February 02-05, 2008
Dallas, TX

 
 

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Weather

Airports  
Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport
(DFW)
Dallas Love Field
   

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport


Hotel shuttle not available to or from airport.
Recommended airport transportation: 
  Yellow Checkers Shuttle discount airport transportation.
Super Shuttle  972-615-9975
Yellow Cab Company  214-426-6262

DART
A DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) system is available for traveling around the Dallas area. The DART system does not yet serve the airports.

Nearby Restaurants

Area Attractions
This information was obtained on the Internet. Call or check site before making plans to make sure information is correct and for specific directions.

Gilley's Dallas (1.3 miles from hotel)
(bar and restaurant)
1135 South Lamar
Dallas, Texas 75215
(must be 18 with valid ID)
1-888-GILLEYS

Dallas World Aquarium (0.9 miles from hotel)
1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
A 22,000-gallon tunnel with a panoramic view of underwater reef life is the centerpiece of this popular aquarium that also runs a preservation program involving young green sea turtles.
Attraction type: Aquarium

The Sixth Floor Museum (1.0 miles from hotel)

411 Elm St, Dallas 75202
214-747-6660 or 1-888-747-6660 (toll free)

Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) from which Oswald fired those infamous shots, this historic exhibition chronicles the life, times, assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
While there, also visit:
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza
Main Street and Market Street, Dallas 75202
This simple monument to the slain president was built on a plaza adjacent to the Texas School Book Depository building.

Dallas Museum of Art (700 yards from hotel)

1717 North Harwood, Dallas 75201
214-922-1200
Established in 1903, this prestigious art venue features a wide selection of art exhibits, from Ancient Mediterranean to Contemporary Art and Design.

Fair Park (2.3 miles from hotel)

1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd at Grand, Dallas 75210
214-670-8400
Large urban park with museums, flea markets and events.
Covers over 227 acres.
Attraction type: Architectural building; Park; Scenic/historic walking area; Landmark/point of interest; Museum complex

Deep Ellum (Deep Elm) (750 yards from hotel)

2121 Main St., Dallas 75226
214-748-4332

This former warehouse district is now a funky nightlife and shopping area.

Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park
(1.1 miles from hotel)
1717 Gano St., Dallas 75215
214-421-5141
Park containing over 37 historic buildings; historic village.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens (6.7 miles from hotel)
8525 Garland Rd., Dallas 75218
214-515-6500
Sixty-six acres of peaceful woods and beautifully manicured lawns and flowers: a great place to spend an afternoon.
Garden; Park; walking

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora St., Dallas 75201
214-670-3600
Symphony center in Dallas.

Bar of Soap (adults only)
3615 Parry Ave., Dallas 75226
214-823-6617
A laundromat that includes a bar, pinball, pool tables and live music. Bar/club

Dallas Zoo (4.2 miles from hotel - on DART route)

650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas 75203
214-670-5656
Come nose to nose with a chimpanzee and watch tigers swim at this new and improved zoo that features three major attractions: Wilds of Africa, Zoo North and Children's Zoo.

Nasher Sculpture Center (and garden) (0.9 miles from hotel)
2001 Flora St., Dallas 75201
214-242-5100
The Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection includes more than 300 sculptures by most of the 20th century's greatest talents, including Rodin, Calder, de Kooning, Giacometti, Matisse, Miró, Picasso and Serra.

Meadows Museum of Art
5900 Bishop Blvd, Owens Fine Arts Center, SMU Campus, at Mockingbird Lane, Dallas 75275
214-768-2516

Dallas Theater Center
3636 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas 75219
214-526-8210
The only theater in the US designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Dunn and Brown Contemporary Art Gallery
5020 Tracy St., Dallas 75205
214-521-4322y

Neiman Marcus (3 locations)
1--Downtown Dallas Store (667 yards from hotel)
1618 Main St. - 214-741-6911
(The flagship downtown store set the standard for fashion and elegance since the grand opening in early 1900s; also features 5th floor museum that tells the story of this ready-to-wear couture retail legend. (In 1907, the first Neiman Marcus opened in Dallas.)
2--400 Northpark Center, Dallas 75225 (6.9 miles from hotel)
214-891-1280
Estee Lauder Spa (Northpark Center location) 214 891 1280
3--1201 Elm St., #2800  (0.5 miles from hotel)
214-761-2300

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