Fly into the biggest city in North Texas, and travelers will discover that Dallas is home to more than just cowboys and the Cowboys. The “Big D” is full of spicy and smoky flavors, boasts an impressive art scene and presents locals and visitors with a wide variety of brand-name stores and unique boutiques in which to browse and shop. Check out this guide of what to see and do if you’re a foodie, an art lover or someone who enjoys shopping and collecting.
How to Get There
- Drive about 25 miles southeast from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
- Drive about 8 miles southeast from Dallas Love Field Airport
What to Do if You’re ... a Foodie
Begin with barbecue. Smoked on the only traditional offset barbecue pit in Dallas, the brisket at Pecan Lodge in Deep Ellum — a neighborhood just 1½ miles east of downtown — is worth the wait in line.