Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Dallas

Sixth Floor Museum

No city wants the distinction of being the site of an assassination – especially if the victim happens to be President John F Kennedy. But rather than downplay the events that sent the city reeling in 1963, Dallas g…
Top Choice Museum in Dallas

Perot Museum of Nature & Science

A sizeable star of the Arts District, this striking museum opened to much acclaim in 2012. It wows both on the outside (thanks to award-winning architect Thom Mayne) and on the inside (there are six floors of wonder…
Top Choice Gardens in Dallas

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

On the shores of White Rock Lake, this gorgeous 66-acre arboretum showcases plants and flowers in theme gardens such as the Sunken Garden and the Woman’s Garden. Expect to see a lot of wedding parties posing for pic…
Top Choice Square in Dallas

Pioneer Plaza

For a Texas–sized photo op or just a sight of the largest bronze monument on earth, head to Pioneer Plaza. Its showpiece is a collection of 40 bronze larger-than-life longhorns, amassed as if they were on a cattle d…
Historic Site in Fort Worth

Stockyards

Western-wear stores and knickknack shops, saloons and steakhouses occupy the Old West–era buildings of the Stockyards. Don't miss the twice daily cattle drive (at 11:30am and 4pm) when cowboys drive a small herd of …
Monument in Amarillo

Cadillac Ranch

To millions of people whizzing across the Texas Panhandle each year, the Cadillac Ranch, also known as Amarillo’s ‘Bumper Crop,’ is the ultimate symbol of the US love affair with wheels. A salute to Route 66 and the…
Park in Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway

Caprock Canyons

Caprock Canyons has a stunning topography and abundant wildlife. Even the casual visitor is likely to see mule deer, roadrunners and aoudad, the North African barbary sheep transplanted to the Panhandle in the 1950s…
Top Choice Museum in Lubbock

Buddy Holly Center

A huge version of Holly's trademark horn-rims mark the Buddy Holly Center. The center is home to the Buddy Holly Gallery; a room devoted to the Man with those glasses and pristine teeth. The gallery includes some of…
Historic Site in San Angelo

Fort McKavett State Historical Park

General William Tecumseh Sherman once called this fort along the San Saba River ‘the prettiest post in Texas.’ Today, Fort McKavett State Historical Park, about 75 miles southeast of San Angelo, preserves the striki…
Museum in Fort Worth

Kimbell Art Museum

Welcome to one of America's best small museums, with European masterpieces by Caravaggio, El Greco and Cézanne, as well as Michelangelo’s first painting, The Torment of St Anthony. The architecture is no less stunn…