Looking for more activities that fit your budget? Below are 3 more FREE fun adventures in which to partake in Dallas!
You won’t want to miss these!
McKinney Avenue Trolley
Trolley stops vary around Uptown and parts of Downtown Dallas
Hop on one of four restored vintage trolley cars (Rosie, Matilda, Petunia, Miss Daisy and Green Dragon) to explore historic Uptown Dallas for FREE. The McKinney Avenue Trolley service (also known as the M-Line) runs 365 days a year with stops at some of Dallas’ popular sites including Klyde Warren Park, West Village and the Arts District. For a little history, MATA, McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, is a heritage or historical trolley system, recreating how a real trolley system of the early to mid-twentieth century looked and operated. Visit the Live Trolley Tracker Link – track.mata.org for more information. Important Tip – When you are visiting track.mata.org be sure to zoom out so you can see the trolley route. Then zoom in and you will see the trolley stops labeled M. McKinney Avenue Trolley also offers private charters for birthdays and special occasions.
650 S. Griffin St., Young and Griffin Streets, Dallas
If you are Interested in a bit of early Texas history, head over to Pioneer Plaza where you and your family can experience a re-creation of a cattle drive with more than 70 bronze statues. Located just outside the front door of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center the statues commemorate the trails that brought settlers to Dallas and cattle to market. Pioneer Plaza features native plants and trees, a flowering stream and the larger-than-life bronze cattle drive. There are 49 longhorn cattle, herded by 3 cowboys on horses. The statues were created by Glen Rose, Texas artist Robert Summers. The plaza is perfect for outdoor family gatherings.
VisitDallas Public Art Piece
Take a drive to the Corner of Commerce and Malcolm X
and feast your eyes on an original mural of Dallas landmarks!