on the City of Dallas...
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Getting Around: Downtown,
taxis are available, and there's frequent bus service costing $1.
You’ll need a car to travel elsewhere.
The best-known attractions...
Dealey Plaza is a hike
to the west. Nearby, there's
The Sixth Floor, an exhibit
on the sixth floor of the former SchoolBook Depository at 411 Elm St.
Two blocks away is the Conspiracy
Museum, 110 S Market, with exhibits on the two Kennedy assassi-nations,
Lincoln's death, plus plane crashes and other events that have evoked conspiracy
North of downtown is the Biblical
Arts Center, at 7500 Park Lane, just west of US-75, with early-Christian-era
architecture and some amazing religious art.
State Fair Park, 2 miles
to the east, was the site of the 1936 Texas Centennial Fair. It is home
to a variety of museums, including the local Holocaust Museum and Railroad
Museum, and to the Texas Star—the largest Ferris wheel in the US.
For more information...
Consult several of these books;
they’re very different, and cover different things well.
AAA’s Texas Tourbook
is a good introduction.
Mobil’s Southwest &
South Tour Guide lists many more attractions, as well as restaurants
in the area.
The Texas Handbook by
Joe Cummings gives much more detail than the other guides, listing more
indi-vidual establishments and giving better descriptions.
The Rough Guide USA
is a cost-conscious guide, written from the young-wanderer’s perspective.
The Convention and Visitors
Bureau, 1201 Elm St (800)CDALLAS. The Dallas Visitor's Information
Center has booths at 1303 Commerce St and at the entrance to the West End
Marketplace. 24-hour special-events hotline: (214) 746-6679.
The Dallas Observer
and The Met are the weekly local papers of things to do.