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With so much to do in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, it can be overwhelming to choose what to do in your spare time. Get the most out of your DFW sightseeing and check out these six fascinating sights you can see in DFW, and only in DFW.

Pioneer Plaza

Located in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Pioneer Plaza is a large public park with an impressive cattle drive sculpture, marking the history of the trails and settlers in Dallas. Other features include a waterfall, man-made cliffs, native plant life, and the small historical details on the sculptures.

Dallas Arts District

Encompassing a whopping 68 acres and spread out over 20 square blocks, you’ll find the walkable downtown hub of creativity and all things art, coined the Dallas Arts District. Featuring award-winning museums, performing arts venues, bars, and restaurants, there’s plenty to see and do in this eclectic area.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

The home to one of the most devastating assassinations of our time, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza marks the legacy of President John F. Kennedy. The museum details the social and political landscape of the early 1960s, and gives a look into President Kennedy’s assasination, and its aftermath.

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District

Nothing embodies Western heritage better than the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. With original brick walkways, wooden corrals, and several ways to experience life as it was back in the day, the Stockyard tells the true history of Texas’ storied livestock history.

Sundance Square

The Sundance Square residential district is anything but ordinary. This pedestrian-friendly downtown district is also known as the area’s entertainment hub, with small theaters, the Bass Performance Hall, staging opera, ballet, classical music, and events and concerts often held at the Sundance Square Plaza.

Fort Worth Zoo

The iconic Fort Worth Zoo, founded in 1909, is home to more than 7,000 native and exotic animals. With several exhibits like World of Primates, Flamingo Bay, Australian Outback, and African Savanna, there’s options for the whole family to enjoy.

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is undeniably one of the most diverse and culturally rich states in the country. Visit these six fascinating DFW sights that you can only see in our little slice of the state.

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