Flights And Sights

Flying To Dallas With American Airlines

Have a ball in Big D when you take a flight to Dallas with American Airlines. This city's destination shopping and upscale restaurants will keep shopaholics and foodies busy both day and night, while those seeking culture flock to its ever-expanding arts district. Experience all this and more when you fly to Dallas with American Airlines.

Spend the day shopping at two of the city's signature malls, NorthPark Center and The Galleria

Each of these malls contain over 200 stores—Nordstrom and Macy's anchor The Galleria while Dillard's and upscale Neiman Marcus anchor NorthPark. For a break from shopping, check out The Galleria's ice skating rink or NorthPark's 15-screen movie theater.

Dallas World Aquarium

See sharks and rays glide over your head along a forty-foot clear tunnel in the aquarium. But it's the 200-foot tall reproduction of the Orinoco Rainforest, set inside a converted warehouse, that will really amaze you—watching toucans fly overhead as you ascend the ramp to the top of the forest canopy.

Hit Victory Park for nightlife, restaurants, and a game

This area's two main attractions are the hip W Hotel and the American Airlines Center, home to NBA champions the Dallas Mavericks and hockey's Dallas Stars. After a game, check in to the House of Blues for some live music or the W's The Living Room for a cocktails and people watching.

Celebrate the legacy of President John F. Kennedy at the SIxth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

This museum has thousands of artifacts (such as the famous Zapruder Film) related to both JFK as well as to the mystery which still surrounds the assassination of the 35th president of the United States. It's located in the former Texas School Book Depository Building, where Lee Harvey Oswald purportedly fired the fatal shot.

Stroll the Arts District in search of art, architecture and performance

Both the Dallas Museum of Art and the Renzo Piano-designed Nasher Sculpture Center present classic, modern, and post-modern works of art. I.M. Pei designed the concrete-and-steel Meyerson Symphony Center, Norman Foster the cylindrical Winspear Opera House, and Rem Koolhaas the Wyly Theatre's striped steel cube.

Book your flight to Dallas with American Airlines today to see some of Dallas's best attractions.

More Things to Do in Dallas

Follow American Airlines as we go off the beaten path to discover more things to do in Dallas. Head out to Arlington to catch a baseball or football game, ride a roller coaster at family-friendly Six Flags amusement park, and wait for night to fall to hit Deep Ellum, Dallas' famous live music district. American is with you every step of the way.

Ride a roller-coaster at Six Flags Over Texas

Soar 25 stories high on Titan, then plummet down at 85 mph for the ride of your life. Or try the classic wooden Judge Roy Scream coaster, the 24-story Mr. Freeze, or the double-loops of Shock Wave. Cool off with a dunk in the water on AQUAMAN Splashdown.

Hit the galleries, clubs and restaurants of Deep Ellum, Dallas's funky nightlife district

Deep Ellum's roots as a hot spot go back a hundred years, when Leadbelly and Blind Lemon Jefferson were playing blues music here. Check out live music clubs Trees and Dada, grab one of Dallas' best burgers at The Angry Dog, and hit the art galleries that are interspersed throughout the district.

Take the DART to White Rock Lake and stroll through the Dallas Arboretum.

Dallas' mass transit system runs straight from downtown to this 1200-acre lake, where boaters, fishermen, and hikers can enjoy a quiet afternoon. For a nice workout, walk halfway around the lake to the gardens of the Arboretum, where you can see the Dallas skyline across the lake.

Window-shop at two small and elegant outdoor malls, Snider Plaza and Preston Center

Here's your chance to visit unique fashion stores you won't see in a mega-mall, such as Allie-Coosh and Betty Reiter. And when it's time to chow down, hit Bubba's in Snider Plaza for down-home fried chicken or Taco Diner in Preston Center for succulent fish tacos.

Visit Cowboys Stadium or Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

In spring, summer, and fall, catch the American League team Texas Rangers at home in their open-air ballpark. Otherwise, wait for football season to see the Dallas Cowboys play in their $1 billion, 100,000-seat, glass-walled stadium; tours of the stadium are available year-round.

Book your flight to Dallas with American Airlines today to see some of Dallas's best attractions.

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