10 Hidden Attractions in Dallas-Fort Worth
The Graves of Bonnie & Clyde
Northwest Dallas & South Dallas (Oak Cliff)
Did you know that the story of Bonnie and Clyde began and ends here in Dallas? Both of these infamous criminals are buried here in Dallas. Bonnie Parker can be found at Crown Hill Memorial Park and Clyde Barrow is at Western Heights Cemetery. To this day, hundreds of people pay their respects to each of them every year.
Bishop Arts District
If you're looking for some Instagram-worthy spots, you've got to head to Deep Ellum and check out all the murals found in the Bishop Arts District. Bishop Arts may be most well-known for its love equation mural behind Pier 247, but it's is also home to more hidden options such as Black & White CacTex behind mini-Fab or the United We Stand gem at The Kings Club barber shop. And just a few blocks over on Jefferson Avenue, you'll find Dallas Selena Mural by Jeremy Biggers.
If you ask just about anyone from Dallas what sights to see while in Downtown, they'll recommend you check out the Giant Eyeball Sculpture found in a private garden as part of The Joule's art collection.
Thanks-Giving Square, Downtown Dallas
Thanks-Giving Square in Dallas was designed to join together myriad religions, cultures and traditions by providing a public space dedicated to gratitude. The sunken design of the garden creates a place of refuge from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Dallas. And the breathtaking architecture of the Chapel showcases a winding white structure and a stunning stained glass masterpiece.
Do we have any Dallas fans here? If so, then you definitely need to make Southfork Ranch a stop on your tour of DFW. Located just outside of Dallas in Parker, Southfork Ranch was the site for the hit CBS television show. You can take tours of the property or even rent it out as an event venue.
Did you know that "America's Best Small Museum" is located right here in Fort Worth? At the Kimbell Art Museum, you can view an impressive art collection including Michelangelo's first known painting.
About a half mile from one of our other favorite Fort Worth spots, Sundance Square, are the Fort Worth Water Gardens. This collection of beautiful water features is such a unique attraction right in the middle of Downtown Fort Worth!
No need to travel to Venice, Italy for a romantic gondola ride. You can take one through the Mandalay Canals of Las Colinas located between Dallas and Fort Worth. You can choose a dinner cruise, a group gondola tour, and whichever style of gondola you prefer. It's the perfect romantic outing no matter the occasion.
Located in a greenbelt park in Richardson, you'll find these breathtaking Prairie Creek Waterfalls - yes, we said waterfalls! It's a great walk for the whole family, either as a summer destination to cool down or for a photo op.
"Adventure to new heights" at the Go Ape! Ropes Course in Plano. It's a great spot for thrill-seekers or for group outings. You can zipline, walk among the treetops, and pretend your King of the Jungle on their Tarzan Swings. There are 40 total unique and exciting obstacles to choose from!