for-profit aquarium and zoo located in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas, USA. It aids conservation and education by housing many animals that are threatened or endangered as part of a cooperative breeding program with other zoos worldwide. It has been an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums since 1997 and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
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