What is the best area to stay in Dallas?
Dallas is the third largest city in the state of Texas and one of the most visited cities in the United States by travelers from all over the world because it shows countless cultural attractions, innovative urban projects, important events in the city and easy access thanks to two major airports.In fact, Dallas International Airport -Fort Worth (DFW) is the second largest airport in the United States.
Dallas City Center is an area that offers you all possible options of culture, leisure and gastronomy, where you will find famous museums like the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Square and the Dallas Museum of Art, the historic Majestic Theatre, the Reunion Tower with panoramic views and the emblematic Klyde Warren City Park, the favourite meeting place for locals and visitors; in addition to a wide range of restaurants and of course numerous hotels that offer comfort and tranquillity to visitors.
At Best Location Hotels, we recommend staying in Downtown, the best area in Dallas that will guarantee you a perfect stay in this attractive city.
Downtown Dallas, the best area to stay
Dallas is the third largest city in Texas; after Houston and San Antonio.Although it is located in Dallas County, there are also parts of the city that are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties in the state of Texas. Dallas is one of the favorite destinations for travelers, thanks to its charming urban art district.The best area to stay in Dallas is Downtown, the heart of the city that is formed by different neighborhoods including the West End, the Arts District, the Farmers Market District, the Business District, the Convention Center District and Victory Park.
The Sixth Floor Museum in Dealey Plaza is one of the main tourist attractions in downtown Dallas, located in an old building known as the Texas Schoolbook Depository on the sixth floor, from where President John F. is believed to have been shot. Kennedy, who was assassinated in the city in November 1963, is home to a historic exhibit of photographs, documentaries and artifacts that reflect the life and legacy of the U.S. president.Inside, it houses The Mildred and Mayer Library, a Young Learners Gallery and the Art Studio for artists of all ages.
The Reunion Tower, also known as «God’s golf ball» by locals because of its top shape, is Dallas’ most sophisticated location, where you can find a wide range of dining options with world-class restaurants and a magnificent view of the city.It’s an icon of Dallas since 1978 and its height of 171 meters, as well as its lighting during the night, make it a reference point for everyone. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Five Sixty revolving restaurant, which offers a mix of Japanese and American cuisine.
Among the emblematic buildings is the Museum Tower, a structure of luxury homes of different sizes.It is strategically located next to the famous Klyde Warren Park, one of the main tourist destinations in the city, an innovative urban park frequented by travelers and locals, which has become a meeting point, since it is very accessible on foot, by bike or by tram.Its facilities include a stage for musical performances, fountains, tables, chairs, a restaurant, a children’s playground and another canine playground, and free wifi access.It was opened in 2009 and is a place to take a break from the city’s hectic life with green spaces and multiple works of art.
Located on Main Street, the Majestic Theatre is one of the most prominent cultural destinations in downtown Dallas, dating back to 1921.The baroque-style auditorium seats 1,700 and its walls are covered with gold, so you can see everything from a musical to a comedy show.In the surroundings of the theater you will be able to taste a wide variety of gastronomic options from a traditional barbecue, Mexican food and the famous Tex-Mex food.
Other areas to stay in Dallas
Love Field Area
Located in the northeast of Dallas, Love Field is the neighborhood where the Dallas Love Field Airport is located, which was the main airport in Dallas until 1974, when the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) opened its doors and became the second largest airport in the U.S. The Dallas Love Field Airport is smaller and is only 7 miles from downtown Dallas.For travelers visiting the city for just a few days, it is very convenient to stay in this area of the city because of its proximity to the airport and because many of the hotels offer a shuttle service to the airport, and it is only minutes from downtown Dallas.
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