Renaissance Dallas Hotel is noted for having some of the best views in Dallas. It’s the rooftop pool that gets regular mention in hotel reviews. Located near Dallas World Trade Center, the hotel is easily reached...
Hilton Anatole is on North Stemmons Freeway in Dallas, next door to a spa and across from Dallas World Trade Center. Prior guests leave excellent reviews, especially favoring the around-the-clock doorman service,...
North Dallas is where you’ll find Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre. This stunning hotel has its own fitness center and pools, on-site restaurant, and pet-friendly rooms and suites. The Galleria Dallas is within walking...
Stay at Embassy Suites DFW Airport North/Outdoor World and walk to Uncle Buck’s Brewery. You’re also minutes from Grapevine Mills Mall, the Lakes Sports Club, and Grapevine Golf Course. Spacious rooms await...
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center ensures you have a charming room or suite that comes with the amenities and services that make Marriott hotels so popular. Stay close to your accommodations at night...
The Highland Dallas, Curio Collection by Hilton, became the Highland Dallas Hotel in 2014. Under the new management, Highland Dallas guests continue to receive exceptional service and excellent amenities in each...

Top Attractions Near Hotels in Dallas

Travel to Dallas for Business and Pleasure

Hotels in Dallas are intentionally placed to put visitors in a prime location for both business and pleasure. You’ll find Dallas topping many lists from the top 10 economies in a metropolitan area to the largest population living in a metropolitan area. The city is home to many headquarters, including AT&T, Texas Instruments, Southwest Airlines, and Tenet Healthcare, making it an ideal location for business trips.

You may be traveling to Dallas for business, but don’t miss your chance to explore this great city in your downtime. From nature to sports and shopping to gastronomy, Dallas offers a whirlwind of things for all of your senses, all within each reach of the best hotels in Dallas.

Check Out These Top Attractions

Fair Park Dallas is the setting for the annual State Fair of Texas. Live music, tasty foods, carnival games, livestock presentations, and exhilarating rides are reasons people flock to this festival. Look for it from late-September to mid-October. Fair Park is also home to the Cotton Bowl Stadium, the Dallas Children’s Aquarium, Leonhardt Lagoon Nature Walk, Gexa Energy Pavilion, and the African American Museum. Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown is one of several hotels that are within miles of the State Fair of Texas.

Dallas does have a bit of a darker past. It’s the city where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Discover what is known of this fateful day at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Not only will you learn more about the man himself, but you’ll also explore what eyewitnesses saw, some of the locations where evidence was collected, view photographs of this president, and visit the memorial that honors President Kennedy. Lawrence Hotel is a few blocks south of the Sixth Floor Museum on South Houston Street.

Don’t Miss the Sports

Sports events are abundant in Dallas, TX. Love them or not, the Dallas Cowboys are the city’s NFL stars and play football at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.  Take a self-guided or VIP tour and then stay for a game. Don’t miss your chance to view the works of art found throughout the stadium’s stairway and main concourse. Days Inn Six Flags is right across the street from the Cowboy’s stadium.

The Mavericks are the NBA team in Dallas. Catch a basketball game at American Airlines Center. When the team is not playing, the center hosts music concerts by artists like the Dallas Pops, Tom Petty, and Maroon 5. W Dallas – Victory is a short walk away on North Houston Street.

Maybe professional hockey is more to your liking? Dallas and the American Airlines Center are also home to the NHL’s Dallas Stars. To buy tickets to Dallas Stars’ games, look online or head to ticket sales at the American Airlines Center.

Take in Dallas’ Arts and Culture

The Dallas Museum of Art is a must-see attraction, even better it’s free. This is one of the many free things to do in Dallas. Located in the Arts District, the museum houses art from ancient times and popular artists today. Among the many works are pieces by Monet, O’Keeffe, and Van Gogh. Walk to the Dallas Museum of Art from the Fairmont Dallas Hotel or W Dallas – Victory.

A visit to Dallas is not complete without checking out the Dallas Opera. Performances run throughout the year and range from classic operas like The Marriage of Figaro to fashion shows. Hotels in Dallas that are near the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House include Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown and the Joule, Dallas.

Nature is Abundant

The climate in Dallas makes it easy to spend time outside through most of the year. Start exploring nature at the Dallas Zoo. Located between U.S. 77 and East Clarendon Drive, the zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals. There are 95 acres of animal habitats to explore. When choosing hotels in Dallas near the Dallas Zoo, consider Adolphus Hotel that’s located just a few miles away.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is also worth a few hours of your time. This elaborate natural area is packed with gorgeous gardens, a charming café, and the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. It borders White Rock Lake, so the views are equally stunning. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dallas East – Fair Park is less than three miles from the botanical gardens.

Don’t overlook White Rock Lake itself. Spanning more than 1,000 acres, this lake is in Northeast Dallas and surrounded by a number of parks. There are is a nine-mile trail that follows the lake shore for joggers, bikers, and pedestrians. There’s also a spot for bird watching that’s operated by the Audubon Society

And Don’t Forget the Foods

Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, or meat lover, Dallas restaurants cater to your tastes and budget. You will find that the city is home to some amazing barbecue and Tex-Mex restaurants, many of the city’s best eating places are inside hotels in Dallas. The Ritz Carlton is home to Fearing’s, an award-winning restaurant headed by Chef Dean Fearing, author of The Texas Food Bible. Book a room in this Dallas hotel and enjoy tempting meals at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all while you look out on a beautiful garden that has a fireplace and water features.

Omni Dallas Hotel is home to several restaurants. Try Texas Spice for a Texan buffet breakfast. Bob’s Steak & Chop House is an award-winning steakhouse that’s earned high praise from Bon Appetit and former hotel guests.

If you’re booking a suite hotel in Dallas and have a kitchen in your accommodations, hit the Dallas Farmers’ Market for fresh meats, produce, and dairy items. The market is on South Pearl Expressway putting it close to hotels in Dallas like Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown or Sheraton Dallas.

Getting Around

Whether you fly into DFW International Airport or Love Field Regional Airport, flights in and out of Dallas are easy to obtain. From there, you can rent a car, call a cab, or use public transportation to get into the city. Trinity Railway Express is one option for trips into Downtown Dallas or nearby Fort Worth. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) operates an orange line running between the DFW Airport and the downtown. DART is affordable and convenient, so if you’re not walking from hotels in Dallas to the attractions on your list, this is a great way to travel.