Toto, I Don’t Think We’re in Dallas Anymore: Hotels & Staycations
Dallas could easily be deemed as the staycation capital of the Lone Star State as there are a handful of extra special hotels (centrally located in Downtown), each crafted with their own bar and restaurant du jour. Guaranteed- each dreamy hotel will have you wondering if you’re still in Dallas. The Statler is always a good time with its rooftop pool & club, Waterproof. If you’re looking for something a little swankier, try the Adolphus on Commerce Street. It’s got that vintage Dallas charm and the martinis at the French Room truly can’t be beat. Next up there’s the Joule, located on Main Street, front and center to the iconic Dallas Eyeball. We’re not sure what’s more fun to explore- the Eyeball or the Joule and it’s many places to wine + dine! From Weekend Coffee Shop to Midnight Rambler, staying at the Joule means never having to leave the hotel. Other notable hotels for accommodations and staycations include the Lorenzo, Hotel Zaza, the Omni & the W. File these under 3-day weekend getaway!
The Dallas Museum District
Luckily, most of the museums are located within walking distance of each other in the heart of Downtown. Dallas’ finest, the DMA (Dallas Museum of Art), is home to a variety of different pieces ranging in eras, and routinely hosts different exhibits from all over the country. From the likes of original Frida Kahlo pieces, to a full vintage runway of Dior original garments, this museum truly has something for every art goer. Best part? It’s free on Thursdays!
Next door to the DMA is the ever-inspiring Nasher Sculpture Center. With one of the largest modern and contemporary sculptures collections in the world, the Nasher hosts varying sculptures from both private collections and pieces from Dallas-natives and founders, the Nasher family.
However, my all time favorite museum and hidden gem would have to be the Crow Museum of Asian Art. Dedicated to Asian culture and heritage, this museum is across the street from both the Nasher + DMA, and is the perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon. It’s peaceful, quiet and definitely one of the smaller museums in Dallas.
Where to find Better Booch in Dallas?
That’s easy! Better Booch is available at Central Market, Whole Foods, Sprouts Farmers Market, and Merit Coffee. Find the nearest spot to stock up in Dallas.
Whatever your reason for visiting Dallas, one thing is for sure- you’ll never be bored! From food tours to weekend strolls in the Downtown, the Big D has got a little piece of something for all ages and walks of life. While the eats and attractions are great, it’s really the community & people that make the city what it is.
While words can only do Dallas so much justice, I hope this Dallas city guide brought a bit of insight to life in the Big D and why us Dallasites are so proud to call it home.
About Hannah Freeman
With a degree in public relations, Hannah Freeman works as a social media manager for BREDA Watch, a Dallas based watch brand, while also creating content for brands that align with her values of sustainable living. Throughout her life in Dallas, Hannah has touched every corner, making her a reliable source for all things food, art and entertainment in the Big D. Connect with her on Instagram @thehannahestelle