Things to do in Dallas
The Westin Dallas Downtown is located within One Main Place, a mixed-use community that occupies a full city block in the heart of downtown Dallas' commerce, culture and growth. Downtown Dallas is the central business district and geographic center of the city and bounded by the downtown freeway loop. From historic buildings and museums to green spaces and gardens, our hotel provides access to a variety of things to do in downtown Dallas.
Downtown Dallas is divided into districts and The Westin Dallas Downtown is located in the Main Street District.
Explore all Downtown Dallas attractions easily through the nearby DART station that takes you from the American Airlines Center to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and beyond.
Belo Garden - adjacent to hotel
Belo Garden is a 1.7 acre urban oasis filled with beautiful plants and trees, designed to give people a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are more than 100 trees and more than 10,000 individual ornamental grasses, seasonal flowers and decorative shrubs to explore and enjoy.
Dallas Convention Center (Kay Bailey Hutchison) - Distance 0.4 miles
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is a convention center in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza (JFK Museum) - Distance 0.4 miles
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy
of President John F. Kennedy. Explore history through one of the world's most
significant repositories of original photographs, film and video footage,
documents and artifacts related to the assassination of President John F.
Kennedy—a continually growing, multifaceted collection of approximately 45,000
JFK Memorial - Distance 0.5 miles
The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial is a monument to U.S. President John
Fitzgerald Kennedy in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas
(USA) erected in 1970, and designed by noted architect Philip Johnson.
Dallas World Aquarium - Distance 0.5 miles
The Dallas World Aquarium is a for-profit aquarium and zoo located in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas, USA. It aids conservation and education by housing many animals that are threatened or endangered as part of a cooperative breeding program with other zoos around the world.
Perot Museum of Nature and Science - Distance 0.6 miles
Five floors house 11 permanent exhibit halls containing state-of-the-art video and 3D computer animation with thrilling, life-like simulations where visitors can exercise their brains through hands-on activities, interactive kiosks and educational games. The extraordinary building and outdoor space serves as a living science lesson, offering provocative illustrations of engineering, technology and conservation.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra - Distance 0.6 miles
Since 1900, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has grown from a 40-person ensemble to a nationally-known orchestra that performs in one of the world's finest concert halls.
Reunion Tower - Distance 0.7 miles
A visit to the Reunion Tower isn’t just about seeing what’s below from hundreds of feet in the air. It’s about expanding your horizons. The Geo-Deck has something for everyone – the foodies, the fashionistas, adventure seekers or sightseers. Think you’ve seen it all? Experience the interactive Halo today, and change your view forever.
Klyde Warren Park - Distance 0.9 miles
Klyde Warren Park creates green space “out of thin air” that connects the vibrant Uptown neighborhood with the Dallas Arts District and downtown.
Hard Rock Café - Distance 1.1 miles
The Hard Rock Cafe Dallas is located at the Southern end of the Victory Park urban development center. Enjoy outdoor dining, and a living museum of music history on the walls.
American Airlines Center - Distance 1.1 miles
The American Airlines Center is home to the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars. The arena is also used for concerts and other live entertainment events.
House of Blues - Distance 1.2 miles
Rock- & blues-themed chain with Southern dishes and live music.
Fair Park - Distance 2.5 miles
Fair Park is the most visited attraction in Texas and is a State and National Historic Landmark. The park is home to five museums and ten performance and sporting venues that include the Music Hall, Gexa Energy Pavilion, Band Shell, Texas Discovery Gardens and the Cotton Bowl Stadium. It also includes the largest collection of 1930s Art Deco exposition style architecture in the United States located on 277 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.
Dallas Zoo - Distance 3.7 miles
Dallas Zoo is a 106-acre zoo located 3 miles south of downtown Dallas, Texas, in Marsalis Park. Established in 1888, it is the oldest and largest zoological park in Texas and is managed by the non-profit Dallas Zoological Society. It is home to over 2,000 animals representing 406 species.
Gexa Energy Pavilion - Distance 3.7 miles
Gexa Energy Pavilion is where music enthusiasts flock to when they would like to benefit from the top touring functions in Texas and the Southwest. Opened up in 1988, Gexa Energy Pavilion has hosted more than 700 concert occasions in excess of 7,000,000 patrons.
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum - Distance 5.3 miles
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum "serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of George W. Bush, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy.
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens - Distance 7.1 miles
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden was founded upon the dreams of a few visionaries with a passion for preserving both history and nature.