Dallas City is in Dallas county , the second most populous county in TX . Dallas ISD second-largest public school district in the state, and the 14th-largest district in the nation. Dallas ISD comprises 384 square miles and encompasses the cities of Dallas, Cockrell Hill, Seagoville, Addison, Wilmer and parts of Carrollton, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Garland, Grand Prairie, Highland Park, Hutchins, Lancaster and Mesquite. Please check with the school district for more accurate information
Things to do and places to visit
Reunion Tower :
Check out out 470 ft Up breathtaking panoramic view of Dallas and cafe dining at cloud nine and contemporary dining at 560 .
Bath House Cultural Center
The Bath House Cultural Center houses a 116-seat theater, two gallery spaces, the White Rock Lake Museum, and a number of multipurpose spaces. Diversity flourishes as visual and performing artists from an array of backgrounds find a welcoming venue for their work. The center’s energetic atmosphere and programming creates a hotbed for the nurturing of new work, and an exciting place where artists and audiences meet to explore and enjoy the life force that is the arts. : Bath House
Originally Bath house was built in 1930 on what were then the rural shores of White Rock Lake, The building provided lockers, changing rooms, rentable swim suits and concessions for the thousands of people that drove from all over North Texas to swim in the lake.For over two decades the Bath House remained a social and recreational hot spot , but was forced to close in 1953 when swimming in White Rock Lake was discontinued. The majestic building sat vacant until 1978 until the city announced plans to restore the building . In August of 1981, the citizens of East Dallas celebrated the birth of the City’s first neighborhood cultural center. Address : 521 E Lawther Dr., Dallas, TX 75218
Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive
Located adjacent to the Dallas Convention Center at Young and Griffin between the historical Pioneer Cemetery and the Dallas Convention Center. Pioneer Plaza represents the largest public open space in the central business district. A focal point with historical significance for downtown Dallas, the Plaza commemorates Dallas’ beginnings by celebrating the trails that brought settlers to Dallas. The site features native plants and trees and a flowing stream in a natural setting and a re-creation of a cattle drive in bronze with longhorn steers being driven by three cowboys on horses.
Oak Cliff Cultural Center
Located within City of Dallas by emphasize innovative visual and performing arts as well as other multidisciplinary arts events. The Center includes an art gallery and multi-purpose studio, and offers exhibitions, workshops, art, music, and dance classes, summer camps, and cultural festivals for all ages. Next to the historic Texas Theatre on Jefferson Boulevard. It’s open Tuesday through Friday from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM, and on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Address : 223 W Jefferson Blvd,Dallas, TX 75208:
Majestic Performing Arts Theater :
The Majestic Theater was named to the National Register of Historic Places and re-opened on January 28, 1983, as an elegant center for the performing arts in downtown Dallas. Address: 1925 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201: Majestic Theater
Dallas Zoo :
The Dallas Zoo is the largest Zoo in Texas, with 106 developed acres. Founded in 1888, the Dallas Zoo was the first Zoo in Texas. Its home to over 400 species and more than 2,000 animals not including invertebrates, such as the residents of Bug U!. The Giants of the Savanna is the only multi-species zoo exhibit in the United States to mix elephants and other species in the same habitat.
Address : 650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203 : Dallas Zoo
Located in the Highland Park area, Lakeside Park is romantic and elegant. The lake is filled with hundreds of lily pads and a lovely wooden bridge passes over Turtle Creek to the popular teddy bear sculptures. The beautiful white mansion and the Read Memorial inside the park grounds are perfect photo opportunities, plus there is a running path around the lake, plenty of benches, and a beautiful staircase in the lush tree-lined park.Lakeside Park, 4601 Lakeside Dr Dallas, TX 75205 214-521-4161
Trinity River Audubon Center
Located on the banks of the Trinity River, the Audubon Center offers trails for visitors to explore the area from lakeside to woodland scenery. The nature trails are filled with birds, wildlife and native vegetation, such as beautiful black willows. The center is located at the 6,000-acre Great Trinity Forest, the largest urban forest in the U.S, which is the perfect place to educate children on natural environments. Check out the Children’s Discovery Garden, or take a two-hour guided float trip down the river. Trinity River Audubon Center, 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way Dallas, TX 75217 214-398-8722
White Rock Lake :
Amazing beauty of White Rock Lake can be enjoyed , whether you want to walk, run, cycle, sail, kayak, picnic, photograph . The park spans more than 1,015 acres . F or all enthusiasts be it wildlife, cyclists, runners, walkers, rowers, bird watchers, fishers, picnickers and any outdoor lovers