Dallas

Dallas Travel Guide

Though the Dallas Museum of Art was established in 1903, the massive 370,000-square-foot location designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes and positioned in the burgeoning Arts District did not become the museum's permament home until 1984.

Sleek Japanese bar with DJs

Every year, just two miles East of downtown Dallas, Fair Park hosts one of the largest state fairs in the United States, a Texas-sized affair that welcomes well over two million visitors.

Instead of loading up on multiple vintages of classified-growth Bordeaux and Napa Valley trophy wines, the adventurous wine director here features more challenging bottlings from obscure locations and made from indigenous grapes.

The AT&T Performing Arts Center is a 10-arce complex set within the Dallas Arts District. Included in the center is the contemporary, 2,300-seat Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House as well as the vertically innovative, 12-story Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre.

Archetypal tiki-themed bar

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In 1992, Robert Ozarow moved from New York to Dallas to work for an investment bank, but two years later he launched Empire Baking Company with his wife Meadors Moore.

Named in honor of Dallas arts supporter Morton H. Meyerson, who donated $10 million toward its erection, the stunning Symphony Center is located in the Arts District of Downtown Dallas. This concert hall’s circular design, accented with sharp, square angles, was completed by architect I. M.

Open Thursday through Sunday nights only, PM Nightlife is billed as an "underground lounge" that caters to the well-heeled set. The interior is filled with metallic hues of gold, silver, and copper accented by bright red rugs and lighting.

Because of their dual love for haute couture and everyday fashion, Jackie Bolin, Liz Thompson, and Elizabeth O'Mahony joined together and opened V.O.D. Boutique in Dallas' trendy Victory Park development.

Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, who pioneered preventive medicine and literally coined the term "aerobics," created the home base for his Wellness Program inside this 30-acre facility in 1985.

Situated in the heart of the Arts District, the Nasher Sculpture Center showcases what was once the private collection of Raymond and Patsy Nasher.

With more than 25 years of experience, American Express Travel agent Kathy Hannon specializes in both ski trips and family travel.