Dallas is a modern city in northern Texas. Considered the commercial and cultural hub of the region, it is a place for those who appreciate art and culture. Places to visit include downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. The museum commemorates the site of President John Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. A visit to the Arts District will bring you the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art, which houses thousands of years of art. The Nasher Sculpture Centre showcases sleek, modern sculptural works of art. With so much to see and do, a staycation in Dallas is a good holiday for visitors to unwind and get their culture fix. Here’s a guide to the top staycation spots in Dallas, Texas.
Hotel Crescent Court is in Uptown Dallas, 700 metres (less than a mile) from American Airlines Centre. The hotel has an outdoor heated pool, spa centre, and a fully-equipped fitness centre with group classes. Guests can also enjoy the view from the terrace. Hotel rooms here are designed in a contemporary style, with French doors opening onto a private balcony. There is a cable TV and an iPod docking station. Every room comes with free toiletries and free Wi-Fi. Concierge services are available round the clock.
On-site, the Conservatory serves brunch in a sunroom with a courtyard view. Starbucks coffee is brewed daily at Crescent Gourmet and Nobu serves Japanese cuisine every night. Dallas’ Arts District is 800 metres (less than a mile) from the Hotel Crescent Court, while American Airlines Arena is 800 metres (less than a mile) away. Love Field Airport is 7 km (4.3 miles) away from the property.
This hotel features a heated infinity pool, a business centre, and meeting facilities on site. It’s the perfect place for business travellers, as dry cleaning and laundry services are also available. Each guest room here has a TV and a private bathroom with shower. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. The Dallas Convention Centre is 300 metres (less than a mile) from the hotel and the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial is 400 metres (less than a mile) away. Love Field Airport is 9 kilometres (5.6 miles) away.
The Warwick Melrose Hotel was built in 1924. A non-smoking property, amenities include an on-site fitness centre, a courtesy shuttle service that travels within 5 km (3 miles) of the hotel, and a gourmet on-site restaurant. Hotel rooms here have cable TV and private bathrooms. The Landmark Restaurant and the Library Bar serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Canopy By Hilton Dallas Uptown is located in the Uptown Dallas district of Dallas. At this hotel, an artisanal breakfast buffet is served daily. The guest rooms here have a private seating area and a work desk, as well as a private bathroom. Some rooms have a terrace. The 24-hour front desk can assist you with any enquiry and there is also an ATM in the lobby. The Dallas World Aquarium is 2.8 km (1.7 miles) from the hotel, while the Dallas Holocaust Museum is 3.2 km (less than 2 miles) away.
The nearest airport, Dallas Love Field Airport, is 6 km (3.7 miles) from the hotel. The AT&T Performing Arts Centre is 2.2 km (less than 2 miles) away, and the Dallas World Trade Centre is 2.7 km (less than 2 miles) from here.
This luxurious Dallas hotel has a full-service spa with massages and skin treatments. Besides that, the Dragonfly restaurant provides guests with a fine dining experience. Other amenities include a state of the art fitness centre, as well as a pool. Every night, the pool has poolside entertainment and cocktails. Each guest room contains unique pieces of art and Mediterranean decor. A cable TV, work desk, sofa, and a refrigerator are included in each room.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. The Art House and Social Gallery host art exhibitions and social events., Five minutes away is the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Centre. Shops and restaurants at NorthPark Center are 9.7 km (6 miles) away.
This grand hotel is across the street from the Galleria Mall. There is an indoor pool on site, as well as a fitness centre. A 24-hour business centre is also available. All rooms here are non-smoking suites, have a cable TV, and a refrigerator. High-quality linens and bathrooms are in each room. There is complimentary coffee in the lobby and guests can sit back and have a drink in the hotel’s lobby bar. The restaurant, Le Meridien is also open daily. Downtown Dallas is a mere 15 minutes’ drive away.
The Fairmont Dallas has guestrooms painted in pleasing neutral colours and designed in a contemporary style. A cable TV and state-of-the-art sound system are in all rooms. There is a coffee machine, an iPod docking station, and a minibar in each room. The hotel is within the Dallas Art District, with Victory Park less than 1.6 km (about 1 mile) away. The Conspiracy Museum is five minutes away by car.
This hotel is located in the Dallas Art District. It features on-site dining and rooms with an iPod docking station. A fully-equipped fitness centre with cardio and weights is on-site, or guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool on the terrace level. Massage services are available at the spa. The Pyramid Restaurant and Bar has fine dining options and a Starbucks is also on-site.
Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre is located directly across from the upscale Dallas Galleria Mall. An outdoor pool, business centre, and a fitness centre are some of the amenities available on-site. There is also a free transfer service within a 4.8-km (3-mile) radius of the hotel. Rooms here have a flat-screen cable TV and an mp3-compatible radio. Each room also has comfy linens and luxurious bath amenities, as well as coffee-making facilities.
Tapas, cocktails, and martinis are served at the H bar, or else guests can eat at the Crockett’s Restaurant. The American Airlines Center is 16.1 km (10 miles) away. Dallas Love Field Airport is located 12.9 km (8 miles) away and DFW Airport is located 25.7 km (less than 16 miles) away from the property.
This hotel at Park West is where you’ll want to be if you have pets. The hotel allows pets here and each room has a cable TV, private bathroom, and free toiletries. A 24-hour front desk will help with guests’ arrangements. The Zero Gravity Amusement Park is 2.9 km (less than 2 miles) from the hotel and Preston Centre is 12 km (7.5 miles) away. The nearest airport is Love Field Airport, 10 km (6 miles) from the hotel.
Visit Dallas, Texas, now
Dallas, Texas, is well known for its agricultural exports, oil, and cotton. It is also a historical site, where the beloved American president John Kennedy was assasinated. Apart from that, the museums, such as the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and the Dallas Museum of Art, are all great places to visit while you are here. Of course, other places, such as the American Airlines Centre, a multipurpose entertainment hall, home to the Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks, are also worth visiting. If you’re here for a staycation, check out the hotels above.
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