Planning your next adventure to Dallas, TX but not sure what to do when you get there? Rafi Nova has your travel itinerary already planned out.
Myth buster: there aren't just cowboys that live in Dallas and there are actual places to visit that don't have anything to do with tumbleweeds. You might be asking yourself: what should my family and I do when we get to Dallas? This is exactly what Travel Thursdays are for! Here are some ideas of what to do when you get off the plane and arrive in Dallas!
Where To Go
Dallas Museum of Art
Right in the Art District of downtown Dallas, the Dallas Museum of Art is filled with plenty of exhibits to make everyone in your party happy. Make this a full day activity by dining in the delicious cafe and taking some souvenirs home at the Museum Store,
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Located in the heart of Dallas, 66 acre gardens are filled with breathtaking floral displays 365 days a year. We recommend you check out A Woman's Garden and Jonsson Color Garden during your visit. They offer cooking classes and special events so be sure to check their calendar or call ahead so you don't miss a thing! Tickets are available on their website. Be sure to wear sunscreen and a hat.
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Located right in the city, the Perot Museum is a great way to learn more about natural history and science with the whole family! Each floor is filled with interactive activities for the kiddos and plenty of exhibits for parents to peruse.
Klyde Warren Park
This 5.2 acre public park is located right in Downtown Dallas. This is a central gathering spot so any and everyone is welcome! This spot holds a variety of events for families so be sure to keep an eye out for that on your trip. Maybe have a picnic or bring your favorite outdoor game to enjoy under the Dallas sun.
Dallas Farmers Market
Established in 1941, the Dallas Farmers Market strives to cultivate a healthy and sustainable lifestyle for the city. This destination is comprised of 3 locations: The Market Shops, Farmers Market @ The Shed, and The Shops. The Market Shops, open 7 days a week, are a food hall offering a fusion of speciality foods and local vendors. Whether you are grabbing a bite or sipping on your morning coffee, be sure to stop by and peek at the Dallas skyline. The Farmers Market @ The Shed is an outdoor pavilion where you can find a variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables, pasture raised meats and eggs, and more! This spot also offers artisanal ready-to-eat breakfast and lunch vendors in case you may get hungry shopping. The Shops are retail and restaurant concepts with a variety of delectable offerings.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
If you are in search of a child-focused activity, look no further! LEGOLAND Discovery Center is an indoor family entertainment center with plenty of Lego-themed rides, play areas, and a 4D cinema.
What You'll Need
Welly x Rafi Nova Reusable Water Bottle
Dallas is hot! Be sure to bring your Welly x Rafi Nova Reusable Water Bottle to stay cool and hydrated while you explore Dallas! The bottle is sleek and leak-proof, and lets you enjoy flavored water or tea on the go. BPA-free, it has a removable infuser and keeps your drinks cold or hot for up to 24 hours.
The Around the World Belt Bag
The perfect bag for traveling with kiddos to keep all your things on you hands-free! It is spacious enough to pack all that you need for a day of exploration. Wear it across your chest or on your hips.